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Praying to Heaven's God

Subscriber onlyWhen I recently re-watched the HBO series "John Adams," I was struck by the frequent appearance of the Appeal to Heaven flag. That flag, first used by George Washington, was a symbol to our forefathers of their dependence on God. They openly acknowledged that they needed help from heaven's God to become a free nation. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

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Schools must adjust

Subscriber onlyDr. Austin Buffum is a retired educator and school administrator from southern California and is very well-known in educational circles. Continue reading...

A new, taxing idea from Silver-Haired group rocks

Subscriber onlyMany times, we as Arkansans, tend to forget: Arkansas has a citizen legislature. Continue reading...

'Greater' -- the movie

Subscriber onlyRadio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh said he was very impressed with the movie "Greater," about the life of Arkansas All-American Brandon Burlsworth. Continue reading...

Tapping tobacco settlement to shorten 'wait list'

Subscriber onlyWhile there is little negative to be found in Governor Asa Hutchinson's latest move -- to tap the lucrative Tobacco Lawsuit Settlement dollars to reduce the number of disabled Arkansans on a long, frustrating "waiting list" for state services -- there is also lingering questions about the process. Continue reading...

Daddy's home from work!

Subscriber onlyFor the first five years of my life, my dad would bring home something to surprise my sisters and me each evening when he got home from work. It might have been candy or apples, oranges, or bananas, or it might have been something he brought home from the areas where he worked, such as a lizard, a turtle, or berries. The latter were my favorites. Continue reading...

30 Years Ago: Duck problem considered in '86

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