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Mailbag | Dear ‘Concerned Citizen’

Oct 30, 2014 5:49pm

In cities of the first class [Cabot], the city council calls for a special election to fill a vacancy (resignation, death, etc.) in the mayor’s office; the election is for the remainder of the...

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Jimmy Dickens remains an Opry regular at age 91

Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm

Recently, I was turning the radio dial and landed on 650-AM WSM. The legendary station is known for the Grand Ole Opry. While listening to a Grand Ole Opry performance, I was immediately reminded...

<p>Smith</p>

When it’s all said and done

Nov 14, 2012 9:15pm

The election’s over.

Some are elated; others are dejected. Some rave about their “victory,” while others opine over what the future holds.

But, when it’s all said and done, the God of...

Film spotlights Louvin

Nov 08, 2012 9:01am

On Jan. 26, 2011, Charlie Louvin died due to pancreatic cancer. It silenced his unmistakable voice, but his impact on the music industry still rings loud and clear. Earlier this year, a...

When heroes fall, remember they are still human

Nov 08, 2012 9:01am

“Why, Lance?”

That’s the question lots of folks — both avid cycling fans and non-fans alike — are asking in light of the International Cycling Union’s recent stripping Lance Armstrong of his...

Facing God’s wrath

Oct 25, 2012 10:23am

It’s a “giving up to,” not a “giving up on.”

That’s really the message of Romans 1:18-32 where the Apostle Paul talked about what happens when God turns someone (or a nation) over to a “...

<p>Courtesy of Verizon Arena</p><p>Country music star Brad Paisley entertains the crowd at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock last week.</p>

Paisley entertains Arkansas audience

Oct 18, 2012 6:01am

Country music star Brad Paisley entertained an enthusiastic crowd at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena on Thursday, Oct. 11. The multi-talented performer brought his Virtual Reality World Tour to...

MUSIC BEAT: The Inspirations set for Searcy concert

Aug 21, 2012 8:34pm

The Inspirations will be appearing at the First Assembly of God in Searcy on Friday, Aug. 24. The Hannahs will open the concert at 7 p.m.

“We’ve been coming to Searcy every year for some...

<p>Diamond Rio&#8217;s current members have been together since 1986.</p>

MUSIC BEAT: Diamond Rio to appear in Hot Springs

Jul 17, 2012 11:07am

Diamond Rio will appear at the Finish Line Theater at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs on Thursday. Show time is 7 p.m.

For more than two decades, Diamond Rio has been one of the most popular...

Walgreens to acquire Pine Bluff-based USA drug

Jul 11, 2012 10:53pm

Walgreen Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase USA Drug Stores, a regional drugstore chain in the mid-South owned by Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and...

<p>Roy Ockert</p>

Gambling proposals should get attention of state chamber

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:57pm

Various organizations have been waging campaigns over the past few months to refer proposals to expand gambling in Arkansas significantly, to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, to take tax...