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Sen. Eddie Joe Williams: State Capitol Week in Review

Jul 26, 2016 8:46am

By the end of the current fiscal year Arkansas will be one of only three states in the country in which every public school will have access to high speed broadband Internet connections.


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Pilgrim Reflections: Help Us, O Lord

Jul 11, 2016 4:55pm

If there were ever a time and need for it, it’s now.


Last week’s horrific carnage in Dallas where five police officers were gunned down supposedly in reaction to the alleged...

Pilgrim Reflections: Proud to be an American

Jul 05, 2016 9:36am

I am an American. And, I’m proud of it.

Not because I’m a W.A.S.P. (white, Anglo-Saxon Protestant). But, because I was born here in “the home of the free and the brave.” And, I’m thankful we...

Pilgrim Reflections: A Heart Problem

Jun 20, 2016 10:10pm

It’s a heart problem, not a holster issue.

The early-morning massacre in an Orlando gay nightclub on Sunday, June 12, killing 49 people, once again shows we have a major problem here in the...

Pilgrim Reflections: Dangerous Chess Game

Jun 14, 2016 8:02am

As Thomas Paine said on Dec. 23, 1776, “These are the times that try men’s souls.”

With most of America’s attention focused on the current political races, it’s interesting that nothing is...

Pilgrim Reflections: Puppy Play

Jun 07, 2016 8:03am

Just when you thought you’d seen it all.

Puppy play.

Pictures of cuddly little puppies fetching a ball, toting one of your shoes across the floor or playing tug-of-war with another...

Pilgrim Reflections: Shaka, Shaka

Updated: May 31, 2016 8:11am

It basically means “to chill out” or “hang loose.”

Such was the definition given to me for “Shaka, Shaka” when I visited Hawaii in 1989 on our way to our mission assignment in the...

Pilgrim Reflections: “Never Forget”

May 24, 2016 11:24am

Memorial Day.

For some, it’s the start of the summer vacation. Picnics. Barbecues. Family get-together. Boating. Baseball games, etc.

But, to all true American patriots it’s a time of...

Pilgrim Reflections: No Reserves! No Retreat! No Regrets!

May 17, 2016 10:20am

We’d do well to adopt these as our own.

Born into a millionaire’s home in Chicago on November 1, 1887, William Borden’s family expected him to take over their national dairy business after...

Pilgrim reflections: Prayer is the best choice this election

May 10, 2016 10:23am

We’re definitely at a crossroads.

And, sadly, there doesn’t seem to be a good choice on which way to go.

Well, it looks like we’re going to be looking at a Clinton-Trump showdown in...

Pilgrim Reflections: Beware of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

May 02, 2016 10:03pm

They may laugh and spoof now; but one of these days they’ll wish they hadn’t.


That’s what the members of The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster call themselves. And,...