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John Dock | Timeless political advice

Sep 24, 2014 8:25am

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinion column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent through 1963 - 65; the writer remarked on events and...

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Jack Greene reflects on career

Updated: Jun 28, 2012 10:52pm

Forty-five years ago, the Country Music Association held its first awards show. Today, the event is a spectacle and the highlight of the year for the genre. On that evening in 1967, Jack Greene...


No excuse for missing Mother’s Day

Updated: Jun 28, 2012 5:27pm

Lately, I’ve been a horrible daughter. I missed Mother’s Day. I didn’t do anything for my mother to commemorate the occasion. I slacked on my daughterly duties because I was tired from having...

<p>Roy Ockert</p>

Choice ruling leaves districts with dilemma

Updated: Jun 28, 2012 5:26pm

Federal judge’s ruling on school choice leaves superintendents with dilemma

A federal judge’s ruling has left school superintendents all over Arkansas with a dilemma involving more than 15,...

Marty Stuart sets sights on the music he loves

Jun 27, 2012 7:38pm

From the way he looks and the way he contributes and leads his tight band, The Fabulous Superlatives, to the way he is unashamed to sing and play a true country song, it is very evident that Marty...

<p>Roy Ockert</p>

Task force hopes to save judicial elections

Updated: Jun 27, 2012 11:39pm

If Arkansas wants to continue electing judges, it must make plans to keep the elections honest and safe from toxic campaign tactics. That’s the conclusion of a task force, which studied and...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

What if we had an election, but nobody voted?

Updated: Jun 27, 2012 11:39pm

The poet Carl Sandburg once wrote, “Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.” If he were alive today, he might write, “Sometime they’ll have an election and nobody will vote.”