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Pilgrim Reflections: Advancing maturity

May 25, 2015 5:32pm

That’s what I call this thing we refer to as “getting older.” It has a nicer ring to it. And, usually others will chuckle when they hear it. Or, maybe they’re simply being nice to me the way I...

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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

Andy Taylor fictional character; ruled his town with real values

Jul 11, 2012 10:41pm

If Sheriff Andy Taylor were to knock on my front door along with Opie and Barney Fife, I probably would invite them all into my living room and offer them a glass of tea.

So real are they to...

Advice from cousin Gage on how to spend my Fourth of July in NYC

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:52pm

Days before this Fourth of July, I realized that I had not made any plans to commemorate our country’s independence and, even worse, I had no idea of what I was going to do to rectify the problem...