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Pilgrim reflections | Unceasing Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2014 6:59pm

Thanksgiving.

Such a simple word. But oh how hard to do if we don’t remember to give it.

As we celebrate this special day in our nation this week, I realized anew just how important...

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Pilgrim Reflections | Three P’s In God’s Peace Pod

Aug 19, 2014 11:51am

Note: Third is a series

When they’re an integral part of our views-and-values, we need not worry about anything.

Purpose. Pursuit. Priorities.

As Jesus finished this portion of...

Matthew Pate | A memorable booming business

Aug 12, 2014 1:45pm

In last week’s column I discussed several encounters I’ve had with famous people. I also talked about visits with a few people in the more shallow end of the celebrity pool.

In response to...

Editorial | Supreme Court bolsters First Amendment

Jul 08, 2014 6:24pm

When did the First Amendment become so controversial? The centrist U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously on roughly two-thirds of the 67 cases it decided this term — the greatest share of 9-...

They’re back! Ticks unfazed by cold winter

Jun 05, 2014 12:26pm

Hopes that the cold winter would kill off ticks appear to be lost; the pests are active and biting throughout Arkansas, according to information from the University of Arkansas Extension. Arkansas...

State Capitol Week in Review

Jun 05, 2014 12:22pm

Often it is several years before the affects of legislation can begin to be felt, and so it is with the energy bills the legislature approved last year.

Right now, Arkansas has only a...

Bugging Out: Protecting Your Kids from Creepy Crawlers This Summer

May 15, 2014 9:32am

It’s tick season. And mosquito season. And chigger season. Is there any bug that isn’t causing us trouble these days? If we’re soaking up the summer sun, we’re also easy targets for all sorts of...

Mark Eubanks, left, and Darron Berry of North Little Rock kiss after being pronounced married Monday at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock. (John Lyon photo)

AG seeks stay of marriage ruling; licenses issued to hundreds of same-sex couples

May 12, 2014 6:54pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state attorney general’s office on Monday requested a stay of a Pulaski County circuit judge’s ruling that struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, but meanwhile gay...

President Barack Obama comments on the impact of the April 27 tornado during a visit to Vilonia on Wednesday. Looking on, from left, are Vilonia Mayor James Firestone, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock. (Chad Day/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Pool)

Obama views Arkansas tornado’s destruction

May 07, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — In his first trip to the state since taking office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday toured areas of central Arkansas devastated by last week’s EF4 tornado and said he is...

Cotton, left; Pryor, right.

Cotton seeks civilian defense cuts; Pryor says plan could hurt LRAFB

Apr 29, 2014 5:24pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, has co-sponsored legislation calling on the Pentagon to cut its civilian workforce by 15 percent over the next five years — a move Sen. Mark Pryor...

‘PRAY,’ reads a sign on the broken remnant of a wall at Lifeline Church in Mayflower as Josh Hahn, the church’s music teacher, carries out salvageable items Monday following a Sunday evening tornado. (John Lyon photo)

Deadly tornado rips through Central Arkansas

Apr 28, 2014 6:53pm

LITTLE ROCK — At least 14 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a tornado ripped through central Arkansas on Sunday evening, authorities said Monday.

The Arkansas Department of...

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