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Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 11:16 AM

Remember when a minute seemed like an hour and an hour like an entire day?When you were a child it was as if those warm, spring days in the classroom would never end. The preacher's Sunday morning sermon was so agonizingly long you thought it would last forever. The wait for a trip to town to buy comic books, baseball cards and those other all-important items took forever and beyond.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 2:23 PM

There's always plenty of interesting material making the rounds on the Internet. Some of it is publishable and some isn't. I particularly enjoy those items that raise some profound questions regarding political correctness.

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 3:06 PM

Christmas in February?

Updated Feb 5, 2015 at 4:07 PM

I must admit that I was a little giddy when newly elected Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his proposal to cut income taxes for the middle class by about $102 million a year. However, that giddiness didn't last long when I read the Independent...

Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 12:37 PM

Watching the 6 o'clock news the past few days, I have begun counting my blessings. New Yorkers and New Englanders are bracing themselves for one of the worst snowstorms in more than a century. National weather personnel are predicting high winds and...

Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 12:33 PM

District 12's Representative Chris Richey worked behind the scenes on HB1113 with Rep. Nate Bell to reach a compromise that would have created a new holiday on Nov. 30, the date on which Patrick Cleburne was killed during the Battle of Franklin in...

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 12:18 PM

With Arkansas in a crisis mode in literacy rates, failing educational system, a sub-par health system, and many countless other lists that Arkansas finds herself at the bottom of, our legislators have taken to more important priorities to waste...

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Unless you are age 55 or older and male you probably don't remember when tackle football was allowed during school hours on school grounds.

Updated Jan 15, 2015 at 3:42 PM

These lyrics to Stephen Stills' tune, “Find the Cost of Freedom” are just as relevant today as they were when they were written some 45 years ago. A lot of blood has been shed and many bodies have been buried to preserve the liberty that...

Updated Jan 8, 2015 at 12:53 PM

Not a creature was stirring, or so it seemed, during the recent Christmas holidays. During the final two weeks of December, it seems that most activities in Phillips County came to a screeching halt. Unfortunately, that was not the case with...

Updated Dec 31, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Sorry, but it will take more than the theatrical hype and the sensationalized headlines of the mass media to get me to turn over my hard-earned cash to watch “The Interview.”

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