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Veterans in Arkansas

More than 250,000 Veterans call Arkansas home.  That equals more than 8% of our entire population.   As we approach Veteran’s Day, the 89th General Assembly would like to extend…

Derek Clark: Motivator. Educator.

Derek Clark: Motivator. Educator.

By Kevin Brown   Holding a guitar with the sticker HOPE emblazoned on it, Derek Clark sat down at Dana’s House last Tuesday. And what he said, you weren’t expecting…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   Stuttgart is known as the rice and duck capital of the world, unfortunately the way crime and violence has engulfed our city, I am sure we are…

Pet Talk: Howl-Oween Safety

Cobweb covered doorways, porches lined with glowing pumpkins, and miniature visitors draped in white sheets can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner. With the holiday rapidly…

Missouri Cavaliers on the Move

By Don Roth   The October 13 battle of Marshall was the high point of Col. Jo Shelby’s 1863 Raid into Missouri. Approximately 1700-1800 Volunteer and Militia units desperately attempted…

Pet Talk: Pet Vaccinations

Vaccinations are a critical component to the preventive care of your companion animal. Your health, as well as your pet’s, depends on it. While this may seem like common knowledge…

Breast Cancer Awareness in Arkansas

In our state, breast cancer is the number one form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women.  In 2013, it is likely that 2,280 women…

Pet Talk: A Friendship That Requires No Sound

Man’s best friend is a term with no discrimination. Whether your dog is large or petite, obedient or a little rebellious, you love them just the same. The unparalleled companionship…

Shelby Continues To Ride

By Don Roth The latter part of 1863 brought a series of setbacks for the South, beginning with the loss of Gettysburg and Vicksburg. Closer to home, almost all of…

Pet Talk: A Perfect Companion for the Elderly

The power of pet therapy is thought to be stronger than any medication, not only for people going through tough times or in poor health, but also for the elderly…