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Shelby’s Raid into Missouri

By Don Roth   Col Joseph Orville (“Jo”) Shelby’s command had been on a northward march from Arkadelphia since September 22. He planned to boldly strike Federal Missouri with a…

Kevin’s Korner

Kevin’s Korner

  By Kevin Brown Photo by Scott Wood Nostalgia: A Eulogy   So I’m watching Netflix streaming and the inevitable happens: they apologize for the inconvenience of their site temporarily…

Pet Talk: The Importance of a PETicure

You and your beloved pet may share a lot in common: enjoying long walks in the park, snuggling up on the couch, or even taking a relaxing dip in the…

New Seat of Government

By Don Roth As the dust settled around Little Rock, Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele selected for his military HQ the Senator Chester Ashley mansion on East Markham Street. Soon the…

Pet Talk – House Call Vets: Angels on Wheels

Whether it is your beloved barrel racer, Seabiscuit, or your honorable hunting companion, Rover, a trip to the veterinary clinic is usually not an activity of choice. Saving anxiety and…

Rest and Realignment

By Don Roth Gen. Sterling Price’s army reached Arkadelphia on September 14 without serious interference, leaving half of Arkansas in Federal rule. Over a week later Lt. Gen. Holmes resumed…

Kevin’s Korner

  By Kevin Brown Please allow me to introduce myself… Or so the Stones sang back in ’68 and so I sing now. Following is the first in a series…

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Physicians Offer Tips for Restoring Restful Sleep to the Brain 
for Developing Children What you don’t know can hurt you, say integrated health specialists Dr. Michael Gelb and Dr. Howard…

Pet Talk: Preventing Attacks

Everyone gets frightened of something or someone from time to time, and animals are no exception. Fear is an emotional response to danger and causes our survival instincts to kick…

A Contest at Bayou Meto

By Don Roth   The Southern mounted forces commanded by Gen. Marmaduke were skirmishing more frequently with Federal horseman during their continued advance toward Little Rock. Federal Gen. Steele’s expedition…