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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…

Pet Talk—Safely Medicating Spot

When it comes to the health of your pets, medications play an important role in preventing disease, increasing longevity, and making for a healthier, happier pet. Whether it’s antibiotics, pain…

Pet Talk – Pet Snakes: Slithering Their Way Into, Or Out Of, Your Heart

Pet Talk – Pet Snakes: Slithering Their Way Into, Or Out Of, Your Heart

For some animal lovers, watching these exotic creatures slither across the Animal Planet screen isn’t enough; you want to bring the thrill of snake ownership into your own home. While…

A Culprit Called Desertion

By Don Roth   Around Little Rock Maj. Gen. Price was beset with anxiety as the Union juggernaut rolled forth toward Brownsville (Lonoke). Little did he know the Federal rank…

Encumbered by Over 1000 Sick

By Don Roth   Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele had arrived at Helena on orders from Gen. Grant and took command of 6000 troops of all arms, with orders from a…

Invasion Force Crosses White River

By Don Roth   For the past two or three weeks, citizens of central Arkansas had focused on the grim realization of residing in enemy controlled territory. At this time…

Pet Talk – Children and Pets: The Benefits and Risks

Whether they want it to bark, purr, slither or squawk, there comes a time when a pet appears on nearly every child’s birthday wish list. For most parents, this decision…

How to Make a Date with Your Soul


 Nature Photographer Shares 3 Tips for Getting 
Out of the Grind and Into Well-Being By Noelle Meade-Izzi By a large margin, Americans hate their jobs, according to a recent Gallup…

Little Rock under the Gun

By Don Roth   The Federal successes at Vicksburg and Helena made possible an expedition to the Arkansas capital. On July 31, Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele arrived from Vicksburg to…