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State Capitol Week in Review

From Senator Jonathan Dismang The Arkansas Trauma System, which the legislature authorized through Act 393 of 2009, saves more than 200 lives and $237 million a year, according to the…

A Year With No Highway Work? It’s Possible.

By Robert S. Moore, Jr., Member Arkansas State Highway Commission One of the basic functions of government is to provide infrastructure for its citizens. Safe water, roadways, bridges, utilities –…

The Expedition Expands

By Don Roth The Federal Army commanded by Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele began its spring offensive (Camden Expedition) on March 23, as part of a three pronged advance to seize…

Between the Lines

by Brenda Blagg Five switched votes in the Arkansas House of Representatives saved the insurance plan known as the “private option.” Those five representatives had last been recorded voting “nay”…

Kevin’s Korner

Kevin’s Korner

By Kevin Brown Photo By Scott Wood My political POV… If Bozo the Clown Were President What is satire? Satire’s the truth toned down. –Anonymous If Bozo the Clown were…

Letter to the Editor

By William Wood A Concerned Citizen Having narrowly escaped being in a serious accident more than once, I am concerned about the speed at which some of our emergency vehicles…

AETN Local Production Marathon to Air Sunday

AETN Local Production Marathon to Air Sunday

Artwork By Sean Fitzgibbon (Editor’s Note: The artist, Sean Fitzgibbon, for our documentary graphic novel What Follows Is True: Crescent: The Baker Years, provided artwork for the documentary below: Up…

The Role of Newspapers During the Late Unpleasantness

by Don Roth     The printed word played a vital role in sustaining morale. “We all live on war news,” declared one soldiers’ wife. One Confederate soldier noted that…

Between the Lines

By Brenda Blagg       If you’re curious about just how much the political landscape has changed in Arkansas, check out the filings for office that closed on Monday.…

Kevin’s Korner

Kevin’s Korner

  By Kevin Brown Photo By Scott Wood In the first story I ever published called “Up the Down Way,” one character, a mother, tells her son to live the…