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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…

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…