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I See Dead People

By  Terrye Seamon People can rise from the dead and come back to life, and I have proof. I met my first “zombie” about a year ago when, due to…

Pet Therapy in Nursing Homes: Assisted Living May Never be the Same

  When the time comes for a family member to move into a nursing home or retirement community many worry that their loved ones will begin to feel lonely and…

Farm Bureau Perspective

  By Randy Veach   Arkansas agriculture – our state’s largest industry sector – was thrown into limbo when the U.S. House of Representatives voted down a comprehensive five-year Farm…

Helena on Target

By Don Roth   The expedition to Helena was on! Missouri Gen. Price, having departed Jacksonport on the 22nd, moved down the east side of White River to Augusta with…

Preparations Begin for Helena Expedition

By Don Roth On June 14, 1863, Lt. Gen. T. H. Holmes telegraphed Department Commander Lt. Gen. Kirby Smith for permission to attack Helena and then consulted with Generals Sterling…

Pet Talk: What to Expect When Your Pet is Expecting

  Many people see their pet as their own child, but what do you do when you find that your little one will soon be having children of their own?…

Pet Talk – Arthritis and Your Pet

The Aggie family lost a beloved member when Reveille VII, the retired mascot of Texas A&M University, died last week. Ever since her arrival in Aggieland, Reveille VII, a female…

Weather delays may impact yield for Arkansas rice crop

Fast Facts Late planting increases disease risk for 2013 rice Later crop increases risk of damage from tropical weather “Few, especially outside the agricultural sector, appreciate the production risk exposure…

Vicksburg Focus

By Don Roth Brig. Gen. James C. Tappan’s Confederate Brigade, which had marched from Little Rock to Camden early in May of 1863, began its march to Monroe, Louisiana, on…

Riverine Hostility

By Don Roth On June 12, Union General Stephan A. Hurlbut reported from Memphis that Gen. Sterling Price had left Little Rock with a force of 4800 men and was…