Login Status

You are not currently logged in.
Home » Archives by category » Columns (Page 19)

Civil War Nursing in Richmond

By Don Roth   During the nineteenth century, nursing was associated with motherhood and caring for sick relatives.  Nursing strangers in hospitals went beyond a respectable woman’s role, for it placed…

New Brass on Site

By Don Roth Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith assumed command of the Trans-Mississippi Department on March 7, 1863.  The 39-year-old Florida native was an 1845 graduate of West Point and…

Counties supporting 911 operations due to shortfalls in revenues; a little help might come from Senate Bill 797

By  Scott Perkins  When an Arkansas family strikes the numbers”9-1-1″ on any phone, they deserve the confidence to know that capable communication systems and dispatchers are ready to jump into…

Study Indicates Earlier Planting Helpful in Managing Bacterial Panicle Blight

Fast facts: Early planting helpful in both moderately-resistant and non-resistant rice varieties More research needed to examine other factors involved in the bacterial panicle blight rice disease.  A field study…

Crime and Punishment

By Don Roth Civil War Armies have the reputation of having been decidedly weak in discipline, and there is a general impression that informality, occasional pillaging, skylarking and drunkenness were…

Blasting Rice Blast in Arkansas

Fast Facts: Louisiana had a severe rice blast epidemic in 2012 that Arkansas avoided. However, best management practices are needed to maintain blast-free crops.   With the discovery of overwintering…

Guardians of the Capital

By Don Roth The command of Col. William H. Parsons had moved its operations from Helena and the expanse east of the White River to the south side of lower…

Become an everyday hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

Blood donors are everyday heroes who help save lives. During March, Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to…

February Library Corner 2013

MEMORIALS: “Driving My Tractor” by Dobbins, in HONOR of Polly Alexander’s 90th Birthday, by Charlie, Jennifer, Kelsea, And Denton McGee “Elvis Unseen Archives” by Clayton, in HONOR of Jules Rousseau,…

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women according to the American Heart Association. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States…