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A Thought

By Michael P. Daniel “It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them.  They went out and happened…

Post Campaign Assignments

By Don Roth The condition of Lt. Gen. Kirby Smith’s small army following the battle of Jenkins Ferry was described as used up and in a wretched condition. Food and…

Pilgrim Reflections

By Tom Smith “God’s Precious Gift” Of all the gifts that are given in life, There’s one that excels them all— A gift that’s more precious than silver and gold…

Between the Lines

By Brenda Blagg Nothing is settled on the new Arkansas voter ID law. A Pulaski County judge recently found the law unconstitutional, but appeals are in the works and a…

Crockett’s Bluff, Ethel and St. Charles News

By Margaret Aycock Greetings Howdy Folks! Monday morning again! What did the Easter Bunny bring everyone? I had a very good Easter Sunday. After I swept my deck off (the…

Letter to the Editor

By Kenneth Danner As a city park user, I understand the closing of the park at night due to vandalism, but I cannot understand the police forgetting to open the…

Fagan Takes a Train

By Don Roth Lt. Gen. E. Kirby Smith assumed command of Confederate forces upon arriving at Gen. Sterling Price’s HQ on April 19. He quickly ordered Brig. Gen. James F.…

The Battle of Poison Springs

By Don Roth Lt. Gen. Kirby Smith on April 16 accompanied Gen. Sterling Price’s two divisions while en route to Camden where Union Gen. Steele was penned up. Together with…

State Capitol Week in Review

By Senator Jonathan Dismang Absentee voters would get a grace period in which they can present election officials with a copy of their photo ID, under a new rule approved…

St. Charles News

By Margaret Aycock Well, howdy ya’ll! You know, if I did not love my job, I would just go back to bed, sleep all day and get up and watch…