posted: 09/02/2014 2:48 a.m.
Political traditions are dying rapidly in Arkansas. That includes the one about campaign politics beginning in earnest on Labor Day.
posted: 09/02/2014 2:45 a.m.
Comedian George Carlin, who died in 2008, reminded us that life isn't measured in the number of breaths we take, rather by the intangible moments that take our breath away.
posted: 09/02/2014 2:43 a.m.
There are good reasons for financing roads through tolls instead of federal fuel taxes, but there is no case for the federal government to collect such tolls.
posted: 09/02/2014 2:43 a.m.
The United States faces a transportation infrastructure dilemma. According to recent estimates from the Reason Foundation, reconstruction and needed capacity enhancements to the Interstate Highway System will cost approximately $1 trillion over the next two decades. If no new lanes are added, reconstruction will still cost nearly $600 billion.
posted: 09/02/2014 2:24 a.m.
Tight end Austin Cantrell of Roland, Okla., is a consensus 3-star prospect by national recruiting services, but that ranking might have more to do with Cantrell not attending any combines or camps with regional or national writers in attendance than it is a reflection of his ability and potential..
posted: 09/02/2014 2:16 a.m.
posted: 09/02/2014 2:13 a.m.
Hang onto your hankies, boys and girls, Season 9 of 19 Kids & Counting kicks off at 8 p.m. today on TLC. It promises to be overflowing with tears of happiness.
posted: 09/01/2014 2:41 a.m.
The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.
posted: 09/01/2014 2:38 a.m.
Halfway respectable also meant half bad.
posted: 08/31/2014 5:09 a.m.
PAGER-TURNER: Former Camden resident Beth Brickell, now a filmmaker, author and former actress living in Los Angeles, will hold five talks and book-signings in Arkansas for her new book, The Disappearance of Maud Crawford. The book is based on the true account of the unsolved mystery surrounding the March 2, 1957, disappearance of the Camden-based prominent attorney and civic leader. The events will be held Sept. 26-30 in Camden, Hot Springs, Little Rock and Blytheville.
posted: 08/31/2014 4:39 a.m.
On Friday night in Montgomery, only Maxwell Street separated the Arkansas Razorbacks and Auburn Tigers.
posted: 08/31/2014 4:09 a.m.
With dove season approaching, the Baptist Health Foundation Charity Clays event at Jacksonville last Friday was a timely opportunity to sharpen the shotgunning skills.
posted: 08/31/2014 4:04 a.m.
Arkansas became the first SEC school to extend a scholarship offer to Charles West in June after the running back from Coppell, Texas, impressed Coach Bret Bielema during a camp.
posted: 08/31/2014 3:28 a.m.
Who doesn't love a hall of fame? They're walk-through list­icles. And the more recondite, the better. Someday I'll get to the Mascot Hall of Fame in that quintessentially hall-of-fame state, Delaware.
posted: 08/31/2014 3:10 a.m.
Count me as one of those mourning the dead ... friends and loved ones who have died, those who have died at the hands of terrorists or law enforcement and those who have died by their own hand.