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Another crack in the wall

posted: 02/26/2015 2:42 a.m. Comments 37

They are deep into religion at the legislative session. I mean deep in a piled-up way that is heavy on judgmental fundamentalism. I do not mean deep in a thoughtful way.

Like It Is: Arkansas' success begins, ends with defense

posted: 02/26/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

After a first half in which the Arkansas Razorbacks looked like they could play with -- and maybe even beat -- the New York Knicks, there had to be a second-half letdown.

Arkansas Sportsman: 'Handicapper' nailed Classic outcome

posted: 02/26/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

I'll think twice about making fun of Ken Duke again.

The TV Column: Netflix will deal next round of Cards on Friday

posted: 02/26/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Are you ready to binge?

Dear Abby: Face-to-face friend refuses to like online interaction

posted: 02/26/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: Help! Facebook is killing my social life. I am wondering if anyone else is having this experience.

Columnists: Enemy without a name

posted: 02/25/2015 3 a.m. Comments 5

Last week our president and commander-in-chief responded to the latest wave of terrorist attacks around the world by--calling a seminar.

Columnists: Painting the Sunken Lands

posted: 02/25/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

The South Arkansas Arts Center at El Dorado is featuring an exhibition titled "Delta Landscapes by Norwood Creech." In a feature story by Ellis Widner in this newspaper, Creech described her location as "10 miles from Dyess, Tyronza, Marked Tree and the Sunken Lands, about 20 miles from Wilson."

Like It Is: Banner recognition fitting tribute for Hogs

posted: 02/25/2015 2:40 a.m. Comment 1

Athletic Director Jeff Long's idea of honoring former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball players and coaches with a banner in the rafters at Walton Arena was long overdue.

Front Burner: Simple lasagna cups bring out inner child

posted: 02/25/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Working for a newspaper I don't get snow days (or ice days as was the case last week). But that doesn't stop me from enjoying the winter weather when it happens.

Hog Calls: SEC Indoors a battle of heavyweights

posted: 02/25/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Going into the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday in Lexington, Ky., Arkansas Coach Lance Harter's women's team is ranked No. 1 and Coach Chris Bucknam's men's team is ranked third.

Uncorked: Every cuisine has a wine to match it

posted: 02/25/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Compared to just a few decades ago, we are living in a foodie and wine lover's heyday. We can peruse grocery store aisles with choices from around the world and opt for a dinner out on the town featuring the flavors of Thailand, Italy, India, Japan and more.

Dear Abby: Overpacking for business trip prompts questions of trust

posted: 02/25/2015 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I'm in my 40s and my boyfriend of three years is 12 years older. We are in love and our relationship is great. He travels for work and lives in another state, so he flies in to see my daughter and me every other week. Because he is older, he uses Viagra, and it's kept at my place in a drawer. I assumed that's where it was always kept.

Columnists: Best check records

posted: 02/24/2015 2:42 a.m. Comments 2

Steve Valentine of Mount Judea was fit to be hog-tied when he discovered a wooden platform on his property at the convergence of Dry Creek and Big Creek not far from the controversial C&H hog factory (that some in the industry like to mislabel as a farm).

Columnists: Why teach critical thinking?

posted: 02/24/2015 2:41 a.m. Comments 18

It is possible to believe that the United States is exceptional in the history of the world, a beacon of hope and freedom and opportunity and nobility and might, and yet accept at the same time that the nation has imperfections.

Like it is: Braden Zini evidence of wrestling's impact

posted: 02/24/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Attendance has continued to grow each year since the inception in 2008 of the high school state wrestling championship at UALR's Jack Stephens Center.


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