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MIKE MASTERSON: Birds gotta fly

posted: 11/24/2015 4:22 a.m. Discuss

It's Thanksgiving week and time to crank out one of these columns without a time element. So I thought I'd test our collective knowledge this morning with a phenomenon familiar to most folks.

In Benton County

posted: 11/22/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

I know I keep returning to that foul mess at the Benton County sheriff's office, but I can't seem to help wondering how things have become so ugly for Sheriff Kelley Cradduck.

Wisdom, not fear

posted: 11/21/2015 2:47 a.m. Comments 18

Count me among Arkansans who congratulate Asa Hutchinson for joining with more than half the nation's governors in refusing to accept the thousands of "refugees" from ISIS-infested Syria.

MIKE MASTERSON: Debate and disagreement

posted: 11/17/2015 4:22 a.m. Comments 3

Debate and disagreement

A lasting difference

posted: 11/15/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

It's 1964 in Harrison, Ark., population 5,280. A smallish man with a grin on his face and a bounce in his step hurries out of his Lion filling station carrying a frayed rag in his left hand.

Embarrassing questions

posted: 11/14/2015 3:02 a.m. Comments 6

I generally shy away from commenting on national politics. Occasionally however, when I witness something so egregious, I feel compelled to share my observations.

MIKE MASTERSON: An unlikely victory

posted: 11/10/2015 3:57 a.m. Comment 1

As for the Razorbacks' remarkable one-point overtime victory over Ole Miss Saturday night in Oxford, I hereby declare a guardian angel in a hog snout had to have played a role.

Tarnished idealism

posted: 11/08/2015 1:48 a.m. Comment 1

Having had several days to more thoughtfully consider the ongoing state police investigation into Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck, I have some additional thoughts to share.

Life's unpreached sermons

posted: 11/07/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

The pace of our lives has intensified dramatically since the 1960s. As electronics in many forms today continually divert our attention from aspects of existence that matter, I join others in wondering where we're headed together and in future generations.

MIKE MASTERSON: Safari park wins case

posted: 11/03/2015 3:49 a.m. Comments 4

Well, well, a circuit court jury in Benton County ruled the Southwestern Electric Power Co. owes nearly a million dollars to owners of the Wild Wilderness Drive-Through animal park in Gentry.



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