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Division for children gets increase

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The legislature approved a very conservative budget for state agencies next fiscal year. Continue reading...

Old downtown Pea Ridge is changing

Subscriber onlySomeone has said, "The only constant in life is 'change.'" I have also heard that only two things are certain, "death" and "taxes." Possibly we could add to that short list the idea that continuing change is also quite certain. Sometimes change comes quickly. Sometimes it comes gradually, or is a long time in coming; but it does come. Our old downtown Pea Ridge, the Pea Ridge of the 1900s, is going through some big changes these days. It has happened before, of course, and more than once. Continue reading...

State enacts laws to benefit children

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- During the 2017 regular session, lawmakers considered numerous changes to existing law governing placement of neglected children. Continue reading...

The inevitable hurdles of life

Subscriber onlyThe runners get set, then go at the sound of the starting gun. As they progress down the lane, they face a hurdle. Bounding over, they run a few more feet and then face another hurdle. And again, and again, as they continue the race in the track meet. Continue reading...

Tuna Cornbread Casserole

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