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Hashbrown Casserole

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It's home building time for the birds and the bees

Subscriber onlyIt's OK, parents you can stop sweating. I know those two words strike fear in the heart of every parent and no, this isn't "THAT" talk we are having. It's about birds and then we will chat about bees. Continue reading...

Schools were graded with letter grades

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The state Department of Education has released its annual report on school performance, giving each of the 1,040 schools in Arkansas a letter grade from A to F. Continue reading...

Making musical instruments is fascinating

Subscriber onlyI have long been fascinated by people who make musical instruments. I have tried my hand at it with a couple of instruments, not overly successfully, but I still maintain a lively interest in the designing and crafting of instruments. It is part of the old "make do with what you have or with what you can make using materials at hand" philosophy. Many folks in years gone by may not have been able to afford to buy musical instruments, but that didn't necessarily stop them from having an instrument to play. Rather than do without, they would set in to craft an instrument themselves, gaining skills as they went along. Continue reading...

Tuna Loaf Special

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Opoid abuse prompts law suit

Workers’ comp decreases

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The manufacturers of prescription painkillers are facing a barrage of lawsuits from state and local governments across the United States. Continue reading...

Trump continues to dominate news

Subscriber onlyWhether you and I like it or not, Donald Trump continues to dominate the news. Last Friday morning in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Trump's picture was front and center on page 1. Also articles on the trade war, and National Guard troops being sent to the Mexican border, had us reading about his presidential activities -- good or bad. The television news seems to favor more headline grabbing topics like his relationship with Stormy Daniels and who he is planning to fire next. For whatever reason, consciously or not, we elected a showman, a modern day P.T. Barnum-type to be our nation's leader. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

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Library is in essence a community center

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