• Money for nothing

    Donetta Sterling “Say Anything” My youngest daughter will be turning 12 pretty soon and for weeks I have been hearing what she wants for her birthday and normally it’s something different every day — and she wants it now instead of waiting. I, like other …

    Read More

  • ‘Tell Wes to be a good man’

    Larry Stroud “What the ???” When I wrote a March 29 column about Western gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, who once killed a man for snoring too loudly, I never expected to hear from anyone local whose grandfather used to exchange letters with Hardin. “My grandfather …

    Read More

  • Getting back on the wagon

    Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” Dang you, proverbial wagon. I was doing good until I fell off you! I’d blame it on car trouble that led to the purchase of a new one and all that goes with it, but I know I only have myself …

    Read More

  • Hindsight is 20/20

    Angelia Roberts “In Black And White” This week we spent two days in court listening to defense attorneys from the Arkansas Public Defenders Commission explaining why convicted murderer Steven V. Wertz had ineffective legal counsel during his 2007 trial. His guilt of killing Terry and …

    Read More

  • Kicking the fast food habit

    Donetta Sterling “Say Anything” I’ve had to kick my fast food habit or at the very least, scale way back. Eating out is so handy, though. It’s on my way home and I think my car just drives itself to the drive-through. It’s cheap, fast …

    Read More

  • The lost state of Franklin (or Frankland)

    Larry Stroud “What the ???” A proposed state that came within one vote (or two votes, depending upon the source of information) of becoming our nation’s actual 14th state has been so lost in history that few people today are even aware of it. Had …

    Read More

  • Letters to the editor

    Burial plan needed Dear editor: I experienced the same problem Mr. Tyler Hawkins did when my first wife passed away in 1987 after a long illness. I had burial insurance on my late wife and myself but it was not near enough money, and my …

    Read More

  • Trying to navigate Pinterest

    Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” All of my friends are raving about the Pinterest website, but I have yet to figure out how to navigate my way around it. On the surface, I should be all about Pinterest, because it combines some of my very favorite …

    Read More

  • Titanic trivia you (probably) didn’t know

    Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” I was a seventh- or eighth-grader and taking home economics when Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet vowed not to jump off a sinking ship until the last second in 1997’s “Titanic.” Now a whole new generation is getting to experience the …

    Read More

  • Batesville, you rock!

    Donetta Sterling “Say Anything” Last Thursday I received a call from a lady who told me about a group of kids trying to raise money for a mother’s funeral by having a car wash at Advance Auto Parts. (See full story in March 30 issue) …

    Read More

  • Ministry to spread gospel around world

    Larry Stroud “What the ???” Good Friday and Easter weekend seems like an appropriate time for this column about Jesus, Jonah and my grandpa — Jesus because he should always come first and is at the heart of our salvation, and Jonah and Papaw Sam …

    Read More

  • The impact of words

    Angelia Roberts “In Black and White” Words have a big impact. When I first started in this business many years ago it never really occurred to me how immersed we can get into complete strangers’ lives. I didn’t really comprehend how the power of the …

    Read More

Page 41 of 44« First...102030«3940414243»...Last »