Questions for American women

January 25, 2017 Camille Nesler I have a question for American women. Do you have the right to vote? Yes. You do.

Cover Trump with caution

January 25, 2017 Peter Funt News media beware. Covering the Trump Administration in both hard news reporting and opinion writing will not …

What insurance is

January 25, 2017 “Elections have consequences,” outgoing President Obama once told Republican congressional leaders, and “I won.” He was right. One consequence of the 2016 election, in …

Letter to the Editor

January 24, 2017 Did Jesus’ mother Mary have other children? There are verses in the New Testament that put questions in our minds whether Mary, the …

A trip down Main Street

January 24, 2017 Tony McGuffey With the beginning of a new year, the multi-year beautification project of downtown Batesville (without taxpayer money) continues …

Trump needs to stop biting

January 24, 2017 Rick Jensen A couple of hours before dusk, you could see it. Sometimes it would move in wide circles.

The last

January 23, 2017 Lacy Mitchell I think back to that birthday card. No. 19. Somewhere, I’m sure I’ve saved it. I …

Fort Smith sports complex delayed

January 23, 2017 Winter will soon be over, and with spring comes baseball and softball seasons. Unfortunately for Fort Smith, it doesn’t look like a long-planned sports …

State Capitol Week in Review

January 23, 2017 By a unanimous vote in both chambers, the General Assembly approved legislation to postpone for 60 days implementation of the medical marijuana amendment.