• Meeting of the minds

    LITTLE ROCK – Legislators headed to a conference of rural school officials this week expect a meeting of the minds, if not agreement, on a framework for an alternative to Gov.

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  • Walks, talks like a duck

    We have cotton that creates its own color due to gene manipulation. We have corn that creates its own resistance to corn borers, sort of a built-in pesticide, also due to gene manipulation.

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  • A little confused

    It’s a good thing my dog seems to recognize me. I’ve had several assaults on my sense of identity lately. Most are fairly forgettable, nothing really on the order of identity theft.

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  • Making some progress

    LITTLE ROCK- The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is making progress on its $950 million program to upgrade about 380 miles of interstate highways.

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  • Race against time

    Growing up a poor white child I was unaware there was such a thing as racism. I’m not sure at what age I became aware of racial prejudices.

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  • Chilly in Arizona

    It’s hot in Tucson, Ariz., this time of year, although I was told it is a “dry heat.” It’s more like a convection oven as my skin absorbs the sun.

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  • Honor women too

    It’s an age-old question for many residents in the Batesville area. Why does the White River Pageant Association honor men who have contributed to the water carnival, but does not honor women?

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Dear Editor,

    It blows the small part of my mind that is left that no one has written about recent events that occurred in Batesville, so, in my mind, it falls on me.

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  • Here’s your sign

    A short series of events over the last few weeks brings home how great it is to live in a town like Batesville.

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Gordon B’s letter 6/25/03 reminds me of the public relations executive in L.A. who wrote that he was tired of paying a disproportionate share of taxes compared to the poor.

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  • Dumb is right word

    OK, this is stupid. Ridiculous. No wonder the phrase “the dumbing down of America” has become so common; it starts at the top.

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Dear Editor,

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