• Letters to the Editor

    The power of the right to vote can be shown on Issue 3 Dear editor: I guess there are questions about Issue 3. With all the issues, amendments and referendums that don’t make it to the ballot in Arkansas, one has to wonder how Issue …

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  • Is it Nov. 5 yet?

    With all the political mudslinging and name-calling at the local, state and national levels, I find myself daydreaming of going to an island without phones, television or social media until Nov. 5. The Bruners recently went on vacation to Branson for a few days, and …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Since when is child porn worse than child rape? Dear editor: On page 2 of the Guard for Friday, Oct. 17th, there are two AP stories with headlines as follows: “Child rapist draws 25 years” and “1 sentenced for child porn.” The first story is …

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  • All Hallow’s Eve

    Here it comes. Creeping down dark alleys. Overturning garbage cans and spooking black cats. The scariest day of the year. With the exception of your next birthday, that is. Halloween. All Hallow’s Eve. The night preceding All Saint’s Day. Time to carve a gourd. Besides …

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  • Girl next door or Disney Princess?

    The media has been obsessed with Renee’s Zellweger’s new face, with articles quoting plastic surgeons on why she doesn’t look like herself. Zellweger says she looks different because she’s happy now and doesn’t admit to having plastic surgery. Most plastic surgeons are quoted saying Zellweger …

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  • The Journey

    Fall 1999. Preppers everywhere were cautiously making plans for something called Y2K. Some computer geek somewhere opined that computer chips everywhere were going to freeze up at one second after midnight, Dec. 31, 1999. The idea caught on and spawned a movement to prepare for …

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  • Too many drinking songs are hard on ears

    When Merle sang “Swinging Doors” or Hank Williams Jr. was ready to get “Whiskey Bent,” their words cried out for being fed up, depressed or dealing with love gone wrong, but today’s drinking songs are most often all about a party. Most traditional country music …

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  • Looks can be deceiving

    The front hi-visibility front sight was centered perfectly on the bullseye, the butt snugged up nice and tight to my shoulder, a deep breath was half exhaled and the trigger slack slowly taken up to the point of release. POP! Not the expected sound from …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Chickens coming home to roost Dear editor: Thank you, Tea Party, and the Republicans that used you to get back control of Congress in 2010. They then whipped you into a frenzy for less government, no government, and keep the government out of my health …

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  • Halloween in the time of Ebola

    “Ewww!” said my wife, when I told her that BrandsOnSale.com is marketing leftover “Breaking Bad” meth lab hazmat suits as Ebola Containment Suits this Halloween, at $79.99 a pop. These suits are just part of a trend (call it tacky, insensitive, creepy, gross) that includes …

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  • State Capitol Week in Review

    When Arkansas voters go to the polls, they will receive lengthy ballots that include four proposed constitutional amendments. Three of the proposed amendments were referred by the legislature and would change current laws on ethics, ballot issues, term limits and the procedures for implementing rules …

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  • My new American Dream

    While I was growing up, I was taught the American Dream consisted of working hard so you could one day own a home and provide for the needs of your family. The American Dream, however, has changed and coming at a price I am no …

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