If these walls could talk

April 2, 2001 Four county winners have been named in the American History essay contest sponsored annually by the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, and two of them have qualified as state w

Administration puts best face on taxing times

April 2, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - On a typical end-of-the-month afternoon, Arkansas' chief fiscal officer dutifully strides into the state Capitol pressroom with an armful of preliminary news about state tax coll

Short plugs for the long term

March 30, 2001 Daughter comes home from school, dumps the bookbag, heads to the back room. Shuts the door. Flops down onto the cushion chair and punches the zipzap, what our family calls the remote control.

Knocked out by Beatles, again

March 29, 2001 Beatlemania is sweeping the nation again, not quite to the extent it did 37 years ago, but sweeping nonetheless. The compact disk "1," a collection of No.