Royal couple may be coming to Memphis

April 14, 2014 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” Here come the duke and duchess. Well, maybe. Prince William and Princess Kate have been invited to …

Constitution nears 140th birthday

April 14, 2014 Craig Ogilvie "... the rest is history!" The state’s current constitution was drawn up in 1874, mostly to rid Arkansas of …

Vatican on the forefront of astronomy

April 11, 2014 Donetta Hubbard “Say Anything” The Vatican is searching for life on other planets from Arizona along with other countries including Germany who ironically …

Income tax procrastinators, unite!

April 11, 2014 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” Suddenly, I don’t feel so alone. According to the Internal Revenue Service, roughly one in five Americans file their …

My father’s 1959 income tax return

April 11, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist …

Letter to the Editor

April 11, 2014 Dear editor: Tonight as I was reading the Batesville Guard I noticed an article that stated that a constitutional amendment was looked at and rejected …

The Great Bean Experiment

April 10, 2014 Daris Howard “Life’s Outtakes” John, one of my roommates, had never learned to cook. His family had always had a lot …