Mascot tradition

May 24, 2005 Friday night, my husband and I were at my mother-in-law's house, and I picked up that day's Jonesboro Sun. The first page of the sports section made me roll my eyes. Not again, I thought.

Trying to stay alive

May 19, 2005 "Do not use the speed (cruise) control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery or unpaved."

Fruit Loop Metaphysics

May 19, 2005 Isn't it funny how random, everyday conversations and encounters can suddenly and unexpectedly unveil a deeper insight into life?

Weird news stories

May 18, 2005 With everyone focused on the latest national news media scandal it seems only appropriate we take a close look at the lighter side of some really interesting characters who made the news.


May 17, 2005 Transportation woes I am new to Batesville, I was however born and reared in this great state of Arkansas, down in Mississippi County, at Dyess.

More problems

May 16, 2005 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - An improbable merger intended to keep grade schools operating in three remote communities could collapse under the financial strain, possibly shuttering classrooms across a wide