Small-craft ocean crossings

July 13, 2006 A young Frenchman, in 1987, settled the question of whether trans-Atlantic crossings were feasible in the days before big ships were invented.

Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2006 Agree with the writer Dear editor: Regarding Mr. Richard Black’s letter to the editor of July 11, 2006, thank you, thank you, Mr. Black!

Letters to the Editor

July 11, 2006 Voices went unheard Dear Editor: To the mayor and city council, Batesville, AR

Reaction to prayer

July 7, 2006 Independence Day gave me the occasion to re-evaluate my reaction to a prayer I heard in an out-of-town church I was visiting some 15 or 20 years ago.

Knothole Gang etc.

July 6, 2006 The annual Cousins Reunion has to be one of the most unique family reunions in the world, and the 19th version takes place Friday and Saturday.

Program worth noting

July 5, 2006 I read a piece last week in the Newport Independent about a literacy project called “A Bookcase for Every Child.”