Remote controlled lives

December 31, 2003 While everyone else is reminiscing about leaving this year behind and wondering what the next one has in store, I'm currently in a dilemma with the remote control.

My beloved Jack

December 31, 2003 As a child, fast food was a luxury to me. My nine-year-old taste buds experienced it for the first time in the back seat of my sister's brown Ford Pinto.

Right and wrong

December 30, 2003 A group of prisoners is upset that their rights to long hair and kosher meals (hopefully, these are two very separate issues) aren't being met to their standards.


December 30, 2003 Dear Editor: I am researching for a documentary on the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 30s, during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1949 remembered

December 29, 2003 The Tebbetts clan had a crazy Christmas back in 1949. We numbered five members then - Dad, Mom, my brothers John (a second-grader) and Bob (aged 3), and myself, a kindergartner.

Jewell Fulbright

December 29, 2003 NORTH LITTLE ROCK - Jewell Duane Fulbright, 84, of North Little Rock died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at his home.

Church-state clashes

December 26, 2003 Before starting a new year (and a new round of church-state battles), what are the lessons from 2003 about the state of religious freedom in America?


December 26, 2003 Editor Current USDA effort to protect the $175 billion U.S. beef industry from the Mad Cow crisis deceives American consumers.

Good tidings of great joy

December 24, 2003 At this special time in the Christian calendar, the time of the birth of our Savior Jesus the Christ, we tend to focus on the scriptural story of Jesus' birth.