Back to square one

August 6, 2015 Rick Baber Nothing’s really easy. There’s a revelation! Lots of people who read my first novel, “Purity,” told me …

Wisdom that can make a difference

August 6, 2015 “One death is a tragedy, a million is a statistic.” —Joseph Stalin   Late in the afternoon of Dec. 25, 1991, Soviet Premier Mikhail …

Forgotten baby syndrome

August 5, 2015 Jeanni Brosius Last week I saw a Facebook post from a friend about her 18-month-old nephew dying in a hot …

Baby Sharon Fund is tax-deductible

August 5, 2015 Just this month a committee here in Arkansas was able to provide three months rent for the family of a child in need of …

Mishandling kids, crime

August 4, 2015 Peter Funt,Special to the Guard An 8-year-old girl is murdered, her body found in a trash bin. This laid-back oceanfront community …

No room for trophy hunting

August 4, 2015 Minnesota dentist Walter J. Palmer has dominated the news after killing Cecil, a beloved 13-year-old Zimbabwe lion. Cecil was lured out of a …