Opinion

by Angela Grayson -

Survive or thrive

Only the strong survive. We’ve all heard this before, so I don’t need to convince you of this truth. This axiom has carried many determined souls over the finish line…

by Marshall Ney -

A win for wet communities in Arkansas

November 2012 was an important time for Benton County. Thanks to the financial generosity of a small number of individuals interested in moving our county forward, we successfully obtained the…

by Gov. Asa Hutchinson -

Computer coding enthusiasm

If everything about my job was as easy and as much fun as encouraging students to learn to program a computer, I wouldn’t call it work at all. My granddaughter…

by Tamika Edwards -

Ending poverty one judgment at a time

While making final remarks during the recent debate on changes to Arkansas Works – Arkansas’s version of Medicaid expansion that provides affordable coverage to adults earning very low incomes –…

by Stacey Mason -

15 skills to build

In 1997, a fascinating read hit the bookstore shelves titled “The Future Ain’t What It Use To Be” (Abrahamson, Meehan, Samuel). It examined not only the cultural trends that were…

by Robert Coon -

In defense of Goldilocks

If the old fairy tale character Goldilocks were a candidate for political office, it’s fair to assume she’d be considered moderate. Of course, she’d be criticized on social media by…