Author: Paul Holmes

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Soybean politics

It’s only August, but I can’t wait for September to get here for a number of reasons. First, September means the return of football season. Friday night lights, Saturday afternoon…

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A call to action: Vote!

Overheard recently in the Craighead County office of the DF&A — or what most of us would call the state revenue office: Clerk: “Ma’am, are you registered to vote?” Customer…

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Papa, J.R. and the Ol’ Man

Had there been any doubt among our delegation about the primary engines powering Northwest Arkansas’ strong economy, a stop in Springdale on our way to Tulsa about 15 years ago…

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Rick Elliott Named Jonesboro Police Chief

Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin, saying the city needed “someone who can bring a fresh, new management style” to the Jonesboro Police Department, named Rick Elliott police chief. Elliott, 55, who…