Author: Paul Holmes

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Life pictures

A quotation variously attributed to Friedrich the Great of Prussia and Napoleon Bonaparte of France says that an army marches on its stomach. Essential to the progress of a fighting…

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Is it too soon?

At the risk of sounding like an old guy, which I am, it seems to me that the Christmas shopping season begins earlier each year. If the impossible-to-ignore loads of…

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The virus and voting

With the general election a scant two months away, it’s time we get ourselves informed about what we’ll see on what promises to be a lengthy ballot. Before we do,…

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For Jonesboro, is past prologue?

It’s a rare treat when a single document can provide a look at the past and a glimpse into the future simultaneously. That’s the way it felt the other day…

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Walking a tightrope

This month may prove in the long run to be the most significant time period so far in our state’s efforts to battle the COVID-19 virus. We hear the numbers…

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Come on, man!

As the coronavirus and COVID-19, the illness it causes, continue to spread, I’m not shocked that the Department of Justice has already identified and is taking action against a company…

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Gabo the Great

As I sat in the funeral home chapel the other day, I couldn’t help thinking that I’ve been here many times before — too many times in recent years —…