September 03, 2014

Village Walk for Cancer set for Sept. 27

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE --The Village Walk for Cancer is Sept. 27, and Chairman Melanie Pederson and her staff of volunteers continue to work out the final details for the event to raise funds for cancer ...

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

MILWAUKEE -- President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for ...

Cards rally past Bucs, take Central lead

ST. LOUIS -- Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

Health law factors into governor's, Senate races

LITTLE ROCK -- Democrats Mark Pryor and Mike Ross took different positions on the president's federal health overhaul plan when it came before Congress four years ago. But, running in the two hottest races in Arkansas this fall, both find themselves under attack on the issue and attempting to navigate around it as they struggle to prevent a complete Republican takeover of the state's top offices.

Barber joins Oaklawn as gaming food and beverage manager

Jimmy Barber, a 2003 graduate of Henderson State University, has joined Oaklawn in the newly created position of gaming food and beverage manager. His role will be very instrumental in the success of the food and beverage operation in the gaming area, especially once the expansion is completed in early November. Among the new features will be the Silks Bar & Grill and Bistro.

Yoga dangerous for Christians

I am addressing this letter to all Christians and especially to Christian parents who have children in the public schools. This is also a rebuttal to the letter entitled, "Yoga important for health" (Saturday, Aug. 16) by yoga instructor True Alisandre.