Viewpoints

  • A new tool to combat food insecurity in US

    With continuously rising costs for everyday essentials, hardworking Arkansans are stretched thin. When incomes run out, sometimes days or weeks before the next…

  • Headed for trouble?

    If you or other family members are rearing young children in your home, I have some thoughts to share with you today that could make a real difference in your …

  • Thumbs column

    As is apropos, this first digit doings column of 2024 begins with a heartfelt "Thumbs-up" to Hot Springs and Garland County residents and their families as the…

  • Horrid, no-good year

    Perhaps because of the media tendency to focus on the bad and overlook the good, we tend to think just about every year is a bad year.

  • Lincoln gives a lesson in weighing our words

    There is an old saying that all of us should think about from time to time -- Empty Barrels Make the Most Noise -- because it will cause us to weigh our words …

  • One Solitary Life

    He was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman.

  • A ‘world class’ blessing

    If you would like to have a "world class" blessing I can tell you where to find it. Just read Kayleigh McEnany's latest book "Serenity in the Storm -- Living T…

  • Notes to nutcracker: elves might be easier

    You will not catch an Elf on the Shelf in our house. To each their own, but I won't be wreaking havoc on my own household for 24 days for the sake of Christmas…