31 March 2021
‘Hope Springs  Eternal’

‘Hope Springs Eternal’


VIEWPOINT ‘T he one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been e...
Building on momentum behind broadband deployment

Building on momentum behind broadband deployment


T he urgency for expanded broadband deployment is unmistakable. High-speed internet has become a necessity that has kept Arkansans connected ...
Computer science advancement

Computer science advancement


T his week I signed Senate Bill 107, which requires high school students to take at least one computer science course in order to graduate. T...
 
Legislature extends session through April 30

Legislature extends session through April 30


T he legislature voted to extend the 2021 session until April 30, and then to recess for an extended period rather than to adjourn. There are ...
BIBLE VERSE

BIBLE VERSE


“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear fro...
24 March 2021
Sweet  Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen


VIEWPOINT By RALPH HARDIN Evening Times Editor W ooooooooooooooooo Pig, am I right? Like many of you, I spent a good deal of time over the wee...
 
Targeting investments to help water infrastructure

Targeting investments to help water infrastructure


W ater infrastructure plays a critical role in supporting the agriculture industry, providing protection from floods and increasing access to cl...
Spring time in Arkansas

Spring time in Arkansas


A rkansas is springing to life. The White Trout-lily is in full bloom in the woods. Spring ephemerals such as Pale Corydalis, Spring Beauty, Toot...
Legislators focusing on education-themed bills

Legislators focusing on education-themed bills


I n the 10th week of the 2021 Regular Session, the House passed several bills focusing on improved education. Once enacted, these bills would...
 
Health care legislation in the spotlight

Health care legislation in the spotlight


T he Senate has approved legislation to grant to certified nurse practitioners full and independent practice authority. The nurses would need ...
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