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This Week’s Independent Thinker

The Grizzly Bear is California’s state animal. Its likeness is on the state flag and seal. This is not about grizzly bears, but it happened...

Planning clears the way for Victoria Inn demolition

Banker Charlie Cross went to the Planning podium on Jan. 12 to ask permission to demolish the Victoria Inn, a hotel on the east...

Vaccinations being rolled out in Carroll County

This week vaccinations for Covid-19 opened in Arkansas for people who are 70 or older and for school personnel. About 80 percent of people...

Cemetery is no place for racist flag

Editor, Thank you, Kathy Attwood , for bringing this subject up; I attended a meeting of the Cemetery Commission last October to speak out against...

Another Opinion

Indian Wars   Imagine if the Indigenous Americans, the peoples we now lump together and call Indians, had won the “Indian Wars” of the 18th and...

Coal addiction

Today is the beginning of a new administration where equality, honesty, and courage will stop the threats to the nation and mitigate the climate...

ISawArkansas

Finally! It’s been a long time; seems like forever since we sat in the garage by the woodstove and talked like we knew what...

The Coffee Table

If you think she likes your bristles walk barefoot through some thistles – Burma Shave I hate shaving. I consider it among the least accomplishments...

Friction at CAPC over hiring procedure

New commissioners Melissa Greene and Harry Meyer were introduced and oriented at the City Advertising and Promotion Commission workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 13 where...

Did Parks follow proper hiring procedures?

After former Special Events coordinator Tracy Johnson said in a CAPC workshop last week that the Parks Commission recently created and hired a position...