The Arkansas Highway Commission has scheduled a series of regional public meetings in the first quarter of 2020. The purpose of these meetings is to educate and inform the public while soliciting input regarding proposed projects that could be funded by a continuation of the temporary half-c…

Local Voices

This week, the Department of Finance and Administration announced that effective February 3, 2020, all 134 State Revenue Offices will have the ability to issue a Real ID.

In April the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on an Arkansas law that has potentially far-reaching implications for the health care, pharmaceutical and insurance industries.

People might think that humans cheat because they are just “human,” but I disagree. Cheaters come from religious and wealthy backgrounds. I believe people cheat because they either are not thinking straight or in desperate need. I am speaking of those who cheat for finances not those in rela…

Thanks to legislation enacted in 1993, Arkansas continues to experience a competitive market for workers’ compensation insurance.


Rose Smalling, 86, of Cedar Creek, Arkansas passed away peacefully at Chi. St. Vincent Hospice at Hot Springs, AR on January 30, 2020. She was born May 12, 1933 to Fred & Ruby Herrin in Forester, AR.

Donny Ray Owens of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life peacefully with his loving family by his side on January 31st, 2020, at the age of 79.