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Steve Brawner: How to be fearless on fourth down

After the Arkansas Razorbacks' field goal kicker -- a college kid, let's please remember -- missed two chip shot field goals against TCU recently, Coach Bret Bielema said, "We'll go for it every time, or we have to find a new. . .

Compassion doesn't take a hurricane

"Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him." -- Proverbs 14:3 It shouldn't take a hurricane. A telethon Tuesday night on NBC raised millions...

Tom Cotton: The heroes of Hurricane Harvey

August wasn't an easy month for our country. First in Charlottesville, Va., then in Berkeley, Calif., we saw some pretty disgusting things: racism, anarchism and mob violence. And then Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The stories. . .

Jeremy Gillam: Smoking rates are on the decline

During the most recent Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee meeting, we learned that smoking rates are on the decline in Arkansas. The smoking rate in Arkansas is now 23.6 precent, down from 24.9 percent the previous. . .

Mable Dean Staggs

Mable Dean Staggs, age 90 of Bald Knob, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 in Searcy. She was born Nov. 2, 1926 in Bald Knob to Loyd Gordon and Elva Caperton Gordon. She was a housewife and a member of 23 General Baptist Church. She...

Asa Hutchinson: Restoring hope for Arkansas children

When disaster strikes, Arkansans respond in big ways. In my weekly address last week, I commended the folks who rushed to northeast Arkansas after the spring storms and to south Texas after Harvey. And a fair number of Arkansans...

Steve Brawner: When Uncle Sam stops being uncle sugar daddy

President Donald Trump has talked about spending up to $1 trillion on highways and other infrastructure projects, but most of what would be spent in Arkansas wouldn't come from Uncle Sam. Instead, it would be up to Scott. . .

John Boozman: Preparing for the unexpected

The worst of Mother Nature brings out the best of the human spirit. We witnessed the bravery and heroism of first responders, emergency officials and volunteers who saved the lives of Texans trapped by Hurricane Harvey's. . .

Steve Brawner: What kind of country?

The next six months are going to tell us a lot about what kind of country this is, and whether the United States Congress is still capable of fulfilling its constitutional duties. That's because Congress now has a deadline, and. . .

Door blocking ABC rationale

"You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small. You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small. A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall...