Opinion

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    OPINION: Fall in love with naps

    You've probably heard the expression, "You snooze, you lose," but we'd argue quite the opposite. No one is suggesting you pass out in the Catskill Mountains fo…

  • OPINION: 9 Steps to community revitalization

    Revitalizing a small community's economy and vibrancy requires a multi-tiered approach that utilizes its strengths, addresses weaknesses, and fosters sustainab…

  • OPINION: Navigating grief and how to cope

    In February, when we talk about the heart, it's often related to being struck by Cupid's arrow. However, people are also hit by feelings of loss every day.

  • Put off sometimes is best

    Do you sometimes put things off? Now, why would the old 'cuffer ask a question like that? Readers already know the old 'cuffer is one of the biggest procrastin…

  • OPINION: Why do Democrats want you to hate Putin?

    Two years ago, Tucker Carlson asked, "Why do Democrats want you to hate Putin? Has Putin shipped every middle-class job in your town to Russia? Did he manufact…

  • OPINION: Colder weather can affect your heart

    Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, "Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak." While that is beautiful prose, it's not always easy for your heart to…

  • OPINION: Small town renaissance is possible!

    Many small communities constantly insist they are doing all they can to transform themselves, claiming their situation is unique and very difficult to change. …

  • SSRH offers free classes for new, expecting parents

    SILOAM SPRINGS -- Welcoming a new baby into the world is a big step, and Siloam Springs Regional Hospital educators are here to help you along the way. In addi…

  • OPINION: Winter Pond Aeration: to aerate or not to aerate

    PINE BLUFF -- Aeration systems provide benefits to pond water quality, fish production capacity, fish kill prevention, suppression of some aquatic weed species…

  • Orion again — Wow

    This is part 2 of columns on the wonderful constellation Orion the Hunter. This constellation dominates the sky in February. There is much to say about this co…

  • Revitalizing downtowns critical to community vibrancy

    It is no secret that small communities play a critical role in shaping our society, and the vibrancy of their downtown areas is paramount to an overall vibrant…