The 2021 legislative session won’t be the “greatest of all time,” or “GOAT,” as Gov. Asa Hutchinson described the one in 2019. But it will be one of the weirdest, and probably one of the briefest – or maybe the longest.
I’m tired of hearing what politicians, media blowhards, and self-appointed experts think about COVID-19. I want to hear what doctors have to say. This week, they spoke.
The fall semester ends Friday at Southern Arkansas University, with commencement on Saturday. There will be a 52-day break before the start of the spring semester on January 13 with spring commencement on April 30. There will be no spring break except for one extended weekend starting April …
Thanksgiving is coming, for which not everyone is thankful – certainly not the governor and some of the state’s medical and epidemiological professionals who have been trying to keep you-know-what under control.
Even though votes are still being counted for the 2020 presidential election, the 2024 race has already begun. It’s ramping up even sooner than normal because the presumed president-elect, Joe Biden, is almost 78 years old and may not run for re-election.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has had to perform a balancing act as a pragmatic, business-focused governor working with some of his more conservative legislators in a state with increasing Trumpian leanings. That balancing act became a little easier and a little harder last week.
On March 20, 1854, a group of anti-slavery activists met in a one-room schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin. They formed a new political party at that meeting and called themselves Republicans.
A presidential election has come and almost gone, and the two major party candidates have not campaigned in Arkansas or given the state much thought. President Trump is assured of winning here, so both candidates placed it in his column and forgot about it.
If you want to buy a car here in the U.S. that is made in Korea, you can. Korea makes Hyundai and Kia, brands that have gone from relative obscurity some years back to now capturing roughly six percent of the U.S. car market. Korea also makes toasters, vacuum cleaners, hard drives and smartp…
With so many Arkansans already voting, is it too late for a column about the three proposed constitutional amendments that were submitted by legislators? For those who haven’t voted, here’s a fair and balanced review, with a bone to pick at the end.
A 10-foot-tall “trojan horse” will stop in Texarkana, El Dorado and Magnolia on Friday as part of a campaign to defeat Issue 2 and Issue 3 on the general election ballot.
Let’s look at the bright side in this year filled with hardship, sorrow and acrimony. People are voting peacefully in high numbers, while two candidates in Utah are showing it’s still possible to treat an opponent – and the process – with respect.
For the fourth time, Arkansans will vote on legislative term limits. The big difference with Issue 2 this November is that it would remove the current lifetime ban.
Candidates in four major Arkansas political races will participate in “Election 2020: Arkansas PBS Debates,” which will livestream at youtube.com/arkansaspbs and air on Arkansas PBS Monday through Wednesday.
I recently had a conversation with a friend who grew up in the delta land of Arkansas. He’s only 63 years old but by age 5 he was chopping cotton on his dad’s small farm. A couple of other families lived on the farm and so three families worked together to get the cotton chopped, or weeded out.
By now you may have heard this is an election year. Actually, by now you are probably sick of hearing that it’s an election year! And still almost two months to go.
If you are over age 70 and have an IRA, then read on. If you are under age 70, you might just want to go watch the Weather Channel instead.
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Are you tempted to buy that latest mutual fund you saw advertised on TV? Beware, it can be costly. And you probably don’t have a clue just how much!
Kent Masters, who has been Albemarle Corporation chairman, president and CEO for a little more than a month, issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the recent death of George Floyd:
Most magnoliareporter.com readers have not been inside a restaurant since COVID-19 restrictions have been eased to allow dine-in experiences if certain conditions are met.”
Almost half of our readers are fine with President Trump taking an unproven drug to ward off possible infection by the COVID-19 virus.
Can't find toilet paper at the supermarket? It's not that your neighbors are hoarding, even as you see everyone grabbing what they can as soon as shelves are stocked. The empty shelves are as much a result of manufacturers not being able to shift production to meet demand.
Two-thirds of magnoliareporter.com readers wouldn’t vote for someone other than Donald Trump or Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.