WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton urged the nation on this Thanksgiving Day to pause and reflect on the blessings they have received and extend a special thanks to those in the military and their families who are separated during the holiday season.
PINE BLUFF — The Walton Family Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation have selected a consulting firm to develop a comprehensive plan aimed at providing a better education to students at Arkansas public schools including those in academic distress.
FORT SMITH — More supply, less demand and the cheaper “winter blend” has allowed gas prices to continue to drop to more than 40 cents below what they were a year ago, putting them at the lowest level in four years.
For what shall we give thanks? The world is full of people whose lot is so sad and wanting that we might give thanks for just not being them. We are thankful not to be homeless. We are thankful not to be hungry. We are thankful not to be alone.
The term “legacy” can prove difficult to define, especially if the legacy one is attempting to circumscribe is that of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Barry died earlier this week. He was 78.
It doesn’t matter how one’s candidate fared in the recent elections. There is always something festive in what Stephens Washington Bureau reporter Peter Urban calls a “biennial rite of passage”: drawing lots for office space newly elected members of Congress will occupy during their terms.