Broadway accepts ASU job

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway will join the Arkansas State University System as vice president for governmental relations, ASU System President Charles Welch said Wednesday.

Hutchinson names adjutant general, insurance commissioner

LITTLE ROCK — Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he has selected Brig. Gen. Mark Berry of Ozark to be adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard and state Rep. Allen Kerr, R-Little Rock, to be state insurance commissioner.

Senate confirms Honorable nomination to FERC

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday evening confirmed Arkansas Public Service Commission Chairman Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by voice vote.


Longhorns Looking To Bounce Back

FAYETTEVILLE — Texas coach Charlie Strong has had nearly three weeks to move on, but admitted he isn’t quite over the disappointment just yet.


Pate: Hidden in plain sight

It may seem an odd parallel, but there exists an interesting relationship between the judicial evolution of obscenity and changing sensibilities regarding police use of force. The comparison suggested itself as I read an article on James Joyce’s landmark tome, Ulysses. Eighty-one years ago this week, a federal magistrate ruled that the book was not obscene.

Pate: Silence of the carrots

‘Tis the season for culinary exploration. At least around the extended Pate household, that’s when Mother and I usually trot out at least one “experimental” dish alongside the perennially prepared and preordained.