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Officials Uncertain '91 Bill Would Have Helped in Turner Grain Case

by Lee Hogan 9/3/2014 12:08 pm

Even if the 78th Arkansas General Assembly had passed a law in 1991 regulating grain dealers, some agriculture officials believe it wouldn’t have prevented the losses threatened by the collapse of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley.

Shift Toward ‘Wet’ Taking Arkansas by Storm (Ben Johnson Commentary)

by Ben Johnson 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas today remains among the few states fractured into a patchwork of wet and dry regions. The surge of local option elections expanding the boundaries of wet territory has provoked calls in state publications for a uniform statewide system of liquor sales that could not be eroded piecemeal by local referendums.

Saying You’re Sorry Is Essential (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/4/2013 12:00 am

The community victimized by crime does need to hear that the perpetrator is sorry. And I have rarely heard any white-collar criminal apologize as well as Steve Clary, whose desperate attempt to save his collapsing real estate development business back in 2008 included misappropriating a bank loan.