Today is Earth Day, and the Keep Jonesboro Beautiful Commission wants to share some information about an important subject: Trash in Jonesboro. “It’s Time to Fight Dirty, Jonesboro!”

When President Joe Biden announced he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, GOP hawks like Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham responded predictably.

The first question most people ask after mass shootings like the one last week at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis in which a 19-year-old male murdered eight people before taking his own life is “how did he get the gun?”

Whether or not Mukund Vengalattore dated a graduate student under his supervision, Cornell University failed him and his accuser when it, as Vengalattore says, passed judgment without properly investigating the claim.

I read the newspaper on a daily basis. Over the past few years there have been countless articles written in the newspaper from readers and a doctor about Jonesboro getting 5G wireless. Everyone talks and complains about how this is bad for our bodies.

I have been watching CNN, FOX, ect., for a year now. Like most of the people in the United States I'm waiting on three words and I have yet to hear anybody say — stop resisting arrest!

One of Thursday's headlines reads: "Red states on electoral map lagging on vaccinations." This must be "fake news." Republican-voting, Donald Trump-supporting, red states that ignore Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines stating the need for wearing masks, social distancing and getting…

President Joe Biden’s announced intention to complete the withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, exactly 20 years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, will complete a goal former President Donald Trump wanted to meet, but did not, follo…

Is there anybody out there? We could make Arkansas one of the most important states in the country instead of the least: become a center for eldercare.

I knocked on the door, holding a bouquet of bright yellow flowers for the minister’s daughter. Would she even remember me? The door swung open, and Miss Mathew said, “Come in, come in.” Yes, she remembered.

“Lies ‘R Us” isn’t a big box store or a board game for death row inmates or even a brand of cosmetics for women over 50.

If one can say the pandemic has had any positive side effect, it has been to help us focus on what the loss of liberties looks like. Such losses do not occur immediately but erode over time as people become increasingly comfortable with government claiming to know what is best for us.

When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines first proved their efficacy, preventing nearly 95 percent of coronavirus infections in those who got the shots in test trials, a vexing issue immediately arose.

COVID-19 disrupted a lot of goals this year – including Christie Erwin’s, who’s trying to reduce to zero the number of kids in Arkansas waiting to be adopted.

Last week, in a single six-hour period, NATO launched 10 air intercepts to shadow six separate groups of Russian bombers and fighters over the Arctic, North Atlantic, North Sea, Black Sea and Baltic Sea.

It would not be accurate to call Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who is 70, an “old-timer,” but he hails from a different time in the Republican Party.

In “Mayor explains plans for technology” (March 27 in The Sun), Mayor Harold Copenhaver sounds the alarm on shortfalls that he is aggressively addressing in 2021: Internet for all (especially the children); “Iworx” (already in use); and updating city sanitation routes (not in-house by involv…

In 1910 the Arkansas Gazette picked up a story from the Baltimore Sun showing that the United States had just harvested $12 million worth of peanuts, a value of $332 million in today’s dollars. Today, the crop’s value exceeds $1 billion.

When the NFL decided not to punish players who kneeled during the pre-game national anthem, some fans reacted by refusing to attend games, buy league merchandise, or watch games on TV.

If Joe Biden’s American Jobs Program, outlined in Pittsburgh, is enacted, then the federal government will take a great leap forward toward irreversible control of the destiny of the Republic.

‘I’ve known Xi Jinping for a long time. ... He doesn’t have a democratic – with a small ‘d’ – bone in his body,” said Joe Biden in his first press conference as president, and then he ambled on:

Throughout history, no one has made a greater impact on this earth than Jesus Christ, yet many still do not understand who he is.

With the arrival of spring comes the annual running of the Johnny 500 in North Jonesboro. “The Johnny” is a motorcycle drag strip on East Johnson Avenue from the light at the corner of The Marion Berry Parkway east to the light at East University Loop. The sole wish of these do-ragged dragst…

China’s top diplomat had an interesting rejoinder to Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s call in Anchorage recently to “strengthen the rules-based international order.” Such an order already exists, answered Politburo member Yang Jiechi. It’s called the United Nations.

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