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If you pay attention to global affairs, you know that increasing numbers of people believe U.S. leadership in the world is coming to an end. I think these predictions are exaggerated, but they are not without some basis. It is time for us to re-establish ourselves by showing our capacity for…

Modern moviegoers often go to the movies looking for newer and more dazzling features for their movies, looking for clever computer-generated graphics, stirring soundtracks, stereo surround sound, and high-definition digital pictures.

The year 2020 has definitely been a year of changes and challenges for many, myself included, especially as we have dealt with the COVID-19 crisis.

Dizzy Dean is among the candidates for the 2021 Ford C. Frick Award presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

It’s no secret that good roads are vital to community growth. As the Executive Director of the Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal, I see first-hand how important infrastructure is to industry recruitment, jobs and overall economic health of rural areas.

As we mark National Fire Prevention Week, designated as Oct. 4-10, it is a good time to be both thankful for the local fire departments that work tirelessly to keep our communities safe, and mindful of the work that we as individuals can do to help prevent fires and protect our families, as well.

The phone rings, I pick it up, “Times Dispatch, this is Gretchen ...” There is silence on the other end, I know it is a robot calling, so I hang up as fast as I can.

Renovation of the Smithville Community Center began in the spring of 1991, made possible by a $140,000 grant from the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission. The building was originally constructed in 1936 as the Smithville School House under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) progr…

The clock is ticking on the 2020 Census and time is running out. We’re one week out from the Sept. 30 response deadline and communities across Northeast Arkansas are trailing behind.

One of many services provided by the Lawrence County Extension Service is ballot issue education. Staff Chair Bryce Baldridge mentioned this service at Monday night’s Quorum Court meeting and shared the following with The TD to help educate our readers:

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