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One Art Hobson could learn from the other

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Woody Bassett: Can we talk?

Are ‘sensible’ gun limits so off base we can’t discuss them?

Subscriber onlyIt's the slogan you see on bumper stickers and for years it has been the mantra of the National Rifle Association: "Guns don't kill people. People kill people." Those seven words are true. But it's also true that deranged people with military-style weapons can kill lots of people in a matter of minutes, even seconds. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Thursday's thumbs

Nature center will be great NW Arkansas addition

Subscriber onlyIt's time for a new installment of thumbs and this week, it's all good. Continue reading...

Singing the blues

Should make them go away

Subscriber onlyBusiness was booming as this year’s King Biscuit Blues Festival got underway Oct. 4-7 deep in the heart of the Arkansas Delta at Helena-West Helena, Ark. “Oh, my word, it’s just over-the-top fabulous,” Munnie Jordan, who directs the festival, told our reporter Sean Clancy. “Tickets have been selling well and everything is on track. People are really excited.” As they should have been, for this festival brings together the best of the Old and New, the Mountain and the Delta, South. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Dysfunction’s dirty pool

Subscriber onlyThe Hutchinson-Hendren dynasty in Arkansas finds itself under increasing attack from the far right. Continue reading...

Hoyt Purvis: War is the word

Trump, nation would benefit from some caution

Subscriber onlyWar is the theme of our time. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Finding solace

Unnerving gun legislation awaits final set of training rules

Subscriber onlyConcealed carry of weapons on public college campuses moved a shade closer to legality in Arkansas this week. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: In rough seas

Rogers, Bentonville find themselves on collision course

Subscriber onlyThat rising tide and the traditional Northwest Arkansas mantra of unity that has it lifting all boats has drifted into some choppy waters between the USS Bentonville and USS Rogers. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyConstitution has more than one amendment Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Reader feedback

Listening to you

Subscriber onlyYou, valued readers, are giving me ample feedback, edited for space. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: How much to cut?

Lawmakers desire for cuts must not hamper state

Subscriber onlyArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson sounds like a man who knows the state has bills to pay and unmet needs. Continue reading...

Lowell Grisham: Scriptures call for justice

Imagining how lessons would apply to nation’s actions, inaction

Subscriber onlyTwo of the most important words in the Hebrew Scriptures are mishpat and tzedakah. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyDecision shows need for universal health care Continue reading...

Movie stars, NFL players aren't nation's heroes

Subscriber onlyA number of people have written letters in praise of protesting football players. Some have even called them heroes. I personally don't have much respect for a guy who makes millions playing a game while disrespecting the nation where he is able to accomplish so much. I put the protesting players in the same category as movie stars and other entertainers, who live in mansions, ride in limos and tell everyday Americans how they should live and what they should believe. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyMovie stars, NFL players aren’t nation’s heroes Continue reading...