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Brenda Blagg

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Between The Lines: Is It Politics Or Personal?

Subscriber onlyHere's the scene: Two young men, probably in their early 20s, most likely students at the University of Arkansas, are walking down Dickson Street in Fayetteville. They pass the fronts of popular bars and eateries to their right and a big blue bus parked across the street from them. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Springdale Schools Set Example For Nation

Subscriber onlyA national publication recently highlighted some remarkable statistics about a local school district. Continue reading...

Between the Lines: Pay More Attention To Candidates Than Ads

Subscriber onlyIt isn't even Labor Day yet. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Opposing Sides In Discrimination Debate Looking For Evidence

Subscriber onlyFayetteville is hardly the first governmental entity to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It is, however, the first Arkansas city to do so. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Constitutional Amendments Feeling The Squeeze

Subscriber onlyGroups pushing two proposed ballot issues have submitted additional signatures to get them on the Nov. 4 election. Continue reading...

Commentary: Benton County Creates Confusing Ballot

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials were bound and determined to make this upcoming election harder than it had to be. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Obamacare Succeeds In Arkansas

Subscriber onlyArkansas is back in the spotlight over health insurance. This time it is for good reason, a really good reason. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Bypass Funding Goes In Circles

Subscriber onlyPut recent highway news under the what-goes-around-comes-around category. Continue reading...

COMMENTARY: Pryor Surprises Experts By Keeping Race Against Cotton Close

Subscriber onlyArkansas was supposed to be a sure thing for Republicans seeking to regain control of the U.S. Senate this year. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Arkansas Trims Back-To-School Bills

Subscriber onlyThere's still time for those wanting to take advantage of Arkansas' sales tax holiday. Continue reading...

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