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MIKE MASTERSON: Not so relaxing

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MIKE MASTERSON: A place to land

In Baxter County

Subscriber onlyThe unlikely tale of Arkansas heliport 42AR at Mountain Home is worth telling. Continue reading...

MASTERSON ONLINE: Rogers’ enduring wisdom

Subscriber onlySix years have passed since the National Society of Newspaper Columnists went begging and chose to hand me their annual Will Rogers Humanitarian Award for a body of work spanning 40 years. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: New burial method could be good for environment

Plant a tree

Subscriber onlyAs time itself and today's culture change faster than most can keep pace with, it's no surprise that even traditional ways we've laid loved ones to eternal rest could be dramatically evolving. Continue reading...

MASTERSON ONLINE: Historic Arkansas hotel to be featured on documentary as 'most haunted'

Subscriber onlyIt’s the month when green forests slowly turn orange, yellow and red, culminating with ghosts, ghouls and all things scary. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Taking on Griffen

This will take a while

Subscriber onlyAdmire or despise him, Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen strikes me as one who puts abundant heart and soul into his convictions. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Means to an end

Smearing Kavanaugh

Subscriber onlyDuring a lengthy reporting career that led me from coast to coast and newsrooms between, I never would have considered publicly ballyhooing decades old unsupported, memory-afflicted sexual-assault allegations of any female, especially one with a publicized political bent. Continue reading...

MASTERSON ONLINE: One toxic ‘soup’

Subscriber onlyIf veteran North Carolina environmental writer Elizabeth Ouzts wanted to know the latest developments on the C&H Hog Farms operation in our Buffalo National River watershed, I could help bring her up to speed. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Suspense in town

Subscriber onlyHarrison bomb scare Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Magic in the air

Subscriber onlyI wonder how many are like me when it comes to the glimpse of forgotten childlike enchantment a fair adds to life each September. Continue reading...

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