As the article states, "the city may have seen a victory last week with the dismissal of a AFOIA lawsuit." However, I still feel the citizens of Fort Smith have been denied, "access to information", and "transparency in government." Why should there even be a question of clarity when the public
The 67th Annual Original Ozark Folk Festival will be held from October 8 - 11 in historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The Original Ozark Folk Festival has been held every year since 1948; making it the longest consecutively held annual folk festival in America.
You hear the term "quality of life", thrown around quite a bit today by public officials. I was reading comments by a local police officer on Facebook and it made me think, who should determine one's quality of life? The policeman's comments didn't only raise a question, but many questions abou
Is love that warm feeling a person has about another person? According to the Bible, love is caring in action. Love isn't what we feel, but what we do. Love is a decision not a feeling. Ponder on that for a few minutes.
I discontinued my paper subscription last November, but I have "Liked" the SWTR on my Facebook page and therefore receive headlines and articles of interest. The latest such article of interest was about our City Administrator pushing for employee pay raises in 2015. According to the 2014 City
All you mugs and dolls, grab your glad rags and ankle on over to our juice joint for a lollapalooza of a time. You don’t have to be an oliver twist to have fun. With hep tunes from Joe Giles and the Homewreckers, darb food from PF Chang’s and giggle water from Guess Who?
There I was a 28 years old new mother and living in a big city with no friends but a horse farm to keep up which included 15 acres to bush hog each week. Ear plugs in place, I mowed and tuned in to tapes of motivational speakers. I listened to a bunch of them over an entire summer! They inspi