Press Release: Cornyn, Johnson Introduce A National Tax Transparency Act Following the Texas Model (Sen. John Cornyn)

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn and U.S. Representative Sam Johnson (TX-03) introduced the Tax Transparency Act of 2013 (S.1620, H.R.3417) in the Senate and House of Representatives. The bill is modeled after a legislative rule in the Texas House of Representatives authored by State Representative Van Taylor (District 66 – Collin County), which requires revenue […]

A Halloween With All Treats This Year

According to MSNNews, Halloween can be traced back two thousand years to a Gaelic festival called Samhain or “summer’s end.” It was believed that the night before the new harvest on November 1st ghosts of the dead returned to earth and were allowed to walk amongst the living. Although today’s Halloween has many similarities to […]

Op-Ed: Don’t Let Democrats Pack the D.C. Circuit (Sen. John Cornyn)

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) authored the following op-ed today on National Review Online: It is one of the most important battles raging in Washington, a fight that will have far-reaching consequences for everything from health care and the regulatory state to gun rights and the war on terrorism. Yet most Americans have heard nothing about […]

Local Nursing Home Named ‘Nursing Home of the Year’

Arkansas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has been awarded the Dorothy Huckeby Memorial Award for “Nursing Home of the Year” by the Arkansas Nursing Home Nurses Association. Founded in 1984 The ANHNA consists of administrators and nurses who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of people living in long term care. This non-profit entity has a board […]

Commissioners Court Draws Tea Party Activists

The recent actions of the Bowie County Commissioner’s Court have attracted the attention of Tea Party activist from surrounding states. This past weekend Tea Party activists from as far away as Hope, Arkansas, came to walk the streets of Bowie County in support of the rollback petition in response to recent actions taken by the […]

County Auditor: ‘We Were Never in Danger of Running Out of Money’

A few months ago, there was much discussion in Bowie County Commissioners Court – and in the media – that Bowie County was out of money, and wouldn’t be able to pay the bills or make payroll in September and/or October. As a result, Commissioners Stone, McCoy, Whitten, and Blackburn voted to enact a hiring […]

Press Release: 1st Bank New Boston Celebrates Grand Opening Today

1st Bank celebrated the Grand Opening of their New Boston location at 416 McCoy Boulevard today.   Hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies and cupcakes were served from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM with the ribbon cutting by the New Boston Chamber at 11:00 AM. The week was kicked off with a 12 month CD special of 1.30 % Annual Percentage […]

New AR Website Shows Road Construction, Traffic, Weather

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department released I Drive Arkansas this week – a website showing traffic overlays for construction zones, traffic speeds and weather, as well as AHTD welcome centers and rest areas, commuter park & ride lots, and weight-restricted roads and bridges. The site provides updates in real-time through Google maps, and automatically […]