By Larry Burge If academics had been a sport in the 2000 Olympics, the U.S. team would have come in close to last. For in 1999, when a half-million 12th graders from 41 countries competed in their comprehension of math and science, the U.S. team score was among the lowest. If you link this with…
The bitter end By Doug Thompson Leading Republican lawmakers now know how the rest of us have felt for six years: Ignored.
Summer Movies Which is the least promising — the slate of summer flicks or the political candidates who already are blotting out the sun? Both are prepackaged and presold with berserk calculation.
The show not to miss: Chase Missy and Fayetteville Funk Ensemble at George’s and Celebrating Arkansas Heritage
Preparing for World Goodwill Day & Festival of Humanity
By Bruce Cochran Hello Everyone, It’s time to get ready for summertime wines, and we’ll begin this week with a look at a popular grape variety that’s available in many quality levels and prices that don’t always correspond to each other.
By Wes Putt As patrons migrate to the rim of the George’s Majestic Lounge stage, the lights dim and a well dressed black-haired 20-something sneaks up to the microphone. Clutching the barrel, he stares down at the floor with building intent, perhaps fighting to replace his anxiety with the courage that he’s been saving for…
Chrysler sold too late By Doug Thompson Chrysler’s been sold. It’s too late, as far as my family’s concerned. We’ve replaced the transmission in our minivan three times. One didn’t last four months, as I recall. We’ve read all the company’s stuff online about how their transmission likes only one particular type of transmission fluid….