Free fair? No fair!

I just want to go on record as saying I think it’s terrible to offer free admission one night during the St. Francis County Fair.

Sheila Haymer

Sheila Haymer, 53, of Memphis and formerly of Forrest City, died Aug. 9, 2014, at her brother’s home in Marion.

Maybe it really is the money?

I traditionally look forward to the beginning of the college football season, having always enjoyed college ball more than the pros.

Back to school? So soon?

School days? Already? “Back to school” seems to be the main topic of ads and store aisles these days. It’s starting to look like school comes around almost as often as Christmas anymore. Which is strange, since I don’t dread school the way I do Christmas. That’s not to say I never did dread school. There were days during summer vacation when I would look at the calendar and realize that my blessed days of freedom were slipping away all too fast. Then by the opening of school, in self defense, I would manage to work myself into some kind of positive frenzy. I’m sure most folks did. You know: … Continued

Must booze flow everywhere?

Just in case anyone’s interested, if that proposed amendment to legalize alcohol sales statewide makes it to the ballot, I’m afraid I’m gonna be “agin it.”

Letters to the Editor

Dear Ms. Lewey:
I want to thank you for the Fred Conley article concerning my induction into the Arkansas Officials Association Hall of Fame which appeared in the Times-Herald on Thursday, July 10.