Former John McCain adviser Steve Schmidt has aptly summed up the appeal of Donald Trump, saying in August that Trump says in public those things that many Republican voters "across this country are yelling at their televisions."
Also, "The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical" at the Studio Theater, Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe at White Water, Vino's 25th Anniversary, Arkansas Justice Reform at the Clinton School and Ryan Bingham at Revolution.
A college student and his dad who visited a gun range over the weekend for some bonding time over target practice were told to leave after the owner grew suspicious that the pair were...Muslims! Nope, not Muslims — they just happened to not be white. Either way, though, it's rank discrimination.
Authorities have identified the suspect in the mass shootings at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs as Robert Lewis Dear, 57. According to jail records, he's a 6 foot 4, 250-pound white male. Photographs from the scene shows he has a beard and wears glasses. Reports say he's had a variety of minor brushes with the law as a former resident of South Carolina.
The state Board of Education has cleared the way for Baker Kurrus to be named the new superintendent of the Little Rock School District, voting to waive hiring requirements for a district administrator. The board voted 7-0 in a special meeting this afternoon. One board member, Joe Black, was not present; chairman Sam Ledbetter did not vote. The board will hire the new superintendent tomorrow.
Five years into the exploration for natural gas in the Fayetteville Shale, most Arkansans know about the hydraulic fracturing process and its links to environmental havoc, including poisoned wells and radioactive wastewater in various parts of the United States and increased earthquakes here in Arkansas. Now, a mushrooming side industry is beginning to attract national attention.