The awful toll | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The awful toll

Posted By on Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 5:54 AM

Another day, another report of a child with near fatal injuries -- a month-old male in Washington County with brain damage, a skull fracture, bruises and welts. Referred to police? State agency involved prior to injury? Don't know. Just this.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Auditor Lea caught not telling the truth

    State Auditor Andrea Lea, who began her tenure in statewide office with a degree of competence unseen in some other Republican counterparts (think Treasurer Dennis Milligan particularly), is becoming more deeply mired in a political scandal.
    • Mar 4, 2016
  • Another Republican miracle-working governor

    Great piece in Washington Post on the budget crisis in Louisiana. Big tax cuts and corporate welfare will do that to a state, particularly to a state whose previous governor, Republican Bobby Jindal, refused to join the Obamacare-funded Medicaid expansion. There's a lesson there for Arkansas.
    • Mar 4, 2016
  • More on how highways were used to wipe out "blight" of non-white neighborhoods

    Vox, a news website that concerns itself with energy and other issues, has a fine piece, including before and after images, on the history of the U.S. interstate system and why roads were built through the middle of cities (unless people of influence stopped them — see Manhattan, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.)
    • Mar 22, 2016

Most Shared

Most Viewed

  • Environmental group finds agricultural chemicals in Arkansas drinking water

    The Environmental Working Group released a report this week that asserts that the drinking water for about 200,000 Arkansans contains unsafe levels of chemicals related to industrial agriculture. Another enviroinmental group has used the occasion to call for Tyson Foods to do something about it.
  • Ole Miss apologizes to Houston Nutt, settles his lawsuit

    Tom Mars, attorney for Houston Nutt, the former Arkansas and Ole Miss football coach, called my attention this morning to news that Nutt had settled his lawsuit against Ole Miss officials for speaking negatively about him despite a no-disparagement agreement with the school following his departure as head coach.
  • The 'Me, too' movement spreads to state legislatures

    The Harvey Weinstein case and the "Me, too" ripple effect, which now has spread to state legislatures Arkansas, anyone?
  • Trump a loser as NFL anthem policy maker

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will not adopt a rule forcing players to stand for the National Anthem.Trump had demanded such a rule. Sad!
  • Little Rock to reveal bid for Amazon headquarters

    Thursday is the deadline for cities to make a pitch for Amazon's second headquarters and Little Rock will unveil its proposal at a 10:30 a.m. news conference Thursday in the Venture Center in the city's Technology Park development on Main Street.

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation