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Consider This - July 26, 2007

Forwarded Email 'Rumors'

Here at KAIT we receive and respond to a ton of emails every day. Its part of our business. But I would like to speak with you about the many forwarded emails we all get... More>>

Consider This - July 20, 2007

Volunteerism in Action at the Hoxie Fire

Tuesday night [07-17-07] there was a devastating fire in downtown Hoxie. Furniture and Appliances Now was leveled. My heart goes out to the Vail family and we wish them the best as they move forward... More>>

Consider This - July 17, 2007

Guys: Helping Out More Around the House Reaps Rewards

Men you may want to start making your way towards the kitchen while you listen to what I am about to tell you. We all know that mothers who work outside the home also do work around the house and, so... More>>

Consider This - July 9, 2007

Some Mascot Choices 'Just Plain Bite'

The last time we spoke I shared my disdain for removing the Indians from Arkansas State. Now I would like to talk to you about choosing a new mascot... More>>

Consider This - July 6, 2007

Always An Indian

Folks, there is something that you should know about me. I am an Indian. I officially became an Indian when I enrolled at Arkansas State in the fall of '86... More>>

Fourths of July: Past and Present

This week there will be get-togethers both big and small as friends and families spend time together celebrating Independence Day... More>>

Consider This - June 29, 2007

Consider... One More Change

To paraphrase Mark Twain: I share the fate of many a wayward son who wanders back to his home to find gray hairs where he expected youth... change where he had dreamed that somehow Time had stood still... More>>

Consider This - June 25, 2007

Starting Anew in Region 8

Last week Ted Fortenberry said his final farewell to you and spoke of a new beginning for me here at KAIT. Ted has been an asset to our station, our company, and our community. He will surely be missed... More>>

Consider This - June 18, 2007

A New Beginning

We have a saying in our business that we use quite often... The only thing constant is change. And today that saying applies to me... as this is my last Consider This commentary for KAIT... More>>

Consider This - June 11, 2007

Community Decisions at the Polls

Today [June 12, 2007], there are special elections taking place in various communities across Region 8. In Pocahontas, citizens have the opportunity to decide whether the city can purchase Randolph County Medical Center... More>>

Consider This - June 8, 2007

New Roadway Setting A 'Healthy' Precedent

Some wonderful news was announced this week in Jonesboro... After many years of discussion... construction on the Lawson Road bypass around the Valley View school district is finally underway... More>>

Consider This - June 4, 2007

ASU's Mascot Debate

Arkansas State University is dealing with a difficult challenge ... whether or not to change the longstanding Indian mascot to another mascot that would be less offensive to some groups. Consider This... More>>

Consider This - June 1, 2007

Losing A Hero

The Iraq War has claimed the lives of thousands of American soldiers... this week we lost one of our own... More>>

Consider This - May 21, 2007

Moving Forward With Immigration Reforms

Political leaders in Washington announced that much progress has been made on immigration reform with support coming from a majority in the Senate and the White House... More>>

Growing Regionally

This week we have focused our news coverage on Greene County. Greene County - and Paragould specifically - has seen dramatic growth over the past few years... More>>

Consider This - May 14, 2007

Finding Solutions for Rising Fuel Costs

Well... here we go again. We're headed into summer and gas prices are on the rise... nearing $3 per gallon... More>>

Consider This - May 11, 2007

Feedback: City Manager Debate

In our Consider This segment earlier this week we proposed that the city of Jonesboro consider the possibility of converting to a city manager / council form of government. We received quite a bit of feedback, some for, some against... More>>

Consider This - May 7, 2007

A City Manager Form of Government

A few weeks ago Lauren Payne put together a special report looking at a city manager form of government. The report was intended to initiate discussion for Jonesboro citizens to determine if this method could work in Jonesboro as it has in other communities... More>>

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