A rose or weed of another name

It was while watching my son mow the lawn that I realized that dandelions are a flower that keeps on giving, and very much like life in a way.In the spring, dandelions are the first source of food available to birds, bees and other…

BBB talks payday lenders

BBB says stay independent of payday lender debt cycle Consumers can easily fall into the debt trap, especially as inflation appears to be eroding purchasing power. Payday loans can be attractive when you're on the downside of the debt…

Bombshells Growth Vision is on

RCI Hospitality's goal is to open six company-operated stores per year over the next three years and then ramp up the franchise at the same pace. Going forward, Langan envisions operator-led growth to outpace corporate expansion. Three…

The whisper in our blood

It made sense to go to Center Ridge on Sunday, in the few acres halfway between Morrilton and Clinton. It made sense to me and to the two generations next to me, a few guys.Some children are afraid of cemeteries. Me, I was a little…

Stew Over State Board Restaurants

In addition to owning and operating the El Cholo restaurant in Pasadena, Blair Salisbury and his business partner were in the process of franchising 20 Daddy's Chicken Shack locations. But that deal fell apart soon after the two learned of…

Rule by Reason – Journal

“MEN must still be ruled by deception,” Georg Lichtenberg, a German physicist and satirist once remarked. Honesty doesn't give you power, and power doesn't make you honest. How wild. When the prudence of our rulers increases their own…

Putin’s brute force must not rule

After the Kremlin withdrew its armies from around Kyiv, many hoped the Ukrainians would achieve a similar triumph in the Battle of Donbass in the east of the country. Their heroism, adoption of new, nimble tactics, and skillful use of…