Author - Caleb Talley

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Romans 13

by Caleb Talley  By now, you’re well aware of what’s been going on down at our southern border. For weeks, thousands of children – some as young as eight months old – were stripped from their parents as they await trial for illegally entering the country. President Donald Trump’s...

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FAB&T to Roll Out Plinqit

New Savings Tech Targeted at Helping Millennials Save   First Arkansas Bank & Trustis joining forces with mobile tech company Plinqit to change the way millennials save money. The Central Arkansas bank is just the second in the nation to deploy Plinqit, which is designed to help customers...

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Entergy Arkansas Appoints First Female CEO

CEO Rick Riley assumes new role; Laura Landreaux to lead operations in Arkansas    Entergy Arkansas will be under new leadership, come July. Rick Riley, who has served as the utility’s CEO since July 2015 has been promoted to senior vice president of distribution operations and asset...

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A Case for Cannabis II

by Caleb Talley  For some, the legalization of medical marijuana simply represented an opportunity for “dope smokers ” to get their hands on a cheaper, more readily available product. It represented the deterioration of certain norms that have been propped up by years of propaganda. On...

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A Case for Cannabis

by Caleb Talley Since the beginning of the year, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has had legal marijuana in his crosshairs. The country’s top cop has been outspoken for years in his disdain for the plant, and earlier this year, Sessions turned the cannabis industry upside down with the...

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Hit Me: Gambling in Arkansas

by Caleb Talley  Roughly two weeks ago, the US Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, striking down a 1992 federal law that prohibited most states from authorizing the controversial activity. The high court didn’t rule on the side of gambling; but rather, it passed...

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Solar Headed for South Arkansas

Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative to build solar system with Today’s Power, Inc   Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ACEC) announced plans to install a 1 MW solar system in Ashley County, AR. and will enter into a Solar Power Service Agreement (SPSA) with Today’s Power, Inc...

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Steve Clark: The Comeback Kid

June 2018 Issue A story told in two parts, with an ending that’s yet to be written by Caleb Talley Photography by Meredith Mashburn teve Clark’s story is one that has to be told in two parts. There’s an Act I and an Act II, both equally critical in telling the whole story. And his is a story...