Author - Caleb Talley

Agriculture August 2018

The Watsons – Arkansas Farm Families

St. Charles, Arkansas County • Southeast District Farm Family  Rice, corn, soybeans By Caleb Talley Agriculture is Arkansas’ largest industry, contributing more than $21 billion to the state’s economy each year. Because of our diverse landscape and unique climate, Arkansas produces a...

Agriculture August 2018

The Standridges – Arkansas Farm Families

The Standridges • Dennard, • Van Buren County  North Central District Farm Family • Cattle By Caleb Talley Agriculture is Arkansas’ largest industry, contributing more than $21 billion to the state’s economy each year. Because of our diverse landscape and unique climate, Arkansas...

Agriculture August 2018

The Hewitts – Arkansas Farm Families

The Hewitts • Fouke, Miller County  • Southwest District Farm Family • Cattle By Caleb Talley Agriculture is Arkansas’ largest industry, contributing more than $21 billion to the state’s economy each year. Because of our diverse landscape and unique climate, Arkansas produces a wide...

Agriculture August 2018

The Campbells – Arkansas Farm Families

The Campbells • Harrison, Boone County • Northwest District Farm Family • Cattle By Caleb Talley Agriculture is Arkansas’ largest industry, contributing more than $21 billion to the state’s economy each year. Because of our diverse landscape and unique climate, Arkansas produces a...

Opinion Politics

Communism, Continued

by Caleb Talley As promised, here is part two…  When the topic is Communism, the conversation is almost certain to turn to China. The People’s Republic of China has long been an example for supporters as to how successful a Marxist nation can be. After all, China has built the second...

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Trump Sells Out

by Caleb Talley  Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. There’s something going on with Donald Trump and Russia… Okay, I get it – you’re probably sick of hearing about our president and his “is he-isn’t he” relationship with our chief foreign adversary, Vladdy Putin’s Russia. I...

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Hutchinson Aims to Shore Up Chinese Investments

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is sending the state’s economic development director, Mike Preston, to China to address concerns about deteriorating U.S.-China trade relations. Hutchinson says Arkansas has attracted a significant amount of foreign investment over the past couple of years, and the...

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Trump turns right on Kavanaugh

by Caleb Talley U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy turned the country on its head two weeks ago with the announcement that he would soon be retiring. Giving President Trump a second selection to the high court could shape it for a generation. Conservatives celebrated. Liberals wept (and...

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Caterpillar Expanding in Arkansas

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar announced last week the second phase of its expansion at a facility in North Little Rock. The company said it expects to hire 250 new workers in the coming year. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said on Thursday that between 2017 and 2020, the company will have invested...