June 26th, 2014
(StatePoint) While the saying â€śgetting there is half the funâ€ť is a great concept in theory, in practice, a road trip can be quite stressful on families. But with a bit of smart packing and preparation, you can make your long summer road trips and shorter commutes more entertaining for kids.
This summer, be sure to stock your car with some great activities and books.
Heidi Cox, head softball coach at Benton High School, has been named 2014 Outstanding Softball Coach of the Year by the Arkansas High School Coaches Association.
Native of Texarkana, Cox took the helm at Benton in the fall of 2011 and has since taken her team to two 6A State Championship games (2013 and '14), winning her first title this past season with a 4-2 win over Sheridan.
Pick up a copy of Thursday's Saline Courier for the full story.
DENVER â€” Bill Clinton defended Hillary Rodham Clinton's commitment to the poor and working Americans on Tuesday, saying his family's post-presidential wealth had not prevented the former secretary of state from understanding the economic problems of Americans.
"She's not out of touch," the former president declared at his family's annual domestic policy summit. Clinton noted that in law school his future wife sought legal assistance for the poor and later advocated for paid leave for new mothers during the 1970s.