Our Voices Arkansas

The Voices of Grassroots Conservatives Across Arkansas

Recent Articles

  • Jun 22

    “Modern Educayshun”

    What's a Modern Educayshun good for? by OurVoicesAR

  • Jun 16

    Acxiom Adds to Its Social Portfolio

    Acxiom adds Pinterest to its social portfolio along with LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. by OurVoicesAR

  • Jun 15

    Elections – Candidates

    Every two years, we track candidates and elections here in Faulkner County, Arkansas: ♦   ELECTIONS 2016Candidates: Who ran? Who won? ♦   ELECTIONS 2014Candidates: Who ran? Who won? by OurVoicesAR

  • Apr 15

    Conway Take Heed: Retail in Distress

    Conway has bet its future on income from sales tax to pay its ever-growing debt. Now retail is showing more and more signs of trouble. by OurVoicesAR

  • Dec 20

    Christmas in Conway

    We posted this image recently on Facebook, and got the following in reply from an anonymous reader. What do you think, Conway? To paraphrase the Downtown Partnership, “You can shop ‘till you drop, come take a look at the million-dollar tree (if it’s working this year), ride a cute little train, take a ride in... by OurVoicesAR

  • Oct 22

    Taxpayers, Money for Schools, & Issue 3: Who Knows?

    If your neighbor could take out an unlimited loan in your name, would you want to know what they plan to do with all that money? Isn’t Issue 3 the same thing? If passed, Issue 3 authorizes city/county governments and schools to borrow unlimited sums of money for “economic development” and we taxpayers will be... by OurVoicesAR

  • Oct 14

    Conway: More Tax-and-Spend After November?

    A reader sent us this online commentary from a former Conway resident about the relocation of the Springfield-Des Arc bridge, a $300,000 project Conway helped pay for with $60,000 of city funds so the bridge could be preserved and used in one of the city’s numerous (and so very necessary) parks. We’re not the only... by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 5

    Candidates 2016: Faulkner County Cities

    Click HERE to download a list of candidates on the November 8, 2016 ballot for elected office in the following Faulkner County cities: Damascus, Greenbrier, Guy, Holland, Mayflower, Quitman, Twin Groves, Vilonia, & Wooster by OurVoicesAR

  • Sep 1

    Baker Video Release Serves No One’s Best Interests

    Wednesday’s release of a 1 3/4-hour video of last Friday’s DWI arrest of former Senator Gilbert Baker is disturbing on many levels. [UPDATES: 9/27/16 Baker ♦   Pleaded guilty to a negotiated plea of guilty DWI (1st offense) and refusing to submit to an alcohol test; driving left of center was dropped. ♦   Received... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jul 1

    Conway Endangered Species Mural: “Cool”?

    “A cool project” says the banner headline. Depends on who you ask, we say. Does downtown Conway need an endangered species mural? Conway’s uber Progressive city government/city leaders think so — and it should be funded by the Center for Biological Diversity (other sponsors include the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Hendrix College, and the... by OurVoicesAR

  • Feb 12

    Sheriff Candidates Queried on Constitutional Specifics

    If elected as Sheriff, all the Faulkner County Republican candidates would appear to have identical views of upholding and defending the Constitution, according to a recent multiple-choice poll. JP Damon Edwards (District 12) queried the candidates and then distributed a printed version of the responses at the February 11 sheriff candidate forum sponsored by the... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jan 10

    Clowning Around Conway

    A reader submitted the following as a comment on the upcoming Mayor’s race in Conway:   I love this town but not the clown Who we’ve elected mayor. To bikers and tree-huggers He tries hard to be fair, But when it comes to paying fair For firemen and cops He’s not the mayor or upright... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jan 7

    How Constitutional Sheriffs Protect Their County Citizens

    Faulkner County’s 2016 sheriff candidates have all pledged to support CSPOA to defend against unconstitutional state and federal mandates in the areas of gun control, religious freedom, Agenda 21 issues, property rights, water rights, mining rights, health care privacy, and 10th Amendment issues. (More information here.) The U.S. Constitution establishes the sovereignty of the sheriff’s... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jan 7

    Sheriff Candidates Make Constitutional Pledge

    They’re pretty simple questions. And they all answered essentially the same way — a very good thing for conservatives and a game-changer for Faulkner County, no matter who becomes our next Sheriff. Candidates for Faulkner County Sheriff were asked: “What are your thoughts of the CSPOA? Would you consider attending CSPOA training and send your... by OurVoicesAR

  • Nov 14

    Mayor Stodola: Little Rock a Sanctuary City?

    Even though he says it’s “bad information,” Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is one of 80+ mayors in nearly 100 American cities who make up the Democrat lobby group Cities United for Immigration Action (CUIA). CUIA supports the Obama Administration’s illegal immigration policies and is pushing for even more refugees in the United States. Stodola’s... by OurVoicesAR

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