Columns - Newport Independent - Newport, AR http://www.newportindependent.com/article/20120716/NEWS/120719830/1008/OPINION newportindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 26 May 2017 09:24:01 +0000 Keith Magill: Happiness through hard work and failure http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 17:08:03 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure Arthur I. Cyr: The Vietnam War: Legacies and lessons http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 16:12:08 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons Matthew T. Mangino: A young presidency and a growing scandal http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 May 2017 14:26:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal On the Road with Rick Holmes: Off the beaten track in Mobile, Alabama, the Duffie Oak endures http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 17:54:48 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures Arthur I. Cyr: South Korea election confirms democracy http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 May 2017 17:12:41 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy Matthew T. Mangino: A reprise of ‘our long national nightmare’ http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 May 2017 01:36:20 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Kennedy country, Obama chooses to 'go high’ http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 May 2017 16:40:32 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high Arthur I. Cyr: Elections in France are about institutions -- not personalities http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 May 2017 17:51:35 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities Matthew T. Mangino: Punishment for punishment’s sake won’t solve problems http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 May 2017 14:39:22 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems On the Road with Rick Holmes: As laws change, scientists rush to unlock the promise and peril of marijuana http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 May 2017 17:55:17 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana Arthur I. Cyr: Today’s fake news headline: Canada-U.S. relationship threatened http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170502/arthur-i-cyr-todays-fake-news-headline-canada-us-relationship-threatened?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 May 2017 17:03:37 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170502/arthur-i-cyr-todays-fake-news-headline-canada-us-relationship-threatened The Secret Lives of Words: Amazons, Wonder Woman and the sleeping giantess http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170502/secret-lives-of-words-amazons-wonder-woman-and-sleeping-giantess?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 May 2017 15:54:54 +0000 By Rick LaFleur, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170502/secret-lives-of-words-amazons-wonder-woman-and-sleeping-giantess Charita M. Goshay: As the world turns, it also moves on http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170501/charita-m-goshay-as-world-turns-it-also-moves-on?rssfeed=true Mon, 01 May 2017 16:59:59 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170501/charita-m-goshay-as-world-turns-it-also-moves-on Matthew T. Mangino: Opioids: The medicine that kills http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170428/matthew-t-mangino-opioids-medicine-that-kills?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:21:26 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170428/matthew-t-mangino-opioids-medicine-that-kills On the Road with Rick Holmes: What's up Down East — The state of politics in Maine http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170427/on-road-with-rick-holmes-whats-up-down-east--state-of-politics-in-maine?rssfeed=true Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:11:32 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170427/on-road-with-rick-holmes-whats-up-down-east--state-of-politics-in-maine Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea best handled with allies http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170425/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-best-handled-with-allies?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:26:47 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170425/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-best-handled-with-allies Dave Ramsey: Keep emergency fund well-funded http://www.newportindependent.com/business/20170425/dave-ramsey-keep-emergency-fund-well-funded?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:25:11 +0000 Dave Ramsey More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/business/20170425/dave-ramsey-keep-emergency-fund-well-funded On the Road with Rick Holmes: Intentional tourism — taking to the road and making it your own http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170422/on-road-with-rick-holmes-intentional-tourism--taking-to-road-and-making-it-your-own?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:52:34 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170422/on-road-with-rick-holmes-intentional-tourism--taking-to-road-and-making-it-your-own Arthur I. Cyr: President Trump’s Kenosha visit underscores importance of region http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170421/arthur-i-cyr-president-trumps-kenosha-visit-underscores-importance-of-region?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:47:44 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170421/arthur-i-cyr-president-trumps-kenosha-visit-underscores-importance-of-region Matthew T. Mangino: Hernandez’s prison suicide, one of many nationwide http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170421/matthew-t-mangino-hernandezs-prison-suicide-one-of-many-nationwide?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:05:31 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20170421/matthew-t-mangino-hernandezs-prison-suicide-one-of-many-nationwide