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[8 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 12,414 views]
School bus? Total stop.

Our good friend David Bailey has started a regular column in the Siloam Springs Herald Leader.
Who is Bailey? He’s an attorney who’s been in business for 15 years. He’s holding an open house at his Siloam Springs office on Thursday to commemorate his 15th anniversary, in fact, and is inviting the public to attend and take part in the lawyerly fun (we posted something about that yesterday).
What’s the column about? Bailey is fielding legal questions from the public and is answering them. Of course, there are some  things to keep …

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[7 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 2,879 views]
Siloam Springs lawyer celebrating 15 years

This week represents a milestone for David A. Bailey.
On the day after Labor Day in 1996, the Texarkana native started the Bailey Law Firm in Siloam Springs. At the time, he was one of but a few attorneys in northwest Arkansas who spoke Spanish. His decision to learn that language turned out to be fortuitous — the 2010 Census puts the population in Benton County at 221,339 and 15.5 percent of those residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Compare that to 2000 when 8.8 percent of 153,406 residents in …

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[12 May 2010 | 4 Comments | 5,639 views]
Ethics Committee investigates Benton County Sheriff

All of this squabbling leading up to the May 18 primaries is — at the very least — entertaining.
We’ve got Democrats Bill Halter and Blanche Lincoln tit-for-tatting like two-years-olds while running for the Senate. Meanwhile, there’s a hubbub over Republican Steve Womack’s alleged (well, not alleged — he admitted it) use of public property in his race to represent the 3rd District in Congress (he’s the mayor of Rogers and some have pointed out that his use of his mayoral computer to send campaign literature is a no-no under Arkansas …