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[1 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,967 views]
Conference to focus on orphan care

ROGERS–When most people hear the word “orphan,” they think of a child whose both parents have died and they assume the best option is adoption.
Neither is necessarily true. An orphan is any child who has been removed from his or her family (including foster care). While adoption is a solution in some cases, there are ways to help those who are already removed from their parents, and to prevent that removal in the first place.
A conference coming Feb. 25-26 to Rogers will break the usual stereotypes surrounding the idea of …

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[8 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 5,259 views]
Come on, pilgrim

For some reason, I’ve talked with a few people lately about the difficulty of putting together a site like First Arkansas News.
Since there seem to be a lot of misconceptions about putting together a blog that looks and behaves as expected, I figured I mention a thing or two about how we were able to put up our very cost-effective site.
First of all, there are some free blogging platforms out there — Google’s Blogger platform and WordPress.com seem to be the most popular.  They are easy to set up and …