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[1 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 4,913 views]
Social media — be careful

It’s hard to deny that Facebook and the other social networking sites have had a profound impact on the world. The ability to keep up with old high school friends and relatives who live far away is merely part of the allure of social networking. Many businesses are actively marketing their products and services via Facebook and the like. Some have even predicted that yellow page advertising will one day be a thing of the past.
As with other forms of technology, the benefits of social networking sites should be balanced …

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[7 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 2,851 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 …