It's been a long day, getting caught up and spending more time with the Political Animals Club and the Arkansas Lottery Commission than I would have liked. But, in my efforts to re-dedicate myself to this blog, here is your Monday round-up.
"Visionary": More accounts of last Fridays talk at the Clinton School. You can read my post below, which is really all you need. But, if you're one of those know-it-alls who has to read all you can get your hands on, here are a couple of good links. Mike Morris' "visionary" quote was the lead in John Lyon's story from Arkansas News Bureau. Good job John. The story that appeared in the Democrat Gazette went with the industry-preferred "coal's gonna burn, it might as well be here" angle.
Dollars and Sense: About that Turk Plant, Wall Street doesn't like it either. Fitch Ratings has downgraded SWEPCO's rating from stable to negative.
Health Food: Little Rock-based HealthSpan Solutions will release BeneVia, a juice-based adult nutrition drink in the very near future. In other food news, Grassroots Ozark talks about wild strawberries. Mmmm...