Nuclear Energy

By: Geoff Hamby

A nuclear poser plant is basically a giant steam engine. The only part that is “nuclear” is the core reactor, or heat source of the steam engine.

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U.S. Mid-Amateur

By: Geoff Hamby

This is the first blog in a series about Geoff’s attempt to qualify for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. (In 2015, Geoff hit a hole-in-one to win the Harley-Davidson in this photo! The golf tournament was sponsored by the Benton County Sheriff's Office benefitting the Police Athletic League.)

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Is the 7th Amendment, right to trial by jury, important? Why or why not?

By: Nick Cude, Senior 2016, Bentonville High School, Bentonville, AR

Each spring Bailey & Oliver Law Firm invites area high school students to compete in their High School Speech Competition. Students competing this year were given the topic "Is the 7th Amendment, right to trial by jury, important? Why or why not"? Remarkable speeches were presented to the panel of judges. This blog is the speech given by Nick Cude, a senior at Rogers High School.

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Plein Air Painting in NW Arkansas - Part 1

By: Frank H. Bailey

In this blog series, Frank shares his quests in plein air painting lessons from locations around beautiful Northwest Arkansas. Plein air painting is a phrase borrowed from the French equivalent meaning "open (in full) air". It is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors, also called French: peinture sur le motif ("painting of the object(s) or what the eye actually sees"), where a painter reproduces the actual visual conditions seen at the time of the painting.

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