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Love or something like it

House hunting reveals series of Mr. Wrongs

Subscriber onlyWe've been house hunting. I've grown to hate it. It's a little bit like online dating but with no chance to run before you actually meet the house of your dreams -- or nightmares. Continue reading...

People & Places

Subscriber onlyJoseph Richardson, 18, of Fayetteville received his Eagle Scout award April 4 from Scout leader Billy Ammons at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

When Muggles fly

Razorback quidditch team takes sport seriously

Subscriber onlyJim Curry is definitely a Hufflepuff. Continue reading...

Museum launches Art Affair

Subscriber onlyThe Fort Smith Regional Art Museum will introduce its Art Affair fundraiser May 1. The inaugural "artsy chic"-attire event will include hors d'oeuvres from 21 West End, open bar donated by In Good Spirits, live music, door prizes, raffle, a private viewing of the "COIN" installation and the farewell viewing of "The Art of Romance" exhibition. Continue reading...

Orphan Black back Saturday on BBC America

Every now and then a new TV series sneaks in under my radar and I have to play catchup. Too many channels; not enough hours in the day. Continue reading...

Which appeals more: Boyfriend with debt, or comfort?

DEAR CAROLYN: I finished my undergraduate degree a year ago, have a good job, and consider myself financially stable. My boyfriend is finishing his master’s and will graduate with $200,000 in student debt. Continue reading...

HELPFUL HINTS

DEAR READER: The column on the importance of every household having carbon-monoxide detectors prompted the following questions : “Why do I need a carbon-monoxide detector? I have no gas appliances, no fireplace, no charcoal grill and no attached garage. … I don’t understand why I would need one.” — Patricia J. in Virginia Continue reading...

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY

Happy birthday. Friendly to everyone, you’re never sure from whence your next luck will spring, but you’re sure it will be good, and you’re right. You’ll shake hands and make deals with VIPs. Continue reading...

ON CHRISTIANITY

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Why did Judas betray Jesus? It’s never made sense to me, because for years he’d been close to Jesus, hearing His teachings and seeing His miracles. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Name the state in the song

1. Do You Know the Way to San Jose 2. I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo 3. Okie From Muskogee 4. Wichita Lineman Continue reading...

Epic fail in the toy aisle

Writer wishes she was making this ‘stuff’ up

Subscriber onlyMy favorite humor writer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry, is famous for the line "I am not making this up." He uses it when writing about things that are so absurd that any sane person would assume he's taking creative liberties with his description when, in fact, the description happens to be ridiculous AND true. I thought of Dave's famous line when my daughter spotted a toy recently and brought it over to the shopping cart to show me. Continue reading...

Adventures in the exotic

Cuisine goes international with Vietnamese classics

Subscriber onlyEven before I started reporting, I was all about adventure. I'll go mountain biking, hiking, surfing, even sky-diving. I'm up for anything new or exciting -- unless it involves food. Continue reading...

Progressive Thinkers Come To Life In Wild West

Subscriber onlyHistory remembers the border between Arkansas and the Indian Territory as a wild and woolly place, with “Hanging Judge” Isaac C. Parker adjudicating federal cases in the Western District of Arkansas from his courtroom in Fort Smith. Certainly, it was not a place fit for a woman of breeding. Continue reading...

Yum, it’s Easter … hummus?

Yes, there are options for vegetarians despite usual meat-heavy menu

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to Easter entrees, ham and lamb reign supreme for meat eaters, but many people are choosing to eat less meat these days. Continue reading...

Chocolate turnovers an overnight success

Subscriber onlyAfter testing and photographing the recipes in the main feature about vegetarian dishes to serve for Easter I was left with one sheet of thawed puff pastry. Continue reading...

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