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Word war 8

Literacy Council funds learning with letter tiles

The Literacy Council of Benton County started an uproar when war broke out in the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel in Bentonville last Saturday night. Some 150 wordsmiths broke into groups of 10 and competed in a board game some said causes the sabres to rattle. Continue reading...

Steven Daniel Warren

Tax season is when accountants hole up and knuckle down, but not BKD’s managing partner, who’s throwing a ball for big donors to raise money for the American Heart Association

Subscriber onlyPeel away the business suit and corner office and there's still a lot of dairy farmer in Steven Warren. Continue reading...

Rotary to host youth exchange event

Subscriber onlyDon Peters can't help himself. He gets emotional when remembering a dinner party that turned into a mini-international event. Continue reading...

Which charities benefit from directors' dollars?

Subscriber onlySingle Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County is at a neat vector. Founded in 1991, it's not an old charity exactly -- Centers for Youth and Families goes back to, like, the 1880s -- but neither can it claim to be "getting out of the gate." Continue reading...

Acrobats at dinner

Centers for Youth and Families fundraiser exceeds its goal by $25,000

Subscriber onlyBlue lighting, centerpieces of white hydrangeas and white branches on glittery blue tablecloths along with the cool sounds of Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers created the perfect atmosphere for Evolve: Winter Nights on Jan. 24 at the Little Rock Marriott. Continue reading...

She met him among more than a few good men

Subscriber onlyWanda Price was someone else's date to the Marines ball in November 1948, but Ralph Smith was there at the right time, in the right place, to make her his own. She would stand by him over the years, hoping he would come back to her when he found himself in any wrong place at the wrong time. Continue reading...

UK's regimental neck-wear are ties of a different stripe

Subscriber onlyQ. I was at a party with international guests. A gentleman came up to me and asked if I were wearing a regimental tie. I didn't know what he meant, but from what came up in a Google search of the term, it is about its being striped. Should I literally be from a certain military group to wear this? Continue reading...

No one asleep here

Newest Rep show is a riveting tale; just ask those at the premiere

Subscriber onlyThe Whipping Man, artistic director Bob Hupp said moments before the curtain rose Jan. 23 -- figure of speech, there is no curtain -- on The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's first production of the new year, is a "sleeper." Hardly! The acting, script, costumes and stage design are brilliant, and the crowd gathered for the premiere certainly drank in its energy (and the complimentary champagne following the curtain call). Continue reading...

Modern Widows Club offers support, hope and ice cream

Subscriber onlyORLANDO, Fla. -- Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him. Continue reading...

Association presents hearts of gold to young volunteers

Subscriber onlyTiny gold hearts strung on gold chains were presented to the Central Arkansas Sweethearts at their annual necklace dinner on Jan. 23 at Chenal Country Club. Continue reading...

Night of Awareness shines light on AIDS Foundation

Subscriber onlyHIV/AIDS is not just a gay person's disease. Continue reading...

Facilitate truce with hubby, mom, then keep mouth shut

DEAR ABBY: A few years ago, my husband and I had problems. Our marriage was going downhill, but we have recently managed to work things out. My problem is, I sounded off to my mother, who had never held him in very high esteem to begin with. She told me she never wanted to see him again. Continue reading...

Houseboat of light

Exhibit of couple’s photos portrays 1895-1950 river life

Subscriber onlyHugo Preller courted his wife, Gayne, with a romantic promise of wonders in the wilds and port towns of early-day Arkansas. Continue reading...

Saving face behind Lion King masks

Subscriber onlyMichael Reilly has one of the most important jobs with the national tour of Disney's The Lion King. Continue reading...

Political is personal in Carey's Amnesia

Subscriber onlyIt used to be we were insulated from our enemies by oceans and walls, by physical obstacles that, if they didn't effectively impede the invaders' progress, at least served to warn us of their coming. Later we would learn that the real enemy is within, embedded in our society and perhaps even within our genes and hearts. Part of the modern condition is to know there's nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide. Continue reading...

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