From the ashes: RiverFest rises again in Little Rock with more music, food, drink and fun

Subscriber onlyFor nearly 40 years, Memorial Day weekend in Little Rock meant music, family activities, corn dogs and a tidal wave of people flooding downtown Little Rock's River Market District. It meant Riverfest. Continue reading...

ARKANSAS TRAVEL: 421-acre preserve offers education, outdoor activities

Subscriber onlyYELLVILLE -- Once this was a dairy farm. Now it's the bucolic setting for one of the four Conservation Education Centers operated by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The facilities aim to give students from preschool to college a firsthand sense of what makes this the Natural State. Continue reading...

Rascally Roomba no Rosie

Subscriber onlyIt seems I got swept away again. Continue reading...

Gallery founder's stored art a show

Subscriber onlyThe boxes sat on a high shelf in the basement art studio of N. Scott at Cantrell Gallery for years. Continue reading...

NBC, Fox first to reveal their new fall schedules

Subscriber onlyIt's time, fellow TV lovers. The networks have completed their annual upfront presentations for advertisers, and we now know which shows will return and which have been put out to pasture. Continue reading...

'Credit retired' people lose score, perks that go with it

Subscriber onlyCertified financial planner David Rae says he used to think that "anyone who could draw breath" could get an auto loan. Then one of his millionaire clients tried to buy a car -- and failed. Continue reading...

'Bias response' for kids with hurt feelings is bogus

Subscriber onlyWhen I was in college and grad school, other students -- mostly the "jock" and fraternity crowds -- called me all sorts of names because, being the lead singer in a popular campus rock band, I sported long hair and wore flamboyant outfits. This being BPC (before political correctness), the reader can imagine the epithets in question. Sometimes I felt threatened, but mostly I just shrugged them off and called my mockers equally incorrect names under my breath. Continue reading...

Voicenotes puts Puth in a party mood

Subscriber onlyB+ Charlie Puth Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Musical instruments

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Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: My husband works at the San Antonio airport. Recently, he had a customer who didn't show up for her flight. Continue reading...

Selfish sons want retired parents to move closer to them

Subscriber onlyDEAR CAROLYN: My husband and I, 68 and 61, were thrilled to become grandparents two years ago. We are enjoying our first years of carefully planned retirement in our home on the East Coast. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. This solar return brings new levels and kinds of sharing. You'll share a belief and make a friend. You'll share an activity and bring lots of love into your life. You'll share a goal and change the world. Special moments include an award in July and an investment in September. You'll bank on what you learn. Continue reading...

DEAR ABBY: Man devoted to wife suffering parkinson's fulfills his vows

DEAR ABBY: I'm writing in response to "Requires Companionship" (Feb. 7), whose husband has atypical Parkinson's and she's considering dating. My wife was diagnosed nine years ago, and she, too, has reached the point where she can no longer walk, write or speak. We have, however, found ways to communicate and spend quality time together. Continue reading...

OLD NEWS: 100 years ago, Arkansas Democrat let teens run paper for the day

Subscriber onlyOne hundred and one years ago, Little Rock High School added journalism to the curriculum for its 1,200 students. Thanking the district, the Arkansas Democrat hired "the boys and girls" to manage and edit one day's regular edition of the paper. Continue reading...

PHOTO QUIZ: Where Is It?

Subscriber onlyRamble like a tourist across the state, and sooner or later you'll come across this little chipmunk. Do you know where it is? Continue reading...

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