F. O’Neil Griffin

Neil Griffin grew up on a farm near Jonesboro, dropped out of school at 16 to join the Navy, and earned his first college degree in 2 1/2 years after he was discharged at 19.

Subscriber onlyArkansas State University’s biggest individual donor dropped out of high school at 16. Continue reading...

Proper fit in seat is key to the well-dressed look

Subscriber onlyQ I have a very difficult time getting pants to fit me properly. Pants with 38-inch waists are too tight, 40-inch too loose, and every pair of pants seems weird in some way below the zipper. I'd rather not spend money on a tailor; but if I do, what am I asking him to do? Continue reading...

Dress code says man buns not OK at British Airways

Subscriber onlyWhat is it with airlines and dress codes? They just can't seem to get it right. Continue reading...

Starting Airbnb? Here are basics, extras and no-nos

Subscriber onlyJust like hotels, not all Airbnbs are created equal. Continue reading...

Cooking Matters classes teach healthy food habits

Subscriber onlyAsian chicken and noodles, baked sweet potato fries, vegetable quesadillas, flaked and baked chicken, omelets. Continue reading...

Dear Abby: Beau's toxic family causing woman to question life plan

Subscriber onlyDEAR ABBY: I am in my late 20s and dating a man in his mid-30s whom I am crazy about. We have been dating for a year and are starting to discuss marriage and children. He's kind, hard-working, gives back to the community, and does everything he can to make me happy. Continue reading...

Allie's art

‘The Mind Unveiled’ features variety of work by Carmen Alexandria Thompson

Subscriber onlyThe work of Carmen Alexandria Thompson, who goes by Allie, is featured in the quarterly exhibition series Art Department, hosted by the Thea Foundation in North Little Rock. Continue reading...

Roadside attraction in 1954 leads to lifelong love

Subscriber onlyHildegard Trittler found something to occupy her by the road in front of her family's home in Oberkochen, Germany, every day at 5:30 p.m. in 1954. Continue reading...

Dressed for success

Arkansas Fashion School graduates get diplomas at Leading Edge event

Subscriber onlyAnna Garland, Amberly Holiman, Holley Patton and Dr. Donna Brown displayed their mad fashion designer skills -- and received their diplomas -- at A Leading Edge, an Emerging Designers Graduation Event presented by Arkansas Fashion School and held Aug. 2 in the Grand Hall of the Arkansas Governor's Mansion. Continue reading...

Female former Olympian models men's clothing

Subscriber onlyWith her commanding 6-foot-2 frame, chiseled jaw and heavily tattooed body, Casey Legler knows she cuts a head-turning, in-your-face figure. Continue reading...

Methodist Family Health thanks doctors with meal

Subscriber onlyMethodist Family Health's senior management got together Aug. 4 to thank physicians for their work evaluating and treating children at the facility. Continue reading...

Ex-Etiquette

Subscriber onlyQ I'm wondering exactly how to handle this situation and I thought you might be able to help. My husband died unexpectedly in a car wreck three years ago. I have a daughter who is now 4. Since it's been just us, we often sleep together. It was a difficult transition for both of us when her daddy died. I've recently met someone I really like -- which I thought would never happen, but it did. I'd like him to sleep over, but it's difficult to get my daughter out of my bed. What's good ex-etiquette? Continue reading...

Thank-you picnic a real tail wagger

Subscriber onlyFriends of Animal Village hosted an appreciation picnic on Aug. 11 at Little Rock Animal Village. The event -- called Volunteer Family Reunion -- was to thank anyone who'd ever spent time volunteering at Little Rock's animal shelter. Continue reading...

Meredith Caroline Velez - Grant Logan Hodges

Meredith Caroline Velez became the bride of Grant Logan Hodges at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in First Presbyterian Church. Curtis Thomas of Redeemer Community Church officiated. Continue reading...

League fetes new members for 2018

Subscriber onlyThe Junior League of Little Rock welcomed its 2018 new members recently. Continue reading...

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