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From shelves to facility: Pair build a food pantry

Subscriber onlyPoint Cedar is a tiny community -- not much more than a spot in the road -- in Hot Spring County. An aging population, lack of jobs and a stagnant local economy have had an impact on the area. Continue reading...

Red letter day

Luncheon raises $250,000 for the local affiliate of the American Heart Association

Subscriber onlyThe Central Arkansas Go Red for Women luncheon isn't just a luncheon these days. It has become a full-out expo, a festival with a cause. Continue reading...

She was smitten from his first swig of her soda

Subscriber onlyMorris Smith wasn't on Shirley Gasaway's radar until he took something from her. Continue reading...

Pleats make subtle comeback to redress lanky-fashion gaffe

Subscriber onlyQ. Are pleated trousers out of style? I like the way they make my waist look but I don't want to wear something that stands out as outdated. Continue reading...

Villains with heart

Annual Wonderland generates $65,000 to give a hand to ALS patients

Subscriber onlyThere were more than just Disney villains. A few of Batman's enemies showed up ... the Joker (the truly creepy Heath Ledger-style one), the Riddler and Two-Face. Continue reading...

Partygoers get all keyed up to donate for campers' sake

Subscriber onlyIt was standing room only for Aldersgate After Dark Live on May 19 at the Clinton Presidential Center. Once again, the event featured dueling pianos as entertainment for the annual Camp Aldersgate fundraiser. Continue reading...

Fun wedding plans include ways to help guests mingle

Subscriber onlyCouples who meticulously plan every aspect of their wedding can still have trouble predicting: Will the guests have fun? Continue reading...

Dress codes for summer interns

Subscriber only"Dress to impress" might sound cliche, but it's an age-old saying worth remembering, especially for those getting their first taste of office life this summer with an internship. Continue reading...

Women's alliance fosters idea sharing

Subscriber onlyLeslie Feinzaig had been searching for months for a business partner to join her startup, toy company Venture Kits, and was starting to feel the press of loneliness that often goes along with being a company founder. Continue reading...

Nealy Kathryn Morton - John Adam Wells

Central Flying Service at Bill and Hilary Clinton National Airport, Adams Field was the setting at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 20, for the marriage of Nealy Kathryn Morton and John Adam Wells. The Rev. John Miles of First United Methodist Church, Jonesboro, officiated. Continue reading...

Southern hospitality in force at fundraiser

Subscriber onlyMatthew Pate and Rachel Stephens were picked as "Best Dressed" at the eighth annual Seersucker Social, a fundraiser for the Old State House Museum's school bus fund. The take helps finance varying aspects of schoolchildren's field trips to the museum. The May 18 lawn party was held on the sodded front of the museum. Continue reading...

Soiree sports island feel, drums up aid for families

Subscriber onlyColorful arrangements of tropical flowers and pineapples on tables and the sound of steel drums set the mood May 20 for Caribbean Cabaret, a fundraiser for Women & Children First, held at RH Farm, the home of Rush and Linda Harding in west Little Rock. Continue reading...

Symphony Guild luncheon includes business, pleasure

Subscriber onlyThe rain held off, much to the appreciation of those who attended the Arkansas Symphony Guild's Spring Luncheon on May 18. Continue reading...

Lunchtime gabbers need swift shutdown by focused walker

DEAR ABBY: I have a step tracker. I am dedicated to getting in at least 10,000 steps every day, most of them walking around inside my office building at lunch. I walk quickly, often with headphones on. My problem is, I'm constantly confronted by people who stop me wanting to chat. Continue reading...

Not fading away

Scrappy Oxford American hits 25-year milestone with lots of stories left to tell

Subscriber onlyThe Oxford American magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and in that quarter century the feisty Little Rock-based literary quarterly has weathered shutdowns, relocations, the firing of its founder, an embezzlement scheme, crippling debt and the wrath of that most nonliterary of outfits, the Internal Revenue Service. Continue reading...