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OLD NEWS: Stathakis joint over a barrel as war starts

Subscriber onlyIn 1930, one George L. Stathakis of Buffalo, N.Y., tucked himself into a mattress-padded barrel and set off to conquer Niagara Falls. A philosopher and author, he had promised reporters that a turtle he was clutching, Sonny Boy, would tell his story were he to die. He was wrong. Continue reading...

Don't add letters in 'pronounciation'

Subscriber onlyPeople from all over the country speak with different accents, and that's good. Arkansans don't need to speak like Virginians. Boston natives don't need to sound like they're from the Bronx. (I'm not sure what they should do while visiting Yankee Stadium, though.) Continue reading...

Where Is It?

Subscriber onlyThe Happy Trails hiking column came across this sight while rambling around the state. Do you know where it is? Continue reading...

Triathlons of all stripes at Lake Norfork fest

Subscriber onlyThe Lake Norfork Triathlon festival will use Panther Bay Park, David's Trail and the Rocking Chair Resort in Mountain Home from Friday through Sunday. Continue reading...

What's that taste? It's on the tip of my tongue

Subscriber onlyLife expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. Continue reading...

Slim Pickings

Subscriber onlyWHAT: Limited Edition G.H. Cretors Popcorn in fall flavors Continue reading...

Where Is It?

Subscriber onlyConner Park is in western Little Rock off Arkansas 10. Continue reading...

Study: Wild dogs sneeze to ready for the hunt

Subscriber onlyWhen they want to move as a group, meerkats call to each other. Capuchin monkeys trill. Gorillas grunt. Honeybees make what is called a piping sound. Continue reading...

Workouts double as sport in 'fitness athletics' mode

Subscriber onlyIn recent years, fitness has attracted a new type of participant, the "fitness athlete." Continue reading...

Grilled meat's link to cancer bolstered

Subscriber onlyThese still-hot evenings are prime time for grilling. But some research suggests that this all-American ritual carries health risks beyond the long known hazard of setting yourself on fire. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Neil

Subscriber only1. Famous American astronaut Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR READERS: Today's Sound Off is about too much nudity and bad language on television. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. You've a tingling excitement about the possibilities, which will grow stronger. November expands your family. Sell a big item in February; buy another almost immediately. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: My mother didn't have a very happy life, and now that she's gone I wonder what kind of a life she's having in Heaven. Is she happy and free from worries, or is she still kind of depressed and anxious? I worry about this. Continue reading...

DEAR ABBY: Son jumps into online dating by asking personal questions

DEAR ABBY: My 40-year-old son signed up with an online dating site. He has a 17-year-old son and has never been married. During his initial contact with one woman, she mentioned she had several kids and my son asked if they were all by the same father. She said he was out of line to ask that question! Continue reading...