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Prime rib or Fresh Catch?

Family owned restaurant on Sugar Creek set for summer

Pam Bone is ready for summer. Continue reading...

Promise of family services misses the mark in Arkansas, study says

Subscriber onlyBobbie Gross put her own son behind bars. Or at least that's how she sees it. Worried about her 17-year-old's drug addiction, Gross went to the courts for help last June. She thought that by filing a petition with a juvenile court judge, her son could get drug treatment and maybe an order to go to rehab, which she believed was what he really needed. Continue reading...

Korean chiefs meet on how to revive talks

Kim committed to summit with Trump, Moon declares

Subscriber onlyThe two Korean leaders on Saturday met for an impromptu summit at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's request, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced today. Continue reading...

Ebby Steppach's family, friends smile, cry, say goodbye; hunt for Little Rock teen aided others, they say

Subscriber onlyBefore Ebby Steppach's memorial service, her mother was browsing through the teen's old notebooks and found one entry that said "goals." Continue reading...

Ireland vote strikes down abortion ban

Results cast as resounding win for women; lawmakers now to work on new law

Subscriber only Irish voters overwhelmingly repealed a constitutional ban on abortions and asked the country's Parliament to enact laws that reflect the popular will and make abortions legal in the country for the first time, final results from a historic referendum showed Saturday. Continue reading...

Data find gay men avoiding HIV tests

It’s case in rural areas especially

Subscriber onlyWhen Cornelius Mabin first told his parents he was gay, they took him to the doctor. The doctor told his parents their son needed surgery to remove whatever it was that made him attracted to men. Continue reading...

Festival offers bit of Africa in Little Rock

Event features colorful, traditional artwork, clothing, foods

Subscriber onlyThe award for the best-dressed man at the second annual Africa Day Fest in Little Rock went to someone dressed in finery that many Africans wear only on the most special of occasions. Continue reading...

Suspect arrested in death near UA

Homeless man is questioned, jailed

Subscriber onlyUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville police have arrested a homeless man as a suspect as they continue to investigate the death of a 51-year-old man found May 3 on undeveloped university land, Capt. Gary Crain said. Continue reading...

Deadly accident shines light on aging gravestones in Arkansas

Fixing treestones one man’s mission

Subscriber onlyKids climb trees, especially in Arkansas. Continue reading...

NATURALLY STATED: Kansas may be holding seat for ASU athletic director

Subscriber onlyThe day after the University of Kansas fired its athletic director, Arkansas State University Athletic Director Terry Mohajir stood in the center of his office at First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro, measuring the seat of a metallic bar chair with a ruler. Continue reading...

History’s all around us, and Preserve Arkansas wants to keep it that way

Subscriber onlyIn 2008, when talking about Yankee Stadium in New York being dismantled and replaced by a newer version, Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller made this observation: "Yankee Stadium, it's like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them down." Continue reading...

Little Rock looks at expense of services out of city

Studies respond to state proposal

Subscriber onlyBy midsummer, Little Rock will be armed with three estimates of potential costs if the city were to provide services to two areas outside city limits that are within Little Rock's zoning control. Continue reading...

Arkansas hospice caregiver accused of striking patient, giving marijuana to another

Subscriber onlyA hospice caregiver was arrested on felony warrants Thursday morning stemming from allegations that she abused two patients last year, injuring one and introducing illegal drugs to the other. Continue reading...

U.S. agents arrest Texas man in slaying at central Arkansas hotel

Subscriber onlyAn out-of-state man has been arrested on a capital murder charge in the killing of a man at a Conway hotel earlier this month, police said. Continue reading...

That same feeling: Hogs again fail to decipher Tigers jinx

Subscriber onlyArkansas seemingly clinched a top 8 seed in next week's NCAA Tournament while in Hoover, but couldn't solve the LSU postseason riddle. Continue reading...

HIGH PROFILE: Growing up in a small-town barbershop put Jerry Hood on road to lifetime of giving haircuts, serving the Lord

Subscriber onlyOn the back wall of Jerry's Barber Shop in the Heights, among the pictures of politicians and framed newspaper and magazine stories, is a black-and-white photo of a man and a young boy. Continue reading...

Walmart’s bold steps shrink profit; analysts wonder whether e-commerce spending will pay off

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has spent the past year reshaping its business, making a handful of noteworthy decisions executives believe will set the company up for success over the next generation. Continue reading...

REX NELSON: The strong mayor

Subscriber onlyIn an August 2007 special election, 61 percent of Little Rock voters supported an initiative to make the position of mayor a full-time job while retaining the city manager form of government. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: An albatross named Nancy

Subscriber only"No one ever asks me about Nancy Pelosi except the press," Clarke Tucker told me in a rare moment of mild frustration during his otherwise blissful romp through the Democratic congressional primary in the 2nd District. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Mind, body, spirit

Shock of loss

Subscriber onlyIt's been proven time and time again that the link between mind and body is a powerful force often overlooked in the crush of daily existence. Continue reading...

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