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High Profile: Tim Nutt

History is his Holy Grail

Subscriber onlyTim Nutt welcomes visitors to his trove of medical history. His cache includes such curiosities as a vintage hyfrecator (electric wart remover) and a Civil War surgeon's scrapbook of -- how to say it? -- scraps. Continue reading...

Group wraps Christmas for needy senior citizens

Subscriber onlySimon Lee had to step over Christmas gifts when he interviewed for a job as community service representative at Home Instead Senior Care last December. The company had been collecting gifts for its Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and helps facilitate human contact and social interaction with senior citizens during the Christmas season. Continue reading...

Christmas Story time

Leg lamp, pink bunny props at gala fund NLR chamber scholarships

Subscriber onlyThe 18th annual A Night at the Rep featuring A Christmas Story was held Nov. 22 at Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Nobody shot their eye out, but guests could have a photograph taken with a cardboard prop of the famous leg lamp or poke their heads through a photo prop of Ralphie's hated bunny pajamas for a photo. Continue reading...

Two teachers give student an A in matchmaking

Subscriber onlyDaniel Littlefield generally appreciated his students' quest for knowledge. One had a question with far-reaching implications. Continue reading...

Tastefully bringing the bling to Christmas fashions

Subscriber only"Anything goes!" Gia Ghezzi, a fashion consultant who was until recently the fashion director of Intermix, said of the many ways to wear sparkle and shine this Christmas season. "If you feel comfortable in your own skin, now is the moment to have fun and play with it." Continue reading...

Dancing for Dreamland

Contest raises money for upkeep of famed Ninth Street ballroom

Subscriber onlyMarried couple Rick and Sarah Pinedo tangoed their way into a championship. And the sensuously kinetic ladies of Mirana Middle Eastern Dance Co. were the People's Choice. Continue reading...

Windowpane plaid shirt needs subtle accessories

Subscriber onlyQ. If I'm wearing a wide (windowpane) plaid shirt with a solid knit tie and khakis, I consider myself casually dressed. But when I wore this for casual Friday, my co-worker commented that I was dressed up. He insisted I was ready for anything short of an interview with the CEO. I guess I'm asking who do you agree with? Continue reading...

Highway commissioner gets dinner, salutes at his sendoff

Subscriber onlyBank executive Frank Scott Jr. was just 29 when he was appointed to the Arkansas Highway Commission in October 2013. In the three-plus years since, he has put his communications skills and financial intellect to work for the good of the commission. Continue reading...

Guests, family celebrate newlyweds at luncheon

Subscriber onlyA colorful painted sign declaring "Together is a wonderful place to be" along with a display of pumpkins and pansies greeted newlyweds Wanda and Roger Steging and their friends as they arrived at a luncheon on Nov. 26. The decorations were on the front porch of hosts Karen and Jerry Fetzer's Chenal home. Continue reading...

Social media, 'Instagram face' shake up makeup marketing

Subscriber onlyThe day before the Rebecca Minkoff fashion show in September, makeup artist Gato Zamora and 17-year-old YouTube blogger Amanda Steele sat side by side examining Zamora's work. He had transformed a model's fair-with-some-redness complexion into glowing and even. The foundation was imperceptible. He applied a pinkish nude lipstick. Steele and Zamora leaned in, heads nearly touching. They agreed: A balm would be better. "Maybe she'll look more like a teenager," he said. Continue reading...

Couple help Philander Smith celebrate past, look to future

Subscriber onlyKaki Hockersmith and Max Mehlburger know how to throw a party, and officials at Philander Smith College were on the receiving end of the couple's hospitality the night of Nov. 18. An appreciation reception was held to allow Philander Smith President Roderick Smothers and others to thank the people who continue to push the school's mission forward. Continue reading...

Waterfowl weekend VIPs feast before calling contest

Subscriber onlyThe night before camouflage-clad competitors tried their best to impress judges at the 81st annual World Championship Duck Calling Contest, they enjoyed an evening of camaraderie and a buffet dinner at a VIP Party Nov. 25 at the Grand Prairie Center. Continue reading...

12 state educators honored for economics lesson plans

Subscriber onlyWhat does baseball have to do with economics? Fourth-grade students of Amy Mileham at Grace Hill Elementary School in Rogers can explain. They spent a year studying economics through baseball-themed lesson plans. Continue reading...

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