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Gala serves guests food, glorious food

Subscriber onlyGuests of the Historic Arkansas Museum's Candlelight Gala were invited to "Come to the Table" and enjoy some famous Arkansas food and meet the folks who make it. The evening was celebration of Arkansas' food heritage. Continue reading...

Struggle For Suffrage

Arkansas efforts go back as far as 1868

Subscriber onlyA century ago the women of Arkansas -- or at least most of them -- were anticipating voting for the first time. The 1917 legislature adopted a measure allowing women to vote in state political party primary elections. This was three years before the U.S. Constitution was amended to enfranchise women nationally. Continue reading...

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Club news

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Jewels turn into treasure for NWA food bank

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is looking to gather enough treasure at the ninth annual Jewels of Giving Gala on Friday to be able to provide 1.8 million meals to those in need in the coming year. For every $1 raised, the nonprofit organization can provide 11 meals, according to Mike Williams, food bank development director. Continue reading...

Association applauds alumni, friends

Wigs go big for Komen

Subscriber onlyThe annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon on Oct. 27 drew Susan G. Komen Ozark pink-clad supporters to the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale and brought in more than $100,000. Continue reading...

HIGH PROFILE: Christopher Epperson is helping prevent suicides in Arkansas — and to him, it’s personal

Subscriber onlyIt starts to rain before Christopher Epperson is even halfway through his walk, streetlights highlighting the drops that cling to his glasses and his brown hair. Continue reading...

RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: She was becoming a lawyer but he raised the bar

Subscriber onlyStaci Croom's plans involved passing the bar exam and moving to the East Coast. On the day she found out she passed the bar, she also found the love of her life -- in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Pair make annual Holiday House happen in downtown Little Rock

Subscriber onlyEvery year, a committee of about 50 members of the Junior League of Little Rock puts on a giant Christmas shopping event -- Holiday House -- at the Statehouse Convention Center. Continue reading...

The handbag you covet could be Arkansas-made

Subscriber onlyPssst. About that gorgeous, clean-lined satchel bag with the contrasting stitching carried by the woman two restaurant tables away and over which you've been salivating. You think it might be a Kate Spade or a Michael Kors, right? Continue reading...

Justice league

16 women honored for their years of service as judges

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Supreme Court Historical Society honored 16 female appellate judges Oct. 26 at a reception and dinner at the Governor's Mansion. Continue reading...

25 years and counting

Arkansas Black Hall of Fame celebrates in style

Subscriber onlySome said it was the best Arkansas Black Hall of Fame gala they'd attended so far. Continue reading...

EX-ETIQUETTE

Subscriber onlyQ My ex was in the service and traveled all over the world. He recently retired and settled in Hawaii, where he was last stationed. Continue reading...

Is stress killing your cubicle plant?

Subscriber onlyMany of us work in open-plan offices where our allotted cubicles are small but our own, so to speak. We personalize them with baubles that mean little to others but a lot to us. A colleague, for instance, has a little blue glass dolphin that reminds her of a sun-drenched vacation on the Greek island of Paros. Another has a snow globe of San Francisco, a city where he used to work. There are pictures of his kids, then small, now grown. Continue reading...

Suspenders are braces but they're not in style

Subscriber onlyQ. I have two pairs of suspenders and, since not many men wear them, they are something I am proud of. My problem is that the clips dig into my pants where I attach them and they tend to rip the linings of my sport coats. Is it acceptable to move the positioning around? It seems like they should be exactly where the belt loops are, but perhaps that can vary. Or do you think I could put a piece of fabric to prevent the tearing? What do others do? Continue reading...