'Talent' contests, drama, horror set for summer

For your summertime viewing pleasure, TV is rolling out three alternative (formerly called "reality") shows and three scripted programs over the next couple of days. Let's take them in order. Continue reading...

Stop struggling to make only-child's life as busy as his pals'

DEAR CAROLYN: I have one child, 7, and I had him late. He is much younger than the children of my good friends in the area. Somehow all of his friends from school have siblings. Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: Even though school is out for the summer, I want my grandchildren to continue to learn. We love reading stories to each other at bedtime and throughout the day, but we really have fun practicing math. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. Peace comes with the summer solstice. You will trust in the benevolence of the universe, and your trust will be well-placed. Next month brings a creative wave. A political change (perhaps along the lines of neighborhood or family politics) will favor you in September. You'll make money in August and March. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM.: I'm very discouraged, because the doctor says my arthritis is only going to get worse. I'm already in pain most of the time, and I hate the thought of taking stronger and stronger drugs. Can you give me any words of encouragement? Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Death sites

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Center kicks off with Kiss

Subscriber onlyArts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale will kick off its 51st year with "Opening Night" and a production of Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Coleman Ray Clark. The "Opening Night" benefit at 6:30 p.m. July 14 will include a sneak peak of the upcoming season and help support the community arts center's mission, said Kathleen Trotter, executive director. The benefit will include drinks and hors d'oeuvres before the 7:30 p.m. performance, and champagne and desserts during intermission. Continue reading...

Harrison to Springdale

Wagon train makes 40th trip to Rodeo of the Ozarks

Subscriber onlyThe members of the John Henry Shaddox Memorial Wagon Train -- nearly 100 people riding in eight wagons and on horseback -- made it across the Ozarks for the 40th time. The wagons and riders left Friday morning from Harrison and arrived Wednesday in Springdale, in time to join the 73rd annual Rodeo of the Ozarks Parade. Continue reading...

Giving back

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Lightning bugs, manicured lawns, glowing orbs

A bit of country in the city

Subscriber onlyIf a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. Continue reading...

People and Places

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Just plain wrong

Only one food fusion works for ’80s child

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to what I eat, there's one rule I almost never break -- no food in my food. Simply put, it means I don't mix things. Gravy and mashed potatoes are about the only two substances I allow to co-mingle on a dinner plate. Continue reading...

School news

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Miss Arkansas pageant reborn in Robinson Center

Jessie Ward Bennett's 10-month-long vision is close to becoming a reality. Continue reading...

More angles will ramp up thrill for U.S. Open fans

Longtime readers of The TV Column know that I usually leave the sports stuff to our fine sports staff. However, I'm making an exception today for those who might miss it. Continue reading...

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