PBS airs special on Highwaymen supergroup

Why do we watch PBS? Let me count the ways. Continue reading...

Too many fans Finding Nemo, threatening fish populations

Finding the message of many films can be challenging, but the moral of Finding Nemo seems pretty straightforward: Leave fish in the ocean, where they belong. Continue reading...

How to respond to oafish questioners about babies

DEAR CAROLYN: What do people really want to hear when they ask when my husband and I are going to have children? When I say we don't plan to, the next question is, why not? Do I tell them it was a tough decision to make and one I find myself struggling with but know to be the right one? That we can barely keep ourselves afloat financially or that we both have trouble keeping cool under pressure and that would be a rough situation for a kid? Or a bunch of other reasons even harder to hear than those? Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: Where is the best place to store my perfume? Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. Your exploring mind will set sail in a study this year that will open up a trajectory of new friends and environments. The romantic aspects of love will be highlighted in July. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: How can I help my friend, who just found out her husband has been unfaithful and is probably going to walk away from their marriage? She is shattered, and I really don't know what to tell her. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Americana "V"

1. Jazz singer known as "The Divine One" Continue reading...

School news

Subscriber onlyLake County Forest Preserve Kayrat Bektemirov of Fayetteville participated last month in the Lake County (Ill.) Forest Preserve's Service Learning Day. Of several different trips in the North Chicago suburban area, Bektemirov worked cutting brush and planting trees. Continue reading...

Burn, baby, burn

Ashes, ashes, it all burned down

Subscriber onlyMy kids' education just went up in smoke -- again. Friday was their last day in school, so this weekend we held the annual end-of-school bonfire. Other than Christmas and birthdays, it's the one day of the year the kids look forward to most. Continue reading...

Fort Smith Rotary celebrates 100 years of service

Fort Smith Rotary Club celebrates 50 years of service

Subscriber only"Rotary is a service organization which seeks to do things for the local community, as well as around the world," explained Gary Campbell, currently serving on the board of the Fort Smith club. Continue reading...

Laughs, Wine, Art

Summer shindigs raise money for varity of organizations

Subscriber onlyGolf tournament and Evening Soiree: Arkansas' Finest Continue reading...

People & places

Subscriber onlyElm Springs Cemetery Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. May 29 at Elm Springs Cemetery. Continue reading...

Honor roll

Subscriber onlyHarding University Harding University in Searcy has named students to the 2016 spring semester dean’s list, honoring students with grade-point averages of 3.65 or higher. Continue reading...

Graduates

Subscriber onlyUniversity of the Ozarks Several students from Northwest Arkansas graduated May 14 from University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. Continue reading...

Kharis Publishing opens avenues for minority writers, orphans

Kharis Publishing opens avenues for minority writers, orphans

Subscriber onlyWhile growing up in rural Nigeria, Francis Umesiri read borrowed books by the light of kerosene lamps. Continue reading...

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