Magdalene House

Sanctuary offers compassion, healing

Subscriber onlySt. Paul’s Episcopal Church offers a sanctuary in Fayetteville for women who have experienced sexual trauma, exploitation, trafficking and substance abuse addiction. Continue reading...

Emmy-winner Prep & Landing returns with elfin magic

You loved these guys from their 2009 animated special, now here's the chance to watch them all over again. Continue reading...

Accept ex's apology and wish him the best in his recovery

DEAR CAROLYN: My first love emailed me out of the blue, after 10 years, to make amends as part of his AA program. He was an incredible person, but after many years and many chances, the alcoholism won. Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: Why is it that when I run into the grocery store for just milk and eggs, they are always at the very back of the store? Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. Your attuning with nature will be more than a hobby; it will be a path to physical vitality, better relationships and there may even be professional facets. There's a fun social development at the start of 2018 that will help your family. Travel in March; invest in April. Perks of friendship will enhance the summer. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: My five siblings and I never have been very close (in fact, to be honest we've never gotten along very well). Now out of the blue, one of our sisters has invited all of us and our families for Christmas dinner. How can we keep it from turning into another family fight? Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Are you "board"?

1. A large board for advertisements in an outside public place Continue reading...

The night before Christmas

Santa knows all, gives great gift

Subscriber only"911, what's your emergency?" Continue reading...

Tales of a freelance flocker: 'Tis the season for a side hustle

Subscriber onlyOne of the things my dad taught me about the working world is that it's always good to have "multiple revenue streams." That way, if one stream dries up or slows to a trickle, you'll have another one to keep you going. Continue reading...

Groups make wishes

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is blessed with a large number of nonprofit agencies that, together, work to meet just about every need. These organizations are supported by the generosity of the community. Continue reading...

Scores of Rogers children educated on site since 1884

Subscriber onlyRecently, I asked my dentist and fellow history lover, Shawn Lee, for an idea for a column, and he suggested Central Ward School which later became Elmwood Junior High. However, to get the whole story of this beloved school, we need to go back to the very beginning and the history of Rogers. Continue reading...

Fixed for the Holiday

Fundraising campaign helps Spay Arkansas

Subscriber onlyGrace is a sweet black cat, literally thrown from a car when the feline was just 4 1/2 weeks old, said Grace's owner, Kim Lanier of Booneville. Continue reading...

RESTAURANT TRANSITIONS: Dixie Cafes, Dickey's Barbecue Pit closed; Zaxby's on Kanis now open

Wednesday was the last day of operation for all nine Dixie Cafe restaurants in Arkansas and eight Dixie Cafe and Delta Cafe restaurants in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Dixie Restaurants Inc. CEO Allan Roberts said Monday in a news release, while thanking patrons, management and staff, that "After over 35 years in business, we have decided that we must close our restaurants. It is a very difficult operating environment for full-service, family-oriented restaurants. We have seen declining sales combined with increasing costs that has made this difficult decision necessary." Dixie Restaurants Inc. staff are also losing their jobs. Continue reading...

Popular in past, Psych returns to USA as movie

TV reunions turned into movies can either be great fun or run the risk of making us ask, "What were they thinking?" Continue reading...

Avoiding in-laws isn't likely when living across the street

DEAR CAROLYN: My husband is extraordinarily close with his siblings and parents. They visit with one another at least four times a week. I feel pressure to attend, but usually politely decline. This prompts questions about my whereabouts and "we never see you" comments. Continue reading...

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