Barrymore plays host to yet another dating show

Have you been watching First Dates on NBC? The third episode of the blind date reality series airs at 7 p.m. Friday if you want to check it out. Continue reading...

Desha County natives team up on familial 'musical journal'

Though they're a generation apart, both creators of a new musical drama premiering tonight at the Argenta Community Theater came from the tiny town of Watson in Desha County. Continue reading...

Confronting spouse about obesity can avert harm later

DEAR CAROLYN: Recently my husband's parents came to visit after an absence of several years. I found that his obese father was even more unbearable than usual and even the kids were uncomfortable around him. He was unable to move around very well so he only got up to rifle through my cupboards and shovel handfuls of food into his mouth. Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: Calling all recycling warriors. Have you considered recycling water used in your home? You should. Household water that can be reused is called "gray water," and it comes from washing dishes (water from dishwashing in the sink must be free of grease and oils), washing clothes (no liquid fabric-softener residue), bathing and showering, and catching rainwater outside. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. You've a playful heart this solar journey, but you'll still get some serious business accomplished over the next 10 weeks. New people enter your life, and you'll participate in a lot of teamwork. There's a creative venture in July and travel in October. This is not a year for financial risk. Save instead. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Both my parents were alcoholics, and I always vowed I'd never go down that path. But now I'm in my 30s, and I'm afraid I'm about to go the same way they did. What's wrong with me? I hate myself for being so worthless. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Body Systems

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Oklahoma museum 'works' for Smithsonian exhibit

Subscriber onlyHar-Ber Village, a vast collection of 19th and 20th century antiquities, sprawls back from the banks of Grand Lake in Grove, Okla. It bills itself as "an Oklahoma pioneer history museum," a description that doesn't reflect its Arkansas roots. Continue reading...

Those raised right take notice of others

Subscriber onlyWe went to dinner recently with my parents at a restaurant where you place an order at the counter and then get your own drink. Tom and I were pulling extra chairs up to a table for the seven of us, when we noticed a man put a cup of water down in front of my mother. He asked if she'd like a lemon, and she said "Yes, please," so he went back to the drink station and fetched a lemon wedge for her. Continue reading...

School News

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Fundraiser supports bear necessities

Subscriber onlyHuggy, a Russian grizzly bear, Lolly and Holly and other black bears soon will have new accommodations at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge near Eureka Springs. Proceeds from the annual "Cats at the Castle" benefit Saturday will help the nonprofit organization make dedicated habitats for the baker's dozen of bears. Continue reading...

'It's a Wonderful World'

Springdale Rotary Club honors Harps for contributions

Subscriber onlyGerald Harp has been known to say, "You can't out-give God," according to his wife Vicki. But many in Springdale might think Harp has come close. Continue reading...

Kitten clings to life

Do feelings change for convicted murderer?

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C. Jimmie Carter flies high in early poultry industry

Subscriber onlyRogers has had many prominent and outstanding citizens in all walks of life in its history, but one of the most colorful and adventurous was C. Jimmie Carter. Carter came to Rogers in 1933 from Kansas City. According to an article in the Poultry and Eggs Weekly, Aug. 2, 1958, Carter, during his lifetime, was a farmer, bronc buster, prize fighter, wrestler, magician, radio announcer, judo instructor, timber cutter, ox team driver, night club bouncer, taxi driver, air show promoter, pilot, special policeman, public relations specialist and owner of several businesses. Continue reading...

Rebooted MacGyver good enough for renewal

So. How has the MacGyver reboot stacked up for you? Continue reading...

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