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posted: 09/03/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

1 COWBOYS Horses will run, weave and plunge across the Bar Of Ranch near Clinton during the annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races.

Skinny J's choices are wide

posted: 09/03/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

The "J" in Skinny J's is chef James Best, whose first eatery, opened in 2009 in the Jonesboro "suburb" of Cash, was such a hit that the Johnson and Wales Culinary School graduate moved it about a year later to downtown Jonesboro and reopened it as a private club.

Fast Forward

posted: 09/03/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month Next week Murder and mayhem: Ambition and prophesy lead to treachery and murder in Shakespeare's Macbeth. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's first production of the 2015-16 season starts with preview performances and pre-show talks with Director Bob Hupp at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 10.

The TV Column: Former co-host Behar, 2 newbies to share View

posted: 09/03/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Time to clean out the overstuffed "in" box with a passel of TV tidbits.

Special Event: Chuck wagon races give a taste of the old days

posted: 09/03/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Attending the annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races in Clinton is like entering a time warp, or stepping into an old Western movie, surrounded by horses and mules rattling by in wagons and buggies or racing across natural landscapes.

Music scene: Clarkson to deliver hits; Cohen kicks off jazz series

posted: 09/03/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Pop singer Kelly Clarkson will bring her "2015 Piece by Piece Tour" for a 7 p.m. show today at Verizon Arena that will open with sets by Pentatonix, Eric Hutchinson and Abi Ann.


posted: 09/03/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Hispanic heritage Norteno band Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Water & Theme Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave. (U.S. 70 East), Hot Springs.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Wisequacks set tone of Hot Springs Duck tour

posted: 09/03/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

In his boyhood hometown, Bill Clinton gets no respect on a sunny summer day as 15 tourists take a Hot Springs Duck Tours ride across the Spa City and on Lake Hamilton.


posted: 09/03/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

This showed up just as we were wrapping up this week's column, so the details are still kind of sketchy, but Dave & Buster's has applied for a building permit for a 30,000-square-foot Little Rock location at 10900 Bass Pro Parkway, near the meeting of Interstates 30 and 430, in or in the vicinity of the Gateway Shopping Center, where Bass Pro opened in 2013, and next to where the Outlets of Little Rock will open next month. The status of the permit wasn't available by our deadline.

Tell Me About It: Mother worries daughter is blind to boyfriend's abuse

posted: 09/03/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Carolyn Hax is away. In her absence, we are offering columns from her archive.

Helpful Hints

posted: 09/03/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: Take an old, washed jelly jar, poke holes in the lid and put several tablespoons of vinegar in it. Set it on the counter, and it will soon fill up with those tiny gnats or "no-see-ums" that plague a lot of us in the kitchen, especially during hot weather!

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 09/03/2015 1:42 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. After you've said and done what you needed to say and do, you'll do more. More matters. Your willingness to go the extra mile is what will form tighter bonds and forge new relationships. November and May are your best months to invest your time and energy in a new business.

On Christianity

posted: 09/03/2015 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Is it possible to lead a sinless life, if we just try hard enough? I hope so, because I want to please God and go to heaven someday. But I'm not sure I can measure up, at least not right now.

Super Quiz: D.C.

posted: 09/03/2015 1:41 a.m. Discuss

1. The location of the White House


posted: 08/27/2015 3:07 a.m. Discuss

Frizzy hair and fluorescent clothes will be all the rage as Kidsource Therapy takes guests back to the '80s.





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