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DEAR ABBY: Mom and ex at loggerheads over daughter's cellphone

posted: 01/17/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I bought my 11-year-old daughter a cellphone. My ex does not approve. We have been divorced for six years, and he still can't get over it. He despises me. He refuses to listen to why I want her to have a cellphone.

DEAR ABBY: Photo of mom in body bag infuriates grieving daughter

posted: 01/16/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old female. My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago. I took care of her for the last three years of her life. After she died, my brother and his wife came to my home at 1:30 p.m. The funeral home didn't arrive to pick her up until 8:30 that night.

Paul Phillip Holderfield Jr.

posted: 01/15/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The Rev. Paul Holderfield Jr., best known as Brother Paul or Brother Paul Jr., is in the business of feeding people.

Soup Sunday ladles up 36th year

posted: 01/15/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Six minutes into a conversation with Chris McMillan and it's clear that he cares a great deal -- a great deal -- about creating delicious soups. Not just regular soups. Not just some vegetables or meat in a liquid, but knock-your-socks-off, jaw-dropping, stupendous bowls of sublime tastiness.

DRESSING ROOM: 'Athleisure' grabs lead as popular fashion trend

posted: 01/15/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

"Some live in their Calvins. Many women live in activewear," read a recent news release.


posted: 01/15/2017 2:03 a.m. Gallery Discuss

A Little Rock-area observance of Kwanzaa, described as a celebration of "family, community and culture," was held Dec. 26-Jan. 1 to highlight each of the holiday's seven principles, also known as the Nguzo Saba.

RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: She got a new dress, a hamburger and a husband

updated: 01/16/2017 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Nancy Roland refused to go on a blind date until her mother bribed her with a new dress. A few weeks later, Nancy was announcing her engagement.

Expert lists 6 mistakes in cleaning, hanging artworks

posted: 01/15/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Whether your gallery wall contains rare French lithographs or drawings by your children, you should do your best to protect what you have chosen to display.

DISCO FEVER FUNDRAISER: Whoopin' & hoopin'

posted: 01/15/2017 2:01 a.m. Gallery Discuss

BENTON -- Supporters of the Boys and Girls Club of Bryant were invited to "Boogie Oogie Oogie" on Dec. 31 at the Starlight Gala. The sixth-annual signature fundraiser with the theme "Saturday Night Fever" was held at the Benton Event Center.

MALE CALL: Fashionable Hollywood men know rules on jacket buttons

posted: 01/15/2017 2 a.m. Discuss

Q. Watching the Golden Globes, I saw the men buttoning and unbuttoning their jackets. They seemed uncomfortable and clearly had stylists telling them something, but didn't realize that jackets should always be buttoned. Have these rules changed?

Millennials waiting to say 'I do'

posted: 01/15/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Like many of today's young people, 34-year-old Andy Sanchez wants to get married but is having a hard time finding somebody interested in a serious relationship.

KEEP IT SHORT: Hot Springs arts group hosts Night of Short Film

posted: 01/15/2017 1:59 a.m. Gallery Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- What to do on a long winter night? Watch short films. At least that's what fans and filmmakers of the short film genre did Jan. 7 at Arkansas Shorts -- A Night of Short Film, held at the Arlington Resort Hotel.

DEAR ABBY: Busy sister likely won't mind if visitors offer to stay in hotel

posted: 01/15/2017 1:58 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: My sister and her family recently moved out of state after having lived near our family all her life. Mom and I want to visit her this year, but she likely won't have enough room for us in the house because she has three kids and only three bedrooms. She does have a sofa bed and an air mattress, but neither my mother nor I want to sleep on them. Both of us have back and knee problems and don't want to be uncomfortable.

ARKANSAS POSTINGS: A poor prognosis

posted: 01/15/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

One of the treasures held by the Historical Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock is a 142-page typed survey of medical conditions in the state. The survey was conducted in 1906 by Dr. Walter Allen Jaquith for the Prudential Insurance Company of New Jersey.

Club news

posted: 01/15/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

The Northwest Arkansas Ostomy support group will meet at 2 p.m. today at Hope Cancer Resources, 8535 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale. The speaker for the meeting will be Lon Hudson, Presbyterian minister. He will be discussing the importance of faith during a crisis.






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