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Drivetime Mahatma: Bike ahead in Conway: Pass at all?

posted: 02/06/2016 3:34 a.m. Discuss

Sir: In Conway there are many streets that are two lanes, no shoulders, and striped as no passing. That is, double yellow. Some of these streets are posted as "bicycle friendly." To be clear, if I come up behind a bicycle on one of these streets, moving at about 5 mph, it would be unlawful for me to move over to pass? By the way, is the 3-foot rule a law or a suggestion? -- Frustrated in Conway

Honest measures

posted: 02/06/2016 3 a.m. Discuss

I doubt many folks in Arkansas know Russell Langston ... well, at least not personally. But I'll bet nearly everyone has benefited from his tireless efforts.

IN THE GARDEN

posted: 02/06/2016 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Q I have never seen this addressed, so I'm seeking information on the subject of pre-emergent herbicide. How is it used and where is it available?

Hog Calls: Drive to improve puts Bell in elite club

posted: 02/06/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Anthlon Bell excels the old-fashioned way in a world of college basketball dominated by one-and-dones and two-and-throughs.

Dear Abby: Clutter of holiday decorations crushes man's Christmas spirit

posted: 02/06/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another tree and knicky-knacky stuff downstairs. Not even a doorknob is safe from decoration.

Like it is: WALLY HALL: Signing day also special for those sans stars

posted: 02/05/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Now everybody can turn their attention back to the lunacy known as the Super Bowl.

The Recruiting Guy: Analyst: UA class good, improvement on horizon

posted: 02/05/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

National recruiting analyst Tom Lemming rated Arkansas' 2016 class 18th in the nation and believes the classes will only get better as the Razorbacks improve in the victory column.

Remediation ruminations

posted: 02/05/2016 3:27 a.m. Comments 2

Maybe you saw the jubilant news in the paper earlier this week.

Winter releases gain in quality, ticket sales

posted: 02/05/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

This probably isn't the worst time for casual moviegoers. There are plenty of good films left from last year still in theaters, and if you haven't yet caught The Revenant, Room, The Big Short, Youth or Carol, you still have time. And I expect that in the next couple of weeks you'll be able to see Mustang, 45 Years, Son of Saul, Anomalisa, The Lady in the Van and maybe Mojave, which was a movie I liked at last year's Tribeca Film Festival. (Caveat: I am the only one I know who liked Mojave.)

Dear Abby: Small displays tell larger tale of late husband's life

posted: 02/05/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: My husband passed away recently and I have some items of his I'm unsure how to tastefully display to honor his memory. They are his Bible, a U.S. flag in a triangular display box (he was a veteran), a set of deer antlers, works he authored, his guitar and family photos. I don't want to build a shrine, but I don't want to stick these things in a closet, either.

Like It Is: Tide ride 5-star wave to top; Hogs in mix

posted: 02/04/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

It was a typical national signing day.

JOHN BRUMMETT: Dissecting Iowa

posted: 02/04/2016 2:54 a.m. Comments 13

Editor's note: This is an updated version of a column first appearing online-only on Wednesday.

Arkansas Sportsman: Do not dillydally on food plots

posted: 02/04/2016 2:38 a.m. Discuss

I'm starting early this year on next season's deer farming.

The TV Column: Thinning the herd to 24 begins on Idol tonight

posted: 02/04/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

American Idol finally gets serious at 7 p.m. today on Fox with Round 4 of Hollywood Week.

Dear Abby: Visits to mother-in-law feel like stepping into a fight ring

posted: 02/04/2016 1:39 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I am dreading an upcoming trip that includes a visit to my husband's mother, "Harriet." She is prone to "accidents" when I visit, and I always end up getting hurt. Harriet's "oops" moments usually involve my toes and feet, although the last time I was there she managed to strike my face.

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