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Like it is: College kickoffs closer to getting the boot

posted: 04/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

When the NCAA adopted the new rule that teams can fair catch a kickoff inside the 25, it set off a fiery debate that is the beginning of the end for kickoffs.

Arkansas Sportsman: Fishers capture high school title

posted: 04/19/2018 2:19 a.m. Discuss

A couple of Fishers are living up their names in competitive bass fishing.

THE TV COLUMN: Television will be Scandal-less as series ends

posted: 04/19/2018 1:49 a.m. Discuss

To quote the famous lyrics from "My Way" -- "And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain ..."

DEAR ABBY: Brother's fiancee is unaware of his hidden opiate addiction

posted: 04/19/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: My divorced 38-year-old brother is addicted to opiates. My wealthy, enabling mother constantly bails him out financially. My brother is engaged to a very kind woman -- a mother of three he met four months ago. She's not aware of his lies, manipulations, debt and pill addiction.

OPINION: REX NELSON: Celebrating Sister Rosetta

posted: 04/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Last month, The New York Times published a lengthy story with multiple photos that used this headline: "A Dying Southern Town Needed a Miracle. Marijuana Came Calling." That dying town is Cotton Plant.

Like It Is: WALLY HALL: Crimson Tide can't crack top 10 in this list

posted: 04/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

Maybe it is the time of year, or just that it's Alabama.

OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Paul Ryan made a difference

posted: 04/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 10

If you seek Paul Ryan's monument, all you need do is look around. There is the booming economy that continues to create jobs and increase take-home pay, a testament to the many years he spent advocating fundamental tax reform. Yet it's all been accomplished without sacrificing the great safety nets this country depends on, like Social Security and Medicare. Both of those have been saved from going bankrupt by his tireless efforts.

FRONT BURNER: Infused maple syrup nets surprising tastes

posted: 04/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Infusions have been a common theme this spring. First there were Runamok Maple syrups infused with such flavors as hibiscus, elderberry, cardamom and ginger.

Uncorked: UNCORKED: 'Sur lie' aging adds complexity to wine

posted: 04/18/2018 1:41 a.m. Discuss

You may have seen the words "sur lie" on the label of wine bottles. Sur lie is French for "on the lees," but what exactly are wine lees and what do they do?

DEAR ABBY: Marriage loses intimacy after accident disables husband

posted: 04/18/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: Six years ago, my husband of 20 years was in a serious accident. He was placed on disability because of it. Because of the accident, he can't perform sexually because his "goods" don't work.

RECRUITING: Coming to Arkansas, says Alabama lineman

posted: 04/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Offensive lineman Joseph Stone named the Arkansas Razorbacks his leader in February, and Sunday -- the last day of his weekend official visit to Fayetteville -- he orally committed to the Hogs.

OPINION: MIKE MASTERSON: ‘Inattentive driving’ tickets

posted: 04/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

Little Damascus found itself treading hot water last year after then-prosecutor Cody Hiland (following a state investigation) officially deemed it a speed trap and temporarily yanked the town's authority to issue traffic citations.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: To be admired and feared

posted: 04/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 58

We lack a good indication of what the voters of the 2nd Congressional District in Central Arkansas think of their four Democratic candidates and one incumbent Republican.






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