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HIGH PROFILE: Byron M. Eiseman Jr. spent 50 years teaching law students at UALR’s Bowen Law School

posted: 06/17/2018 2:50 a.m. Comment 1

Byron Eiseman's career path to Little Rock started with a practical joke played on him by a law school professor and legendary Arkansas lawyer William Bowen.

Nonprofit helps its members put fresh local food on tables

posted: 06/17/2018 2:48 a.m. Discuss

On a recent Tuesday, a large wooden table was piled high with a beautifully arranged display of fresh-picked organic vegetables, fruit, cartons of eggs and local farm-raised beef and pork. It was pickup day for clients of Green Groceries at the Gallery at Christ Church's Parish House.

MAKING CALORIES COUNT: Eats for Education

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College students may only wish they could eat this well while at school. But at least those who benefit from Cooking for College have help with their education costs.

RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: He became a regular shopper to check out cashier

posted: 06/17/2018 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Michael Mothershed smiled at a cute girl in his neighborhood grocery store, but he didn't talk to her. That turned out to be a wise move for the time being.

Dear Abby: Honoring stepdad with card may ease pain of losing dad

posted: 06/17/2018 2:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I got a stepdad when I was a young teen. He never tried to replace my dad, and was very respectful of that relationship. I didn't regard him as a father figure, but more as a relative, friend, and a good man who has done a lot of good for my family.

Ex-Etiquette

posted: 06/17/2018 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Q I met the perfect man and his four kids about six years ago. His ex does not believe in co-parenting and has told us many times to leave her kids alone, but that's impossible because they share the kids' time equally -- one week with us, one week with her.

MUDBUG MADNESS: Mass a-peel

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Partygoers enjoyed all-you-can eat crawfish and a view of the Arkansas River and the Little Rock skyline at the Shuckin' for Shelter Crawfish Boil on June 7. The inaugural mudbug fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas was held at the River House in North Little Rock.

Male Call: Help, stylish salesman key for male shoppers

posted: 06/17/2018 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Q I have a number of pieces of clothing that I've had for over 10 years that I imagine I will need to replace before the fall. What do I specifically need to know?

Parties to reveal gender of baby becoming norm

posted: 06/17/2018 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Jenny Metellus Pierre, 31, and her husband thought they had plenty of time to get pregnant. However, unforeseen medical problems made it more difficult than they anticipated. Two years of testing, surgery and fertility treatments led them to attempt in vitro fertilization, which ultimately led to a successful pregnancy.

OPEN HOUSE: Arkansans invited to see Governor's Mansion, dine

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First lady Susan Hutchinson welcomed guests who gathered June 6 for "Lunch at the People's House."

Barber leaving shop after 60 years

posted: 06/17/2018 2:41 a.m. Discuss

By David Fowler's own reckoning, he has trimmed about 400,000 heads of hair at the Duke Barber Shop -- a six-decade career that began with flattops, survived the meager "long-hair period" and ended on campus May 31, when the shop shut its fabled doors.

LEGACIES AND LUNCH: Speaker discusses LR desegregation

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LaVerne Bell-Tolliver -- the first black student to attend Forest Heights Junior High School and current associate professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock -- was guest speaker at the monthly Legacies and Lunch on June 5. The event at the Main Library was hosted by the Central Arkansas Library System and the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.

WEDDINGS: Joy Elizabeth Ball - Dalton James Dailey III

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Joy Elizabeth Ball and Dalton James Dailey III were united in marriage at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Moss Mountain Farm in Roland. Greg Kirksey of The Church at Rock Creek officiated.

Margaret Cecilia Baldridge Smith - Booth McGregor Owens

posted: 06/17/2018 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Margaret Cecilia Baldridge Smith and Booth McGregor Owens exchanged marriage vows at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Pleasant Valley Country Club. The Rev. Sarah Prickett officiated.

Morgan Lee Bookout - Matthew Lyn Brunson

posted: 06/17/2018 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church was the setting at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 9, for the marriage of Morgan Lee Bookout and Matthew Lyn Brunson. The Rev. Jay Clark officiated.

Courtney Frances Kleine - Mark Everett Lambert

posted: 06/17/2018 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Wedding vows were exchanged by Courtney Frances Kleine and Mark Everett Lambert at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Monsignor Francis Malone officiated with Deacon Andrew Kleine of Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church in Grandview, Mo., cousin of the bride.

Rachel Ashley Ruddell - William Arch Ford

posted: 06/17/2018 2:35 a.m. Discuss

Rachel Ashley Ruddell became the bride of William Arch Ford at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at The Grandeur House. Officiating was Tim Lundy of Christ Community Church.

FEAST, NO FAMINE: Heifer International raises money with fun in the field

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Dark clouds and a few sprinkles failed to put a damper on Heifer International's annual Feast in the Field, a fundraiser to aid Heifer USA in its support for small-scale farmers.

Spin Cycle: Consider this your Father's Day card, Dad

posted: 06/17/2018 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Dear Dad, Happy Father's Day! Consider this your card. I can save on postage, and after all, you've always taught me to be frugal!

On Books: Writing about reading is not reading to write

posted: 06/17/2018 2:31 a.m. Discuss

We never meant this column to be inclusive.

The TV Column: Television: So much to watch, so little to agree on

posted: 06/17/2018 2:30 a.m. Discuss

When I was a tyke and network TV was just getting started, a popular program such as I Love Lucy (1951-1957) was seen by 72 percent of those watching television.

LET'S TALK: Odds better to write best-seller than to hit lottery

posted: 06/17/2018 2:29 a.m. Discuss

I won't lie. I'm sometimes tempted to buy a scratch-off ticket or two after reading about those who have won some nice money playing the lottery. The temptation gets a bit more problematic when I come across that once-in-a-blue-moon story about a person who has won big on a couple of occasions.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Stapleton stops in Rogers; LR hosts Jazz Celebration

posted: 06/17/2018 2:28 a.m. Discuss

Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton, on his "All American Road Show" tour with guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb, performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers, part of the amphitheater's 2018 Cox Concert Series.

Grease turns 40 but influence eternal

posted: 06/17/2018 2:27 a.m. Discuss

The movie musical Grease is 40 years old and all tuned in for a whole new generation to discover. The teens at Rydell High are still crooning about prom night, dropping out of beauty school and heating up the dance floor with “You’re the One That I Want.”

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