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LIVING LEGACY: Hutchinson recognized by Junior Achievement

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Asa Hutchinson can add a new award to his mantel.

Wedding venue selection pitfalls

posted: 05/21/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Scouting for and securing a wedding venue comes with a world of potential pitfalls, from hidden fees to parking headaches.

Verity of lifelong soul mate questioned by psychologists

posted: 05/21/2017 2 a.m. Discuss

Lisa Elkins knew the minute she met Ron Elkins during a middle-of-the-night coffee break in college that she'd spend the rest of her life with him. She was 18 and he was 20.

Abby Egelund Bloom - Nathan Smith Talley

posted: 05/21/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Moss Mountain Farm was the setting at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 13, for the marriage of Abby Egelund Bloom and Nathan Smith Talley. Tim Lundy of Christ Community Church officiated.

APPRECIATING THE PAST: Mansion merriment caps Tour of Homes

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The Quapaw Quarter Association's media blitz that took place leading up to the May 13-14 Spring Tour of Homes didn't do it justice. The meticulous attention to period restoration -- and in some instances, a disregard for it -- was uniquely evident in the six homes on the tour: three on Arch Street, two on Gaines Street and one on State Street, all in the historic Governor's Mansion District.

ROBES FOR ROGERSON: Scottish rites

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Andrew Rogerson's investiture involved a great deal of pomp and circumstance, as well as a seemingly endless string of academics and dignitaries draped in scholarly robes.

Getting it straight

posted: 05/21/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Kellie Hughes and Selma Chandler attended the 30th annual Garden Party hosted by Planned Parenthood Great Plains on May 3 at Pavilion in the Park. The wrong information was included with this photo published in High Profile on May 14.

HAUTE DOGS ON THE CATWALK: Paws on the Runway earns applause and raises $55,000

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So what if the models at this fashion show were short, hairy and slobbery.

WITH HONORS: UALR lauds '94 graduate at alumni celebration lunch

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Candice Hunter Corby, a 1994 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and president of Cobra Legal Solutions LLC of Austin, Texas, had a hard time holding back the tears during her acceptance speech.

Critical Mass: Blockbuster bonanza

posted: 05/21/2017 1:51 a.m. Discuss

"Feature films are suffering a kind of bad time right now, in my opinion, because the feature films that play in theaters are blockbusters. That seems to fill the theaters, but the art-house cinema is gone," David Lynch told Variety recently, by way of explaining his enthusiasm for cable television, which he called "a new art house."

Pop notes: Jazzmeia's virtuosity befits name

posted: 05/21/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes we just need a break from the same-ol', same-ol' music.

Spin Cycle: Hand-held spinner widgets make fidgeting great again

posted: 05/21/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Considering this pop culture column is called Spin Cycle, we couldn't very well ignore the latest craze: fidget spinners.

The TV Column: Showtime rolls out revived Twin Peaks tonight

posted: 05/21/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Here's a quick housekeeping note: The broadcast networks held their upfront presentations May 15-18 and it's already general knowledge which shows lived or died.

TV on DVD: Divorce is darkly comic, dramatic series for adults

posted: 05/21/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Divorce, Season 1, 10 half-hour episodes on two discs from HBO Home Entertainment

LET'S TALK: Dollars and sense: Study says if you touch it, you buy it

posted: 05/21/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

So I wonder if this explains not only why I tend to come out of certain chain stores with about five times the amount of merchandise I went to buy in the first place, but why I tend to buy the stuff I fondle while shopping?

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 05/21/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Authors Laurie R. King, S.C. Gwynne, Craig Johnson, Nathalia Holt, Sara Flannery Murphy, Rex Nelson, Todd Parnell, Stephanie Story, Alexandra Teague, James and Kimberly Dean and Kate Hart will take part in the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation’s 13th Books in Bloom, noon-5 p.m. today in the gardens of the Crescent Hotel and Spa, 75 Prospect Ave., Eureka Springs.

Tell Me About It: Father's health is his to ruin

posted: 05/21/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: Three years ago, my father had a heart attack and needed triple-bypass surgery. He almost died.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 05/21/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Your success secret: big aims and small plans. There's a sense of forward movement through the entire solar return; progress in any area brings you forward in others, even if it's not immediately apparent. July and September will bring financial gains you can reinvest for a bigger payoff in December.

Enlightened in Iceland

posted: 05/21/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

The allure of the Northern Lights led me to Iceland.

Travel In Europe: Tombs, Hill of Tara hold Ireland's ancient soul

posted: 05/21/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

While Dublin beckons with reminders of its stirring modern history on nearly every street corner, the best place to commune with the ancient soul of Ireland is its lush countryside. Iron Age monuments pepper the landscape, and while most sights are little more than rock piles, just standing next to a megalith that predates the pharaohs is stirring. An ideal spot to experience the spirit of Old Eire is the Boyne River Valley, which offers a world-class concentration of historical and spiritual sites just an hour's drive north of Dublin.

A shrine to pinball in Florida

posted: 05/21/2017 1:39 a.m. Discuss

Forty years ago, a person could go into a serious quarter deficit in a place like the Silverball Museum in Delray Beach, Fla.

Patrons pony up for pediatrics

posted: 05/21/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Charles Redfield headlined the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County benefit Corporate Luncheon on May 2 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers. Redfield, Walmart U.S. food division executive vice president, told those gathered the nonprofit organization "is about creating opportunity for single parents." The Northwest Arkansas native and University of Arkansas graduate also gave guests some insight into Walmart's plans for retail competition.

Camaraderie of Breakfast Club creates artists and family

posted: 05/21/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Martha Sandven is no stranger to linking academic, social and behavioral successes to the arts. The English department chairman at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville founded Chameleon, a Kansas City children's theater, in 1994 and helped run it for nearly 10 years.

Local notes

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Blood Center seeks donors

Club news

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