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Lots of summer days left to be stylish

posted: 07/27/2014 3:02 a.m. Discuss

What's been hot this summer? Chunky slides, wide pants and white shirts.

Cosmetic sales rise on heavy-eyebrow trend

posted: 07/27/2014 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Eyebrows are bringing in big bucks these days for the beauty business, according to a report released recently by consumer-market research firm NPD Group.

CLINTON SCHOOL RECEPTION: Young African leaders near end of 6-week visit to state

posted: 07/27/2014 3 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Twenty-five young African leaders were honored at a July 17 reception in Sturgis Hall of the Clinton School of Public Service. The group members -- who range in age from 25 to 35 and come from various African countries -- spent six weeks studying at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The reception followed a day of activities at the Clinton School, where the leaders met with faculty and staff to discuss public service and philanthropy.

Dear Abby: It's possible that park worker is watching your dog, not you

posted: 07/27/2014 2:58 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I am a woman in my 30s. Every morning I walk my dog in the park near my house. Each morning I see the same maintenance man in the park and he stares at me in a way that makes me uncomfortable. I have tried saying, "Good morning," but he doesn't reply and just continues to stare.

Emily Rebecca Lambert - Evan Blake Moon

posted: 07/27/2014 2:57 a.m. Discuss

Wedding vows were exchanged by Emily Rebecca Lambert and Evan Blake Moon at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Point Dillon Park and Lawn in Dillon, Colo. The Rev. Micah Sturr of Denver officiated.

Kristen Nicole Vaughan - Derek James Dodderer

posted: 07/27/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

Kristen Nicole Vaughan became the bride of Derek James Dodderer at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Arkansas Arts Center. Daniel Dodson officiated.

Hannah Grace Hall - Clifford Joseph Henry Jr.

posted: 07/27/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Hannah Grace Hall and Clifford Joseph Henry Jr. were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 19, in Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Ala. Officiating were the Rev. Conrad Sharps of the church and Raymond Edward Higgins II.

Margaret Blair Parke - James Michael Staley

posted: 07/27/2014 2:53 a.m. Discuss

The bride is the daughter of Paula and Frank Herbert Parke III of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Ann Blair and Frank Herbert Parke Jr., also of Little Rock, and Georgia and the late Charles Edward Green Jr. of Conway.

Moonshine by day

posted: 07/27/2014 2:50 a.m. Discuss

"In the next five years there won't be no more moonshine liquor," southern Appalachia's legendary moonshiner Popcorn Sutton mutters, half to the camera, half to himself in the 2008 documentary The Last One. He smears gritty clay on a pile of flat rocks with long, knobby fingers as he builds his last still.

Hooch is hip these days

posted: 07/27/2014 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Moonshine is old as the hills -- probably as old as the first liquor tax, and the first whiskeymaker who didn't want to pay it.

Artbeat: UA history teacher pens portrait of artist Whistler

posted: 07/27/2014 2:46 a.m. Discuss

He was one of the first celebrity artists, equal parts painter, showman and pugilist. He was James McNeill Whistler, always controversial and often the center of attention. Now Whistler is the subject of a copiously detailed biography, Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake, by University of Arkansas at Fayetteville professor Daniel E. Sutherland (Yale University Press, $40).

Let's Talk: How to be a happy grumbler

posted: 07/27/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

"How dare it be rainy/cloudy when sunny weather was predicted!"

The TV Column: New series is an informative blast set in the past

posted: 07/27/2014 2:43 a.m. Discuss

I love it when television entertains and is educational.

TV ON DVD: Rib-tickling Mabley profile, Cosby stand-up act on 2 discs

posted: 07/27/2014 2:42 a.m. Discuss

Need a laugh? Here are two discs dedicated to legendary comedians who broke boundaries. Viewers can laugh and maybe learn something too.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Art Porter organization sets week of jazz performances

posted: 07/27/2014 2:39 a.m. Discuss

A slate of jazz luminaries, including Grammy-nominated keyboardist and composer Jeff Lorber, former American Idol guitarist Paul Jackson Jr., saxophonist Everette Harp, keyboard player Alex Bugnon and former Art Porter Trio vocalist Martha Burks will headline the Art Porter Music Education Inc.'s A Work of Art.

Finger-loop stone jug goes from XXX to PG

posted: 07/27/2014 2:37 a.m. Discuss

The moonshine jug endures as an emblem of Arkansas, a keepsake that tourists used to take home like seashells from Florida.

Mule kick by any name would taste as ... Yowza!

posted: 07/27/2014 2:37 a.m. Discuss

The history of moonshine uncorks a long pull of other ways to say it, including:

Tell Me About It: Sis, fiance welsh on dog pacts

posted: 07/27/2014 2:36 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: Since you're an avowed dog lover, I'm hoping you can help. I have two serious dog lovers in my life and feel imposed upon regularly by them both, and get veiled hostility from them when I resist.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 07/27/2014 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You don't expect the world to comply with your standards, but you do everything possible to create the world you want. A project will be carried through by your strength and will in August. With the expansion of your personal property comes increased responsibility.

Good Earth, Green Hills

posted: 07/27/2014 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Tour Pearl S. Buck's home in Bucks County, Pa., and you'll feel as if you've discovered a treasure as prized as an oyster's pearl.

Grasping French culture, a bite at a time

posted: 07/27/2014 2:32 a.m. Discuss

I love France -- it is one of Europe's most diverse, tasty and exciting countries. It brims with the good life and a special appreciation for culture, music, art, food and wine.

Fall sales to sail off available

posted: 07/27/2014 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Fall is a great time for cruise deals.

Is there upper age limit for car rental?

posted: 07/27/2014 2:30 a.m. Discuss

Q: We're headed for San Francisco in September and need to rent a car. We are in great health, no accidents ever, but we're both 82 years old. Does Hertz have a limit on what age they'll rent to?

CONSUMER TRAVEL: Summer trip time calls for an update of deals for elders

posted: 07/27/2014 2:30 a.m. Discuss

If you're a senior citizen about to shove off on your vacation, here are a few notes on the current state of elder travel.

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