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TV on DVD: 11 old Peanuts TV specials with Emmy nods compiled

posted: 10/04/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Peanuts Emmy Honored Collection, 11 episodes on two discs from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Savvy diners order pie first

posted: 10/01/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

There is a general consensus on the proper order of dinner courses: appetizers or salad, entree and sides, dessert. Dessert comes last. Always last. How else could Mom enforce that "no dessert if you don't finish your vegetables" rule?

Special Event: High Cotton is old-time fun

posted: 10/01/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Every now and then, it's good for one's emotional, mental and physical well-being to turn off the gadgets and to trade the iPad for a rousing round of sack races.

TV on DVD: Burnett show 'lost' episodes a trove of classic variety TV

posted: 09/27/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

What is it? The Carol Burnett Show: Lost Episodes, 16 episodes on six discs from Time Life

Special Event: Foodbank's 2015 fundraiser to include activities, auction

posted: 09/24/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

For years, the Arkansas Foodbank, which acquires and distributes food to hungry people in the community, has raised money and recruited new friends with its popular Empty Bowls spring fundraiser. But the event was missing a key ingredient: families.

Entities pair up to purs-ue funds

posted: 09/20/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Whether it's stylish and decorative or utilitarian and crammed full of everything she owns, a woman's purse can say a lot about who she is. The Women's Foundation of Arkansas hopes to hear and share those stories as they collaborate with the ESSE Purse Museum & Store for the Evening Bag fundraiser. The theme? "Show your #PURSEnality."

TV on DVD: British comedy Detectorists is a show dreamers can dig

posted: 09/20/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Detectorists, Season 1, six half-hour episodes on one disc from Acorn Media

Special Event: Museum invites curious to get busy at Tinkerfest

posted: 09/17/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

In curious little hands, a really cool toy can be dismantled in seconds, just to see how it works. The cardboard packaging can be way more fun than the actual toy.

TV on DVD: Realistic Sisters led the way as female-centric TV series

posted: 09/13/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Sisters, Seasons 1-2, 29 episodes on seven discs from Shout! Factory

Special Event: Thea Paves the Way colors Clinton center's sidewalks

posted: 09/10/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Once a year, the Clinton Presidential Center grounds are covered with artists and chalk dust during the massive art project that is Thea Paves the Way, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.



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