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Linda Haymes

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Paper Trails columnist

Paper Trails columnist/Feature Reporter

Recent Stories by Linda Haymes

Forgotten LR spotlights history

posted: 07/26/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

Ellen and Tom Fennell of Little Rock have turned to what's new, social media, to spread the word about what's old, historic houses.

Paper Trails: Mathus in thriller on big screen

posted: 07/26/2015 3:20 a.m. Discuss

ROLL 'EM!: This time about two years ago, Paper Trails was sharing the scoop about Jonesboro native and actress Jennifer Pierce Mathus having snagged a supporting role in the thriller Dark Places, based on Gillian Flynn's novel.

Ask the Expert

posted: 07/25/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

I have several antiques in my home -- some that were passed down through my family and others that I've bought through the years. I have a little bit of everything, from wooden and upholstered furniture to textiles, paintings, and items made of porcelain, glass and metal. What are some of the basic guidelines for protecting these unique and often difficult-to-replace objects? I live with them and enjoy them every day.

Paper Trails: 2 linked to spacecraft Arkansans

posted: 07/19/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

OUT OF THIS WORLD! At least two Arkansans were involved with the recent New Horizons spacecraft's Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission, which last week sent back close-up images of the dwarf planet Pluto. And both of them previously attended college in Conway -- one at Hendrix College and the other at the University of Central Arkansas.

Ask the Experts - Redecorating on a budget

posted: 07/18/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

I'm a first-time homeowner living on a tight budget, and I would like to make improvements and redecorate my home. What simple and cost effective projects do you suggest?

Brief test can spot early stages of Alzheimer’s

posted: 07/13/2015 3:06 a.m. Discuss

It's always there. Lurking around the corner. In the back of my mind. Alzheimer's. Will I get it?

Cognitive test spots conditions other than Alzheimer's

posted: 07/13/2015 2:57 a.m. Discuss

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) can identify cognitive impairments caused by conditions other than Alzheimer's disease.

Exercising, diet can delay onset of Alzheimer's

posted: 07/13/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

When worried people make normal scores on a cognitive assessment like the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), Dr. Mark Pippenger will discuss things they can do to try to lower their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Paper Trails: 10 in state toasted for wine lists

posted: 07/12/2015 3:33 a.m. Discuss

UNCORKED: The August issue of Wine Spectator listed its 2015 Restaurant Awards for those around the world offering the best in wine selections. The 10 Arkansas ones chosen as the best for wine lovers?

Ask the Expert

posted: 07/11/2015 1:47 a.m. Comment 1

I am middle-aged and about to be married for the second time. The problem? My future husband and I both have modest-size houses and have just the right amount of things in them. We can't afford to buy a house any bigger than the ones we each currently own, and even if we could, we don't want or need any more square footage. How do we merge our lives -- and the contents of our two homes -- as fairly and as painlessly as possible?

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