Subscribe Register Login

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Back to profile

RSS Feed

Linda Haymes

Stories by Linda

Ask the expert

posted: 08/27/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

My husband and I are still in relatively good health, physically and mentally, and now that we are in our early 70s, we are wondering what home improvement projects we can make to help us continue to age in place in our home where we’ve reared our children.

Personal Space

posted: 08/27/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Where I live: In Roland, just west of Little Rock toward Pinnacle Mountain in a Tuscany-style home built about 1996 on 36 acres.

Paper Trails: Gift to dad now Lee's new album

posted: 08/21/2016 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Call it the softer, gentler side of Evanescence's Amy Lee. The double Grammy-winning goth-rock powerhouse's new 12-song album, Dream Too Much, which drops Sept. 30 as an Amazon Music exclusive, is for children.

Ask the Expert

posted: 08/20/2016 1:54 a.m. Discuss

My wife and I planning to buy a new mattress. We put our older, but still fairly new one, in the guest bedroom. Do you have any advice?

PAPER TRAILS: Arkansan leads band for Dolly Parton; video of 99-year-old fiddler's Opry debut

updated: 08/15/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

ARKIE IN THE MIX: When Dolly Parton performed at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena last night, she had an Arkansan with her. Ashdown native Kent Wells, a Nashville musician, is touring with Parton as her bandleader. A producer with his own company, he has also worked with Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, The Oak Ridge Boys, Lee Greenwood, Brooks and Dunn, Keith Whitley and Travis Tritt.

Roy Dudley

posted: 08/14/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Everybody's gotta have a little place for their stuff. That's what life is all about, trying to find a place for your stuff. ... That's all your house is, a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff.

Arkansans increasingly opening their homes, rooms to tourists, business travelers

posted: 08/13/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

One Christmas season a few years ago, my grown daughter, with an expensive round-trip airline ticket to Italy in hand, unexpectedly found her plan for lodgings falling through.

Ask the Expert

posted: 08/13/2016 2:05 a.m. Discuss

As fall nears, the temperatures will soon drop enough for me to take on organizing my cluttered garage. What do you suggest to help make it a more efficient space?

Offer amenities, local literature and keep rental clean

posted: 08/13/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Stephanie Harris of Little Rock, who, with her husband, lists an apartment on Airbnb, has some tips for other homeowners interested in listing their properties.

Research local regulations before advertising a rental

posted: 08/13/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Airbnb recommends that hosts familiarize themselves with local rules and regulations concerning short-term rentals.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Cajun Noodle blends Louisiana, Italian

updated: 08/11/2016 12:55 p.m. Discuss

The name alone of this Louisiana-theme eating establishment is quite the head-turner. The Cajun Noodle?

Music: Pure & Simple Dolly Parton brings tour to NLR

posted: 08/11/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Dolly Parton revisits North Little Rock for a stop Saturday on her 60-city Pure & Simple 2016 tour. Even those who aren't country music fans should consider her performance, in an arena configuration of 9,000 seats, to be a special treat.

PAPER TRAILS: North Little Rock alum scores 2nd comics win; TLC filming in LR

posted: 08/07/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DRAWING ON A WIN: Nate Powell, a graphic novelist who graduated from North Little Rock High School, recently won his second Eisner Award at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Powell worked with authors U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Andrew Aydin. They won for their book, March: Book Two, in the category of Best Reality-Based Work. It is the second installment of a series of three graphic novels recounting Lewis' personal story of the civil rights movement.

Ask the Expert

posted: 08/06/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

I just bought a dated house from the 1950s and am planning to remodel it. I would like to make it more energy efficient. What should I focus on during this undertaking?

High Profile: Roy Eugene Dudley

posted: 07/31/2016 5:14 a.m. Discuss

Everybody’s gotta have a little place for their stuff. That’s what life is all about, trying to find a place for your stuff. … That’s all your house is, a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff. — Comedian George Carlin




Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online