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Linda Haymes

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Paper Trails: Campbell's care focus of dispute

posted: 07/05/2015 4:51 a.m. Discuss

Glen Campbell's golden years have been dimmed by his struggle with Alzheimer's disease, diagnosed in 2011. But the Country Music Hall of Fame member and native Arkansan sought to bow out of the limelight with dignity and grace.

Bonnie Spencer Swayze

posted: 07/05/2015 2:31 a.m. Comment 1

As president of Alliance Rubber Co. since 2008, Bonnie Spencer Swayze is like the product her family-owned, privately held company produces -- rubber bands. She's strong, steadfast, reliable, and can be stretched without breaking.

Paper Trails: Benton trio fans called for filming

posted: 06/28/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

FAN FARE: Triple Threat, the Benton-based singing trio that wowed judges and the audience during this season's auditions for NBC's America's Got Talent reality show, is looking for some Arkansas love.

Ask the Expert: When should I have my trees inspected, trimmed?

posted: 06/27/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

The recent storms have me wondering about the trees around my home. I have a large pine in my front yard, an oak in the back and my neighbor has a massive oak tree with branches directly over my home.

L’Oreal Maybelline plant gets ready to celebrate 40th birthday

posted: 06/23/2015 2:28 a.m. Discuss

The expansive tan brick cosmetics factory off Interstate 40 in North Little Rock has been a central Arkansas landmark for nearly half a century. Viewed from the road, the building's west end proclaims Maybelline in vibrant red letters while letters on the east end spell out L'Oreal USA, the French firm that bought the company in 1996 for $508 million.

Paper Trails: Fans join in service for Brown

posted: 06/21/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

A FOND FAREWELL: Family, friends and fans gathered at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., Monday morning for a public memorial service to honor longtime Grand Ole Opry member and Sparkman native Jim Ed Brown, who died of cancer June 11 at age 81.

Ask the Experts -- Questions to ask before buying a historic house

posted: 06/20/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

I am considering buying an older house in a historic neighborhood. What are some things I should do before making an offer?

Paper Trails: Arkansan hobnobs with aliens

posted: 06/14/2015 4:48 a.m. Discuss

HANGIN' WITH THE CONEHEADS: On the heels of their reworking of the "Jake with State Farm" commercial, the Coneheads (starring Saturday Night Live alums Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman) have a new one.

Ask the Expert

posted: 06/13/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

I am ready to make some improvements around my home but want to do things that will pay for themselves and continue to save money for a long time. Any tips?

Tamales win McClard new fan

posted: 06/11/2015 1:57 a.m. Comment 1

McClard's Bar-B-Q, known as both a Hot Springs and Arkansas culinary institution, has always been a mystery to me.

Paper Trails: Baby book begins as a mystery

posted: 06/07/2015 3:09 a.m. Discuss

V.L. Cox of North Little Rock was poking around an antique mall in Little Rock this past winter when she stumbled upon a vintage leather baby book. She's run across a lot of personal items in her searches.

Personal Space

posted: 06/06/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Bobby Crafford Where I live: I live in the Kimberly Manor neighborhood of Maumelle with my wife of 48 years, Barbara.

Ask the Expert

posted: 06/06/2015 2:06 a.m. Discuss

As I continue to tackle spring cleaning, I want to make sure I do a thorough job, especially in my kitchen. What might I be overlooking?

Paper Trails: Honorable quiz team real winner

posted: 05/31/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

TRUE WINNERS: When the six Pulaski Academy quiz bowl team members recently attended the Questions Unlimited Junior National Championship Tournament in New Orleans with their coach Jacob Harris, the students didn't win the competition. No matter. They'd already achieved something far greater -- upholding honor and integrity.

Paper Trails: God movie No. 2 casts for actors

posted: 05/24/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

ROLL 'EM! A casting call is out in the Little Rock area for a sequel to the popular faith-based film, God's Not Dead. The full-length, low-budget feature movie, God's Not Dead 2, will film for five weeks beginning in early June.

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