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Paper Trails: Arkansan gets big car treatment

posted: 02/19/2017 2:38 a.m. Discuss

COMMAND PERFORMANCE: ABC's Good Morning America really, really wants Arkansas native and Little Rock resident Raye Montague to appear on the show tomorrow -- so much so that when the 82-year-old's son David told the show's producers that Montague's health prevents her from flying, they offered to send a chauffeured limo to pick her up and return her home.

Ask the Expert

posted: 02/18/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

The air inside of my home has become extremely dry this winter -- everyone living there is dealing with dry skin, cracked lips, and my youngest child even recently had a nose bleed. What are the best ways to put moisture back into the air without harming our home and its contents?

Paper Trails: PAPER TRAILS: Little Rock-made $8,795 bike draws aahs; Arkansas native on 2 TV shows

updated: 02/13/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

BIG WHEEL: Tony Carklin's newest high-performance carbon bike Allied Alfa graces the cover of the March issue of Bicycling magazine. Carklin was the former managing director of Little Rock-based Orbea USA and Chainwheel prior to that.

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posted: 02/11/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

I'm planning to paint several interior rooms in my home this spring to help brighten and freshen up my living space. What is the best way to do this?

PAPER TRAILS: Little Rock cyclist on U.S. team; Marvel comic to feature Arkansan's artwork

updated: 02/06/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

ON A ROLL: Jason Macom recently took part in the U.S. Para-cycling Track National Championships at the VELO Sports Center in Carson, Calif., where he won three silver medals and a bronze. He also was invited to join the U.S. national team and be added to its roster, which features 10 men and six women from across the nation. He'll compete in the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships on March 2-5 in Los Angeles. Earlier a professional BMX racer, Macom transitioned to road and track cycling in 2004 but in 2015 lost his right leg from below the knee from complications while recovering from a broken ankle. Macom, whose athletic endeavors are sponsored by The Clean Eatery, works as a barber at The Art of Men's Cuts in Bryant.

Bevan Todd Keating

posted: 02/05/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

As a young boy living in London, Ontario, in the 1970s, Bevan Keating, like his friends, dreamed of being a hockey player when he grew up.

Put a lid on chaos

posted: 02/04/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

There's no escaping them. Nearly every kitchen has them: Leftover leftovers containers.

Food storage hints will stretch leftovers

posted: 02/04/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Organization experts at The Container Store offer these tips for storing leftovers:

Take the time to inspect, upgrade container sets

posted: 02/04/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Professional organizer Becca Clark, of Creative Convenience and Your Best Move, offers the following tips for taming the leftover container pile lurking in kitchen cabinets:

PAPER TRAILS: Magazine to highlight Arkansas jeweler Sissy Jones; Gladys Knight to perform in Little Rock

updated: 01/30/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

ARKANSAS JEWEL: Longtime jeweler Sissy Jones, founder of Sissy's Log Cabin, is one of three jewelers being inducted into National Jeweler magazine's Retailer Hall of Fame. She is being inducted in the category of multistore independent. The publication will release a special announcement issue in mid-May.

Ask the Expert

posted: 01/28/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

I see that the color Pantone chose for its hue of the year for 2017 is a vibrant green named Greenery. I was wondering how to incorporate this color in my home. It is very lively and cheerful but I don't want to overdo the use of it. It is very soothing but also very bright. I am wondering which other colors would pair with it. And should I use Greenery as the main color or just add it into my home interior as an accent hue? Please help guide me how I could place this shade in my home without taking it too far.

Paper Trails: Little Rock native's film debuts at Utah fest; new single from Arkansan country star Justin Moore

updated: 01/23/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

IN THE NEWS: As reported here about a month ago, Dayveon, a film by Little Rock native Amman Abbasi, premiered Thursday on the opening night of this year's renowned Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

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posted: 01/21/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

My husband and I are preparing to put our house on the market so we can buy a new one. What's the best way to make our house more attractive to buyers?

Paper Trails: Arkansan tours as part of Don Henley's band

updated: 01/16/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

HE'S WITH THE BAND: When Don Henley takes the stage at the Robinson Center in Little Rock on Friday, he'll be joined by an Arkansan. Little Rock native Milo Deering is touring with him as a part of the band. Deering plays the steel guitar for the former Eagles member. The musician's brother John (this newspaper's chief editorial cartoonist) hopes Henley's itinerary is such that Milo Deering will have time to visit while the musician is in town. Milo last lived in Arkansas in the early 1970s.

Ask the Expert

posted: 01/14/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

I've heard there are advantages to buying a house in the winter. Why?






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