Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:00

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we go to bed at night. Saturday afternoon, we had "nothin' to do," so I suggested some hanky-panky. We were just getting into it when the phone rang. 

I told her to let it go to...

Director of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stepping down

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:11

LITTLE ROCK — The director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is stepping down next year.

Top Haunted Houses in Arkansas

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:40

October is here, and that means hay rides, pumpkin patches, and of course haunted houses. 

Here are's top Haunted Houses around Arkansas


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Join Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s cleanup initiative through October

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00

It’s not too late to join the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Great Arkansas Cleanup, which ends Oct. 31, 2017. KAB is encouraging Arkansans to participate in a cleanup in their own community by the end of October.

Hunters reminded to check tree stands, harnesses before heading to the woods

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:47

Twenty feet doesn’t sound like a terribly high point to fall from in the case of an accident, but that’s the height at which many fatal tree stand falls occur. Many more falls from that height result in paralysis and broken bones each year as well.

Weather-resistant game tags, AGFC app add more options to tag deer

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:45

In response to many requests from hunters, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is supplying waterproof courtesy tags to regional offices and license vendors throughout the state to help hunters make the transition to the newly revised hunting license system.

Ask the Doctors: Readers’ advice on balance, doctor visits

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:41

Hello again, dear readers! Many of your medical questions tackle complex topics that don’t fit into the allotted space in a newspaper, so we’re back with your questions and comments. These regular follow-ups let us turn the one-way communication of a column into something far more satisfying: a conversation.

‘Gone, But Not Forgotten’ event set at Oak Grove Cemetery

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:51

The Conway High School Drama Department, under the direction of A. J. Spiridigliozzi, and the Oak Grove Cemetery Board will present “Gone, But Not Forgotten” at the cemetery on Sunday, October 22, 3-5 p.m.

US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:51

NEW YORK — America’s weight problem isn’t getting any better, according to new government research.

5 reasons to skip the stadium and watch the game at home

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:27

(BPT) - For many, fall is back-to-school season. It’s the time for pumpkin-spiced coffee, decorative gourds, scarves and cardigans. But by far, the most exciting part of fall is when the sports world begins to heat up. As the football season kicks off, baseball playoffs begin and inevitably, one of our friends tells us about the great tickets they have to a game.