Quail on the front burner for Commission; Conway meeting set Tuesday

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:38

LITTLE ROCK – One of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission chairman Fred Brown’s chief platforms, he said recently, is to lead the restoration of the northern bobwhite in Arkansas. Brown and several other commissioners were in attendance as the AGFC held a two-day “Quail 101” seminar in Mayflower with its wildlife biologists, wildlife management area managers and others. Experts from nearby states that have re-established quail habitat in recent years spoke to the gathering about their successes.

Maltbia: Social media etiquette

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 15:13

Hello everyone!

This sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 16:11

New year new you. Right?

Parents, save up: Cost of raising a child is more than $233K

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 18:16

WASHINGTON — Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account.

Family retreat becomes state-of-the-art youth hunting camp

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:45

HULL, Ill. — Tucked away off the back roads of Pike County is a new destination for area youth looking for mentoring and the thrill of the hunt.

A newcomer to cross-country skiing gets hooked by the sport

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:38

BOISE, Idaho — The first time I tried cross-country skiing, I was in junior high in southern Minnesota wondering why anyone would want to work that hard in bitter cold when they could be downhill skiing (or hiding indoors) instead.

Demand for LL Bean boot marches on

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:34

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The holiday season is over but demand for L.L. Bean’s famous boot marches on.

Faith Briefs: 01/06/17

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:23

The Isaacs in Concert

Amish Cook: For the birds

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:16

Chilly winter weather has finally arrived! My daughter, Julia, has been excitedly waiting and waiting for the first snow. Finally, a week ago, we got our first flurries here in southern Illinois but, unfortunately, they did not stick around. Sled rides with Daddy and making snowmen rank on the top of Julia’s list of wintertime favorites. This winter I’ve been kept indoors more organizing items from our recent move, but it’s been a perfect way to spend more time with the children.

Maltbia: When my heart is overwhelmed…

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:10

Hello everyone!