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Master Gardener: More gardening tips

Aug 25, 2015 8:05am

If you are fortunate enough to be mowing now you need to check blade sharpness and increase mowing height to 4”. In this heat and drought, no undue fertilizing, pruning or spraying needs to be...

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Cost of cookout declines, according to survey

Jul 08, 2015 3:07am

A summer cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk costs slightly less this year and still...

Master Gardener: Japanese Kerria

Jul 08, 2015 3:07am

This week the subject is Kerria, a later spring bloomer that sports yellow single or double blooms and thrives in shadier locations. Kerria is a much under-used one in the landscape. My...

Park schedules several activities for the weekend

Jul 08, 2015 3:07am

Mount Magazine State Park has announced activities and programming for the coming weekend.

Here’s a brief description and some details about the events.

Friday

2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m...

Use fireworks safely

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 240 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related...

Consumer Alert: Avoiding vacation scams

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

School is out for the summer, and many Arkansans are taking vacations.

These trips can be great for relaxation and fun, but consumers should take precautions to protect themselves from scams...

Park hosting adventure camp

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

Lake Dardanelle State Park will be holding this three day camp from Wednesday, July 29 to Friday July 31 for ages 12-15.

Adventure Camp is designed to get kids out in nature. Campers will...

Master Gardener: July chores in the garden

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

The dog days of summer are July 3 to Aug. 11.

The Greeks, Romans and Egyptians believed that Sirius, the dog start, added its heat to that of the sun, causing the hot weather. Dog days are...

POTLUCK: E-mail mistake provides a Turkish delight

Jun 25, 2015 3:05am

I read the email several times. I didn’t understand it.

I looked at the included recipe.

I couldn’t figure it out.

The email’s slug, “Argos in Cappadocia’s Seki Restaurant,”...

Officers will be looking for boating under the influence this weekend

Jun 24, 2015 3:06am

Wildlife officers across Arkansas and the U.S. are gearing up for Operation Dry Water – the nation’s boating under the influence awareness and enforcement campaign. The nationwide event will take...

Health and Rehabilitation Center hosting blood drive

Jun 24, 2015 3:05am

Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center, in cooperation with the Arkansas Blood Institute is hosting a blooddrive Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each donor will receive a voucher, redeemable...

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