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Pot Luck: Spring’s arrival means time to add sunshine

Mar 26, 2015 3:05am

Spring has officially sprung and Easter’s on its way.

It’s time to add some sunshine to our meals.

Goodbye chowders and chili. Hello exciting seasonal berries and fresh produce.

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It’s time to get ready for tax filing season

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

The new year brings a new challenge for consumers: tax filing season.

Laura Connerly, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said “there are steps...

Parks offering first-day hikes

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

Arkansas State Parks are inviting people to join an interpreter for a free guided trail hike Thursday and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to keep in shape and lead a healthy lifestyle.

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Younger Arkansans are buying insurance, according to the AHA

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

LITTLE ROCK – Young adults often don’t consider the need for health insurance, but in Arkansas, that may be changing, according to the Arkansas Hospital Association.

“Of the more than 223,...

Winter energy assistance program will open Jan. 5

Updated: Dec 31, 2014 12:36pm

ARVAC has announced that Winter Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) will open on Monday, January 5.

This a heating program that is a one-time payment based on family income and...

<p>Under the lights: The Merchants Association and the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce held a Dinner on the Square event on Saturday, Dec. 13 and it has been called a success. Dinner was served under the Christmas lights of Courthouse Square to 154 people. The event raised $3,000 for downtown revitalization. Another event is being planned for the 2015 Christmas season.</p>

Dinner on Square raised $3,000

Updated: Dec 30, 2014 5:42am

The Merchant’s Association and the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an outdoor Dinner on the Square on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The event raised about $3,000 according to Paris Area...

Master Gardener: Resolutions for 2015

Dec 30, 2014 5:26am

It was overcast this afternoon as I sat composing this article for the paper. I hope you all had safe and happy holidays. Also, that 2015 holds the promise of improved health, inner peace and...

Town and County Garden Club meets

Dec 24, 2014 3:06am

The Town and Country Garden Club members gathered on Thursday, Dec. 11 for a Christmas luncheon at the home of Dr. Wayne and Margit Enns.

Soup was served and members brought desserts and...

Master Gardener: Perennials-foundation planting

Dec 23, 2014 5:51am

Used to be whenever a home was built, you put in the standard evergreen shrubs and that was that. Nowadays homeowners are discovering flowering shrubs, experimenting with annual-filled planters...

Many happy returns when consumers are informed about refund and exchange policies

Dec 23, 2014 5:37am

Sometimes, even Santa gets your sweater size wrong or stuffs your stocking with a video game you already own. Because some holiday gifts unavoidably will go back to the store for refunds or...

‘Comfort shopping’ can create more problems

Dec 17, 2014 3:06am

A moment of comfort shopping to relieve holiday stress can create more problems than it solves, said Laura Connerly, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas System Division of...

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