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Arkansas’ adult obesity rate is highest in nation

Sep 30, 2015 3:06am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas has the highest rate of adult obesity in the nation at 35.9 percent, according to a report released Monday.

The report by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert...

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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...

House Calls: Poison ivy is worse this year

Jun 24, 2015 3:05am

Is poison ivy getting worse in the United States? Studies at Duke University say yes.

The studies show that it is growing quicker, with larger leaves, and the oil that gives people rashes is...

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...

Master Gardener: Here are some gardening notes

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 3:05am

Heavy, record-breaking rains of May with their resultant historic flooding have given way to light, intermittent showers in June, and soon will concede to the even drier month of July. We are just...

Potluck: Brisket takes time, but it’s worth it

Jun 18, 2015 3:05am

If you like smoked brisket, and have an entire weekend to prepare one, this recipe from Louisiana Kitchen & Culture is right up your alley.

You must brine the brisket for at least 24...

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