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Struggling sister must get help now

Published May. 3 2016

Dear Abby: I have a hard time differentiating between enabling and just helping out my sister. Throughout her adult life,...

Spring cleaning rituals taken more seriously in some regions than others

Published May. 3 2016

Dear Readers: You should be well into your spring cleaning for the season, but wait—do you spring-clean? Do you take...

Raspberries contain a lot of good nutrients

Published May. 2 2016

In the 1890s, Cockney rhyming slang coined the phrase "raspberry tart" as a substitute for the socially unacceptable word "fart."...

At Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, all eyes on 'Hamilton'

Published May. 2 2016

NEW YORK—One thing practically assured on Tuesday is that the Broadway megahit "Hamilton" will get plenty of Tony Award nominations....

A case of unfit pillows

Published May. 2 2016

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off comes from a reader who is not too happy with the sizes of her pillowcases.

Couple's day-trip woes threaten to drive them apart

Published May. 2 2016

Dear Abby: My fiance and I are good drivers and enjoy driving. But we get into arguments during road trips...

Around the Remote

Published May. 1 2016

DON'T MISS: "Penny Dreadful"—The Victorian horror drama returns for a third season that will introduce Dr. Jekyll and Dracula to...

Fashion Sense: Rhonda Dolberry revels in her own distinctive style

Published May. 1 2016

If ever a shortlist of the most fashionable Texarkana women is made, Rhonda Dolberry surely belongs near the top.

BOOKS | REVIEWS: 67 SHOTS

Published May. 1 2016

Responding to widespread campus protests against the Vietnam War, Gov. Ronald Reagan of California offered an easy solution. "If it...

BOOKS | REVIEWS: THE EXCELLENT LOMBARDS

Published May. 1 2016

The Wisconsin apple orchard that belongs to the Lombard family in Jane Hamilton's hypnotic new novel is a beacon for...

50th Anniversary: Robert and Mary Courtney

Published May. 1 2016

Robert and Mary Courtney of Texarkana, Texas, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 6 with their family and...

50th Anniversary: Jerry and Sarah Dickens

Published May. 1 2016

Jerry and Sarah Dickens of New Boston, Texas, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family.

Five Generations: The Fuller family

Published May. 1 2016

The Fuller family recently gathered for a five-generation photo.

Wedding: Smith-Berajawala

Published May. 1 2016

Lauren Nicole Smith and Mark Vijay Berajawala were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at...

Volunteer Opportunities

Published May. 1 2016

Volunteer Opportunities for May 1, 2016

Daughter shuts door on mom in retaliation for remarriage

Published May. 1 2016

Dear Abby: I am 54. My daughter is 25 and married with two kids. Her dad and I have been...

Take good care of your treasured books

Published May. 1 2016

Dear Readers: If you read this column often, then you know I love books! There is just something tactile about...

Easy ways to increase fertility for men

Published May. 1 2016

Trying to make a baby? Well, even though the typical male body produces 12 million sperm a day, in a...

Sorority honors local mothers

Published May. 1 2016

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Kappa Xi Omega Chapter held its 20th Annual Mother's Day Brunch at the Texarkana, Ark.,...

People

Published May. 1 2016

NEW YORK—Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR's...

Living smart: Clean barbecue grills after every use—here's how

Published May. 1 2016

Nothing sounds worse at the end of an all-day barbecue than cleaning the grill.

Built-in seating: The breakfast nook has been updated

Published May. 1 2016

The term "breakfast nook" sounds hopelessly trapped in the 1970s, but modern homeowners are embracing the style and practicality of...

How to clean wood floors

Published May. 1 2016

Hardwood floors can last for generations if they're cared for properly.