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Remember when ... Schools had no indoor toilets

Published Jul. 16 2018

I am old enough to remember when my school did not have an indoor toilet.

The Way It Was: Man arrested for cursing after church

Published Jul. 16 2018

100 years ago, July 16, 1918--OF INTEREST TO WOMEN: Friends of Ben Williams are relieved over the news that he...

Rude patrons spoil time at the movies

Published Jul. 16 2018

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is from a reader who was annoyed by people in a movie theater:

High school girl's former friends turn away when she returns home school

Published Jul. 16 2018

Dear Abby: My daughter has graduated from high school. She had been in a residential treatment program for depression the...

Fun with Ceramics

Published Jul. 16 2018

Eleven-year-old Natalie Stapleton, left, and 10-year-old Tatiana Valdez, right, watch volunteer Andrew Harmon remove red-hot ceramic pieces from a kiln...

TSO season shines with music, friends

Published Jul. 14 2018

There's no all-encompassing theme to the upcoming 2018-2019 Texarkana Symphony Orchestra season, but the first concert, "Musical Friends," gives an...

BOOKS | REVIEWS: A Carnival of Losses

Published Jul. 14 2018

A few years ago, Donald Hall wrote a book called "Essays After Eighty" about the "diminishments" of old age. His...

BOOKS | REVIEWS: Into the Raging Sea

Published Jul. 14 2018

The wrecks are so familiar: The Titanic. The Edmund Fitzgerald. Even the Andrea Gail of "The Perfect Storm." But such...

BOOKS | REVIEWS: A Terrible Country

Published Jul. 14 2018

With the United States in an uproar about Russian meddling in its election, it's a good time to brush up...

Picture Perfect

Published Jul. 14 2018

HOUGHTON, Mich.—The groom wore a Batman shirt while the bride chose the Flash. Clint and Melanie Salmi are giving marriage...

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS

Published Jul. 14 2018

LOS ANGELES—A Southern California couple who lost their home in a wildfire made a new happy memory Sunday amid the...

New royal Prince Louis is christened

Published Jul. 14 2018

Prince Louis has been christened.

'It was like a fairy tale'

Published Jul. 14 2018

As soon as Hayden Hatfield started walking down the aisle, her eyes locked on her flower girl.

Love is the best present to give child with Down syndrome

Published Jul. 14 2018

Dear Abby: We have three grandchildren and are due to make our annual visit. Two of the children are easy...

Leave dogs at home on hot summer days

Published Jul. 14 2018

Dear Readers: Cars and dogs and hot summer days is a combination that will never add up. On a typical...

Just say no to beef, processed meats

Published Jul. 14 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Chicken Council, every year the average American consumes more than...

Volunteer Opportunities

Published Jul. 14 2018

Volunteer Opportunities for July 15, 2018

Preparing a teen for college dorm life? Don't over-pack

Published Jul. 14 2018

You've shared a home for a lifetime and felt secure knowing that child of yours was just a bedroom away....

Mix wood furniture for an evolved look

Published Jul. 14 2018

Upholstered furniture, like sofas and chairs, bring a lot of razzle-dazzle to our rooms, with their endless options to infuse...

How to keep your home, vehicle safe during trips

Published Jul. 14 2018

Vacation season is upon us! While you're packing your stuff and stocking up on suntan lotion, don't forget these basic...

Nate Berkus' greatest tips for effortless home style

Published Jul. 14 2018

CHICAGO—Nate Berkus' life has been a little bit chaotic—mostly in a good way—for the past few years. He married fellow...

David Bowie and other 'Strange Stars'

Published Jul. 14 2018

On July 20, 1969, as the first man prepared to walk on the moon, a producer at BBC had the...

Massey deals a winning debut with 'Girl From Blind River'

Published Jul. 14 2018

Life has dealt Jamie Elders a lousy hand.