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Making Ripples

A Solitary, Resilient Heron

Big birds adapt to changing weather and diet AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Driveways are runways to some with wings. A great blue heron once flew past our cabin windows, just

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Live On Stage!

‘Buyer & Cellar’ opens Feb. 5 at APT BECCA MARTIN-BROWN It didn’t really dawn on Jacob Andrews until last week. “I knew there hadn’t been any live shows around

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By The Book(s)

Newton County Library connects with kids BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “Newton County is 70th in Arkansas out of 75 counties in terms of population, and its terrain is mountainous, rural and


Tiny But Mighty

NWA makes big statement in small works JOCELYN MURPHY For more than three decades, the Arkansas Arts Council has brought work to the people with its traveling exhibition “Small


Connecting Via Computer

Trike finds ways to keep kids immersed in theater LARA JO HIGHTOWER Trike Theatre produced its first show in 2008 and, in the ensuing 13 years, the professional theater

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Feb. 5 (Friday) Story Break — With Mrs. Tiffany, 10 a.m., Fort Smith Public Library via Facebook and YouTube. Free. Member Preview — “Crafting America,” a new exhibition celebrating

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Post pandemic weight gain vs your suits

Q. My suit pants are both out of style – pleated — and no longer fit my post-quarantine weight gain (or, realistically, even pre-quarantine). As long as I don’t try