July 29, 2014

Museum seeks donations to save stingrays

As Mid-America Science Museum prepares to close, the Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches exhibit will soon be packed up and sent to its next location, leaving the museum educators looking for a way ...

Judge OKs record-setting sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES -- A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Portis, Qualls become leaders during camps

FAYETTEVILLE -- Bobby Portis was a sufficiently big man at the Nike Skills Big Man camp in June to be invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy camp but not so big for James to divulge his intentions to move back to the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Miami Heat.

Don't rush to judgment

Much negative criticism of the president appears in letters to this paper as well as other Arkansas papers I read. The recent barrage concerns: 1. the so-called overreach of his executive orders, and 2. his so-called lack of action concerning the illegal show of 52,000-plus (not 100,000 as some of friends have suggested) children without accompanying adults at the Texas border. Sometimes, the negative criticism of President Obama stems from ignorance of the critics.

Langston legacy garden

Garland County Master Gardeners Susan Deimel, Sue Hale, Shirley Williams, Jan Hodges, Jim Moore, James Moore and Jeff Finney worked weeding, watering and replacing a few plants in the Legacy Garden in front of Langston Magnet School at 120 Chestnut St.