November 25, 2015

Small Business Saturday returns

Small Business Saturday, which follows the well-known Black Friday shopping frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, was launched by American Express on Nov. 27, 2010, but may still be relatively unknown to many of the country's ...

Sandwich makers

Lakeside Middle School seventh-grade students Katelyn Hartsell, left, Erika Bittinger and Carly Orr make sandwiches Tuesday for 170 sack lunches during the school's second annual Day of Caring.

Tretola, Williams bound for Senior Bowl

FAYETTEVILLE -- Along with senior offensive guard and Razorback teammate Sebastian Tretola, senior running back Jonathan Williams has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl, it was announced Tuesday in Mobile, Ala.

Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace

MOSCOW -- Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced what he called a "stab in the back" and warned of "significant consequences."

UAMS/Schmieding Program earns new designation

LITTLE ROCK -- The UAMS/ Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program has been designated as an intermediate-level, evidence-based health promotion program, making it possible for other caregiver training providers to seek federal funds to purchase the program's curriculum materials and through them, expand the program's reach and positive influence.

Life of thanksgiving

Those of us who are parents already understand the lesson found in the following illustration. We love to give gifts to our children. We desire to meet their needs and even their wants. The warm satisfaction we feel makes the sacrifices we made on their behalf all very much worth it.

Wednesday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and, 6 and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.