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HAHN: The origins of that thing called a wig

June 13, 2011

Did you ever have a wig? If you lived through the ‘70s, and are female, you probably did. My oldest daughter called me the other evening and the subject of wigs came up. “Where did we get those things?” she asked.
Wigs were a very popular fashion accessory then; you could buy them just about everywhere but the post office for a few dollars. Every beauty shop in existence had them for sale, as did Pfieffer’s and Gus Blass (remember them?), J. C. Penney’s, and Woolworth’s.

HOLLENBECK: Some things are better left alone — like Mamma’s recipes

June 13, 2011

Through the years a number of local people have asked for my mother’s spaghetti recipe.
That’s almost like trying to find the proverbial needle in the haystack.
Mamma didn’t have real recipes, though she had cookbooks holding all kinds of scribblings on sheets she had stuck inside them.
This past week I made an attempt at detailing how to make her wonderful spaghetti. My effort was included in the Grits & Grace page that featured Courier employees’ recipes.

Presley Ann Eanes

June 13, 2011

Baby girl Presley Ann Eanes passed away Saturday, June 11, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. She was born June 7, in Little Rock.
Survivors include her parents, Ashley and Justin Eanes of Benton; brother, Jonah Eanes of Benton; grandparents, Russell Eanes of Morrilton and Brenda Shelton of Little Rock; Brent and Kim Russell of Benton; great-grandparents, Frances Bradshaw of Benton and Mike Russell, Benton; Jeanette Eanes of England; Mary Ann Pate of Little Rock; Erma Selby of Stephens; and great-great-grandparent, Ola Merle Russell of Alexander.

 

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