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Mother afraid for son’s texting and driving

Q. My 17-year-old son texts while he is driving. I’ve asked him to stop several times, but he says he’s a good driver and nothing will happen to him. I’m really frightened, especially with the holiday traffic. Could you please explain why so many young people don’t think it’s a problem?


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The stability of your future depends on several factors, so take control and own your destiny. This is not the time to be laid-back and watch the show. Be the author and director of your own production and you will see amazing results.

Arts & Science Center to host signature fundraising event

The Catherine M. Bellamy Theater of the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas will again be transformed into a grand ballroom with flooring placed over the seating area thereby creating a huge dance floor on Friday, Dec. 5 and a seated dinner and auction on Saturday, Dec. 5 for “Potpourri—Encore”, the Arts & Science Center’s signature fundraising event.