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Dastardly deeds and fun with food are the right recipe for ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

Back in 2008, DreamWorks Animation scored big with “Kung Fu Panda,” a sharp-looking, action-packed, lovable little movie about believing in yourself, father-son relationships, master-student relationships and the funny side of overeating. It pulled in a massive $632 million around the world. Three years later, the same studio continued the same story with the same voice cast (Jack Black played the lazy but excitable and humorously annoying title character) in “Kung Fu Panda 2,” which earned about $34 million more than the original.

Why ‘dieting’ is harmful

I really dislike the word diet, or more specifically, what it stands for. The root of the word is derived from the Greek diaita, which means “way of living.” Used in that context, I have no problem. It can mean: the way in which we eat. But, the vast majority of the time, that’s not the way the word is used. In our world, a diet typically refers to something temporary, associated with weight loss. And in this context, here’s the real skinny on diets: none of them truly work.

Skelton’s defense helps lift Zebras

On the football field, Ladarius Skelton is known for his ability to put points on the board. The Pine Bluff senior was one of the most dynamic offensive players to come through the state — let alone Southeast Arkansas — in years.

Hannahs, Hogs ready to face Red Raiders

FAYETTEVILLE — The words “Texas Tech” haven’t been welcomed in a good portion of Arkansas for four months. The last time one of that school’s teams visited Fayetteville, the results were disastrous to the Razorbacks.

The power of the spoken word

As a child you may have used the phrase, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Proverbs 18:21 says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.”

Weevils dominate Savage Storm

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello men’s basketball team recorded its most dominating Great American Conference win of the season on Thursday night at home in an 82-64 victory over Southeastern Oklahoma State.