| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Linda Jones considered herself "incredibly lucky" to have had a father like Chuck Jones, the Oscar-winning animation director of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies fame.
"He was probably the best father anybody could have," said Linda Jones,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Were you born in the wrong century? Ever wished you could have hung out with the likes of Abe Lincoln? Now you can. The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat presents "Passengers from the Past," giving visitors the opportunity to ride with renowned historical...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Leaves already are changing color north of Chicago, so it's time to plan your fall leaf-hunting getaway. We've come up with some of the most scenic autumn areas within roughly 180 miles of Chicago, so it can be a day trip, or you can make a weekend of it....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:
Because the Greeks thought so hard about the way...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
— Mark Twain
Fruitland Park rolled the dice last week and lost. Prediction: It's going to cost the fine folks who live there some...
| Sep 15, 2013
So, you are an important person and you have been pulled over on suspicion of drinking and driving. You want to get out of it, so you play the big shot card. Here are 10 reasons why you should never say to the police officer, "Do you know who I am?"
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:26 AM
New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations.
The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:54 AM
"All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it."
Mark Twain wrote that in "The...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:53 AM
In the story of the proposed American Writers Museum, we've had the prologue and the introduction. Now comes the long-awaited Chapter One, with the unveiling last week of plans for the museum's "First Edition," the inaugural stage in the creation of the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Add one more outdoor theater experience before autumn officially begins.
The Castle Theatre Company of Durham University , UK will perform William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Mark Twain House,...