Under the guidance of Arkansas State University, fund-raising and restoration is well under way with the ultimate goal of returning rundown Dyess, Ark., to some of its former glory.
Wayne Newton estate: A promotional tour is expected next month and Newton told The Associated Press he hopes to offer the first public tours by February.
"Every Thing On It," a posthumous collection from beloved children's poet Shel Silverstein, provides more wacky wordplay and silly endings.
Former first lady Betty Ford's triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center in California. Mrs. Ford passed on Friday.