Every Day Life

Reflecting

Reflecting

I’m 40… something-years-old, and this morning while washing my face to get ready for the day what do I discover? A zit, really?! This has to be a joke.  Maybe there is a spot on the mirror I didn’t wipe down when I cleaned the bathroom yesterday. Nope, it’s a big ole zit.  It’s red […]

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Backyard Living

Monarch Migration

Monarch Migration

A few weeks ago I was taking a walk with my children when my son spotted a monarch butterfly high above us. In the coming days, we began to see them everywhere. They stopped for a drink at the few remaining zinnias in the front yard; they circled the echinacea and black-eyed Susans, and they […]

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Outdoors

Little Armored One

Little Armored One

“Good grief that’s a lot of racket,” I thought while sitting in the large hickory tree that just happened to grow in the perfect spot to cover this deery-looking funnel with my bow. My first thought was turkeys. The big birds are notorious for raising a ruckus as they rake leaves in search of hidden […]

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Community Commerce

Sorrells Body Shop

Sorrells Body Shop

What makes a business successful? Great customer service? Being family owned? Both of those things are important, and a big reason local business, Sorrells Body Shop has been operating in Russellville for more than 40 years. Purchasing the body shop upon his father’s retirement in 1988, Jamie Sorrells, president, has been dedicated to two important […]

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Valley Vittles

Chicken-Fried Perfection

Chicken-Fried Perfection

The great American truck stop has its roots in the south. You need look no further than the menu to confirm this. T-bone steak and eggs, chicken prepared at least four different ways, bread and potatoes both standard issue for every meal and then there’s the crowning jewel. The combination of beef, breading and white […]

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On a Personal Note

Proud Father, Proud Son

Proud Father, Proud Son

Guest Written by Shannon Davis “I’m proud of you son.” Those are words that I always loved to hear when I was a kid.  I was a fortunate child who had a loving  mom and dad that seemed to know how to handle most situations that my two brothers and I faced. Granted, we didn’t […]

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Protecting and Serving My Community

Protecting and Serving My Community

Guest Written by Drew Latch, RPD Public Information Officer I have lived in Russellville for twelve years. The small town feel with the midsize town amenities has made my decision to stay and raise a family here a better choice every day. I was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas.  I graduated from Little […]

A Sense of Place on Your Plate

A Sense of Place on Your Plate

Fire and meat. Is there a pairing more quintessentially human than fire and meat? The hunks of whitetail tenderloin in front of me just came off the grill. Seasoned with garlic, salt, pepper, cumin and just a dash of crushed red pepper they were every bit as mouth-watering delicious as they looked. Seasoning, coal fire […]

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Kirt Mosley Interior Designer

Kirt Mosley Interior Designer

If you are lucky in life, you will find a job that you do not hate, that also pays the bills. If you are blessed, you will find your passion and be able to make money pursuing it. Kirt Mosley, local interior designer, is definitely a blessed man. Years ago, Mosley’s father and grandfather owned […]

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