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Out of the mouths of babes

May 1, 2018 | By More
Out of the mouths of babes

As Mother’s Day approaches, I notice faux pink flowers, pastel greeting cards, and cheesy quick gifts littering the aisles of nearly ever store. But sometimes another chintzy item is not what a mother needs to be celebrated with. Sometimes she needs to be celebrated with kind words and appreciation. A mother is a person who […]

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Luxury Pool and Spas

May 1, 2018 | By More
Luxury Pool and Spas

Jeremy Lawson, co-owner of Luxury Pools and Spas, grew up in the pool business. He says his grandfather first started selling pools decades ago when there was only one rectangular option. His family founded Luxury Pools and Spas back in 1976. With his father at the helm and he and his brother Shane grew up […]

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Gardening when you’re gone

May 1, 2018 | By More
Gardening when you’re gone

I lay my kindle in my lap and stretched, digging my toes into the warm sand. Scanning the blue horizon where only a thin line delineated between sea and sky, I drank in the sights and sounds. My eyes landed on a dark man with a wide-brimmed hat. He wielded a long knife and sliced […]

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Home Waters

May 1, 2018 | By More
Home Waters

One early morning a few weeks ago I stepped onto my porch and heard a roar coming from under the hill. It took me a moment to realize that the heavy rains and regional flooding that had washed out the low water bridges and turned our front yard into a lake had also taken the […]

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Devoted – 2018

April 7, 2018 | By More
Devoted – 2018

You said “yes” before he even finished asking the question because your heart had said yes months ago. Now with the date set for your biggest of days, it’s time to tap into the professional expertise of River Valley wedding vendors and venues. And lucky you, we’ve already done the legwork. The best of the […]

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A Farewell to the Face of Main Street Russellville

April 1, 2018 | By More
A Farewell to the Face of Main Street Russellville

Betsy McGuire, the face of Main Street Russellville, is retiring from a position she’s held since since October 19, 1993. That’s 25 years as executive director. That’s 25 years of commitment and dedication to the revitalization and restoration of downtown Russellville now traded in for the new adventure of retirement. An alum of Southern State […]

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Where chicken nuggets come from

April 1, 2018 | By More
Where chicken nuggets come from

Every year, on the night before Easter, my family gets together for a fun night of egg blowing. If you’re unfamiliar with this activity, you’re really missing out. The whole point is to hollow out eggs so that you can stain the shells using food coloring and vinegar. The eggs can then be used for […]

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Something new under the sun

April 1, 2018 | By More
Something new under the sun

Clarksville’s 42-acre solar plant is highly visible along Interstate 40, its twenty-thousand plus solar panels reflective and geometric. Once inside the plant’s gates, visitors find a surprisingly simple setup: the panels themselves are attached to steel beams, a few wires, and metal boxes connected to the city grid. The panels are lined up in long […]

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Satisfy the urge

April 1, 2018 | By More
Satisfy the urge

What do you do when the carnivorous urges become too powerful to ignore? You crave meat. Poultry and fish? Nah. Hamburger? We’re getting close, but what you really need is a slab of protein with depth. You crave steak. Seasoned, seared, and cooked to perfection with all that earthy essence only red meat can offer. […]

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Cyclone Cyclers – Opening up the community for students

April 1, 2018 | By More
Cyclone Cyclers – Opening up the community for students

Students at Russellville High School (RHS) get more than just an 8-to-3 education. Advanced placement study sessions along with a wide variety of clubs, meetings and events offered means RHS is well populated with students throughout the afternoon as well as Saturdays. “If you are here after hours, this school is still very much alive,” […]

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