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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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It’s a small world

March 1, 2018 | By More
It’s a small world

I’m a homebody. I rarely venture far outside the River Valley and rarer still outside of Arkansas. It’s not that I don’t like to travel, I do. We did an impromptu road trip to Pennsylvania visiting friends just a few years ago. We’ve been to the “Redneck Riviera” in south Alabama a few times along […]

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Alfred Hitchcock presents

March 1, 2018 | By More
Alfred Hitchcock presents

While I don’t have ornithophobia — the irrational fear of birds — I’ve never been a fan of those feathered fiends. I’m not exactly sure what it is that makes me feel uneasy, but I think it has something to do with how quickly they dart about and the unpredictability of their behavior. When springtime […]

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Scott Dorminy – Farmers Insurance

March 1, 2018 | By More
Scott Dorminy – Farmers Insurance

Shopping for insurance can be confusing and overwhelming. That’s why Farmers Insurance agent Scott Dorminy focuses on educating clients and working with them to find the best possible policy for their lives. “Working in insurance has taught me that people often don’t know their plans until they have to file a claim,” he explains. With […]

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Feeling Blue

March 1, 2018 | By More
Feeling Blue

I was as green as I hoped my thumb would be someday, but nothing could stop my determination. Having not even planted a single vegetable in my very first garden, I made plans to grow blueberries. In the same way I approached everything in my first garden, I researched. Following advice of those who had […]

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The magic is in the balance

March 1, 2018 | By More
The magic is  in the balance

I’ve made a lot of mistakes making bone broth. It’s a pretty simple process, really, but like all simple processes the magic is in that balance between nuance and precision. Sometimes my process is unbalanced. If you aren’t familiar with making bone both, let me back up and tell you what it is. Basically, it’s […]

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Silent Witness

February 1, 2018 | By More
Silent Witness

For more than a century the Latimore Home has served as cultural centerpiece for African-Americans in the River Valley. A witness to the past, and the last of its kind in Arkansas, the structure’s future is now in question. In 1940 folk singer Woody Guthrie, no stranger to travel, captured the essence of America’s obsession […]

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For better or worse & weekends at the dirt track

February 1, 2018 | By More
For better or worse & weekends at the dirt track

Mitchell Mourot is a stock car dirt track racer. He grew up around racing. His dad, Tim, used to race and has loved the sport for as long as he can remember. He’ll tell you there’s not much that can give an adrenaline rush like being behind the wheel of his stock car. While NASCAR […]

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Russellville Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic

February 1, 2018 | By More
Russellville Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic

Russellville Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic opened February 22, 2016. Gerri Standridge, office manager at the clinic explains that Dr. Pilkington and Dr. Kirby opened the clinic to provide support for families and to offer “localized care in a smaller setting.” Today the clinic serves patients from zero to twenty years old and together their doctors […]

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Can you be be an Arkansan and not like ham?

February 1, 2018 | By More
Can you be be an Arkansan and not like ham?

Growing up, ham was a regular meat option at every meal after the holidays. Seemed like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and even sometimes Independence Day involved a huge Petit Jean ham that, try as we did, always had leftovers. Pork was what’s for breakfast, often lunch, and sometimes dinners afterward for days. And we never got […]

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