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Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

June 1, 2018 | By More
Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

Brookdale Russellville is a unique assisted living community serving the River Valley and is part of a national network of Brookdale facilities around the nation. Opened in 1996 and located near Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, the Veterans VA Clinic, Millard-Henry Clinic, and Russellville Family Clinic, the facility offers 80 apartments including one and two […]

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A Quiet Place

June 1, 2018 | By More
A Quiet Place

After watching the psychological thriller, A Quiet Place, I have a newly formed respect and appreciation for waterfalls. If you’ve not made a trip to the theater yet, don’t worry, I won’t be lacing in any spoilers. In this post-apocalyptic version of Earth, humankind must remain completely quiet in order to survive a species that […]

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Kid’s perspective on dear old dad

June 1, 2018 | By More
Kid’s perspective on dear old dad

Nowadays as Father’s Day draws near, picture frames with fishing poles and sports memorabilia pop up in every store, and gift certificate sales for Bass Pro Shop skyrocket. But when I was a kid, it was more common to make homemade cards or cheesy poems, or maybe even offer to mow the yard. Which is […]

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A pittance to pay

June 1, 2018 | By More
A pittance to pay

Our community was staggered by tragedy a few weeks back with the murder and suicide of a prominent couple in their home. In the earliest hours following the crime there was panic. No one outside of the sheriff’s office knew what was going on and speculations ran wild as they tend to do when something […]

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Kids in the garden

June 1, 2018 | By More
Kids in the garden

The kindergarten teacher leaned into her group of lively 5 year olds and asked, “What color are carrots?” My daughter’s hand shot up with a grin reaching to her ears. “Red!” “No…” the teacher replied and gently repeated the question. But the spunky redhead who most definitely knew her colors didn’t let it go. “Yes, […]

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A wordless narrative

May 1, 2018 | By More
A wordless narrative

Murals may be humanity’s oldest form of art by painting. The earliest known murals were displayed on cave walls dating back to at least 64,000 years ago. Those weren’t even created by us, but instead by our hominid cousin Neanderthals. The earliest known Homo sapiens murals are over 35,000 years old. Clearly, murals are part […]

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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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AR SAVES in the River Valley: stroke awareness and new technology saves lives

May 1, 2018 | By More
AR SAVES in the River Valley: stroke awareness and new technology saves lives

May is National Stroke Awareness month, a nationally recognized partnership between the National Stroke Association, the American Heart Association, and a myriad of nonprofits to educate the public about the prevention of stroke and to support stroke survivors. The National Stroke Association calls a stroke a “brain attack” occurring when blood flow to an area […]

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A savory cure for spring fever

May 1, 2018 | By More
A savory cure for spring fever

Those warm spring rays and southerly breezes flirt with your sense of adventure. As a fresh greening spreads across the land, an urge to try something new and unique, something beyond the ordinary builds. The longing for thrills after a winter of cabin fever extends even to our hunger. Sit-down restaurants are nice enough. A […]

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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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