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Luxury Pool and Spas

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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May 1, 2018 | By More
Central Beekeepers Supply

Central Beekeepers Supply

John Smith, owner of Central Arkansas Beekeepers Supply in Russellville, first learned bee keeping from his father when he was a young boy. “My dad would extract honey from wild bees,” he explains. “Later he turned to keeping them in captivity. World War II was the only time he didn’t keep them,” John adds. John […]

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

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

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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February 1, 2018 | By More
West Main Gallery: Antiques & More

West Main Gallery: Antiques & More

West Main Gallery in downtown Russellville has been open for a little over two years furnishing the River Valley with one-of-a-kind presents, home furniture, and holiday gift items. The gallery operates as a vendor mall where vendors rent spaces to run their own stores with the gallery providing the personnel and staff to make this […]

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December 1, 2017 | By More
Orr Auto Mall

Orr Auto Mall

Orr Automotive opened their first lot in 1927. Now they have more than 30 locations in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. This huge selection is a large part of what makes Orr Auto Mall in Russellville such a popular spot. “You have up to 500-plus vehicles to choose from,” says manager James Parker. Sitting underneath […]

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November 1, 2017 | By More
Rodan + Fields – Lisa Gibson, Independent Consultant

Rodan + Fields – Lisa Gibson, Independent Consultant

For Lisa Gibson, skincare is just as important as maintaining any other aspect of your health. After teaching for 33 years at Atkins Middle School, Lisa said she wanted to keep busy and found her second calling as an independent consultant with Rodan & Fields skin care. “I decided to start my skin care business […]

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October 1, 2017 | By More
Russellville Family Funeral

Russellville Family Funeral

Pam Smith began her career in the funeral home business 17 years ago. “I started at another local funeral home here in Russellville, in the office area helping customers with payments and helping the funeral directors with their paperwork,” Pam said. Later she recognized that assisting people through trying times was her true calling. “It […]

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September 1, 2017 | By More
River Valley Music Center

River Valley Music Center

The River Valley Music Center has all the traditional elements of learning music with the convenience of learning in a studio space. “When I was growing up, I went to someone’s house to take lessons,” owner Jason Muncy said. “River Valley Music Center takes you away from not knowing what is going on in someone’s […]

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August 1, 2017 | By More
Riggs CAT

Riggs CAT

Riggs Cat has proudly been serving customers in Arkansas for the past 90 years. “We have been a caterpillar dealer in the state of Arkansas since 1927,” assistant branch manager Kevin Duvall said. “We are fourth generation owners with fifth generation employees.” There are eight different Riggs Cat store locations in Arkansas with 400 employees […]

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July 1, 2017 | By More