Recent Articles

Central Arkansas Surgery Center

November 1, 2019 | By More
Central Arkansas Surgery Center

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Central Arkansas Surgical Center specializes in surgery. It does take a closer look to figure out what CASC is all about. CASC offers streamlined medical service with an emphasis on care and treatment of patients. Zakary Baker, CASC administrator, says the mission is for CASC […]

Share

Read More

Nailed it

November 1, 2019 | By More
Nailed it

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time for reflection on all that we are thankful for, and gathering with friends and family that are dear to us. And, of course, a chance to eat yummy food. Every year, I host a large Friendsgiving. I love to cook, love to host friends at […]

Share

Read More

Blood Brother

November 1, 2019 | By More
Blood Brother

He materializes out of river-bottom tangles, silent as the morning mist that hangs thick in the cottonwood and hackberry limbs. The young buck isn’t cruising for girls; it’s still a week or more away from pre-rut festivities. Most likely, he’s ambled over from a nearby plum thicket sniffing for the burgundy-colored honey locust pods that […]

Share

Read More

10 Things About: Daniel Connerly

November 1, 2019 | By More
10 Things About: Daniel Connerly

Age: 37 Occupation: I am the Food Services Director for the Russellville School District. Hometown: Bred and born in Russellville, I have spent 27 years here in the River Valley, with a 10 year hiatus traveling the world. Family: My wife Sarah is my gift from God. She is the guidance counselor at Oakland Heights […]

Share

Read More

Finding new treasure

November 1, 2019 | By More
Finding new treasure

My gloved hand scratched the soil in a zig-zag pattern. Sweat dripped, irrigating the treasure I sought. My back strained from working in a hunched position for so long, but finally, my fingers caught on something. Scraping the soil around my discovery, I increased my pace like an archaeologist unearthing a piece of history. A […]

Share

Read More

Called to do heroic things

November 1, 2019 | By More
Called to do heroic things

Olive green figures cover the flat expanse in attack formation. Some lay prone with bipod-supported M-16s and some aim their rifles off-hand. Some shoulder bazookas while others kneel on one knee, perpetually holding a mortar round that will never drop into the tube. There’s also a couple of machine-gunners on the flanks and a quartet […]

Share

Read More

Gearhead

October 1, 2019 | By More
Gearhead

The Tacoma skidded to a stop in loose gravel that might generously be called a parking lot as the two young men laughed about the lack of amenities in this podunk town. The tall, sun-kissed-blond man jumped from the driver’s seat and strode to the door of Lee Roy’s Garage. They were outsiders. From their […]

Share

Read More

The Scarlet Locke Hair Lounge

October 1, 2019 | By More
The Scarlet Locke Hair Lounge

Scarlet Locke is one of those cute and comfy salons The walls are purple, and with October closing in fast, Sarah Clower has almost finished decorating it for Halloween. Sarah has owned Scarlet Locke, at 317 West B Street, for nearly three and a half years. “I’ve always strived to create a place that was […]

Share

Read More

Bosom Buddies

October 1, 2019 | By More
Bosom Buddies

Many of you may have a scratchy wool sweater, hand-knit and gifted to you by an aunt, stowed away in the back of your closet. It’s an afterthought. A relic. But knitting is in style again. And knitters still love to share and gift their creations. This goes beyond knitting for family and friends and […]

Share

Read More

Mechanical Failure

October 1, 2019 | By More
Mechanical Failure

    I’ve never been mechanically inclined. I’ve tinkered a bit. Back in high school, a more knowledgable buddy showed me how to tweak the four-barrel Quadrajet carburetor sitting atop the 400 small block in my old Chevy pickup. I put headers on that truck and did a few other minor upgrades and repairs, but […]

Share

Read More