Author Archive: Emily Langford

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Meeting the Need

Meeting the Need

The pressure to fit in, grades to maintain, societal standards, cyberbullying… being a student in today’s world is no easy task, even more so when you are not sure where your next meal will come from or if you will even have one. For roughly 3,000 school age kids in Pope County, food insecurity is […]

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April 1, 2016 | By More
Kitchen Essentials

Kitchen Essentials

Kitchen Essentials, gourmet kitchen store, has been a treat to the noses, taste buds and souls of shoppers alike at the City Mall since their launch in July 2013. It was a combination of a long line of passion for cooking and the acknowledgment of a gap in the local market that led Becki Bryson, […]

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November 2, 2015 | By More
Helping Families Help Themselves

Helping Families Help Themselves

Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz said it best when she said: “there’s no place like home.” While home can be a place of refuge, love, memories and recharging, it can also be a burden for some. Universal Housing Development in Russellville exists to make home desirable and accessible by making resources, opportunities and funds […]

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November 2, 2015 | By More
AMCARE Senior Life Partners

AMCARE Senior Life Partners

There are 24 hours in a day. Some days that feels like too many, but for most it does not feel like nearly enough. From the minute we wake up to the minute we find rest, we are doing something with the time in between. For the majority of us that time is spent working. […]

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October 1, 2015 | By More
Lefler’s

Lefler’s

Every business you buy from and visit has a culture, whether the business creates it intentionally or unintentionally. Lefler’s in Russellville, one of five in Arkansas, boasts of three things: customer service, family and a passion for making women look and feel great. The beginning of Lefler’s is as enchanting as their culture. “Our retail […]

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September 1, 2015 | By More
Griffin Electric Heating & Air

Griffin Electric Heating & Air

When you think about your family and how much you love them, do you think you love them enough to work around them every single day and still like them? If your answer is no, then the business model found at Griffin Electric Heating & Air would not be your slice of pie. A husband […]

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August 1, 2015 | By More
A Creative in Us All

A Creative in Us All

As a soon-to-be college graduate I know the very real struggle and fear of feeling you have to decide between passion and a paycheck, or at least a  paycheck big enough to pay the bills. However, I learned at a young age that money will eventually follow passion but passion can never follow money. A […]

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August 1, 2015 | By More
C&D Drug Store

C&D Drug Store

So many staples make Russellville the Mayberry-like, picturesque town that it is. From the eclectic array of superb eateries, the peppy joggers who fill the sidewalks of Main Street, down to the friendly faces working cheerfully in our local businesses, you cannot make it a mile without finding a bit of small town charm. To […]

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July 1, 2015 | By More
Peter’s Family Living

Peter’s Family Living

The year was 1944. A vision and plan had set into motion what many did not know would be the beginning of a thriving, sustainable business in downtown Russellville. F.C. Peters and W.A. Baldwin had just opened a new furniture, hardware and appliance store in the heart of Russellville, Peters-Baldwin Company. It was not until […]

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June 3, 2015 | By More
Bend The Oar

Bend The Oar

There is no denying that many who inhabit the River Valley love to be in or on the water when the conditions are right. More often, you hear of locals floating, tubing, fishing, etc., but Steve Newby, founder of Russellville Rowing Club (RRC), has taken the initiative to begin providing the area with the tools […]

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June 3, 2015 | By More