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Make your mark

Make your mark

I follow Neal Harrington down the steps and into his studio. The room is cluttered, but it’s a good clutter, an artist’s clutter. A massive printing press looms in the back corner. Large finished prints hang on one wall and the other wall sports a Bob Dylan poster and street signs. Below the poster and […]

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October 1, 2019 | By More
A Legacy of Leadership

A Legacy of Leadership

The Russellville Regional Leadership Academy has been a program of the Russellville Chamber of Commerce since 1986. Previously known as Leadership Russellville, in the past year the name was changed in an effort to include participants from surrounding areas. The 10 month program offers participants a chance to learn leadership skills and provides them with […]

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August 1, 2019 | By More
From conservation to inspiration

From conservation to inspiration

Steve Duzan has always had a fascination with wildlife. “As a kid, I either wanted to be a plant breeder to develop new foods or a wildlife biologist,” Steve says. During his childhood, he explored the land surrounding his home in El Dorado, mostly an area behind his house he called “The Valley.” Strolling among […]

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May 1, 2019 | By More
For love of the game

For love of the game

Walking into the Pottsville Middle School gym, I’m flooded with nostalgia. As a visiting player during my pee-wee basketball years, at least one Saturday every season I would walk in to that gym ready to leave everything on the court. And we’d usually get drubbed. Now the gym is filled with rambunctious fifth graders shooting […]

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February 1, 2019 | By More
Working-Class Dogs

Working-Class Dogs

Of all the roles we ask dogs to fill in our lives, that of working partner is most demanding. They tackle these jobs with a professionalism sometimes lacking in our human work partners. Perhaps this level of competence is fueled by ancient social bonds formed through the ages, the remnants of pack culture. Ultimately, the […]

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November 1, 2018 | By More
Creative by design

Creative by design

Bryan Moats is a tall, slender man with long legs and a big beard. He’s waiting on me with the tools of his trade in hand, an iPad and sketchbook, when I arrive for the interview. As a married man in his 30s with three children — George, Elijah, and Pearly — along with several […]

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October 1, 2018 | By More