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My Hometown – Paris

My Hometown – Paris

Today, Paris, Arkansas claims 3,495 residents and is home to the Butterfly Festival, a replica of the Eiffel Tower, and the old Paris hospital. Some events, like Frontier Days, pay homage to the roots of the community that reach back to 1871 when what is now Logan County was carved out of the surrounding counties […]

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First State Bank

First State Bank

First State Bank has been providing community and commercial service to the River Valley since it opened its Plainview office in the early 1990s. Now, with four Russellville offices and an Ola office, father-son duo Charlie and Chip Blanchard, company chief executive officer and president respectively, say the company is going to remain small, local. […]

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Survival Flight: In the Cockpit

Survival Flight: In the Cockpit

They TELL ME nothing compareS to watching the sunrise from a 407 Bell model helicopter, or starting your day in Russellville, Arkansas and ending it in Dallas, Texas. Commercial, military, or private — the market always has room for them, and they found their place in the arms of emergency services. Emergency service pilots Eric, […]

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Kirt Mosley Interiors

Kirt Mosley Interiors

Passion. Kirt Mosley of Kirt Mosley Interiors is driven by passion,  a passion to serve his clients, a passion to keep his work local, and a passion for younger generations in hopes of helping them see professional success. The interior designer is a veteran of the furniture business and uses that experience to work toward […]

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Mission Control

Mission Control

When Daniel Bullock applied for the 10-week internship with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), he just had hopes of getting in. While it was a resume builder and a foot in the door for him, it was also a few lesson plans and a connection for the students he mentors and teaches at Arkansas […]

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Bonds Family Dentistry

Bonds Family Dentistry

Despite the fact Dustin Bonds came from a long line of educators, he always knew he wanted to be a dentist. It was just natural that he began working toward the goal of owning and operating his own practice with education. And even though he and his wife, Angela, strayed to Tennessee to further his […]

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Isabella Berryhill: Focused

Isabella Berryhill: Focused

She’s a blonde 18 year old. She wears glasses, doesn’t break five and a half feet in height, and seems up to date on current fashion trends. She wears shorts and airy blouses, and quietly carries on a conversation with her hands in her lap or clasped together with her elbows on a table top. […]

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Farm Bureau Arkansas

Farm Bureau Arkansas

The Pope County Farm Bureau Insurance office sits alone off Parkway. The front double doors lead you into an open seating area with plenty of room to seat you and your family.  Helpful faces wait to greet you, willing to direct you however they can. It closely resembles the homey roots the organization was founded […]

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August 1, 2016 | By More
Farm Bureau Arkansas

Farm Bureau Arkansas

The Pope County Farm Bureau Insurance office sits alone off Parkway. The front double doors lead you into an open seating area with plenty of room to seat you and your family.  Helpful faces wait to greet you, willing to direct you however they can. It closely resembles the homey roots the organization was founded […]

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August 1, 2016 | By More
Feltner’s Athletes Corner

Feltner’s Athletes Corner

Feltner’s Athlete’s Corner is filled to the brim with the latest, name-brand apparel and equipment for any River Valley athlete. While this image may paint an overwhelming scene, the store itself is very cozy. The side door puts you at the split between the apparel and shoes, and evidence of the store’s personality are apparent; […]

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July 1, 2016 | By More