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Best Junk Ever!

Van Buren Downtown Junk Fest Labor Day Weekend, September 2-3 9am–6pm | Free to attend     A lot has been going on…


All the Pears

Tonight, my son Ezra ate a pear.   As I stood over the charcoal grill cooking dinner, he sat on the back porch steps…


Rolling in the Rock

  About twenty skaters are here at Arkansas Skatium in west Little Rock for the regular Wednesday night practice of CARD, the Central Arkansas…


Where Hope Lives

On any given night in Fort Smith, Arkansas, as many as 100 of our neighbors won’t have a bed to call their own. They…


Just Breathe

On a mild summer day, just after a clutch of storms had moved through the area, I drove to Lowell, Arkansas to spend about…


The Summertime Hues

“Shhh-shh, shhh-shh.” That’s the sound Dominique Palucis’ mom hears when her daughter’s pencil touches canvas. Dominique, who goes by Nikki, is twelve years old…

Back to School – August 2017

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Into the Water

By Paula Hawkins | Riverhead Books, 386 pages | $28 After reading Paula Hawkins’ Girl on a Train, the runaway hit that sold 20…