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November Mornings

November mornings all start the same. The alarm screams at 5:45 in the morning. Slippers and a sweater lie next to my bed to…

stoney

The Bitter & The Sweet

“Rise and shine, Stone! Coffee’s hot, biscuits are on!” I can still hear my grandfather’s voice bellowing through his big house. Every morning, just…

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When Words Are Not Enough

On the drive to The Richland Group in Fort Smith, Arkansas, traffic is loud. A horn blares, music rolls from the open window of…

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The Real NCIS

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Justin Harris may have never earned an internship with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) had curiosity…

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The Amazing Finnie Wigglebutt

In July, as the heat of summer spun out of control, Finnie (Finn) Wigglebutt struggled to survive. At ten weeks old, the part Australian…

jessica

Girlfriends

I was never the kind of girl to have a lot of girlfriends. As a child, I was a tomboy. While the girls in…

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When in Doubt

“When in doubt, take a step.” – Jim Warnock’s mom Jim Warnock has worn down the soles of hiking shoes until they are as…

Jessica

Curious

On the first day of school, I thought we might sleep in. There was no bus to miss and no bell to be late…

IceCream

The Memory of Ice Cream

“My favorite food is ice cream.” That’s one of the first things Ryan Burton says. He is standing near his food truck, Burton’s Comfort…