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Stoney

Waitin’ on Women

The last time I was on time for something would’ve been in August of 2011. You may wonder how I remember that month so…

RedShoe

Red Shoe Royalty, The Udouj Family

On October 1, Henry and Linda Udouj Sr., and Henry and Melissa Udouj Jr., will be given the 2016 Lily Award at the Red…

Indie

Sisters of Style

Sisters Constance and Naomi Lee have always been close. When Constance, the older sister by three years, got a job as a waitress at…

PrestonRose

A Rose by Any Other Name

On a day when the sun is ruling the earth, I make my way from Fort Smith to Prestonrose Farm and Brewing Company in…

VBBooks

The Best Chapter Yet

Debbie Foliart sits at a table inside Chapters on Main in Van Buren, Arkansas, and looks out the window that faces the Old Frisco…

Stoney

A House is Not a Home

  Several years ago, April bought me a small sign for my office that said, “Never be so busy making a living, that you…

Beckham

The Battle for Beckham

Natalie has found solace in her family’s struggle, something incredible to consider. “This isn’t the life I had planned for myself or for my…

Jessica

Where I’m From

A million years ago, or maybe only thirteen, I sat in a senior high school class with a teacher who taught creative writing. She…

Stoney

Breaking Bad: The Story of My Back

My back hurts. My back has hurt for about seven months now, and after my doctor’s visit last week, it doesn’t look like that…