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Memphis

Make Time for Memphis

When I visited Memphis a few years ago, I stayed at the Peabody Hotel and saw their famous ducks march into the grand lobby…

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The Magic of Making a Movie

From now until January 16, a crew of actors, producers, and set hands will gather from across the country to meet in Fayetteville, Arkansas,…

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The Barn by Two Brothers

Just off Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on 87th Street, there’s a red, three-story barn that time and progress have somehow allowed to…

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Adventures in Ghost Hunting

  It’s dark outside, the air is heavy, and the wind moans. Inside an old Victorian house, Jeff Young, forty-nine, steps through the doorway…

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Leaving a Legacy

In 2012, Brenda Yelvington went to see a movie in Fort Smith, Arkansas called Undefeated, a documentary film about the struggles and triumphs of a…

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Light in the Darkness

In 2013, 854 children in Arkansas’ Sebastian County entered the foster care system. In most cases, the children were removed from their homes due…

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The Other Side of the Altar

On December 20, Jack Sidler, Sr., a widower, father of three, and a native of Van Buren, Arkansas, will be ordained as a priest…

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The Lawn Social, 127 Years Later

On October 17 and 18, Saint Boniface Catholic School in Fort Smith will host its 127th annual lawn social, an event rooted in community,…

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Silver Lining
Carrot Dirt Organics

In May of this year, Brandon and Jessica Parker, who are twenty-nine and twenty-eight years old respectively, opened Carrot Dirt Organics in Fort Smith,…