people

Forever 13

For many of us, the teen years are remembered with a tinge, the awkward age when incumbent childhood and impending adult life coalesce messily….

They Call Him Coach

For more than four decades (give or take, with an ill-advised detour into temporary retirement), Ronnie Williams has been on the bench, alongside the…

Fostering Acts of Love

The CALL helps fill the need for foster families A fourteen-year-old girl who’d never had a Christmas tree. It’s one of Kristan Williams’ many…

Stephanie’s Second Act 

Looking at Stephanie Rofkahr today, you see a woman dedicated to the art and science of fitness, a driven competitor, and a successful businesswoman,…

A Man Apart

Rickey Smith, head girls basketball coach at Fort Smith Northside, is one of the most successful coaches in Arkansas in any sport, a straight-ahead,…

The Art of the Matter

Despite the risks of starting a business in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, Melody Smith took a leap of faith and opened Gallery…

Meet Jacobi

JACOBI AGE 3 Our buddy Jacobi is a very cute boy with some big challenges in his life. Jacobi suffered a serious brain injury…

The Boy in the Box

Caesar Johnson left his warm apartment, making his way into the cold Chicago night. The Korean War veteran was headed for his work shift,…

Take Heart!

We’ve moved beyond the holidays and are diving into the new year with fresh resolutions and firm resolve. Many of us made resolutions to…