Author archives: AY Staff

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Invested in Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

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C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was invested earlier this month in the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Barnes, who graduated with honors from the College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his internship and [...]

Poolside Essentials

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  Now that we’re in the heart of summer , you’re probably enjoying your days by the pool. Heres’ some of my essentials that will be sure to keep you protected, fueled, and in style from head to toe 😉 POOLSIDE ESSENTIALS CHECK LIST: Corkcicle Water Bottle – keep your drink cold for up to 24 hours! Reserve Antioxidant Gel Pack – a refreshing snack[...]

Impressive Women: Melinda Markus, CEO Markus Homes Inc.

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Melinda Markus CEO Markus Homes, Inc. A passion at an early age to see projects from start to finish developed into a career path for Melinda Markus of Markus Homes Inc. Markus’ love for people and the outdoors have crafted a perfect fit for a career in construction. “I have always had an aptitude for structural and creative design,” she said. Markus[...]

Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders Still Unsolved

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(left to right) Michelle Guse, Lori Lee Farmer, Denise Milner On June 13, 1977 girl scouts Michelle Guse, Lori Lee Farmer and Denise Milner were brutally raped and murdered at Camp Scott in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. This unsolved case has become one of Oklahoma’s most infamous murder mysteries. PART ONE (originally published in AY Magazine in May 2008) Tho[...]

Little Rock Zoo Welcomes Second Rhino

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  A female rhinoceros has become the newest member of the Little Rock Zoo family and has joined Johari in the Africa animal exhibit. Ten-year-old Andazi, an eastern black rhino, was transferred from Zoo Atlanta as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Rhino Species Survival Plan (SSP) in an effort aimed at increasing the population [...]

Harmonious Hillside Home

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The home of Brandi and Chris Wylie, sits on nine acres of picturesque land that includes a pond, five-stall barn and three-acre horse paddock. “We were in process of building our dream home, when Chris found this property and fell in love with it,” Brandi said. The home was already built and its setting scenic. “The house is a bit more rustic than we would [...]

Barbara Baber Founder of Barbara Jean Ltd.

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  We came across this photograph and couldn't help but share. Barbara Baber, founder of Barbara/Jean Ltd., the toney Little Rock boutique, is an inspiration to all women. Baber is one of Little Rock's first women entrepreneurs running her luxury boutique for more than 45 years. Well done Barbara.

5 Places You Never Thought To Highlight Your Face

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B.Barnett is the local authority on women's fashion, clothing, accessories and cosmetics. The experts recommend the following techniques to contour and highlight your face for that added glow. Center of the Forehead – Highlighting the center of your forehead prevents your face from looking too flat and brightens up the entire face. Application should be v[...]

May I Offer you a Bottled H2O?

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    The Mountain Valley Spring Water Company located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, has been named the official water of New Orleans-based Glo Airlines. According to KARK beginning this month, GLO passengers will be offered a complimentary bottle of water. Glo Airlines provides flights to New Orleans, Little Rock, Memphis, Shreveport, Huntsv[...]