Author archives: AY Staff

Feature: 2016 AY’s Powerful Men

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AY's 2016 Powerful Men have benefited their communities through their dedication, innovation and a good amount of sweat equity. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal, Cindy Momchilov and Janet Warlick   they serve our state in high-profile positions, oftentimes their service and philanthropic work is performed quietly and without ceremony. So it is our[...]

Hoop Dreams Lead to Career Reality for Pediatrician

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Dr. Jeremy Harwood’s initial career goal was to make goals. A student at Cumberland University in Tennessee, Dr. Harwood was on a basketball scholarship when he injured his ankle. His journey through healing led him to leave the basketball court after college and pursue medicine as his life’s profession. Today, he’s a pediatrician with CHI St. Vincent Primar[...]

Murder Mystery: Danick Adams

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18-year-old Danick Adams was murdered in 2008 in Jacksonville, Arkansas. This murder remains unsolved. By Rhonda Owen | Originally appeared as a two part story in AY's 2013 July and August issues Photographs courtesy of Amy Stivers  PART ONE “Do good anyway.” Amy Stivers can’t forget the words she read after her 18-year-old daughter was murdered i[...]

June's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. 'America’s Splendid Beauty’ Hot Springs through June 30: Photographer Tim Gorman, an Arkansas native, began his career in the 1980s and has works published in architectural magazines. This exhibit will be presented at Garvan Woodland Gardens and is a c[...]

Feature: Arkansas’ Best Lawyers

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There are more than 350 men and women in this year’s Best Lawyers in America® list. These legal professionals are considered to be at their top of their game, and we are happy to publish the list in conjunction with our sponsorship of the Arkansas Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Click here to view the complete list from the June issue of AY.

Boom of antique stores in Mena!

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A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. by Zoie Clift, travel writer / Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of the surrounding Ouachita mountains. The r[...]

Saving Energy Saves Money

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An efficient air conditioner doesn’t just keep homes cool. It lasts longer and is more reliable. Plus it saves money on monthly utility bills.   That's why Entergy Arkansas offers the CoolSaverSM Program to help customers improve the efficiency of their air conditioner or heat pump through a high-efficiency air conditioner tune-up. Historically, res[...]

The 2016 AY's Best

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  … first-rate … these are two of the words used to describe the businesses in our 2016 BEST list. This year, we focused on regions of the state and consulted with groups of business and community leaders — people who are “in the know” — to help us select the best in more than 40 categories in each of their areas, and the results are astounding! Congratula[...]

May's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. ‘Faces of The Delta: The Art of Aj Smith’ Helena through July 4: This exhibit by famed artist Aj Smith features large, graphite pencil portraits and silver point prints of Arkansas and Mississippi Delta residents that he encountered in the culture-rich[...]