Author archives: Kim Dishongh

P. Allen Smith: Passion with a Purpose

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n this particular fall day at Moss Mountain Farm, over 50 guests are touring the vegetable garden. They admire the fern-like asparagus foliage that serves as a border. They walk in wonder through an archway dripping with dipper gourds. Baby green tomatoes and bright red peppers are still aplenty. A bevy of butterflies, attracted to the flowers that grow in t[...]

Home in Conway

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onway has offered both a new beginning and a walk down memory lane for Russ and Julie Pennell. Their house on Country Club Road is just a five-minute drive from the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) campus where they met in the early 1980s, when Russ was a point guard for the UCA Bears. They came back to Conway in 2014, when he was hired as UCA’s men’s b[...]

Know Your Heart: Cardiac Stress and Your Health

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he key to keeping your heart healthy is to take control of your own health, and knowing your risk factors is a good place to start. “Our duty is to prevent disease, which we try to accomplish by advising a heart-healthy diet, exercise and medications to control blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes,” says Dr. Yazan Ghosheh, interventional cardiologist [...]

A Home Down by the River

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t would be easy enough to believe from the inside that the front door of Regina and Mat Seelinger’s home leads directly to the beach. It has the serene, breezy feel typically only found on the waterfront. What’s actually outside might be even better – the Arkansas River Trail on the banks of the Arkansas River, most fitting for the co-owners of Spokes and[...]

TV Scientist Kevin Delaney is Ready for His Next Move

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Kevin Delaney isn’t sure he considers himself a scientist — but saying he plays one on TV oversimplifies things considerably. elaney is in the business of science communication. He has appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and at the center of his own show, Street Science, on the Science Channel, which just wrapped up for the season. “Ther[...]

Runway for a Cause Celebrates 15th Year

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issy Jones has supported Komen fundraisers for years. In 2015, she became part of the cause. “I never thought I would be one of those people benefiting from it,” says Jones, founder of the iconic, family-owned jewelry store chain Sissy’s Log Cabin. Sissy’s is a presenting sponsor of this year’s Runway for the Cure, a fashion show held to raise money for t[...]