Category archives: Blog

Meet Red Road Woodworks

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By the time we’re trundling up highway 65, through the foothills of the Ozarks towards Leslie, AR, I feel like Jordan Archote and I are old friends. She’s Brad Archote’s daughter and, along with her sister Cetan and friend Adrienne Freeman, has now taken over Red Road Woodworks after her father passed away in 2014. Jordan and I have only spoken by phone but [...]

Daily Obsession: Mexican Skull Mug

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I love coffee and tea, for that matter. I drink a cup of each every day ... coffee in the am, tea in the pm. So, as you can imagine I have a number of mugs. Here's my latest fave: this Mexican skull mug that pays homage to La Dia de Los Meutros. If you'd like to have your very own skull mug, check out our Contests page for a chance to win one.   [...]

From Prison to Management … How Goodwill Helped Me Get My Life on Track: A Q&A with Sarah Pine

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  Sarah Pine is the 2012 Graduate of the Year after completing Goodwill’s Transitional Employment Opportunity program. Q: When did you first start working for Goodwill?    A: December will mark my 5-year anniversary with Goodwill. Five years ago, I was fresh out of prison and had trouble finding a job because very few employers wanted to hire [...]

Murder Mystery: The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders

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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)   it didn’t begin officially for another 10 d[...]

Little Rock Film Festival Bids Farewell

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The Little Rock Film Festival (LRFF) announced today that it is ending its nine-year run in Little Rock: We are proud of the Arkansas filmmaking community that we have helped to inspire and promote, and pleased to have brought hundreds of the top independent filmmakers from around the World to Central Arkansas each year to share their work directly wi[...]