Category archives: October 2017

Georgia Pellegrini's Adventure Getaway in Central Arkansas

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eorgia Pellegrini, who has been described as a mix between Carrie Bradshaw and Annie Oakley, brought more than a dozen women to Arkansas' capital city last month for an Adventure Getaway weekend. Pellegrini's getaways are a chance for people to travel to different parts of the country and experience new adventures. Pellegrini, an author, TV host, chef [...]

Boom, Baby: Senior Arkansans Shaping Economy, Society

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here was a time when reaching retirement age meant slowing down and taking in the world from the sidelines. It’s not so anymore. Today’s seniors are cut from different cloth than their parents and exist in such numbers they continue to be a force to be reckoned with in virtually every element of daily life. “Which aspects of the economy, of society, of ge[...]

Human Trafficking in Arkansas: A Multi-Faceted Problem

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Every so often, Reagan Stanford picks up her cell phone to find a human trafficking victim waiting on the other end, someone who has finally aligned courage and opportunity to reach out for help through the National Human Trafficking Hotline. “All of the calls for social services that are for Arkansas come to me,” says the crime victims services coordinat[...]

I'll Fly Away

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The Ebby Steppach case approaches its two-year anniversary. By Dwain Hebda :: Photographs courtesy of Ebby's family he young woman, snatched from a west Little Rock park on October 24, 2015, peers from large black-and-white portraits on a living-room wall and smiles on flickering monitors tuned to social media sites or somber news broadcasts talking abou[...]

In the Home Stretch at the Pine Hill Ranch

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World-class equine, banquet and conference center comes to Little Rock o say the Pine Hill Ranch is a dream for Bob Mullenax is an understatement. The sprawling property near Little Rock off West Colonel Glenn and Congo Ferndale Road and the beautiful plans he has for it have become more of an obsession. Mullenax has planned the state-of-the-art equine, 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 [...]

Breast Cancer in Arkansas

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This disease affects millions throughout the United States, including many people all across Arkansas. Breast cancer begins in the body due to the formation of abnormal cells. These particular cells are usually found in a mammogram or individuals may find a lump, which may indicate an abnormality, when doing breast self-exams. Early diagnosis is extremely[...]

The Christmas Season: Opening Soon in Branson!

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By Linda Burlingame :: Photography courtesy of the venues Above: Rudolph's Holly Jolly™ Christmas Light Parade. f Christmas is your favorite holiday, if you just can’t wait to enjoy all the delight and enchantment of the season. Great news! Christmas comes early in Branson. In fact, during the first weekend in November, Branson will be “lit up like a C[...]

Haunted Attractions to Visit This Halloween

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CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS’ REAPER HAUNTED HOUSE 6016 Crystal Hill Rd. in North Little Rock Tickets are $15 at the door Opens Sept. 29. Check their website for additional dates. www.arreaper.com | 501-600-3116 HAUNTED HOTEL OF ARKANSAS 3400 Brown St. in Little Rock Opens Sept. 28 Tickets are $15 and up www.thehauntedhotelofarkansas[...]

Haunted Arkansas: Four of the Spookiest Sites Around the State

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ave you ever walked into a place and gotten an eerie feeling or shudders down your spine? If you like to be scared, the state of Arkansas has an abundance of ghost stories and haunted places. “I’m not sure why, but there’s a lot of [paranormal] activity going on this year,” says Rhonda Burton, spokesperson for Arkansas Ghost Catchers. “Usually it starts a[...]