Category archives: Magazine

Randy Wiggins Co., Inc.

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BEAUTIFUL, HIGH-END HOMES Randy Wiggins & Company brings more than 34 years of homebuilding experience to every project the company tackles. Since beginning his career in Sherwood, Wiggins has come to specialize in everything from trendy, high-end homes to large, custom homes. His extensive experience was rewarded when he was named as a life director [...]

Botanica Gardens Home

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AWARD-WINNING LANDSCAPES Botanica Gardens, of Little Rock, was founded in March of 2005. Easily one of the most unique stores in the region, Botanica Gardens offers many special items, products and services. The store's staff are specialists in horticulture and design and are able to assist customers with a range of home and garden needs. The store in [...]

LeafGuard of Arkansas

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CUSTOM SOLUTIONS For those of you who are tired of cleaning out clogged gutters, the LeafGuard gutter system is for you. LeafGuard of Arkansas is the name to remember when it comes to residential gutters. LeafGuard sets itself apart in the industry because of their quality customer service. They are happy to visit a customer’s home to conduct a thoroug[...]

Hartness Construction

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OVER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE Billy Hartness Construction Company has been creating homes for families in Central Arkansas since 1987. Billy and Brenda Hartness set out with a mission to build quality custom homes for a range of incomes and tastes. Brenda is at the helm of the company, along with her son Justin Keener, who joined the team in 2005. And thoug[...]

Congo Fireplace & Patio

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PREMIUM QUALITY & SERVICE Congo Fireplace & Patio, located at 19650 Interstate 30 in Benton, is the premier hearth and patio store in Central Arkansas. With over 20,000 square feet of showroom space, they are able to display the largest (and best) selection of wood and pellet stoves, wood and gas fireplaces, gas logs, grills, smokers, fire pits[...]

Arkansas Custom Iron Doors

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EXQUISITE DESIGNS If you’re looking to buy exquisitely designed wrought iron doors from a dependable, customer-first company, then look no further than Arkansas Custom Iron Doors. The company was founded by expert home builder Randy Wiggins and his business partner Mike Corker in 2013 after realizing the serious need for such a service in the market. “[...]

Turpentine Creek

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by Joe David Rice | Photography by Jamison Mosley Like many of you, I can vividly recall memorable scenes from travels over the years through the Arkansas Ozarks. Highlights on my list would include Whitaker Point on a perfect fall afternoon, the shops in downtown Eureka Springs during Christmas and a low-hanging fog layered over the Buffalo River valley [...]

Arkansas Backstories • Baseball

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Even the most ardent fans may be surprised to learn that fully 45 percent of the major leaguers enshrined in the National Baseball Fall of Fame in Cooperstown played the game in Hot Springs on one occasion or another. There was a time when several big league teams were based in the Spa City. Temporarily, that is, as in spring training. In fact, a convinc[...]

Dollars and Sense

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Retirement planning includes financial, legal considerations Kristina Bolhouse has seen a little bit of everything over a decades-long career in financial planning. She's watched the market run from lean to flush and back again, and she’s gained a wealth of perspective in the process. Even today, the retirement industry continues to evolve, thanks to a ge[...]

Texarkana's Famous Phantom Killer: Part 3

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The Phantom Killer of Texarkana took five lives in 1946. But was he ever caught? In the annals of true crime, one enduring mystery is the identity of the multiple murderer known as the Phantom Killer of Texarkana. In 1946, the twin cities with one name, conjoined by the Arkansas/Texas state line, were the hunting ground for the Phantom. He murdered fi[...]