Category archives: Magazine

Intriguing Women: Mindy West

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Mindy West Murphy Oil - CFO indy West received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia. She also received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. West is a pro at finance and accounting. She is a certified public accountant and a certified treasury professional. She wo[...]

Intriguing Women: Sharon Heflin

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Sharon Heflin Philanthropist haron Heflin, a philanthropist and mother, is extremely involved throughout the community. She has always been passionate about philanthropic work. She attended Ouachita Baptist University, where she roomed with another passionate philanthropist, Sharon Bale. Heflin is presently serving as an Arkansas Hospice board [...]

Intriguing Women: Jill Joslin

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Jill Joslin CJRW - President ill Joslin displays true leadership through her current position as the president of CJRW. She has always lived in Arkansas. She has worked in Arkansas' advertising industry for 30 years. Her job duties include overseeing agency and client management. This includes supervising different research and demographics. Joslin [...]

Intriguing Women: The Class of 2017

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You can’t buy your way into AY’s list of "Intriguing Women." Our editors sort through numerous nominations and contact industry leaders in order to produce the list. AY’s 2017 “Intriguing Women” are beautiful, intelligent women who make a difference in our state. From philanthropists to finance gurus, these women are at the top of their game. As a woman-l[...]

Signature Dishes

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Photography by Jamison Mosley Arkansas is home to some of the tastiest restaurants in the South. Many of these gourmet and unique dishes remain on menus for years and are true classics. Others are brand new, from restaurants that have just opened. All are irresistible. These foods exhibit exquisite flavors and pairings: they consist of tender meats, fresh[...]

The Reality Show: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Returns with Hollywood Icons Werner Herzog and Kathleen Turner

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or over a quarter of a century, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has served as a cultural touchstone for nonfiction filmmaking. In the past, the festival has hosted films by icons like George Takei. This year, they plan to turn up the heat. Hot Springs native and filmmaker Jennifer Gerber recently took over as the festival’s interim executive dir[...]

The Right Tools for Successful Gardening

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ou wouldn’t use a hammer to install a screw, would you? Just like tools in the garage, garden tools have specialized uses. Using the wrong tools or low quality tools can make a simple garden task last hours, and not produce the end results you were looking for. Good, sturdy tools can last a lifetime and make your time in the garden that much more enjoyable. [...]

Where We Live & Why We Live There

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Home is where memories are made. Choosing a place to live isn’t easy. It has to be a place you love where you’ll create new memories and make lasting friendships. Buying a home is an expensive investment. It takes a savvy realtor to help guide a home owner through the process. AY’s Where We Live showcases the special bond between real estate agents and ho[...]