Category archives: People

A Proud Father Celebrates His Baby's 5th Birthday

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Little Rock favorite Local Lime celebrated its fifth birthday earlier this week. In honor of that milestone, we wanted to share our story on Yellow Rocket Concepts founder Scott McGehee from when he was featured as one of our Intriguing Men earlier this year. Read on to learn more about McGehee, Local Lime and other Yellow Rocket Concepts restaurants. Photo [...]

The Main Street Christmas Tree Has Arrived

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the arrival of the Main Street Christmas tree! A multitude of people are responsible for bringing Christmas to the corner of Capital and Main in downtown Little Rock this year. “Downtown Little Rock’s first Christmas tree is a labor of love,” says Chris Tanner, owner of Cheers in the Heights and Samanth[...]

Faces of Arkansas

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The inaugural "Faces of Arkansas" features familiar, unique and one-of-a-kind businesses across our state. The men and women in these pages are more than excellent representatives of their chosen fields; they're also our neighbors. These are people you should recognize, and names you should know.

Arkansas' Prosthetic Heroes Change Lives

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By Tracy Courage :: Photography by Jamison Mosley rosthetics have come such a long way that it can be hard to tell whether or not someone is missing a limb. With advanced technology, prosthetics look real and simulate the body’s natural movement. Dr. Michael Kaczkowski, a specialist at the Center for Alloplastic Facial Reconstruction and Arkansas A[...]

People of Conway

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Conway is an undiscovered gem among America’s college towns. What is lovely about Conway is it has all the benefits of a great college town while still having that heart and that warm welcome of a small town." - Bill Tsutsui, Hendrix College President   "We love that we are able to go out on any given weekend and find something to do,[...]

Intriguing Women: Sharon Bale

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Sharon Bale Children's Hospital haron Bale, an Arkansas native, grew up in North Little Rock and attended Ouachita Baptist University, where she received a political science degree. Bale has a heart to help others. She is involved in various organizations that have continued to impact her life: Arkansas Children’s Hospital, CARTI, Muscular Dystrop[...]

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[...]

Arkansas Chef to Appear on 'CBS This Morning'

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The executive chef of The Hive at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville will be featured on CBS This Morning Saturday. Matthew McClure "will share his path, inspiration and approach to refined country cooking” as part of "The Dish," a series that highlights chefs, according to a news release. McClure, an Arkansas native, is an award-winning chef, a news rele[...]