Category archives: People

The Importance of College Alumni

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By Tracy Courage     ore than 160,000 students are currently attending one of Arkansas’ four-year colleges or universities, but thousands more can claim alumni status. Long after commencements are over, Arkansas college alumni are staying connected - or reconnecting - with the schools that shaped their lives. Many graduates have stayed[...]

Let The Good Times Roll

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By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     What happens when two dining powerhouses join forces? When it’s the legendary Louis Petit of Jacques and Suzanne, and the formidable Jim Keet of Taziki’s and 100 other restaurants, it’s the realization of a shared dream—Petit & Keet Bar and Grill.     ouis[...]

Matters of the Spine

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ByJillian McGehee :: Photography by Jamison Mosley hrough innovative, minimally invasive spine surgery Dr. Scott Schlesinger helps restore his patients’ quality of life. The spine is the body’s pathway of the brain to its limbs, according to Schlesinger of Legacy Spine & Neurological in Little Rock. “It’s like the body’s super highway. When discs [...]

Turning Tragedy Into Purpose

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Meeting with Jajuan Archer, the founder of Women's Own Worth-a multi-faceted service program for victims of domestic abuse, was a warming, humbling, and moving experience. You know those people that seem to have fallen gracefully from heaven? Jajuan is one of those. Her remarkable story and outstanding efforts to bring refuge, support, and healing to vict[...]

Hope For The Working Homeless, Home For The Holidays

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Home for the Holidays on Friday, December 2, 2016 will be the first annual showcasing that Our House will do to help those without homes, while highlighting the supporters who make the work possible. The event will be at the newly renovated Robinson Center and chaired by Tabietha and Bill Dillard. Every year, Our House serves nearly 1,900 people, over 600[...]

Persistence and Positivity Fulfill Dream for CHI St. Vincent Physician

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Perspective comes when you least expect it. It makes the grass on your side of the fence as green – or greener – than your neighbor’s. It kicks gratitude into high gear, and it gives you a chance to look at your life, determine what you really want, what stands in your way of getting there and how much you want to achieve that desire. Dr. Martha Rueda, a [...]