Category archives: People

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 [...]

Crystal Clear Creations

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By L. Lamor Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     It's a vanishing art form. Literally. It begins with a 300-pound ice block. Crystal clear, its value as a diamond would be immeasurable due to its clarity, lack of imperfections and sheer size – 40 inches tall, 20 inches wide. The eruption of a chainsaw heralds the ice block’s[...]

Giving the Gift of Freedom

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By Brigette Williams :: photography by Jamison Mosley Ron King is a man of humility in his understated acknowledgement of his simple desire to make a difference in children’s lives with a bike of their own. King recalls watching a Christmas news story in 2008 about local police taking unclaimed bikes from police storage units and repairing the[...]

Music-Rodney Block

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Rodney Block entertained those in nearby downtown offices when he played as we photographed him for the AY entertainment guide. A native of Dumas, Rodney continues to leave his musical stamp on fans across Arkansas and beyond. A jazz trumpeter with a hip-hop vibe, Rodney can be seen and heard at a variety of events around the state from corporate to fundrais[...]