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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.

Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are quickly approaching. Delicious holiday food, fun and activities are plentiful. Everyone is busy trying to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Enjoy our Holiday Gift Guide and shop local with these creative gifts!   A regional favorite with a variety of recipes for all occasions, the cookbook Big Taste of Little Rock expl[...]

The Christmas Season: Opening Soon in Branson!

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By Linda Burlingame :: Photography courtesy of the venues Above: Rudolph's Holly Jolly™ Christmas Light Parade. f Christmas is your favorite holiday, if you just can’t wait to enjoy all the delight and enchantment of the season. Great news! Christmas comes early in Branson. In fact, during the first weekend in November, Branson will be “lit up like a C[...]

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[...]

Family Business: Cavender's

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Cavender's Harrison, AR 870-741-2848 www.greekseasoning.com -C Seasoning Company, Inc. is the manufacturer of Cavender’s Greek Seasoning. The family business is now in its third generation. Husband and wife Lance and Cara Wohlgemuth run the business with Cara’s sister, Lisa Cavender. Spike Cavender and his son, Steve Cavender, started the business ne[...]

Family Business: Martinous Oriental Rug Company

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Martinous Oriental Rug Company Little Rock, AR 501-224-0313 www.martinous.com avid Martinous, owner of Martinous Oriental Rug Company, has been heavily involved in his family-owned business for the past 51 years. Martinous says his business is based on high ethics, strong morals and great service. “Our family business is unique because of the years o[...]

Family Business: FAB&T

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FAB&T Jacksonville, Sherwood, Cabot & Austin, AR 800-982-4511 www.fabandt.com irst Arkansas Bank & Trust Senior Vice President and COO Mark T. Wilson says his family-owned business carries on the legacy of his grandfather, Pat Wilson. “We aren’t flashy and we aren’t trying to impress people with anything more than good, honest banking and [...]

Family Business: Gaston's White River Legacy

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Gaston's White River Legacy Lakeview, AR 870-431-5202 www.gastons.com he legacy began in 1958, when Al Gaston bought 20 acres on the White River. When his son Jim Gaston inherited Gaston’s White River Resort a few short years later, there were six small cottages and six boats. Today the resort sits on more than 400 acres, with 79 cottages and a state-of-[...]

Family Business: Mercedes-Benz of Little Rock

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Mercedes-Benz of Little Rock Little Rock, AR 501-666-9457 www.mercedesbenzoflittlerock.com ercedes-Benz of Little Rock General Manager Kevin Wilson says the business is locally owned and has been serving Arkansas for over 40 years now. Wilson says the family-owned business is unique because the owners truly care about their employees and customers. [...]

Family Business: Cooper Family Dentistry

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Cooper Family Dentistry Jacksonville, AR 501-982-7547 www.coopersmiles.com n 1977, Dr. James Cooper established Cooper Family Dentistry in Jacksonville. This year, the family business celebrated its 40-year anniversary. Today, Dr. James Cooper's son, Dr. Jordan Cooper, runs and operates the business full-time. He joined Cooper Family Dentistry in 2006 fo[...]