ON THE COVER: Can't Beat the Heat: Spicy dishes to warm you up this winter.
ON THE COVER: STYLE SETTERS - Our annual round-up of the fashion-forward folks making Arkansas look good. PLUS: Fall Arts Guide.
Peak performance required. Steep climb, rugged surroundings slow Arkansas' ascent up SEC mountain.
Football Preview of the teams in the River Valley and Ozark Edition area.
Preview of the area football teams in the Three Rivers area.
Football preview of the teams in the Tri-Lakes Edition area.
Always doing what she loves - Mother, teacher, librarian finds her calling.
Heading Back to Class - How to help kids transition back to school.
NEW kid in town. Devil Dogs' new coach feeling welcomed.
'Preemieum' Care plus Seeing From Both Sides.
Featuring the people, businesses and schools that make the city of Cabot.
Read about hometown history, abounding arts, and the dynamic growth of Conway. Plus, much more.
Featuring the businesses, people and schools of Searcy.
See who was nominated for the Best of the Best of Central Arkansas.
Take a look at the Real Wedding in Arkansas.
INSIDE: Master of Movement - Little Rock yoga instructor, massage therapist devoted to natural fitness, health. It's Just Natural - Healthy ways to live better.
Summer Swimming Safety - Isolation fences help protect children.
The best prep athletes in the state are honored.
Jacksonville offer a variety of activities, great neighbors and college opportunities.
INSIDE: Agritourism takes root; Historical highlights; Family-friendly fun.
River Valley and Ozark edition presents Ladies Night Out June 5, 2014 at the Conway Expo Center & Fiargrounds in Conway, AR.
Fun in the sun: Greers Ferry Lake offers plenty to do on the water.
Uncharted Waters: Benton girl beats odds to be third survivor of deadly amoeba.
Spirit of Batesville
Spirit of Hot Springs
INSIDE: WORK IN PROGRESS: Senior finds satisfaction in remaining on the job.
INSIDE: A GRANDMOTHER'S LOVE: Cabot woman shares story of adopting 5 grandchildren, beating cancer.
INSIDE: 'GLAD WE MADE A DIFFERENCE': Russellville mother helps others through Hampton Foundation; EASY EYELINER: 12 ways to wear this beauty essential; SUMMER TRAVEL: 10 apps to help you plan your vacation.
Celebrating National Nurses Week
featuring: Nursing and Health Care Careers
INSIDE: SHAKING IT UP: River Valley Arts Center director calls job 'chance of a lifetime.'
Toad Suck Daze
May 2, 3 & 4, 2014
INSIDE: On Board for Mental Health - Stuttgart woman shares story of bipolar disorder to serve Arkansas' National Alliance on Mental Illness. ALSO: Pedal to the Metal - Little Rock businessman fights stress through cycling.
INSIDE: BEFORE YOU HIT THE ROAD: Things to consider when purchasing an RV
River Valley and Ozarks Locally Owned Businesses April 2014
Tri-Lakes Spirit of Saline County
The Arkansas Auctioneer
Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Veterans Park Community Center, Cabot
Arkansas Literary Festival
April 24-27, 2014
a program of the Central Arkansas Library System
INSIDE: THE GIFT OF SIGHT: A Little Rock native tells of her cornea transplant; SPECIALIZED NURSES: How nurses with particular certifications can benefit patients and their loved ones; FAST FITNESS: Intensive workout tones body, targets triceps.
INSIDE: CONTEMPORARY COMFORT: Conway couple create modern home, inside and out
INSIDE: BATHED IN LUXURY: Master baths offer tranquil retreats for Searcy homeowners.
Covering Arkadelphia, Bauxite, Benton, Benton Harmony Grove, Bismarck, Bryant, Centerpoint, Cutter Morning Star, Fountain Lake, Glen Rose, Gurdon, Hot Springs, Hot Springs Lakeside, Jessieville, Lake Hamilton, Magnet Cove, Malvern, Mountain Pine, Ouachita, Poyen, Sheridan
Covering Atkins, Bigelow, Central Arkansas Christian, Clinton, Conway St. Joseph, Danville, Dardanelle, Dover, Greenbrier, Guy-Perkins, Heber Springs, Hector, Maumelle, Mayflower, Morrilton, Mount Vernon-Enola, Nemo Vista, Perryville, Pottsville, Quitman, Russellville, Sacred Hart, South Side Bee Branch, Two Rivers, Vilonia, West Side Greers Ferry, Wonderview
Covering Bald Knob, Batesville, Beebe, Cabot, Harding Academy, Heber Springs, Hoxi, Izard County Consolidated, Jacksonville, Lighthouse Academy, Mammoth Spring, McCrory, Melbourne, Midland, Mountain View, Newport, North Pulaski, Pangburn, Pocahontas, Quitman, Riverview, Rose Bud, Salem, Searcy, Southside Batesville, Tuckerman, Walnut Ridge, West Side Greers Ferry, White County Central
2014 College & Higher Education Guide
Family Health Fest!
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
The Center of Bryant at Bishop Park
A guide to your perfect wedding.
Spirit of Oaklawn
Three Rivers Locally Owned Business Guide
INSIDE: HEAD STRONG: Home-schooled competitive athlete tells of concussions, surgery for ACL tear; RUNING THROUGH THE PAIN: Runner rebounds from injury to return to Little Rock Marathon; THE LIST: 7 gym bag essentials.
A Guide for Locally Owned Tri-Lakes Businesses
Conway Bridal Show 2014
1-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23
Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds
INSIDE: 'MY HEART STOPPED': Conway woman survives cardiac arrest - twice; INDULGENT TREATS: Some goodies have health benefits; YOGA TIPS: What beginners need to know.
62nd Annual Home Show
February 7th - 9th at Verizon Arena
INSIDE: FOR THE LOVE OF FAMILY: Couples can embrace Valentine's Day with kids in tow; Cutting down sugar in your diet; Valentine's Day getaways close to home.
INSIDE: KEEPING HER HEART IN THE GAME: Beebe softball standout shares story of overcoming heart condition; INDULGENT TREATS: Some goodies have health benefits; HOME TRENDS: Five interior trends to try in 2014; YOGA TIPS: What beginners need to know.
INSIDE: OPEN HEART, CLOSE CALL: Mother tells of child's cardiac diagnosis and two lifesaving open-heart surgeries; EXPLORING EPILEPSY: Austin woman shares story of diagnosis and treatment; THE LIST: Steps to managing high blood pressure.
INSIDE: A GREAT TRADITION: New UCA coach has national-championship goal; Finding the true cost of a college education; Making financial resolutions for the new year.
INSIDE: TOP HEALTH CARE CAREERS TO CONSIDER.
INSIDE: Making your home more personal; Making financial resolutions for the new year; Encouraging kids to read with newspapers.
INSIDE: YOU SAY YOU WANT A RESOLUTION?: The new year brings a chance for healthy change; TIMMING DOWN & REACHING OUT: Making smart choices and encouraging friends to join the fun are key to woman's healthy new life.
INSIDE: TAKING IT INSIDE: Things to do indoors in North Little Rock during winter months; WHOLESOME HEALTH: Tips to achieve a better you in 2014.
CELEBRATING ARKANSAS' FARMERS
INSIDE: THE ENCOURAGER: Searcy woman shows love for community by supporting youth programs; MAKEUP MUSTS: Essentials for every woman; IDENTITY THEFT: Protecting personal information; ACCENT CHAIRS: Picking the perfect seat
2013 Holiday Gift Guide
INSIDE: LASTING EFFECTS: Former students talk about healing after tragic 1998 Jonesboro shooting; CREATING A LIFELINE OF HOPE: Searcy foundation shines a light on disease of depression.
1 Bass Pro Drive in Little Rock
INSIDE: VOLUNTEER EXTRAORDINAIRE: Conway woman gives time to Bethlehem House.
2014 Guide to Central Arkansas
Tuesday, Nov. 5
White County Fairgrounds in Searcy
INSIDE: Bear hunting; Making a good retriever; The taxidermy process; Fall deer population.
INSIDE: O CHRISTMAS TREE: Tips for buying a natural Christmas tree.
INSIDE: CARB CONTROL: Jonesboro woman focuses on dietary adjustments to combat diabetes; THE LIST: Smart sugar substitutes; PEDALING FOR A CURE: Little Rock man doesn't let disease slow him down; FALL FITNESS: Take advantage of ideal workout weather.
Featuring: Arkadelphia, Bauxite, Benton Harmony Grove, Bismarck, Bryant, Centerpoint, Cutter Morning Star, Fountain Lake, Glen Rose, Gurdon, Hot Springs, Jessieville, Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs Lakeside, Magnet Cove, Malvern, Mountain Pine, Poyen, Sheriden.
Featuring: Academics Plus, Atkins, Bigelow, Central Arkansas Christian, Clinton, Concord, Conway, Conway Christian, Conway St. Joseph, Danville, Dardanelle, Dover, Greenbrier, Guy Perkins, Heber Springs, Hector, Maumelle, Mayflower, Morrilton, Mount Vernon-Enola, Nemo Vista, Perryville, Pottsville, Quitman, Russellville, Sacred Heart, Shirley, South Side Bee Branch, Two Rivers, Vilonia, Western Yell County, West Side Greers Ferry, Wonderview.
Featuring: Augusta, Bald Knob, Batesville, Beebe, Black Rock, Bradford, Cabot, Calico Rock, Cave City, Cedar Ridge, Concord, Harding Academy, Heber Springs, Highland, Hillcrest, Hoxie, Izard County Consolidated, Jacksonville, Mammoth Spring, McCrory, Melbourne, Midland, Mountain View, Newport, North Pulaski, Pangburn, Quitman, Riverview, Rose Bud, Rural Special, Salem, Searcy, Southside Batesville, Timbo, Tuckerman, West Side Greers Ferry, White County Central, Walnut Ridge.
Readers' choice awards in the categories: Eating and Drinking - Entertainment - Health and Beauty - Kids and Family - Places - Shopping and Services
Celebrating National Business Women's Week
6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
An evening of food, fun, fashion, shopping, prizes and more.
Hughes Center, 1000 E. Parkway Drive, Russellville, AR
INSIDE: MAKING PEOPLE SMILE: Vilonia's Trudy Hightower brightens the lives of local cancer patients.
Locally-owned Business Guide
Cabot Chamber of Commerce presents:
35 Years, Cabotfest: Let's Rock
Saturday, October 12
Carnival starts Friday at 7 pm.
Entertainment all day, vendors, food, activities for ALL ages!
An evening of fun, food, prizes & shopping.
INSIDE: Sound of history; Meet your neighbors; Life at the folk center; Music and more; Where history lives.
INSIDE: YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Breast cancer survivor glad to be alive; THE STRONG ONE: Mother's cancer battle helps surgeon find fortitude; RACE FOR THE CURE: special feature; 3 ways to deal with pain.
Spirit of Russellville
INSIDE: STUDY SPACE: Establishing a positive homework environment for your student; Questions to ask your doctor about depression; Tips to make retirement a reality.
INSIDE: BRANCH OUT: Hit the road to enjoy fall foliage in the natural state; Questions to ask your doctor about depression; Tips to make retirement a reality.
Your guide to the affordable care act
INSIDE: TRIPLE TROPHY AWARD: AGFC program based on recognition, biology; BECOMING AN OUTDOORS WOMAN: Weekend workshop inspires love of outdoor activities; 2013-2014 SEASON DATES: A listing of hunting season dates / zones / limits.
INSIDE: When to do it yourself, when to hire a pro.
INSIDE: PUBLIC SERVANT: Stress management a necessity for man in physically, mentally demanding career; TOP THREATS: Health issues that affect men and how to prevent them; HEALTHY SNACKS FOR PEOPLE ON THE GO.
INSIDE: A NEW DAY: Bret Bielema believes in hard-nosed football and old-fashioned fun.
INSIDE: PLAYER TO WATCH: Jakahari Howell; FEATURING: Arkadelphia - Bauxite - Benton - Benton Harmony Grove - Bismark - Bryant - Centerpoint - Cutter Morning Star - Fountain Lake - Glen Rose - Gurdon - Hot Springs - Hot Springs Lakeside - Jessieville - Lake Hamilton - Magnet Cove - Malvern - Mount Ida - Mountain Pine - Poyen - Sheridan.
INSIDE: PLAYER TO WATCH: Batesville Pioneers' Joey Rodriguez; FEATURING: Augusta - Bald Knob - Batesville - Beebe - Cabot - Cave City - Cedar Ridge - Harding Academy - Heber Springs - Highland - Hoxie - Jacksonville - McCrory - Mountain View - Newport - North Pulaski - Pocahontas - Quitman - Riverview - Rose Bud - Salem - Searcy - Southside Batesville - Walnut Ridge.
INSIDE: PLAYER TO WATCH: Michael Perry; FEATURING: Atkins - Bigelow - Central Arkansas Christian - Clinton - Conway - Conway Christian - Danville - Dardanelle - Dover - Greenbriar - Heber Springs - Hector - Maumelle - Mayflower - Morrilton - Perryville Quitman - Russellville - Two Rivers - Vilonia - Western Yell
INSIDE: 2013 READER'S CHOICE NOMINEES TOP 5
INSIDE: BACK TO SCHOOL: Senior returning to college for degree
Real Weddings in Arkansas
INSIDE: THE BIGGEST BLESSING: Teacher finds joy in foster parenting, adoption; PARTY PLANNER: Plan a bash before school begins; PICTURE PERFECT: High-impact updates to home decor; BONE HEALTH: The importance of calcium, vitamin D
INSIDE: NOT LIMITED TO A CLASSROOM: Newport educator, pastor working to strengthen community; PARTY PLANNER: Plan a bash before school begins; JUGGLING ACT: How to prioritize responsibilities; BANISH BULLIES: Recognize the signs.
INSIDE: STUDENT LIFE: Benefits to joining a campus organization.
2013 Tri-Lakes Medical Directory
INSIDE: New kids on the block; Meet your neighbors; Gotta be fresh; All the world's a stage; By the numbers; Citizens and soldiers.
INSIDE: WE LOVE TO HELP: Perryville couple serve on disaster-relief team; Suggested immunizations for children; Tips for refinancing your home.
INSIDE: The history of home; Places of the past; Out and about; Meet your neighbors; In the next 10 years; Enjoy the fresh air; Scenes in Morrilton.
INSIDE: WINNING THE FIGHT: Children face cancer head-on; AN ARKANSAS ANGEL: Read about a rare neurogenetic disorder and one family's ability to cope.
INSIDE: Searcy staples; Altruism abounds; Meet your neighbors; Community's theater; By the numbers; Getting in the Zone
INSIDE: Going in circles; Life in Conway; Building momentum; Lofty goals; Meet your neighbors; Great outdoors; Out and about.
INSIDE: 30TH ANNUAL POPS ON THE RIVER IN DOWNTOWN LITTLE ROCK
July 4. A free patriotic concert featuring the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.
INSIDE: BENEATH THE SURFACE: Woman's cancer removal necessitates cosmetic surgery; DECISIONS ABOUT INCISIONS: Explore the options, benefits of elective surgeries; 6 HEALTHY CHALLENGES TO MEET THIS SUMMER; PORTION CONTROL: Handy tips for measuring food.
INSIDE: A New Downtown; Everywhere a Stage; Meet Your Neighbors; Arkadelphia Cares.
INSIDE: LAZY DAYS OF SUMMER?: Inactivity can be harmful to children's physical, emotional health.
INSIDE: LOOK AHEAD: Tips for keeping your eyes in tip-top shape.
INSIDE: SPLASH OF SUMMER: Ways to get out and enjoy the water this summer.
SPIRIT OF JACKSONVILLE
INSIDE: Check it out; Meet your neighbors; Expanded recreation; Service and support.
FIND YOUR TREASURE TODAY
INSIDE: LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST: The 2013 Good Life Expo, Tri-Lakes Edition.
9-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 11.
Coronado Community Center in Hot Springs Village.
Featuring: Food, bingo, free health screenings, prizes and entertainment by Jay & The Twilighters.
2012-2013 All-Arkansas Preps
An evening of food, fun, fashion, shopping and prizes at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds in Conway.
Thursday, June 6 from 5-8 p.m.
INSIDE: LIFE ON GREERS FERRY LAKE: A guide to area attractions and businesses.
INSIDE: LIVING ON WHEELS: Diving accident takes away Air Force enlistee's dreams; SUMMER SAFETY: Protect yourself from the hazards of fun in the sun; MYTHS OF ACTIVE DROWNING VICTIMS.
Build Your Dream Home
INSIDE: LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST: 2013 Senior Expo
9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 21 at the White County Fairgrounds in Searcy
INSIDE: SCENIC WONDERS: A look at some of Arkansas' most beautiful places.
Spirit of Batesville
Medical Career Connections, featuring top health and nursing jobs in Arkansas
INSIDE: PERFECTLY IMPERFECT: Mother of twins and special-needs child embraces family; GIRLS' NIGHT IN: Enjoy a night in with your best girls; SWIMSUIT SAVVY: Feel confident about swimwear; MONEY MANAGER: Address financial concerns.
INSIDE: HOPE CHANGES EVERYTHING: Sisters face life-changing situations with smiles; GIRLS' NIGHT IN: Enjoy a night in with your best girls; SWIMSUIT SAVVY: Feel confident about swimwear; MONEY MANAGER: Address financial concerns.
32 Annual Toad Suck Daze Festival
May 3, 4 and 5 in downtown Conway
INSIDE: FILLED WITH GRACE: Russellville woman volunteers with Neighbors Table
INSIDE: ATHLETE WITH ASTHMA: When doing what you love makes you feel sick; Healthful food & drink substitutes; Shape up for summer with circuit training tips to: boost metabolism, burn calories and tone muscle; Allergies: 101
Labor Unions of Arkansas
INSIDE: SPIRIT OF SALINE COUNTY
INSIDE: COLLEGE CLOSE-UP: Get the most out of a campus visit.
Locally Owned Business Guide
The Arkansas Auctioneer
10th Annual Arkansas Literary Festival
April 18-21, 2013
River Market and Argenta Arts District
Taste. Shop. Win.
Tuesday, April 16 at Veterans Park Community Center in Cabot.
2013 Central Arkansas Commercial Real Estate Guide
INSIDE: PLAYER TO WATCH: Andrew Dather of Conway Christian
INSIDE: PLAYER TO WATCH: Hunter Flippo of Walnut Ridge
INSIDE: HIDDEN TREASURES: Contemporary retreat provides unique living space; BEACH WITHIN REACH: Home decor inspired by Eastern Seaboard
INSIDE: GOING WITH THE GRAIN: Wood patio furniture provides value and durability.
INSIDE: CELEBRATING SURVIVAL: Suzanne Holland's ruthless pursuit to defeat cancer; SERVICE WITH A SMILE: Lifelong volunteer still at it in senior years; STRESS: What it is and how to deal with it.
INSIDE: A NATURAL STATE OF MIND: Heber Springs home reflects couple's love of the outdoors.
INSIDE: GET SIZZLIN' THIS SUMMER WITH OUTDOOR GRILLIN'.
INSIDE: FULL OF SURPRISES: Conway home pops with creativity
2013 College & Higher Education Guide
Live. Work. Play. Invest.
INSIDE: Get sizzlin' this summer with outdoor grillin'; Get the facts on allergies; Financing a home-improvement project
INSIDE: 2013 FAMILY WELLNESS EXPO: Food, bingo, free health screenings, prizes, entertainment by Jay & The Twilighters
INSIDE: ON HIS FEET AGAIN: George McDonald back up after injury; DIGITAL FITNESS: 7 smartphone apps to keep your fitness in check; STEP RIGHT UP: Pick the right shoes for your feet; H2O HOW-TO: Sneak more water into your diet; BUDDY SYSTEM: Use accountability to reach your goals.
INSIDE: Private & Parochial schools
INSIDE: 61st ANNUAL HOME SHOW; Vendor map, seminar schedule and all the information you need to take advantage of the 2013 Home Show!
Conway Bridal Show 2013: Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. Tickets $5 at the door.
Runway fashion show. Wedding trends. Prize giveaways.
INSIDE: MIRACULOUS RECOVERY: Searcy woman overcomes liver abnormality, transplant; HEALTHY HEART: Tips for taking care of your ticker; HIGHER GROUND: How to look your best in heels; STORAGE SPACE: Making the most out of your area.
INSIDE: POSITIVE OUTLOOK: Russellville woman always smiling after struggle with hemangioma; HEALTHY HEART: Tips for taking care of your ticker; HIGHER GROUND: Look your best in high heels; SWEET TREATS: How to temper chocolate.
INSIDE: Score big with guests at your Super Bowl party; Get the facts on skin care; Reducing your risk for heart disease.
FEATURING top health jobs in Arkansas
20 to Watch in 2013
Tri-Lakes Edition of 20 to Watch in 2013
INSIDE: LOVE AS DEED AS THE OCEAN: Couple have underwater wedding in Hawaii; Reduce your risk for Alzheimer's; Increasing your storage possibilities.
INSIDE: SECOND CHANCES: Michelle Eldridge of Little Rock triumphs over heart disease; SWEET TOOTH: 5 benefits of dark chocolate; CARDIO TIPS: Ways to safely raise your heart rate and maximize your workout.
INSIDE: FLEXIBILITY. ADVANCEMENT. BENEFITS. PEOPLE. Find out which central Arkansas companies are the best at what they do.
This special publication gives insight into Little Rock lifestyle.