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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun July 15, 2018

Faulkner County family honored for farming operation

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

CONWAY — Michael and Lauren Lee are taking the family’s farm into the 21st century. They are marketing their beef primarily through word of mouth, farmers markets and yes, even through social media. Steers, especially, are marketed in the family’s “farm-to-table” program. The Lees, who have a Conway mailing address but actually live and farm off Saltillo Road in the county, are the 2018 Faulkner County Farm Family of the Year. They have... READ MORE

Art gallery to celebrate 25 years in Fairfield Bay CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

FAIRFIELD BAY — The community is invited to celebrate the arts from 6-8 p.m. July 24 as the North Central Arkansas Art Gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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Area contestants earn awards in Miss Arkansas pageant CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

LITTLE ROCK — Miss Natural State Kelsey Stone of Russellville was named fourth runner-up in the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant on June 16. Stone is the 21-year-old daughter of Kim and Dee Stone of Russellville and is a senior at Arkansas Tech University.

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Perry County family honored for farming operation

BIGELOW — Jason Trantina comes from a farming background, albeit a bit different than the farming operation he and his family have today.

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Area contestants win awards in Miss Arkansas pageant CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

LITTLE ROCK — Ouachita Baptist University junior Gracie Stover was named third runner-up in the 2018 Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant on June 16. She competed as Miss White River.

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