Marlene Gremillion of Hot Springs Village won the Arkansas Artist’s Materials Award in the Mid-Southern Watercolorists’ 45th annual juried exhibition currently on display at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Gremillion is shown here with her winning painting, The Dominant One.
Accolades for art
Two artists from the Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area have won awards in the Mid-Southern Watercolorists’ 45th annual juried exhibition currently on display in the Samuel Strauss Sr. Gallery of the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Richard Stephens of Hot Springs won the MSW Bronze Award and $675 for his painting Majestic Side Door. Marlene Gremillion of Hot Springs Village won the Arkansas Artist’s Materials Award, valued this year a... READ MORE
BRYANT — Voters in the Bryant School District narrowly rejected a 4.9-millage increase Tuesday for academic projects to accommodate the increasing growth in the district’s student population.
My brother has always been like the proverbial absent-minded professor. As a doctor, Shane can, and has, saved lives — but it’s finding his keys to drive to the hospital that gives him trouble. Even in college, friends had extra keys to Shane’s car. He’s lost jackets, left his cellphone in New York taxis — twice — and gotten them back. Last weekend, he took his absentmindedness to new heights. After he and his wife came to my parents’ h... READ MORE
Margaret Sorrows is still reeling from the recent news that the Journalism Education Association named her the 2014 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year. Sorrows, 60, is the journalism adviser at Bryant High School and is a JEA-certified journalism instructor. “It’s a big honor,” she said. “I still don’t know what to think about it.” Sorrows said she was completely surprised by the announcement. “I do not like to be surprised... READ MORE
It was early March, and my friend Brad Wiegmann, a fishing guide on Beaver Lake near Springdale, invited my son Zach and me to join him for some white-bass fishing. In just a few weeks, the whites would start their spawning runs up the tributary streams feeding the lake. But on this day, the temperature was barely above freezing, and clouds hid the sun. The fish were still holding in deep water offshore. “Most of them are staging around... READ MORE
March 15 and March 20-22 The Music Man BENTON — The Royal Players will present The Music Man at 2 p.m. today, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. March 22 at The Royal Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For more information or to reserve seating, visit theroyalplayers.com or call (501) 315-5483. March 16 Red Cross Blood Drive ARKADELPHIA — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive f... READ MORE