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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 14, 2014

Stephen Bell

New leader of Arkadelphia’s search for industry and jobs trades ducks for DeGray

Stephen Bell moved to Arkadelphia about a month ago from Stuttgart to become the new president and CEO of the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce. Since arriving there, he has been meeting new people, learning about his new community and keeping busy with all its latest developments. “I’ve been working hard with a number of new projects that have been started,” he said. “I’ve attended the Wal-... READ MORE

Janis West: Malvern native dedicated to preserving, passing on a way of life By WAYNE BRYAN

Janis West loves to give tours of the Hot Spring County Museum on Third Street, just a block or so off Main Street in downtown Malvern. It seems each item has a story behind it, and sometimes the story is hers.