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SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIPS: CARTI Foundation awards grants to survivors of cancer

posted: 06/26/2016 2:02 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Growing up and getting an education is tough enough without a major health problem like cancer. The CARTI Foundation on Tuesday awarded $3,000 scholarships to 20 pediatric cancer survivors from across the state during a ceremony hosted by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and first lady Susan Hutchinson at the Governor's Mansion.

Hilary Jane Haddigan

posted: 06/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Traveling from a civilized area of Zimbabwe into the remote area of the African country where she was to teach in 1990, Hilary Haddigan felt the terrain get rockier and the heat more oppressive. In every nook, there was a mud hut, a family settlement.

ART OF WINE: Wine magnum opus

posted: 06/19/2016 2:18 a.m. Gallery Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The Walton Arts Center's three-day Art of Wine festival, held at the center June 9-11, was one for the ages, or at least the aged barrels.

DECADES OF CARE: 33 years of service

posted: 06/12/2016 2:26 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Through tears and a long moment to collect herself, Johanna Shroeder Davis of Houston told the crowd attending Tuesday's 33rd anniversary celebration for Treatment Homes Inc. that the organization founded by Patricia and Jim Miles and 11 others saved the lives of her and her two sisters.

Hilary Jane Haddigan

posted: 06/05/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Traveling from a civilized area of Zimbabwe into the remote area of the African country where she was to teach in 1990, Hilary Haddigan felt the terrain get rockier and the heat more oppressive. In every nook, there was a mud hut, a family settlement.

REGIONAL ART EXHIBITION PARTY: The 'Gun' was drawn

posted: 06/05/2016 2:19 a.m. Gallery Discuss

"The Gun Show," a regional art exhibition put on by Drawl Southern Contemporary Art, opened with a bang May 20 with a party for participating artists and guests at the event space at Cache Restaurant & Lounge. The show is on display at Drawl, 5208 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 5, through June 18.

JAZZ & JULEPS: Mom sings praises at benefit for hearing, speech program

posted: 06/05/2016 2:13 a.m. Gallery Discuss

An emotional Lynn Coates stood in front of a crowd of more than 300 at Pleasant Valley Country Club the night of May 26 and described how the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Speech and Hearing Clinic made a difference in the life of her daughter, Caroline Coates-Nelson.

ALUMNI AWARDS: UALR honors alumni trio for serious overachieving

posted: 05/29/2016 2:26 a.m. Gallery Discuss

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association and UALR Foundation Fund Board lauded some serious overachievers at its May 13 awards luncheon, held at the Clinton Presidential Center.

PASSING THE STETHOSCOPE: UAMS radiology welcomes 'Bobette,' mentor's trainee

posted: 05/29/2016 2:23 a.m. Gallery Discuss

A recent reception for Dr. Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, the new chief of breast imaging for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' department of radiology, was sort of a passing of the stethoscope to Bryant-Smith from her mentor and predecessor, Dr. Bobby Fincher.

ANNUAL SALUTE: Servicemen's hunting trips impetus for Warrior benefit

posted: 05/29/2016 2:12 a.m. Gallery Discuss

The Country Club of Little Rock became a "testosteroom" the night of May 12 for Darby's Warrior Support group's second annual Salute Our Warriors benefit.

Hearing, speech benefit gets perpetual chairman

posted: 05/22/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Loris Fullerton of Little Rock considers herself somewhat of a super sleuth.

AN EVENING WITH JOEL: It's been fun, sort of

posted: 05/22/2016 2:15 a.m. Gallery Discuss

It could be considered an impossible feat -- to summarize the 45-year career of University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel Anderson -- so faculty and friends took the opportunity to poke some good-natured fun at him instead.

BEFORE THE BLUE: Eve of Thea benefit features hospitality, music, libations

posted: 05/22/2016 2:09 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Clark Trim and Henrik Thostrup opened their doors -- and their proverbial liquor cabinet -- to locals and out-of-towners the night of May 14 for a pre-party celebrating Into the Blue: An Evening With President Bill Clinton, which followed the next night at the Clinton Presidential Center.

CLINTON CLASS OF '16: 41 potential public servants get newly minted diplomas

posted: 05/22/2016 2:09 a.m. Gallery Discuss

The look on Ashley-Brooke Moses' face was one of astonishment when Clinton School of Public Service Dean Skip Rutherford called her name as winner of this year's Shannon Butler Bridgebuilder Award, the school's highest nonacademic award.

BARRISTER GALA: Invitation to the dance

posted: 05/15/2016 2:16 a.m. Gallery Discuss

All it took was a $1,000 bid from a guest at the Barrister Gala for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's William H. Bowen School of Law to see former U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder -- the self-proclaimed "last living liberal in Arkansas" -- dance with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, a conservative.

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