Especially during the summer, the Museum of Discovery buzzes, hums and often squeals with small children darting from one colorful, playful exhibit to another under the watchful eyes of a small army of teen helpers in T-shirts.
People in central Arkansas may catch glimpses of professionals and enthusiastic amateurs roaming around with cameras, microphones and other moviemaking paraphernalia on an urgent quest: to produce a creative, technically sound film -- on a tight deadline.
For the third straight year, Arkansas ranks No. 1 in senior citizen hunger, with about 26 percent of the elderly classified as food insecure. In the case of senior citizens, food insecurity isn't directly or exclusively a result of poverty. Often, the problem is mobility -- replenishing the pantry is hard when you no longer drive and have crippling ailments.