19 Jul

A Date with History

Since the recession of 2008, the economy has been on the mend in most places. Hot Springs had been on the back end of job growth and new business, until recently. There has been a slew of new capital enter the town. Some gains in certain areas aren’t as large as people would like to […]

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29 Jan

Metro Partnership

The Renaissance of Downtown Hot Springs by Josh Williams photography by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter   Tuesday.  9:15 am.  Hot Springs, Arkansas.  A person is walking to their favorite coffee shop and hair salon because of the rebuilt, usable, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks that line the streets.  A person confined to a wheelchair is now able to enter […]

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29 Jan

From the Ground Up

Farm Fresh and Family Fueled by Josh Williams photography by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter   Many people dream of being something glamorous or adventurous when they grow up: Movie stars or athletes or astronauts or scientists. Some kids dream of being doctors.  Some dream of being military heroes. On the other hand, many people know very little […]

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29 Jan

Ghost Bones

A Haunting Local Talent That is Taking Our Region by Storm by Josh Williams photos by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter   They tell you to go to a 150-year-old Victorian style home perched on a hill overlooking historic Prospect Avenue, filled with all the chilly, creepy vibes that one would expect to find there. The floors […]

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29 Jan

Living Off Art

Carole Katchen Truly Embodies Painting Pictures of Success by Grace Anne Brown photography by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter   Since declaring my majors I have become accustomed to hearing laughter when I announce that I’m going to school for English and Art. The usual response is “You know that writers and artists don’t really make that much […]

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29 Jan

Eyes to the Sky

Waterfowl Hunting is Here and Arkansas Could Not Be Happier by Mike Brooks “When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying.  They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.”  – Ernest Hemingway Although deer hunting, […]

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29 Jan

Beer Thirty

There is Something Brewing in the Ouachitas by Josh Williams photography by Chris Brashers & Amanda Shelley Ledbetter Drinking beer at 10:30 in the morning usually isn’t a great idea, especially if you have something important to do like go to work or appear in court.  Unless you work for a magazine that is doing a […]

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29 Jan

Wandering Winter

Staying Active with Family Activities in the Ouachita Cold by Josh Williams and Marisa Rodgers The Ouachita region is expected to receive three to four inches above normal snowfall this winter. And the average mean temperature for the region is supposed to be down a degree or two.  That’s cold.  Although it was a slow […]

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29 Jan

In the Beginning

Oaklawn Jockey Club Sets the Bar in the Thoroughbred World by Josh Williams photography courtesy of Chris Emigh It’s mid-January. It’s opening day at Oaklawn Jockey Club (OJC). One’s breath is visible while standing trackside. A mass of people are bundled up with jackets and gloves, clutching tickets in their hands that say $2 WIN—Number […]

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29 Jan

Belly Warmers

Winter is Here So Head to the Kitchen and Give Your Tummy a Treat that is Sure to Ward Off the Shivers recipes by Chef T. Porter Montgomery of Next Level Kitchen photography by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter   Brother T’s Chocolate Stout Chili The chocolate and brown sugar play great with the smoky spiciness from […]

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