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Back to the Books: Literary Options for Kids at the Garland County Library

Story by Kristal Mackey | Photo by Jim G. Miller   It’s hard to believe that summer will soon be drawing to a close, and yet crayons, paper, and pencils are beginning to adorn the shelves of local shopping establishments. [...]

August 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Slice of Americana: The Hope Watermelon Festival Celebrates 38 Years

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers   Sweltering amidst the heat of an August sun there is just something refreshing about the taste of a cold juicy watermelon slice. The red sweet meat is a mainstay [...]

August 5, 2014 Art, Lifestyle

Battling Big Oil: Property Rights Not Pipelines

Story & Photo by Jim G. Miller    Adam Lansky and his fellow protesters from the group Property Rights Not Pipelines met during the Occupy Little Rock movement nearly three years ago. Although the occupy movement has somewhat dissipated Lansky [...]

August 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Night at the Museum: Ushering in a Future of Education For All

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers As a child I recall visiting the Mid America Science Museum. Tucked away near National Park Community College amongst a shadowy patch of forest, it houses many unique wonders for [...]

July 3, 2014 Lifestyle

Demolition By Neglect: Concerned Citizens of Downtown Hot Springs Continue Asking Questions

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers On Saturday June 7th on an especially warm summer afternoon, a young man named Robert Taylor stepped up to a podium and lent his voice and passion to a rally [...]

July 2, 2014 Lifestyle

From Canada, With Love Geese Poop Spoils Local Lake Areas

Story by Jim G. Miller  It’s Fourth of July, and fireworks are exploding overhead, families are grilling out on the lake enjoying the beautiful outdoors, and it’s a perfect day to go swimming. Right? At least you think it is, [...]

July 2, 2014 Lifestyle

Return to Tiny Town Small Wonders in a Whittington Avenue Classic That Has Withstood the Test of Time

Story by Meadow Jones | Photos by Jeremy Rodgers I’ll never forget our first trip to Tiny Town, the “World’s Largest Animated Miniature Village,” in Hot Springs’ historic Whittington Valley. We had just moved to the Spa City and began [...]

July 1, 2014 Art, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
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Glory Hole Falls: One of the Most Unique and Glorious Waterfalls in Arkansas

Story by Samuel Binns | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers It is very unlikely that you have ever seen a creek, or anything for that matter, cut a clean hole directly through the ceiling of a cave. A long time ago, [...]

July 1, 2014 Lifestyle, Uncategorized
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A Call for Innovation

Editorial Written and Contributed by Robert Taylor There is no quick fix to downtown Hot Springs. The systemic hurdles that the area faces will take large amounts of time and money to fix, both of which no one seems to [...]

June 29, 2014 Lifestyle

Hot Springs Revealed: Exposing Local Online Media Sources

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers Spa City Truth Founded on June 25th of 2013, Spa City Truth does not promote itself as a media outlet necessarily, but they do provide information about events occurring throughout [...]

June 2, 2014 Lifestyle