Monday 20th October 2014,
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Apple Pickin’ Harvest Time at the Cox Berry Farm Makes for Fun Fall Adventure

Story & Photo by Ferrin Lunestad   Grey fall skies, gnarled old apple trees, bright red fruit, the purples and blues of the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in the distance.  A windy ramble two-and-a-half hours north of Hot Springs [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle
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H20 Quandary: The City That Once Bathed the World Looks South for Water Rights

Story by Jim G. Miller While walking the dog down to the Farmer’s Market the other morning to get eggs and chorizo from JV Farms I ran into That Guy. You know the one. The guy with the petition on [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle

The Race for Mayor: A Spa Town Throw Down 2014

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers   There is definitely a lot of change happening in Hot Springs, the Majestic Fire rubble still sits as a reminder of the decayed glory of this great city. Major [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle

Arkansas Walk of Fame: Leaving a Permanent Place for the Famous in Hot Springs

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers   Periodically when walking by the Visitors Center in downtown Hot Springs you will see pedestrians or tourists looking down at the sidewalk peering down at these black granite slabs [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle

The Hot Springs Doc Fest: Twenty-Three Years of Entertaining & Educating

  Story by Jim G. Miller    Three years ago the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival was still happening at the Malco Theatre and the question on everybody’s mind always seemed to be, “is this all going to happen again [...]

October 3, 2014 Art, Lifestyle

The Hot Springy Dingy: An Imaginative Place For Costume Fun & More

Story by Alex Bridges & Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers As a young boy the Hot Springy Dingy was a magical place to visit. Years later it has remained an eclectic and enchanting place capable of stirring [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle

Happy Birthday Ira: Levi Hospital Celebrates a Century at 23rd Annual Baron’s Ball Gala

 Story by Jim G. Miller | Photo by Jeremy Rodgers Every year Levi Hospital hosts a little celebration affectionately known as the Baron’s Ball Gala. It is a fundraiser unlike most other fundraisers that you will find anywhere else. Everything [...]

October 3, 2014 Lifestyle

Kindling the Magic of Hot Springs: Weekend of Wonder Returns

Story by Jim G. Miller Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   There’s an undeniable magic that encapsulates Hot Springs. An ancient enchantment that flourished here long before it was ever a “gangster’s paradise.” That magic has always been most embodied in [...]

September 1, 2014 Art, Lifestyle

Garland County Grows: Planting the Seeds of Learning

Story by Kristal Mackey Photography by Jim G. Miller   When one thinks of the typically library, certain images come to mind – whispering librarians directing patrons towards periodicals or fiction books to water their blossoming seeds of knowledge. Or [...]

September 1, 2014 Lifestyle
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Quarantine of Trees: The Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Garland County Hardwood

Story by Jim G. Miller Illustration by Alexander Bridges As you read this article there are thousands of emerald beetles spreading and running amok killing ash trees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Reports of their damage have recently been made [...]

September 1, 2014 Lifestyle