Friday 28th November 2014,
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Pickles Gap Village: Worth the Drive

Story & Photo by Jim G. Miller   Just outside of Conway there is a little artisan village called Pickles Gap. It’s a unique little tourist stop that’s been in operation for more than 30 years. While many might refer [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle
JV Farms

The Milk Barn: JV Farms Showcases the Healthy Side of Country Living

Story by Jim G. Miller I met Jay and Valorie Lee like many people have down at the Historic Downtown Farmers Market where they have sold their eggs and an array of different meat products such as chicken, pork, beef, [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Born Free – Midwifery: A Labor of Love

Story by Denise Parkinson | Photo by Jim G. Miller Fans of cultural ambassador Shea Childs know her as hostess-with-the-mostest of Low Key Arts, Hot Springs’ indie music/film nonprofit. But that calm demeanor and Madonna-esque smile derive from a special [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle

No Fuss No Muss: Getting Your Groom On This No Shave November

Story and Photo by Jim G. Miller   I rarely get my haircut and when I do I usually select someone at random to do it. It’s like throwing caution to the wind I guess. But usually it’s just whomever [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Committed to Freedom: Healing the Victims & Preventing Sexual Abuse

Story by Sallie Culbreth & Anne Quinn | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   Adam’s mother sexually abused him almost every day until he was twelve. Sarah’s youth pastor raped her when she was thirteen. The scars Adam and Sarah carry [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle
Downtown Pub Crawl

Downtown Crawl: Hot Spots Celebrates Its Second Year in Publication

Story by Jim Miller It’s been two years of Hot Springs Hot Spots being printed locally at Wheelers as a free monthly magazine. What started off as a somewhat eclectic arts and entertainment magazine about a somewhat unusual and eclectic [...]

November 1, 2014 Lifestyle

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