A true win-win – Co-op members’ homes get energy efficiency makeovers

  It was 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 16, and the makeover team for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas’ Energy Efficiency Makeover was on site at the home of Linda Moore, a member of Petit Jean Electric Cooperative. Equipped with caulk guns, boxes of LED lights, cellulose insulation installation equipment and an infrared thermal imaging camera,


Paint your garden with the colors of fall

Summer in Arkansas can take its toll on the garden, so to keep cool, I’ve tried to stay inside and look forward to fall. It’s time to work on my fall garden, and as I always say, grab your crayons and start painting with the colors of fall. Painting your landscape As you plan your


The purses they carried – ESSE Purse Museum chronicles handbags’ history

Think about your mother’s purse. What did it look like? Was it heavy? What did she carry in it? How — and this is one detail many people are surprised to remember — did it smell? These are the sorts of questions Anita Davis loves to ask visitors who wander into her ESSE Purse Museum