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Spring Breakations – ‘Staycationing’ outdoors in The Natural State

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since one of the first signs of the COVID-19 pandemic in Arkansas was an extension of spring break for many state schools. At the time, more than a few students thought that would be the beginning and end of the virus. Yet a year later, cautious parents

The Cooperative Difference:101

  One of my most recent surprises is how many people are unaware of “The Cooperative Difference” — the degree to which electric cooperatives are unlike other utility providers. Back in the 1940s, when for-profit companies were unwilling to bring electricity to rural Arkansas, electric cooperatives were formed. The term “electric cooperative” was synonymous with

Grow your own – The fun of vegetable gardening 

Whether you have a multiple-acre plot or a patio, you can grow your own vegetables. With a little bit of know-how and a sunny place, enjoying the bounty of your own labors can be fun, rewarding and tasty. “There are so many reasons to grow your own vegetables, and the flavors are ever so much