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Old ways, young faces – A new generation takes up the Ozark Folk Center’s

If Mayberry exists, you’re standing in it,” said Casey Marshall, a Little Rock resident who first visited the Ozark Folk Center (OFC) when he was 5. He was just old enough to remember the vibrant fiddle music played throughout the park. He’s been coming back ever since. At the OFC, artisans demonstrate and teach pioneer

Turn your radio on …

 Ozark Highlands Radio shares Arkansas’ mountain music Chances are you’ve never heard the songs “Don’t Sing Love Songs, You’ll Wake My Mother,” “Life’s Railway to Heaven,” or “The Boy That Burned in the Berryville Jail” unless you listen to Ozark Highlands Radio. Forty weeks a year for the past three years, music from the Ozarks

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas partner with Arkansas FIRST

 Innovative robotics program stresses science, technology and math skills The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas recently entered a partnership with Arkansas FIRST, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization founded to ensure every Arkansas student has access to competitive robotics education programs. The program partnership replaces a successful electric vehicle program that the cooperatives had sponsored for 14 years.

Vintage Favorites

Vintage Favorites We are pleased to share these recipes from the new Betty Crocker Lost Recipes cookbook released last fall. It will surely become a treasure, just like your vintage Betty Crocker cookbooks, as it features 120 recipes accompanied by stories, anecdotes and artwork from Betty Crocker’s history. www.hmhco.com Cheese Sandwich Loaf       

All of the above

  At election time, after listening to endless political attack ads, have you ever wanted to register “none of the above” as your vote? Sometimes it seems like people feel the same way about their energy supply — one person hates fossil fuels, another hates renewables. You could go 100 percent off-grid and vote “none

CEO wins top award – YLC represents Arkansas – April weather almanac

Arkansas electric co-op CEO wins top award Mel Coleman, CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Inc., in Salem, received the Clyde T. Ellis Award, the highest honor given to an individual by America’s electric cooperatives, at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Annual Meeting in Nashville on Feb. 28. The award was presented by

Golden Lady Restaurant is a Texarkana treasure

The Golden Lady Restaurant is a Texarkana treasure known for made-from-scratch soul food that warms your spirit and fills your tummy. The establishment was founded by Thomas and Jerlene Bradley about 30 years ago and has grown in popularity ever since. The family patriarch and matriarch have passed, but their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have

Aim for quality when managing a renovation contractor

Last month, we offered tips on how to hire a good contractor, but it’s smart to realize that after the hiring is complete, contractors still need to be managed. First, you should decide who will be the main contact with your contractor. Clear communication is critical because a renovation that includes energy efficiency improvements comes

2018 Arkansas Diamonds are ready for planting

  Savvy gardeners know to look for the blue diamond logo when picking out annual flowers for their summer garden. This logo stands for Arkansas Diamond plants — good annual plants for your garden that have been grown by Arkansas growers. The Arkansas Diamond program is a partnership between the Arkansas Green Industry Association, the