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Happy Trails – NWA’s Razorback Greenway mixes outdoors with urban amenities

When Erin Rushing returned to Fayetteville in 2000, he had been away from the home of his alma mater, the University of Arkansas, for five years. His landscape architect career had been established in Kansas City, Missouri, and he was ready to go back home. While he was excited about returning home to continue his

Zooming through history – Museum dinner series gets modern makeover

Whether your favorite school subject was history or whether it was lunch, Little Rock’s Historic Arkansas Museum (HAM) has a series for you. “History is Served,” with events three to four times a year, started back in 2017 as a way to feed guests intellectually, socially and physically, says HAM’s Director of Community Engagement, Ellen

V is for Victory – Arkansans helped Allies prevail in WWII

Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 2, 1945, a native Arkansan wearing five stars on his collar signed the Japanese surrender on the deck of the battleship USS Missouri to formally end World War II. Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s prestige then ranked among the highest in America. And as the war concluded, 1,365 days after Japanese aircraft

AECI board elects new officers

The Board of Directors for Arkansas Electric Coooperatives, Inc. (AECI, the statewide service organization of Arkansas’ electric co-ops and publisher of Arkansas Living) elected new officers at the AECI Annual Meeting on July 28. They are:            

Cooperative Extension Service helps UAMS bring more COVID-19 testing opportunities to rural Arkansas residents

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, family and science agents of the Cooperative Extension Service have been providing free, resourced-based information and services to help Arkansans successfully manage their health, finances and family resources. Through a partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), extension agents are using their community connections to

For cheesesteaks to milkshakes, Cherry Valley flocks to The Nest

People in small towns take great pride in taking care of their own. Such is the case with The Nest Drive-In at Cherry Valley. Ken and Sherrie Futrell opened The Nest in 2016 after a short stint with a food truck that simply couldn’t accommodate their growing customer base. Today, the community has adopted the

Great outdoor bites for picnics, floats and hikes

Cooler temperatures mean it’s the perfect time to hike, bike, float, camp, picnic and just explore The Natural State. If you’re going on a hike, ride or float trip, take my protein-packed Asian Quinoa Salad as a main dish. Camping? Make my Orange Date Granola for a satisfying breakfast or snack. My simple Mediterranean-inspired Chicken

Garden upkeep tips to remember this September

We have had a pretty good growing season and plenty of time to spend in our gardens this year. September is a transition month in the garden. Plenty of summer vegetables and annuals are going strong, and it’s time to plant fall vegetables and fall and winter annuals. September may be the start of fall,