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Arkansas beauty

Arkansas Beauty Tim Ernst, a renowned wilderness photographer, recently released a new book, Arkansas Beauty, which showcases the magnificent beauty of The Natural State throughout the four seasons. We are pleased to share some of those photos, along with Tim's descriptions, from the book. All photos and captions by Tim Ernst.        

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Home showcases cultural history

 Author Ernest Hemingway once remarked that the two prettiest places on Earth in the fall were Paris, France, and Piggott, Arkansas. Many people are not aware of the legendary writer’s love of the small town near the Missouri border, but it played a major role in his charmed life. Today, the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational

Eleanor’s Pizzeria — a real pizza place   

When James Best opened Eleanor’s Pizzeria in Jonesboro on May 1, 2017, his goal was to provide authentic Italian pizza with only authentic ingredients. He named the establishment after Eleanor, the 3-year-old daughter of Best and his wife, Emily, so you can be sure that he put his heart into making the restaurant perfect. “I’ve

Mena family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year

Mena family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Luke and Deedee Alston, members of Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative of Mena, were recently named the 2017 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. “Unbelievable. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want it or think that possibly we had worked hard enough to earn such

Preparation takes practice

Preparation takes practice    There was a joke in the 1960s that went something like this: A New York tourist stops a musician on the street and asks, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” The musician answers, “Practice, man, practice.” This is the key concept in disaster preparedness:  Practice, man, practice. You get good

AECC new officers – resolutions – Co-op service awards

AECC board elects new officers The board of directors of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC), the Little Rock- based wholesale power supplier for Arkansas’ 17 electric distribution cooperatives, elected new officers at the board’s December meeting. They are: chairman, Mark Cayce, general manager of Ouachita Electric Cooperative; vice chairman, Mark Robbins, a director for Rich

Exploring inner space – How to use space heaters efficiently

Question: It’s cold this winter! Instead of turning up my central heat, I’m considering purchasing a space heater to help warm my living room. I saw one in the store that is 100 percent efficient! What should I consider when choosing a space heater? Answer: It can be more cost-effective to run a space heater

No need for a green thumb with sansevieria

No need for a green thumb with sansevieria There are many folks out there who struggle growing houseplants, while others have trouble keeping their plants from taking over the house. But for both novice and expert, there is a family of plants that pretty much takes care of itself, and can be a beauty in