Sky of the Month: Stargazing in June 2020

Businesses are starting to reopen across the state and the country. But if your favorite establishment is still holding out, one thing that is always open is the night sky — and stargazing in June is another one for the books.  This month features local astrophotography from Arkansan Tony Milligan. You can find more of…

AY About You Men of Distinction 2020

By Adeline Goodman, Bailey White and Dustin Jayroe   For years, AY About You has produced an annual listing of accomplished Arkansas women every October, known simply as AY’s Intriguing Women. This month, AY is proud to present its inaugural brother to Intriguing Women: AY’s Men of Distinction.    This exclusive listing highlights Arkansas men…

Do I Need A Lawyer?

By Dustin Jayroe   Often, we hear the boisterous phrase, “You’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” in some way, shape or form in movies or on television. However the phrase is delivered, the trope serves as what purports to be the supreme comeback for alleged wrongdoing; although, the fact that it is usually an antagonist…

The 10 Leading Causes of Death for Men

By Angela Forsyth   Since June is Men’s Health Month, we’d like to take this opportunity to take a closer look at men’s health, particularly during this time when COVID-19 has taken center stage of most health conversations. Eric Schaefer, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist at Highlands Oncology Group in Northwest Arkansas, warns that it…

Jonesboro’s Troubled Spring

By Kenneth Heard Toni Holmes noticed the train stopped at the Prospect Road railroad crossing near her home in eastern Jonesboro on March 28 and thought it was strange. Trains usually pass through quickly so as not to hinder traffic on the busy road, but this southbound freight had been idling quietly at the crossing…

Never Give Up

By Dwain Hebda  Photography By Jamison Mosley   Lauren Coker Stringer made the short walk to the employee’s entrance at Arkansas Children’s, focusing on her steps, remembering to breathe.     She’d trained for this, of course, this calling to work the emergency department, considered by many the toughest of all nursing assignments. Already in…