ATYH: Lovely Outdoor Living

Ken Rash’s of Arkansas has everything for outdoor living and more. Photography courtesy of Ken Rash’s of Arkansas   [dropcap]Whether[/dropcap] you’re looking for casual furniture, a barbecue grill, gas logs, kitchen bar stools or unique decorative accessories, you’ll find it at this retail outlet. Lawrie Rash, owner/president, and staff provide friendly, professional service and are…

Create: Mouthwatering Freshwater Fish

For this month’s Create, we called on the talents of Chef Bonner Cameron, co-owner of Bistro Catering & Gourmet Take Away in Bryant, Arkansas. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Cameron[/dropcap] and partner Crystal Dear are experts at delivering food that is delicious and good-looking. And it’s important to note they take into account that food…

Notable: Tasty Stop in Russellville

So, here’s a confession: we sold short the dining scene in Russellville. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]During[/dropcap] a recent trip, we ventured into downtown to satisfy our craving for a bit of barbecue, and we were more than satisfied after our visit to Fat Daddy’s Bar-B-Que. Not normally a pork skins connoisseur, I was…

Look Who’s Cookin’: Todd Gold

A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick TODD R. GOLD (Online Exclusive) CEC, CCA, AAC / Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute / Little Rock   Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I was…

Arkansas’ Wellbeing: Statistically

A Topic Well Worth Discussion [dropcap]The[/dropcap] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines mental illness as “disorders generally characterized by dysregulation of mood, thought and/or behavior.” According to the agency, mood disorders, such as major depression, are the most pervasive of all mental disorders. Other examples of mental illness include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and…

Defining Mental Illness

What is a Mental Illness? [dropcap]The[/dropcap] National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) defines mental illness as “a condition that impacts a person’s thinking, feeling or mood and may affect his ability to relate to others and function on a daily basis.” One’s mental wellbeing may be influenced by a number of factors: genetics, environment and lifestyle…

Suicide: Out of the Darkness

Shedding Light on Suicide Photography Courtesy of The Arkansas Secretary of State   [dropcap]Suicide[/dropcap] prevention became a topic of discussion last year when Gov. Asa Hutchinson formed the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council. Since then, local media have addressed the topic and a number of rallies have been held, and our company has chosen to address the…