Guide to West Little Rock

By Caleb Talley, Kayla Baugh and Grace Vowell [dropcap]W[/dropcap]here does Midtown end and west Little Rock begin? While that question has remained the same for decades, the answer continues to change. Believe it or not, there was once a time when Stifft Station could have been considered “west Little Rock.” For a time, it meant…

Eating Right: The Arkansas Heart Hospital Garden

Arkansas Heart Hospitals’ garden offers a multi-faceted approach to improving improving health. Eating right can improve overall health, of course, and giving people nutritious options is one way to encourage them to do that. The hospital’s garden, which officially got its start in the spring, is now brimming with squash, tomatoes, snow peas, carrots, broccoli,…

Heart Conditions: Understanding AFib

As the most common type of heart arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a heart condition that is estimated to affect up to six million Americans. People with AFib experience irregular heartbeat, but what does that really mean? Normally, your body will send an electrical signal from the upper chambers of your heart (the atria)…

Popular Sandwich Chain Opens in Arkansas

Jersey Mike’s Subs has opened its first shop in Arkansas with the grand opening of its Bentonville location.. The franchise, known for their fresh sliced and fresh grilled subs, opened on Wednesday at 3316 SW I Street, near the Bentonville Municipal Airport. The sub shop held a free sub fundraiser to benefit the Bentonville School…

2018 Arkansas State Fair Concert Lineup Announced

The concert lineup and premium ticket sale dates for the 79th annual Arkansas State Fair were announced today by fair officials. This year’s event is scheduled for 11 days, October 11 – 21. Ralph Shoptaw, general manager, said the Fair always strives to schedule a wide variety of entertainment that offers something for every musical…