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Barbecue Bucket List

by Chris Price | Photography by Jamison Mosley Barbecue. The sights, the aromas, the flavors. There may not be a style of cooking more associated with the South than food slow cooked for hours by low heat, generally about 225 degrees, and flavored by hardwood smoke. Much like the settling of the region, barbecue moved…

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Resources For Retirees & Caregivers

by Chris Price Thinking about retiring should bring thoughts of being able to kick back and relax, but the transition from working to retirement can be daunting. Here are five national and state organizations that can help make the transition into the golden years less cumbersome and more enjoyable. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization…

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Scratching and Clawing

The Little Rock Zoo is facing funding cuts that could see it close two days a week, but Director Susan Altrui says more investment will lead to a better experience and improved financial returns for the zoo and, ultimately, the city.  by Chris Price The roar from the tigers’ exhibit will be a whisper compared…

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From The Editor

On Mardi Gras night in February 1977, my mom, 18, and my dad, 21, were getting ready to leave her parents’ home to watch the Mystic Krewe of Comus parade on the streets of Uptown New Orleans. While Mom was finishing her makeup, my grandfather called my dad into the living room and gave him…

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Opioid Onslaught

by Chris Price The numbers are daunting. So much so that they are causing anxious, sleepless nights for the man who leads all planning, budgeting, and implementation of expenditures of state and federal funds allocated for alcohol and drug education, prevention, treatment and law enforcement in the Natural State. Arkansas is in the midst of…

Up On Crooked Creek

by Chris Price AGFC’s Fred Berry Conservation Education Center provides hiking, fishing, paddling, and wildlife viewing opportunities on 421 acres of pristine land Dubbed “The Natural State,” Arkansas is renowned for its amazing ecological and biological wonders. Connecting Arkansans with the state’s varied flora and fauna is a major goal of the Arkansas Game and…