Happening Hot Springs Village

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Hot Springs Village is around 15 miles from Hot Springs and holds title to being the largest gated community in the nation. “One of the biggest misconceptions is that it is only a destination for golfers,” said Lesley Nalley, CEO of Hot Springs Village. “Another…

Another Go At Things For 2017

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ow is it that each year goes by exponentially faster? Well, for one thing, our always busy and never ending schedules. World crisis. Life events. Add to that the comings and goings of things good and things bad, losses and gains. 2016 seemed to bear all the scrutiny and bad jokes and blame for things that…

DNA Match Heats Up an Arkansas Cold Case

2005 Sees a Major Breakthrough in the Kristin Laurite Murder And a Narrowing of the Funding Gap at the Arkansas State Crime Lab By Letha Mills Photos Courtesy of Kristin Laurite’s Family   Last July, five years after the murder of 25-year-old Kristin Laurite, a suspect was finally identified through a national DNA database. Laurite…

Our Top Recipe Picks for the Holidays

Here are some of our favorite recipes-from decadent to gluten free, breakfast to after-dinner dessert. ENJOY.   Unappreciated Vegetables By Faith Anaya                                                                     During my research for this month’s column, I came across dozens of recipes for Brussels sprouts, all of which started with a note to the effect of: “This recipe…

Global mountain biking community converges in Arkansas as Bentonville hosts IMBA World Summit

Gov. Hutchinson announces Cycling Advisory Council, other initiatives to bolster cycling tourism   Arkansas made its mark as a world-class destination for cyclists as Bentonville hosted the International Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit Nov. 10-12. More than 500 attendees from across the globe attended the event, which was held for the first time in the…