No Ceilings

It was never Ellen Ferrari’s goal to fly corporate jets as a young girl growing up on a farm in southeast Arkansas. But it’s in her DNA. Her father was a pilot. Her brothers, both pilots. She remembers, “My dad had a grass strip on the other side of the pecan orchard [in Wilmot]. He…

Summertime Sippin’ at Lost Forty

The Hunter  Oktoberfest  Batch 2020 Availability: Year-round, statewide distribution. Package stores, grocery, restaurant/bar draft. Deep coppery gold in hue with spicy noble hop aromas and flavors. Mild, warm spice notes are derived from the  traditional German style noble hops, Hallertau Mittelfruh. The addition of Crystal hops lends a subtle hint of citrus that make The…

My Sweet Mountain Home

by Joe David Rice Not many Ozark communities can claim that slaves named the town. That’s just one way that Mountain Home is unique among Arkansas cities. The first white pioneers moved into the region around today’s Mountain Home well over 200 years ago. Maps of early Arkansas from that era show a village known…

Hilary's Hounds

Hilary’s Hounds

by Dustin Jayroe Hilary Hunt has always had a soft spot in her heart for dogs. The local news personality actually had aspirations of becoming a veterinarian before a different path led her to KARK-TV, the NBC affiliate in Little Rock. But those original passions found a way of resurfacing when she was in the…

Watermelon Sugar

Watermelon Sugar

by Adeline Goodman Julie Johnson was raised in Poughkeepsie, Ark., a quaint Southern town nestled near the banks of the Strawberry River and just down the road from Cave City, home of the historic Cave City Watermelon Festival. Making her home among the gardens of well-known Cave City-stamped watermelons, Johnson married into a family of…