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Peel Ferry

by Joe David Rice // Photos Provided by Casey Crocker, Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Progress is good, I’m told. That may be true, but I still lament the loss of certain features that used to be common across Arkansas’ landscapes. Swinging bridges, for instance, are increasingly rare, as are grist mills. The…

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I’m A Survivor

by Jeanni Brosius // Photo by Jamison Mosley  Kathy Bryan, 53, of Heber Springs, counts herself among the survivors of modern-day slavery. As a young teen, she was groomed for exploitation. Now, she is the director of operations for the Rebecca Bender Initiative — the nonprofit awareness campaign of fellow survivor, award-winning social entrepreneur, author…

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Call Of The Hogs

by Dwain Hebda | Photos courtesy of Bikes Blues and BBQ Michelle Devers has been the event director for the 20th annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ for four years and a volunteer for several years before that. Perhaps that’s why she’s so nonchalant about the number of guests who will descend on the otherwise tranquil…