Health: Blue for Life

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month   [dropcap]For[/dropcap] almost 10 years, Joe Rantisi, 69, and his doctor watched his prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels fluctuate, however, biopsies revealed no prostate cancer. “I waited for the biopsies to reveal it, and in 2006, they finally found it and my doctor suggested waiting six months and monitoring my PSA…

Final Thought

You might call the past few months the Summer of Sonny’s Cemetery Tours. Photography by Sonny Rhodes   [dropcap]My[/dropcap] old friend Mack and I have renewed a practice we loved in high school: wandering Arkansas’ highways and back roads, averaging about a trip a week. I’m not sure what this says about us, but a…

August’s Top 10 Things To Do

Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. Arkansas Women to Watch Exhibition 2016 El Dorado Aug. 4 through Sept. 1: This year’s exhibit is “Organic Matters” and includes works by Dawn Holder of Clarksville; Sandra Luckett of Conway; Katherine Rutter, formerly of Little…

Home: A Place to Live & Love

The remodeled home of Cheryl and Dr. Wendell Pahls is a more pristine and polished version of itself. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] 20-plus-year-old home is still the family sanctuary; however, it’s now a comfortably creative space for these “Game of Thrones”-loving grandparents who have an affinity for magic, realism paintings and Italian-inspired art.…