Arkansas Backstories: Razorbacks

By Joe David Rice No way could I write this book without a mention of razorbacks. First, the fiercely beloved wild hog is the mascot of my alma mater, the University of Arkansas. But more importantly, the background story on this unique symbol presents a fascinating tale. Following its establishment in 1871, the University of…

REALTORS of the Year

By Caleb Talley and Tyler Hale The real estate market is in constant flux. And Arkansas’ real estate professionals are out front, working hard on behalf of their clients. The following 25 realtors are leading their industry in more ways than one. Each has been nominated by their local board or association because of his…

Coming Home

By Dwain Hebda | Photography by Jamison Mosley Laurie Jernigan brushes a platinum lock of hair from her forehead and scrolls her eyes around the casually elegant living room. It’s tranquil here, the kind of place where you easily envision friends sharing a laugh or teenagers gathering to plan homecoming. They haven’t lived here long,…

Slide Down Into Searcy County

Story and photography by Kat Robinson One does not merely roll into Searcy County. One slides down into it. From the south, heading north on U.S. Highway 65, it’s a great plunge from Dennard, skating the curves on a sharp ridge and sluicing past one of the state’s only remaining runaway truck ramps. Or from…