Final Thought

[dropcap]You[/dropcap] may recall, Dear Reader, that last month we talked about how popular running has become among women. I mentioned a report that women made up 57 percent of the finishers in running events in 2013 and 2014. By contrast, they made up merely 25 percent of race finishers in 1990. Then I ran out…

Murder Mystery: In All The Wrong Places

Linda “Lindy” Reynolds was a loving aunt and was looking forward to a visit by her sister’s children when she disappeared in 1982. Photographs courtesy of Nancy Reynolds / Originally appeared in AY‘s January 2012 issue   [dropcap]On[/dropcap] May 17, 1982, Linda “Lindy” Reynolds left a Fort Smith, Ark., restaurant called Banditos where she worked…

Feature: 2016 AY’s Powerful Women

The iconic forward-thinking First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No woman can really reach a place of recognition unless she has actually earned that place.” Photography by Lily Darragh / Shot on location at The Studios at Bespoke Media, Little Rock   [dropcap]Each[/dropcap] March, AY recognizes the contributions, talents and tenacity of several of Arkansas’…

The Sweetest of Surprises!

Women’s Own Worth (W.O.W.) is making a huge impact in the lives of abuse survivors in our state. Photography by Becca Snider Tally   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] nonprofit’s mission is to “empower women to know their own worth” by providing services to women and families who have been victims of domestic violence or violent crime. Each day…

Murder Mystery: Scott Jared

Scott Jared, Where Are You? Photographs by Janie Jones and courtesy of Pam Jared and Benjamin Jared This story originally appeared in AY’s March 2011 issue Top photo: A photo taken in the early 90’s of Scott Jared and his first wife Regina Perna.   [dropcap]Randy[/dropcap] Cossey, a county ranger for the Arkansas Forestry Commission…