Rainmaker

Arkansas Backstories: Rainmaker

In today’s terminology, “rainmaker” frequently refers to an individual who generates legendary financial windfalls — almost by magic — for his or her employer. It’s a word often used to describe particularly successful stockbrokers, bond daddies, lobbyists and lawyers — the hard-driving alpha personalities wearing bespoke suits, occupying posh offices and commanding eight-figure bonuses.  …

Branson

Branson Ends Mask Mandate This Week

Masks will no longer be required in Branson, starting this week.   On April 16, Branson’s mask requirement will end, marking the first time since July 2021 that face coverings have not been required in the popular travel destination. According to Branson Mayor Larry Milton, the end of the mask mandate gives individuals and businesses…

Venue at Oakdale Opens in Central Arkansas

This is how ya make an entrance-with a helicopter on a beautiful spring day at the grand opening of a wedding and event venue.  That’s how yesterday looked at the new Venue at Oakdale on the Sherwood/North Little Rock city boundary (some call it Sherwood; others say North Little Rock). Regardless, it was a gathering…