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Five years ago, community journalism in Jonesboro changed. An exciting new medium emerged and was immediately successful in providing residents with a reputable source for social, philanthropic and cultural news and events.That source is Jonesboro Occasions, and its publisher, Audrey Watkins, is the...
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Billye White is helping families return to the art of cooking at home, sitting down to eat meals together and developing healthier eating styles. As a registered nurse for 30 years and a mother for 24, White has made it her personal mission to help today’s families get out of the car and around the dinner table thereby developing a healthier lifestyle. She is attempting to...
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best overall
As one who has long been smitten with a voracious appetite for reading, I am never more comfortable and at peace with myself than when I’m seated in my well-worn easy chair with yet another book in hand. While great literature and what today’s publishers are calling creative non-fiction (first-rate news reporting being my hands-down favorite in this...
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10 questions
When Brandi Adams walks into a room, people take notice. A natural beauty from Brinkley, Adams knows the beauty pageant world inside and out. She was Miss Arkansas Teen USA in 1997, and has taught modeling since her college days. It was through pageants that she made the acquaintance of Tony Bowls, who...
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