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For someone who has touched countless lives throughout the community and beyond, Loretta Langford Bookout is truly humble. That is part of her great charm. I have not done big things in my life – I haven’t built great monuments,” she said with utmost sincerity, “but I’ve done little things. I’ve touched the...
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local flavor
Freshly prepared Italian meals made just for you and served at your table in just minutes – that’s the idea behind Pasta Patch Italian Cafe, one of Jonesboro’s newest restaurants created by the father/son team of Michael and Matthew Byrd and head chef Steve Hickinbotham...
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best overall
When proprietor and owner Ann Williams opened The Edge Coffee House at 1900 Aggie Road in March 2001, she created a couple of “firsts” for the city. Not only could customers enjoy a full range of flavored coffee-based drinks and the attendant victuals, they could also avail themselves of a venue that, once it was remodeled and decorated, featured an ambience that was conducive to the performance of live music and other entertainment offerings...
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The late Bobby “Cotton” Gallimore, was the third leading rider in the U.S. in 1968 and owner of Springwood Farm, a breeding and training facility. “I learned the ins and outs of horses from the ground up — walking horses, grooming horses, cleaning stalls,” Gallimore said. “I began riding in diapers...
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