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Summer Ecotourism Adventures

If you’re planning to travel this summer, consider ecotourism as an exciting option available to your family.

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Let Isolation Be the Rule—Yet the Crowd Exists

“Let isolation be the rule, yet the crowd exists.” This is how we feel when we are learning how to be in the world. We are in the world yet feel isolated from everything and everyone.

Legacy Archive

Highberry Music Festival Comes to Mulberry River

Deadhead Productions proudly announces the fifth annual Highberry Festival at Byrd’s Adventure Center in Ozark, Ark.


Fat Preference Versus Real Acceptance

By Laura Finley The risk with any kind of binary-thinking is that there is no real room for difference. You are one or the other. The U.S. loves its binaries:


JK Rowling’s Sequel is Impressive, Visceral

Cormoran Strike and his gal-Friday Robin Ellacott are back in the Summer’s follow-up novel to last year’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling,”

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Six Texarkana Kids Race For Five Children’s Futures

With every lap in the pool, every mile by bicycle and every strenuous step in the children’s triathlon early Saturday morning at the Fayetteville Athletic Center, Owen, Evan, Eli and Max Likins ran for the futures of five children.


Beyond the Abyss

Nothing more clearly illustrates the absurdity of murder for political ends than this moment of chaos in Iraq and Syria.

Cover Story

The Food Truck Phenomenon

The amount of food trucks in the U.S. have been growing “astronomically” over the course of 10 years, said John Gaber, professor of public policy at the University of Arkansas. The most recent burst of mobile vendors have been cropping up at the tail end of the economic recession period of the U.S. economy, and most can be found in Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and now, Fayetteville.

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Carbon Dating

On dating sites, where the face-to-face embarrassment of overstepping the bounds of reality has been removed, 70-something men are hitting on 30-something women as fast as their wrinkly fingers can hit “send.”

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$11,000 Donated to Fayetteville Organizations

By Nick Brothers An anonymous donation of $11,000 was given, in total, to 11 Fayetteville non-profit organizations within the month of May. With the $1,000 donated for each organization, several