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Why we're reading what we're reading

By Willam Armacost Here in the United States we are fortunate in that public libraries are pervasive. Northwest Arkansas is no exception. Three of the area’s four major cities boast

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NAMA XII Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Fred Tackett and Hall of Fame Winners Hunkr Down

Fred Tackett to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award The 2007, NAMA XII Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Arkansas native Fred Tackett. Tackett splits his time between Eureka
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It's time for Garage Sale Mania!

by Brian Matthews A babysitter in Georgia recently spent a quarter at a thrift store to buy her charge a present, only to get home and find $1,300 in old

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Carrie Dickerson, A Life Lived for the Earth

by Geoff Oelsner Sweet natured, peaceful and extraordinarily energetic Carrie Barefoot Dickerson worked until her death on her history of wind power, Harvesting the Wind. Written for children—the inheritors of
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ReStore thriving in Northwest Arkansas

By Melissa Terry Habitat for Humanity is more than you think. Most of us are familiar with the general concept of Habitat’s mission and program work, which is to facilitate

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Live, Raw and Very Emotional: Drug Court TV

By Maylon T. Rice Justice may be blind, but the Washington and Madison Drug Court has apparently found some success in its effort to discourage drug abuse with the unblinking

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NAMA XII- Announcing the Nominees

The Northwest Arkansas Music Awards, the event that honors all Northwest Arkansas musicians and gives music fans the opportunity to select their favorites, will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, April

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UA Opera to present English language version of Hansel and Gretel

By William Aramacost Though perhaps not the first thought that comes to mind when considering the local arts scene, enthusiasts should be pleased to know that opera has a steady

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Who's it gonna be? Tony Macklin places his bets on the Oscars

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — unless it’s betting on the Oscars. Then you have to go abroad. Boy, do I wish I was in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.

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Farm to School

By Angela Albright For most people the phrase “school lunch” conjures up images of rubbery hamburgers, chicken nuggets processed beyond recognition, and soggy gray vegetables. A new movement, often referred