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Get Off Campus On The Trails

It’s not easy taking on the 22-mile trail system that runs throughout the city of Fayetteville and grows each year. The master plan, created by Fayetteville engineers, lays out 100 miles of trails at about two to three miles completed each year.

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A Mountain Town In Its Natural State

The Fayetteville Roots Festival, now in its fourth year, is much more than a celebration of music. Yes, there will be 53 bands, including headliner John Prine, playing six venues over the four-day event, but there also will be locally sourced food in a celebration of “a mountain town in its natural state,” which is the festival’s slogan.

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Garcia Bash Promises To ‘Steal Your Face’

On Friday, the seventh annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash is going to take place at George’s Majestic Lounge, featuring an all-star lineup of local talent.

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Jail Project A Voice For The Voiceless

Storyteller Kathy McGregor and local actor, producer and teaching artist Erika Wilhite are working on a project for — and in cooperation with — the incarcerated women of Washington County.

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Enormous Task: Stopping Local Spread Of AIDS

The man who investigates the origin and spread of HIV/AIDS in Northwest Arkansas — who will be called John in this report to protect his anonymity — addresses his position within the Arkansas Department of Health not as an authoritarian figure, but from a place of understanding and compassion.

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ONF Moving Past Recent Turmoil

The voices and demeanor of the staff, board members and owners of Ozark Natural Foods still show signs of hurt and frustration from the turbulent events of the last few months.

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Street Fashion Is Where It’s At!

There is an art to wearing affordable pieces and making them look desirable.

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A Patch of Paradise

For three years, heavy sack by heavy sack, Lisa and Paul Majors’ home has grown from their patch of paradise nestled on the northeast side of Benton County’s Posey Mountain.

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Finding a positive birth story

Iris Mae Dempsey is a healthy 4-month-old baby with a big smile and bright eyes. She knows how to stick out her tongue and spit for fun, and has recently discovered she has feet.

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Goodfolk House: Going, going, almost gone

Mike Shirkey, local purveyor of acoustic melody, might soon nail down a new venue for his Goodfolk Productions, but he can never replace the amiable atmosphere, the graceful architecture or the perfect acoustics of the Goodfolk House on Block Street.