Issues

  • The Boys of Summer

    Several years ago, Panthers football moved from the venerable C.W. Lewis Stadium in downtown Benton to a new venue adjacent the high school. While C.W....

  • Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Ten years ago, Josh Elrod asked me if I would write a few pieces for the...

  • Shane Pigue thinks big. When he took over the reins of the Wally Hall Tournament of Champions 12 years ago, he moved the tournament to...

  • Gina’s Catering – 6 Years

    “A catering company for common people.” That idea was the spark that led Gina Simpson to start her own catering business. Going strong since May...

  • Growing up, Josh Elrod always knew that he had a talent and passion for art.  He often wondered how he could capitalize on that interest...

  • Eat My Catfish – 9 Years

    Eat My Catfish celebrates 9 years of satisfying taste palettes with crispy fish and all the fixin’s. What started in a food truck in Benton...

  • Mayor Jill Dabbs – 8 Years

    Like many people who move to Bryant, Mayor Jill Dabbs – long before she sat at the city’s helm – quickly became immersed in the...

  • Bin There Dump That – 7 Years

    Pat Blakley was looking for a franchise opportunity after taking an early retirement. “I came across Bin There Dump That and knew our area needed...

  • Exceptional Physical Therapy – 5 Years

    You hope you never need it, but when it comes to recovering after an injury, you want to know you have the best care available...

  • SugarDumplin’s Cupcakes – 4 Years

    Honey, Sweetheart, Baby…we’ve all used these terms of endearment. Here’s another one: “Sugar Dumplin’” – and it just so happens that Jessica Scott is the...