Irene is a jewelry artisan who creates original hand-beaded, nature-inspired jewelry from vintage beads, Swarovski crystals, lampwork beads, and her own handmade precious metal clay beads. She started beading as a way to relax after work as a computer analyst at FedEx in Memphis. She and her husband, John, live in an old Methodist church Read More
After 38 years as a teacher, coach, administrator, and athletic director, Janet Wood is now serving as the research and development specialist for the Mountain Home School District. She was inducted into the Arkansas Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the SAU Athletic Hall of Honor, and the MH Athletic Hall of Honor. She enjoys the Read More
Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell has been a journalist and author for 18 years. She works in her Belle Writer’s Studio with five rescue dogs and writes a blog about her tiny house. Her book, Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet With Six Dogs, a Husband and One Remote, details her journey, as Read More
By Diane Ogborn It’s Christmastime again, a time for reflecting on all of the wonderful Christmases I have had with family members who are no longer here, especially my mom, Agnes Yanek. One of my favorite ways of remembering her is by sharing my Christmas village with Hospice House in her memory, something I have Read More
Born into a family with two varied cultures was the perfect backdrop for Estella Tullgren to become a foodie. Her mother, from Schweinfurt, Germany, and her father, born in the Rio Grand Valley in Donna, Texas, created endless dishes with incredible sauces, delectable pastries, and spicy flavors.
Cara Coleman is a busy mom to Ford and Whitten, and wife to Brad Coleman. When she isn’t taking her kids from one activity to another, you can find her designing and printing shirts for Pig & Cotton Clothier. She is a lover of all things Southern, and loves cheering for her beloved Arkansas Razorbacks. Read More
Diane Ogborn grew up in Hammond, Indiana. In 1973, she married her husband, Dave, and in 1982 they moved to Lakeview. The couple has lived in Mountain Home since 1999, when Diane opened the beauty salon Designs by Diane. She has enjoyed being a hair dresser for 50 years. Diane will retire at the end Read More
By Kim Worlow “I get to choose the story I tell myself and how I interpret every situation I experience. So do you.” I spent most of my childhood scared for myself, my sisters and mom. My home was not the safe haven that many children have. My home was filled with Read More
With over 25 years of experience in leadership development, Kim Worlow coaches high-level managers and executives on how to become more confident, powerful, and authentic leaders. She lives in Mountain Home with her husband, Randy. You can learn more about Kim at inspiremecoach.com.
By Nancy Tester | Photograph courtesy of Irena Newland Irena Newland is blossoming in her new life in the Ozarks. A native of Siberia, she came to Mountain Home in 2000 after meeting and marrying Ozark native Charles Newland. “I caught the biggest fish in the White River!” she says. Together, the couple runs Newland’s Read More