August 30, 2016

Bio — Kevin Pieper

Kevin Pieper is a national award-winning photographer, writer and speaker in north central Arkansas with more than 25 years experience. He is also a biologist. His intimate knowledge of the natural world is evident in his stunning nature images, which both inspire and educate. Kevin has spent his life using photography and the written word to explore Read More

Bio — Brigitte Volltrauer-Shipman

Brigitte has completed the Martha Beck Life Coach Training, is the college and career coordinator for the Mountain Home Public School District, and is the mother of two sons who have shared her struggles and loss. Together they are rebuilding their lives through love and gratitude. You can reach Brigitte at bmvlifecoach.com.      

Bio — Nancy Tester

Nancy Tester is the Executive Director of Twin Lakes Literacy Council, a volunteer agency that offers free tutoring in reading, math, English and computer skills to adults and children in the Twin Lakes area. For more information, call (870) 425-7323.      

Bio — Cindy Young

Although born in Missouri, Cindy grew up in Flippin and Yellville, Arkansas. After 30+ years working primarily in Human Resources and Training, she is now taking a brief sabbatical while considering the next chapter in her story. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling, acting, and walking half-marathons. Cindy resides in Marion County with Read More

Jeanne Roth — Bio

Jeanne Roth and husband Wayne retired to Gamaliel from St. Louis in 2000. Jeanne taught art in St. Louis County for 20 years and now has the time to make art. The Roth’s former vacation cottage has become “Jeanne d’Art Studio” where Jeanne paints with acrylics and watercolors, and creates collages and assemblages.      

Bio — Amanda Herd

Amanda Kay Herd works in communications at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home and loves capturing the beauty and spirit of the area through photography. She lives in Bull Shoals and spends her leisure time enjoying the outdoors.    

Bio — Jaren Beavers

Jaren Beavers has been capturing photos professionally for nearly 10 years. When she is not shooting people or making moms cry, she and her husband, Matthew, enjoy eco-friendly living and spending time with family and friends in the beautiful Ozarks that they are proud to call home. You can view more of her portfolio at Read More

Bio — Joyce Cameron

Joyce Cameron lives in Mountain Home with her husband of 37 years, Mike. She enjoys reading and cooking, both of which she has time to do since retiring from teaching.    

Bio — Marilyn Allen

Marilyn Allen met her husband, Fred, on the first day of school at Baylor University. They’ve been married 52 years. A certified hand therapist, Marilyn owned a hand clinic in Tulsa for 28 years before retiring to the Twin Lakes Area where she and Fred love to fly fish. They have two children and five Read More

Bio — Vicki Garner

Vicki Lindsey Garner, a native Arkansan, moved to Mountain Home in July, 1976 with her husband, Phil, and their children, Edie and Jason. In 1978, Vicki opened Plants Alive, a lawn and garden business. When she closed the shop 10 years later, she worked as a counselor for the Department of Human Services and later Read More