Linda Clark owns LC Creative Productions, a marketing/photography/website business, and is also a graphic designer for Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. She and her husband, Hal, have lived in Lakeview on beautiful Bull Shoals Lake for 20 years, where they enjoy boating and fishing with their dog, Lucy.
Pat Durmon is a native Arkansan who lives alongside the White River near Norfork. She thinks of the Ozarks as a little bit of paradise. Pat retired from mental health counseling 10 years ago and now writes free-verse poetry. She has published two books, received the 2007 Sybil Nash Abrams Award from Poets of the Read More
Judy Loving began boating as a young child in Florida. There, she developed a deep fondness for the independence and adventure that accompany all things nautical. Moving to the Arkansas Ozarks in 1973, she completed her education and began her career. She has lived in Marion County for almost 40 years. Today, Judy and Read More
Avid fly fishers, Sandy Barksdale and husband Bill moved to the Mountain Home area in 2004 to be near their favorite fly fishing tailwater, the White River. In 2005, she picked up her long-forgotten paint brushes to return to her art studio. Sandyʼs artwork has won awards in numerous juried exhibitions. She is co-founder Read More
Retired from her leadership roles as a certified operating room nurse, Jan Peitz now enjoys the most fulfilling role of her career—cancer resource coordinator at the Peitz Cancer Support House. She serves on the ASUMH Development Council, volunteers for the North Central Arkansas Food Bank, and is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow. She loves Read More
DAVID BENEDICT Like the women he writes about in The Girls in the (Old, Old) Office, David W. Benedict is an active volunteer for the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society, serving as vice president and program/publicity chairman for the organization, and volunteers weekly in the Genealogy Reference Room of the Baxter County Library. Read More
JANET TABER Janet Ebrite Taber is a freelance writer who lives on the family’s farm in Ozark County, Missouri. A graduate of the University of Missouri, she has been a fulltime homemaker and farmer’s wife for more than 40 years. It was only after becoming a grandmother (of five adorable and perfect grandchildren!) that Read More
Phyllis grew up hunting and fishing in Arkansas, and still loves to hunt, fish, canoe, camp, garden, cook, knit, read and play with her grandsons. She is well known for co-producing and appearing on AETN’s “Arkansas Outdoors” program for 20 years, and is now the cook on “Cooking on the Wild Side.” She was inducted Read More