February 11, 2016

Susan Varno — Bio

Susan Varno and her husband, Richard, moved to Dolph from the Chicago area in 1999. She became interested in local history when she wrote the book Trimble Campground Church, The First 150 Years. With encouragement from Gloria Gushue Sanders and CORE, Susan has researched and written over 40 historical signs for Calico Rock’s Main Street, Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Gail Clark

 By Gail Clark “Art with a twist? Okay … sounds like fun. Go ahead and count me in.” I had received a call from a friend to let me know that she and a few others wanted to reschedule a meeting because Lucinda Blair was working with Deb Peterson at Marvelous! to organize this “Art Read More

Bio — Gail Clark

GAIL CLARK Gail Clark moved with her family to north central Arkansas in 1997 and has been serving the community in the financial services industry ever since, the past six years with Edward Jones. She has a passion for life and bringing happiness to everyone she meets. She tries to start each day by searching Read More

Bio — Brenda Allen

  Brenda Allen Brenda has worked in the medical, insurance, television, construction, real estate, beauty, and fashion industries. Her passions include art, antiques, writing, interior design, fashion, travel, activities on our beautiful lakes, and volunteering. She serves on the CARTI Committee as fashion show chairperson for Splash Into Spring. Brenda lives with husband Dennis on Read More

Bio — Ann Harned

  Ann Harned Ann Harned is the business manager for Mountain Home Public Schools. She has many years of experience as a CPA in both private and public accounting sectors. She started first grade at MH in 1960, graduated in 1972, is married to a 1965 alum, and is the proud parent of three MHHS Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Wardrobe Malfunctions

By Ann Harned Did you know the term “wardrobe malfunction” was not always a show biz term? For me, those particular incidents usually involve a business suit—unstaged, unplanned, and thankfully unphotographed. It was the 80’s, and in my world that meant some busy workday mornings. With little boys aged 3 and 1, our best strategy Read More

Marilyn Doran bio

  Marilyn Doran Marilyn Doran has managed Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission since its opening in 2005. It is located near the Kelley’s Slab Access in Yellville. She taught science at Flippin Middle School for 14 years previous to that. In 2005 she and her Read More

Frank Wallis bio

Frank Wallis Frank Wallis, 60, is a retired Arkansas journalist. Career stops included newspapers in Batesville, Little Rock, and Mountain Home. He’s an avid collector of old fishing tackle and a member of the National Fishing Lures Collectors Club.    

Donna Cordonnier bio

Donna Cordonnier Donna Cordonnier (pronounced Cor-don-yea!) designed hotels for Hilton Hotels and other companies for 20 years. In 1997 she moved to St. Louis and started a second career in real estate. Her experience in construction led to purchasing and remodeling older homes, specializing in kitchen and bath design. She was voted one of St. Read More

Marvelous! Voices — The Voice of Home

  By Marilyn Doran Isn’t it great to travel? I hope that if you have not stood at the edge of the continent as the Pacific waves come crashing into the rocks, that you will have that opportunity. I hope that you will gaze into the turquoise greenness of the Colorado River. Maybe one day Read More