Joanne Bratton is a writer who also enjoys making homegrown herbal products and upcycling anything that strikes her fancy. She lives in Mountain Home with her husband, Justin, two children, and two tortoiseshell cats.
Nicole Graham Vaccarella grew up in Mountain Home, Arkansas and returned to Mountain Home with her husband, Dana. She works as General Counsel at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She enjoys gardening and is an avid reader. Nicole and Dana have two young daughters, Samantha and Alea, and spend most of their time just trying Read More
Tina Bradley is Director of Library Services at Arkansas State University Mountain Home. She is a Mountain Home native whose love of reading began early in life and eventually led to her first job, at age 15, at the Baxter County Library. Tina has a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University and a master’s degree in Library & Information Studies from Florida State University. Read More
By Joanne Bratton Ask any kid what their favorite holiday is, and no doubt they’ll say, “Christmas.” Okay, maybe even any adult. Who doesn’t love the pine-scented coziness, twinkling lights, and homemade treats? (Confession: My favorite is “matzo crack,” a delicious concoction of matzo crackers, toffee, chocolate, and crushed peppermint. So. Addicting.) Growing up Read More
Mindy Fulcher is a wife, mother, teacher, and designer. Married to Josh Fulcher – sports lover – mommy to sweet little LoLo, and design instructor at ASUMH. Mindy grew up in Viola, AR, is an ASUMH alum, and has been a graphic designer in Memphis and Little Rock. Now she enjoys living back home, raising Read More
Jaren Beavers is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in north-central Arkansas. 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 Read More
Nancy Lee Scarpa is the community relations director at Good Samaritan Society, Mountain Home. She is an entrepreneur, lifestyle expert, and loyal advocate for women. Nancy has experienced many life challenges and continues to grow and reinvent herself to become all she can be. Her first book, “Rise Above It,” was released in 2011, Read More
Fulton County native Jennifer Seaman teaches English and publications at Mountain Home High School. She holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from University of Central Arkansas and an M.S.E. in Educational Theory and Practice from Arkansas State University. She and her husband, Jim, live in Mountain Home and recently celebrated their first anniversary. Read More
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