July 20, 2017

Marvelous! Woman — Amanda Thornton

  Mother Teresa wrote, “It is not how much we do but how much love we put in the doing. It’s not how much we give but how much love we put in the giving.” June Barrow sees one of her best friends, Amanda Thornton, in that famous quote. “Amanda excels here, for she loves Read More

5 Marvelous! Women and their influence on Marvelous!

By Deb Peterson • Photos by Amanda Herd When I started Marvelous! five years ago, I took a giant leap into the unknown, accepting all the risk that went with such a leap, in an effort to create the life I wanted. It was scary, to be sure, and I sometimes still worry about the Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — October/November 2015

This issue is special in so many ways. We have usually focused on women’s health in October and November because October is breast cancer awareness month, but this year we did it up big! When I first moved here, I looked for a nurse practitioner for my annual exam, and was thrilled to find Corinne Read More

Christy Keirn bio

  Christy C. Keirn is the director of communications and institutional advancement at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. She and her husband, Bud, live in Mountain Home, where they enjoy life in a log home full of books.      

Christy Case Keirn Bio

Christy Case Keirn is the director of communications and institutional advancement at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. She and her husband, Bud, live in Mountain Home, where they enjoy life in a log home full of books.

Marvelous! Voices — Books that Bind Us

By Christy Case Keirn I think a passion for reading was written in my DNA. My memories of childhood always include books: Amelia Bedelia, The Wind in the Willows, and Alice in Wonderland. Every Christmas I crawled into my granddaddy’s lap to read Why the Chimes Rang and we cried together when the long-silent bells Read More