September 4, 2015

Society — 101 Years of Broadway — May 17, 2015

101 Years of Broadway was held at The Sheid, May 17, 2015.

Local Art Inspired by Nature — flowers | fabric | wood | clay | graphite

Photo of pink tulip by  nature photographer Rose Maschek of Mountain Home.

By Deb Peterson When my friend, Wanda Fielding, feels blue, she puts on lipstick and something pretty, and goes out visiting. When I am angry, which thankfully isn’t often, I go out and walk it off in the woods or along the river. Even a trip to gather mint in the herb garden can right Read More

Splash Into Spring CARTI Luncheon — May 2014


Splash Into Spring CARTI Luncheon was held May 13, 12014 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home. (Photos by Melissa Bitting)  

Baxter County Heritage Center: The Girls in the (Old Old) Office

To Jan, the photo of the old Dutton Farm is worth more than 1,000 words in the story of Baxter County pioneers.

By DAVID W. BENEDICT Sure, they like new—hairstyle, cute shoes, spring outfit, newest baby in the family. But these girls also like new old. They are the volunteer women of the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society (BCHGS), and they get a rush when they uncover an old document or photo that reveals a new Read More

Neil Chandler bio

Neil Chandler

  NEIL CHANDLER Retiring after 30 years as a CPA, Neil Chandler moved with his family to Mountain Home in 1987. While golfing, acting, and singing hobbies continued as in his prior life, he began a new endeavor by writing and publishing a 1940s growing-up memoir in 1995. Since then he has published an additional Read More

A Day in the Life of Recyclers

Matthew and Jaren Beavers.

  By Matthew and Jaren Beavers Four years ago, Matthew and Jaren Beavers of Mountain Home challenged themselves to compare their trash with their recyclables for 24 hours. Today, they own a recycling business and their trash consists of two small bags a month. That’s it. Here’s what they can recycle in just one day. Read More

A Girl and Her Cowboy Boots

Debbie Love's Favorite Chili Boots

Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by John Blair. M! Aug/Sep 2011. Debbie Love’s mother always said, “You don’t have to have a lot of money to look smart. When I go down, I’m going to look damn good.” “And she did,” Debbie says. Take one look at Debbie, and you know she inherited her Read More

Motorcycle Mama: Julie Wagner

Sisters Julie Wagner, Laurie Boyte, and Karry Bass

44 years old Mountain Home, Arkansas Former Business Owner Rider for 1 year Yamaha Virago She’s been riding for only one year, but Julie has fully embraced the motorcycle mama mindset. “I’m learning that women can do anything they want to do, whether that means running a marathon or riding a motorcycle. It doesn’t make Read More