Faulkner Lifestyle Magazine November 18 Edition

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Faulkner Lifestyle’s mission is to entertain, inspire, educate and inform our community with a variety of articles that will provide something of interest for everyone. People, business, travel, food, home, wellness, spirituality, style, events, and the arts will be just a few of our featured topics. We will have a strong online and social media presence. Not only will we be distributed as a printed magazine in high-traffic retail and service locations, medical and dental offices, fitness facilities, boutiques, salons, coffee shops, and restaurants throughout our community; but also will have live videos and regular interactions with our advertisers and our community in person and through social media. We will saturate the market on all levels so our advertisers will see direct results and our audience will stay connected. Owners and publishers, Brandy Strain and Lori Quinn have over 14 years of invaluable experience in the magazine, marketing, and advertising industry that they will lend to this publication.

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FEATURE 6

THE ZEMPS CELEBRATE 72 YEARS

SPOTLIGHT 10

JULIE’S SWEET SHOPPE

COMMUNITY 12

DAZZLE DAZE

FEATURE 14

ALL IN THE FAMILY

COVER STORY 16

FAMILY TRADITION: CHUCKWAGON RACING

FAULKNER HAPPENINGS 22

ILLUMINATE & SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

GOOD TASTE 26

EASY RECIPES FOR LEFTOVER TURKEY

AT HOME 32

FALL AT THE TALLENT HOME

FEATURE 36

EMBRACING CULTURE, LOVING BUSINESS

THE ARTS 40

SHAKESPEARE THEATER SEASON REVEAL

PROFILE 45

JOHN SIMONE

PET CARE 46

KEEP PETS SAFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

TRUTH ON THE GO 48

CHASING YOUR FREEDOM

BEAUTY 50

INVEST IN YOUR SKIN

OUR FAULKNER FAM 54

THE BLEDSOE FAMILY

HEALTH 56

WHAT IS SINUSITIS?

SCENE | HEARD 57

AROUND FAULKNER COUNTY

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Mary Ruth Marotte, Andrea Lennon, Jennifer Stanley, Mary Etta Qualls, Lindsey Jones, Xochilt Hawks, Detra Clark, Patrick Jamerson,

Brandy Strain-Dayer, Lori Quinn, Drew Spurgers, Raegan Moore, Jackie Mahar, Colleen Holt, Linda Mars, Robin Stauffer and Leah Ashby

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ART DIRECTOR

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Leah Ashby

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FEATURE / FOOD WRITER / COPY EDITOR

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FOOD ENTHUSIAST / CONTRIBUTOR

Linda Mars

FEATURE WRITER / ARTS CONTRIBUTOR

Mary Ruth Marotte

WELLNESS CONTRIBUTOR

Detra Clark

SPIRITUAL CONTRIBUTOR

Andrea Lennon

FITNESS CONTRIBUTOR

Patrick Jamerson aka Dr. FiT

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Mary Etta Qualls

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Welcome to Faulkner Lifestyle!

The Faulkner Lifestyle mission is to entertain, inspire, educate

and inform our community with a variety of articles that

will provide something of interest for everyone. People,

business, travel, food, home, wellness, spirituality, style,

events, and the arts will be just a few of our featured topics.

We will have a strong online and social media presence.

Not only will we be distributed as a printed magazine in

high-traffic retail and service locations — like medical and

dental offices, fitness facilities, boutiques, salons, coffee

shops, and restaurants throughout our community — but

will also have live videos and regular interactions with our

advertisers and our community, both in person and through

social media. We will saturate the market on all levels so

our advertisers will see direct results and our audience will

stay connected. Owners and publishers, Brandy Strain-

Dayer and Lori Quinn have more than 14 years of invaluable

experience in the magazine, marketing, and advertising

industry that they will lend to this publication.

Lori Quinn & Brandy Strain-Dayer

Meet Intern, Emily Bezet

Faulkner Lifestyle welcomes Emily Bezet to the Faulkner

Lifestyle family! Emily joins us as a contributing photographer.

She is currently a junior at the University of Central Arkansas

studying public relations and marketing. Emily lives in

Conway with her husband Tanner. Together they pastor

students at New Life Church. We are especially excited for

her to lend her photography skills to some of the feature

articles throughout our publication. Welcome Emily!

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feature

72 Years, Still

Going Strong

BY COLLEEN HOLT

PHOTOS BY BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

Leonard and Nita Zemp of Conway are not only the cutest

90-year-old couple ever, but their life story is the quintessential

example of how love triumphs over all obstacles.

Their story started in January 1945, when Leonard was drafted

into the Infantry during World War II. After going through Fort

Chaffee, he landed at Camp Robinson outside Little Rock. After

about a month filled with lots of duties and no time off, Leonard

found himself at loose ends. He and another gentleman jumped

on a trolley to Fair Park in Little Rock for some rest and relaxation.

“They had this big Ferris wheel, and I was scared to death,”

Leonard recalled. Standing next to the ride were three girls – one

of whom was a pretty, short girl with blue eyes. “My friend said

‘you should talk to her because someday you will marry her’.”

Leonard said. So, that’s what he did!

Nita and Leonard Zemp

As for the pretty blue-eyed girl, she was a regular at Fair Park

every weekend, and her name was Juanita Johnson, a country girl

who grew up in the Enders community near Quitman in Faulkner

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walked home. The first thing her daddy saw when he drove up

on his tractor was a strange car with an Oklahoma license plate.

“Daddy knew nothing about Leonard. Mother did,” Nita said.

The conversation went like this:

Daddy: “What’s that boy doing here?”

Nita: “He came after me.”

Daddy: “You better know what you’re doing.”

Nita: “Daddy, I’ve had a year and a half to think about it.”

County. She was living in a boarding house in Little Rock and

working at Ottenheimer’s garment factory making shorts for

GIs. “It was a big deal to ride that Ferris wheel,” she recalls.

After their first day together, Leonard and Nita made a date for

the next week, when they “puttered around downtown,” he

said. Plans were made for a third date the next week, but fate

intervened and Leonard had to ship out. Unfortunately, Nita

was unable to see him at the railroad depot when he left for

what would be 18 months overseas. In the meantime, the two

wrote letters to each other, and Leonard made an offer to Nita

that they be married when he came home.

After returning to Oklahoma, Leonard made haste to buy a car,

and two days later arrived at Juanita’s boarding house in Little

Rock. Unfortunately, she had left a few days earlier to help her

aunt who had a new baby and lived in Quitman. “So, I went

to Quitman,” Leonard said. “I asked the landlady ‘where the

Sam Hill is Quitman?’ and she said, ‘Are you Zemp? I suggest

you get a map and find out!’”

Leonard’s trip through northern Faulkner County was

circuitous, as he got directions from various people to various

homes with residents named Johnson. “I didn’t realize there

were so many Johnsons of no relation,” he recalled. “They

would say ‘go down the road a little piece,’ and I would go.”

About 3 p.m., Leonard stopped at the Quitman post office,

told the gentleman there who he was, who he was looking for,

and that he didn’t know her parents’ names. He was directed

to a little country store, where he told a lady that he had been

all over the country looking for Juanita Johnson. She asked, “Is

your name Zemp? And that’s the way I found her.”

Nita recalled that she was washing baby diapers when Leonard

arrived at her aunt’s house. “We made up and went to meet my

mom and dad,” she said. Her mom was in the cotton field and

her dad had just left to take a load to the cotton gin, so they

On Thursday of that week, Leonard and Nita became engaged

on a country road near Nita’s uncle’s house. They borrowed $10

from Nita’s grandmother for a simple wedding band, called in a

favor with Sen. Mutt Jones in Conway to help get an expedited

marriage license, and enlisted Nita’s justice of the peace uncle

to perform the ceremony. On the next Sunday – Nov. 3, 1946

– Leonard Zemp and Juanita Johnson were married. They left

Arkansas on Monday to start their life in Oklahoma.

Leonard said people ask them how they have made their 72-year

marriage last. “The good Lord has been very kind to us. Arguments

is where it starts,” he said. “What difference does it make

who wins the arguments – you’re both fools to start with!”

Since their marriage, Leonard and Nita have had a plethora of

adventures around the world. For 36 years, Leonard worked for

Continental Oil Co. in Ponca City, Okla. Nita has a degree in

cosmetology, and worked in that field for 20 years after she spent

16 years taking care of their son, Gary, in the home. “When you’re

first married, you have no idea what it is to be poor,” Leonard

said. The Zemps were living in an apartment that rented for $40

per month until Leonard met a real estate agent who told him

about the GI Bill, which would allow them to get a home loan.

“It cost $50 to get a loan through, and he said he would waive

part of his fee if we would do it. He showed us a brand new

house for $7,500. With insurance, taxes, interest and principal,

the monthly payment would be $42.03.” Although hesitant

about spending the extra $2.03 per month, the Zemps became

homeowners.

“ I just knew I had to find her, ”

Leonard recalls of his post-war search.


It was meant for us to be

together. We were set up by a

higher power,


Nita avows.

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have been to Switzerland five or six times, and each time they

find more extended family. And, some of the relatives have

even visited in the United States.

The Zemps came to Conway about 12 years ago to be closer

to their son Gary, who was living in Houston at the time. A

few years later, Gary retired and found a home close to his

parents in Conway. He was a former school teacher in Kansas

and had also retired from CONOCO. Sadly, Gary passed

away from esophageal cancer in 2014. “And that’s when your

life kind of stops,” Nita said wistfully.

Living in Conway has given Nita the opportunity to be close

to her family, also, especially her “baby” sister Pat Gresham.

Leonard said, “We watched Conway grow on trips from

Oklahoma to Quitman on Highways 64 and 65. It’s a nice

town, and we’ve enjoyed it very much. We’ve got everything

here you could want in a big city.”

Leonard retired in 1983, but was called back into service

for CONOCO about five years later to work at a refinery in

England. The chance to go overseas was tempting, and the

company paid his and Nita’s way, plus their expenses, housing

and a per diem. Since then, the Zemps have traveled to 36

or 37 countries. One special trip was to Switzerland where

they met Leonard’s great-uncle (his grandfather’s brother).

Nita had done some research and found the little town near

Lucerne where his grandfather had been born. Nita promised

the grandfather – who “looked just like Santa Claus” – that

they would find his relatives. They were able to have dinner in

the house in which the grandfather had been born. Nita said

Leonard’s great-uncle “had tears running down his face.” They

These days, Leonard and Nita say they watch a lot of television,

travel in their motor home around the United States,

attend Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, and play with their

little dog, Missy. She has her own bed – a baby play pen – and

will lay down for an ice cube before going off to bed. “Your

pets become a part of you,” Nita said. “I fully believe the Lord

sent that dog to us. One year before that I had no intention of

having a dog. I ran into that dog and I couldn’t leave it.”

So, it seems the story of Missy is clearly reminiscent of

Leonard’s feelings for Nita. “I just knew I had to find her,”

he recalls of his post-war search. “It was meant for us to be

together,” Nita avows. “We were set up by a higher power.”







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Julie Goodnight

Julie’s Sweet Shoppe

Where did you grow up?

I went to school 1st through 12th

grades at St. Joseph in Conway.

I attended Pulaski VoTech for an

accounting degree.

What brought you here?

Grew up here.

Love the community that I live in!

What do you love most about

working/living in Faulkner County?

What I love most about working and

living in Faulkner County are the

wonderful people who support our

business. They are not just everyday

people, they are our family.

To what do you attribute your success?

To saying lots of prayers and thankful

for our Lord and Savior. I was raised

with a great work ethic and strong

morals. I am a 3rd generation baker,

and lots of bakery experience learned

throughout our family. Bakery has

been in my family for over 50+ years.

It’s in my blood. ;-) It’s all I know and

it’s what I love!!

And to having the best employees you

could ever have! They see our vision

here and go for it!

Hobbies you want to share?

I enjoy spending every day with my

grand daughter, Doreen, doing whatever

she wants to do, and attending

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my daughter, Megan’s college softball

games for Arkansas Tech.

I’m always with my family if I’m not at

work, and that’s how I like it!! We all

attend New Life Church and love being

a part of an amazing church family.

How are you involved in your

community? In what ways do you or

your company help the community?

Julie’s is involved in our community

in so many different ways – mostly

by donating sweet treats to nonprofit

organizations such as:

Soul Food Cafe Mission

Bethlehem House

Salvation Army

Boys & Girls Club

Community Thanksgiving Meal

Huge Veterans Day celebration every year

to thank our local veterans for everything

they have sacrificed for us all!! We cannot

show them enough appreciation!!

Christmas cookie decorating with Santa

in December, which is free, but any

donations given go directly to Haven.

Tell us about your family.

I have been married to Larry Goodnight

for 28 years, and have 2 children.

Megan, a senior at Arkansas tech, who

is in the RN program and plays softball.

Brad received his Masters from UCA,

and is a teacher for Virtual Arkansas and

runs our family construction business.

Then there’s our precious granddaughter,

Doreen, who is 2 1/2 and our

whole world revolves around her.

Peanut, our toy Australian Shepherd,

and Nyla our mini schnauzer.

My brother and sister and their families

live in the same subdivision in Spring

Hill and are within walking distance.

What does the future hold for you here?

Hopefully many more years of being a

part of people’s everyday lives through

birthdays, weddings, celebrations, and

many more occasions!!

Advice for someone just starting out?

Pray first. Be dedicated to your dream.

Listen to your customers. Be prepared

to work, work, and work!! AND HAVE

FUN DOING IT!!!!!

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community

Dazzle Daze to help fund second 3D

mammography device at Conway Regional

.

Karissa Williams, a mammography

technologist with the Conway Regional

Mammography Services, adjusts the

camera on the 3D imaging device.

While shoppers at Dazzle Daze

will not need to wear 3D glasses

as they wind their way through

the aisles in search of holiday treats

and gifts, they will be contributing to a

holiday blockbuster for the community.

Part of the proceeds from the 17th annual

Dazzle Daze will improve access to the

latest technology for detection of breast

cancer in Faulkner County. Sometimes

called 3D mammography, digital breast

tomosynthesis (tomo) was made available

for the first time in Faulkner County by

Conway Regional Health System in 2016.

That year, part of the proceeds from

Dazzle Daze helped purchase the first 3D

mammography device.

This year’s proceeds will help purchase a

second tomo device which has become

necessary due to the demand for the

screening. “We have been trending

upward for the last six months,” said

Lori Haley, supervisor of Mammography

Services at Conway Regional.

The number of scans performed by the

Conway Regional’s Mammography

Department has increased over the

number performed in 2017. The department

averaged 1,575 exams per month

from July through September of this

year. Of the patients being screened,

Haley says, almost 80 percent prefer

3D mammography over the traditional

screening device. Tomosynthesis can

increase the detection of invasive breast

cancer by 41 percent, according to

studies reported by WebMD and the

American Journal of Medicine.

“This is the most advanced breast

cancer screening technology in Faulkner

County. Tomo is particularly effective

in detection of breast cancer in women

with dense breasts,” said Daniel Clark,

MD, a radiologist and medical director

of Mammography at Conway Regional.

Dense breasts can sometimes hide masses

and distortions from traditional, digital

mammograms, he said. Dr. Clark estimates

that 40-50% of women receiving

mammograms at Conway Regional will

benefit from 3D mammography.

Numerous studies in Europe and the

United States also indicate that 3D

mammography reduces the number

of false positives by 40 percent, which

means less anxiety and fewer follow-up

mammograms for patients.

For the 3D part of the exam, an x-ray arm

sweeps over the breast, taking multiple

images in seconds. The images are

displayed in a series of thin slices that are

viewed by radiologists as individual images

or in a dynamic interactive animation.

Since 2001, Dazzle Daze has provided

over $700,000 to help fund such

projects as a new surgery and obstetrics

addition, mammograms for underserved

women, the Fabulous You Boutique

that supports women going through

cancer, academic scholarships for health

care students, and medically necessary

scholarships to the Conway Regional

Health & Fitness Center, along with

equipment for the Emergency Department,

Intensive Care Nursery and the

Critical Care Unit.

“What we are doing is vitally important

for the health of our community,” said

2018 Dazzle Daze Co-Chair Amy

Reed. Reed and Co-Chair Shelia Isby

expect several thousand shoppers this

year. “That is a big indicator of how

the community and our volunteers feel

about Dazzle Daze,” said Isby.

Dazzle Daze Details:

The 17th annual Dazzle Daze, one of

the largest holiday shopping events in

Arkansas, will be held Nov. 15-17 at the

Conway Expo Center. It will include a

raffle for a new Ford Mustang convertible,

a Louis Vuitton satchel, diamond pendant,

a Traeger wood-fired grill with $250 meat

gift certificate, and a $1,000 furniture gift

certificate. Other attractions include Girls’

Nite Out early bird shopping, a free Teddy

Bear Clinic, reindeer games, appearances

and photos with Santa, food and shopping

with more than 80 merchants from

throughout the region.

Hours are: Girls Nite Out (6-9pm,

Thursday, Nov. 15) Teddy Bear Clinic

(Friday, Nov. 16, 10am – noon, 4– 7pm;

Saturday, Nov. 17, 10am – noon) General

Shopping (Friday, Nov. 16, 10am-9pm;

Saturday, Nov. 17, 10am-4 pm) Raffle

Drawing (Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:45pm)

Tickets for the raffle, Girls’ Nite Out

and general admission are currently on

sale at DazzleDaze.com or by visiting

the Conway Regional Marketing Dept,

631 Western Ave. Raffle tickets can be

purchased in person from a Conway

Regional Women’s Council member, at

the Conway Regional Foundation office,

or at locations in Conway, Greenbrier and

Little Rock listed at DazzleDaze.com.

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feature

BY CHAD SPROLES

SUBMITTED PHOTOS

Meredith Thone was just like the

rest of Conway, excited about a

Heisman Trophy winner visiting

town. Tim Tebow spoke at New Life

Church on November 29th, 2015, and

that morning, in a sanctuary filled with

eager attendees, a one-off conversation

turned into an addition to a family.

Thone family

All in the Family


When I say he’s changed our home, he’s

brought a lot of joy to our home. He’s one

of the most thankful people I know.


—Meredith Thone

Meredith’s son, Tanner, had just finished

his final season of football at Conway

High, so when she ran into one of her

son’s football coaches that morning

she told him how happy she was that

her son Tanner had the opportunity to

train under their staff and mentioned

off-hand that she’d, “adopt another kid

just to go through your program again.”

Little did she know that her comment

would set in motion a series of events

that would lead to her family growing

by one. Over the next two months, after

many conversations and much prayer,

Korlin McKinney, Meredith and Scott

Thone, and their family decided that

they would share a home.

Korlin McKinney had been looking for

a place to call home. His home. He’d

been in many over the previous years,

but nothing that felt permanent. So

when the Thone family offered him

theirs, he didn’t expect much different.

In fact, the first few months weren’t

much different. He had to adjust to a

new house, a new routine, and a new

set of expectations from people that he

barely knew. There were arguments,

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Korlin McKinney

tough conversations, and instances of

running away. Then, one day Korlin

asked Meredith and Scott, “Why are

you doing this? Are you getting paid or

something?” Scott quickly answered,

“Do we have a Holiday Inn sign outside

of our house? We’re going to make

mistakes, but we love you, and we

want you to be a part of our family.”

It was then that Korlin began to understand

that there was no shoe that was

going to drop. No argument that was

going to convince them to send him

away. He found his home.

The next two years would be transformational.

A once struggling student

became a determined learner who

improved both his GPA and ACT score.

A young man who grappled with anger

learned to work things out through

conversation, compromise, and forgiveness.

He became a leader in his church,

on his football team, and with his peers

at school. The structure and consistency

of his change in scenery has helped to

lead him to become the young man he’s

strived to be his whole life.

You would be hard-pressed to find a

more seemingly traditional family now.

Tanner Thone, the Thone’s oldest son,

has worked with Korlin in Little Life,

New Life’s children’s ministry. Grace

Ann, the Thone’s daughter, is preparing

for graduation in the next year and

can be found helping Korlin with his

studies in the family’s West Conway

home. Meredith is the backbone of

the group who everyone comes to for

guidance and support. Scott is Korlin’s

biggest fan and advocate, telling

anyone who will listen about his latest

exploits on and off the field. They’re

everything you could dream of in a

family, and that dream is now a reality

for all five of them.

In the background of the struggles and

successes of the family coming together

has always been football. Korlin was

a promising defensive line prospect

for Conway High when he met the

Thone’s, and now he’s a promising

defensive line prospect for universities

around the region. He leads the interior

of Conway’s defensive line and has

amassed over 43 tackles and 8 quarterback

hurries on a team that’s near the

top of the 7-A Central Conference.

High school football is just the beginning

for Korlin’s athletic pursuits, which is

a dream come true for the high school

junior. He has received interest from

colleges around the region, and he

intends on playing football for years to

come. He’s spent time on the campuses

of Ouachita Baptist, Harding, Arkansas

Tech and the University of Monticello,

and looks to add to that list during the

offseason this coming spring. Wherever

he ends up, they’ll be getting a skilled

football player and an even better person.

As the fall air turns cold, Korlin

is preparing for the playoffs, his

upcoming ACT, and a busy offseason

of training and college visits. What

would have sounded like a fantasy just

three years ago is now his every day.

He’s got a bright future in front of him,

but that’s not what Meredith speaks

about. “When I say he’s changed our

home, he’s brought a lot of joy to our

home. He’s one of the most thankful

people I know.”

That’s the lasting impression that Korlin

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and what she hopes the world sees when

it meets their newest family member.

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Family Tradition


Our family is so

close; we have learned

to work together in

all circumstances.


—Amanda Dotson

BY: JENNIFER STANLEY

PHOTOS BY BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

AND SUBMITTED PHOTOS

For the Dotson family, chuckwagon

racing is more than a sport; it is

a way of life. Racing since 1995,

they are a testament to the payoff of

hard work and perseverance, with a

lot of fun thrown in for good measure.

The racing family is comprised of Perry

Dotson and his children, Amanda and

Austin, Austin’s wife, Ashley, and their

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son, Rein. Together they make up the

team Stray One Ranch.

The family got into racing after Perry

ran into a local cowboy, Buddy Smith.

“He said they were racing wagons at

Dan Eoff’s down the road,” says Perry.

Intrigued, he attended an event as a spectator.

“I knew instantly I had to race.”

“My dad bought a pair of black and

white matching ponies he felt were

too pretty to race and was hoping to

find a mule team or something to race

in the future. None of his friends were

interested in chuckwagon racing, so

he waited for us to get a little older,”

says Amanda. In the meantime, Perry

learned what he could about racing.

“My best friend in Tennessee logs with

draft horses. He showed me the basics,

but I learned racing as I went, as everybody

does,” explains Perry. From there,

the family trio formed their first team;

the kids were all of nine and seven

years-old. “The kids were too young, so

they didn’t know I had no idea what I

was doing. We had a rule: You do not

tell your mother what happens during

chuckwagon racing. Amanda has been

in the wagon in every wreck we have

had,” he adds.

Chuckwagon races are categorized

by animal and distance. The Dotsons

have raced in almost every division

possible. A typical race pits them

against two to three other teams. Each

team consists of a driver, a cook, and

an outrider. “The cook starts behind

the wagon with the ‘bedroll,’ and the

outrider starts off the horse with the

‘stove.’ The starter yells, ‘Cooks load

your wagon,’ and the cook loads their

wagon with the bedroll. Once the cook

is in the wagon, the starter fires the gun.

This prompts the outrider to put their

‘stove’ in the wagon and mount their

horse. The wagon and outrider turn left

around their barrel and race to the finish

line,” explains Amanda.

To earn a qualifying time, the outrider is

required to pass in front of their wagon

at the finish line. In addition, the driver,

cook, box, and bedroll must be inside

the wagon when the team crosses. The

races themselves are intense and draw

large crowds. Spectators hold their

breath through the fast turns and quick

maneuvers. Wrecks are not uncommon.

“We both started by cooking,” explains

Amanda. “Austin would race one day,

and I would race the next. In the event of

a three-day race, the one with the fastest

day would get to ride on the third day.”

Chuckwagon racing extends beyond

simply competing. “We race together as

a family, but we also camp together and

load up and tear down as a family. We

never had a big camp with a lot of help.

It’s kinda surreal thinking about how

Dad was able to do all that with two

kids as his help,” laughs Amanda.

The first race Amanda participated

in was at Brewer Farms in Beebe,

Arkansas. “At this race, you had to

go through a big creek filled with

water, so the team jumped it, leaving

us covered in mud! The spectators

enjoyed watching the racers get all wet

and muddy, but I didn’t care about

getting dirty.” For his part, Austin first

remembers racing in Clinton, Arkansas

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Perry Dotson

wagon Races. “I started by cooking and

remember my guts were knotted worse

than a dog on a chain,” he says.

Perry has always passed his knowledge

along to his children, and the family

constantly hones their craft. “In equine

sports, you are always learning ways to

improve your time. We love our horses

and care about their safety. Safety in

this sport is achieved by preparation;

my Dad keeps his wagons and harness

in the best condition. Austin’s horses

are always in tip-top shape. The sport

becomes more dangerous when you are

not working your teams or not taking

care of your equipment,” says Amanda.

The Dotsons consider their horses more

than teammates. “Dad’s ponies have

been part of our team, and our family,

for 15 years, and the ones before them

were family as well.” Adds Austin, “A

lot of it is self-taught and having the guts

to keep on trying or to try something

different. I learn from my mistakes and

work to find solutions.”

Today, the Dotsons have three separate

teams. Perry, Austin, and Amanda still

ride as Stray One Ranch. Austin started

his own team, Cadillac Cowboys, in

2010 with friends. His wife, Ashley,

began racing alongside him in 2015.

Austin serves as the driver, Ashley is the

cook, and Derrick Barger is the outrider.

Third is Nuttin’ Fancy Outlaws. “Chad

Alexander started racing his classic team,

Nuttin’ Fancy Outlaws, in 2012, and I

started racing with him in 2014. I drove

the Nuttin’ Fancy classic team in 2016;

only a few women have competed in the

classic division. I was the only woman

classic driver that year,” says Amanda.

The Dotsons also have some notable

wins under their belts. Cadillac

Cowboys won the classic division

National Championship title in 2016,

2017, and 2018. The 2018 win was also

a track record. Cadillac Cowboys is also

the 1836 Chuckwagon Race champion

in Neches, Texas for 2018. For this

honor, the team won a horse trailer,

which is the largest prize awarded in

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Amanda Dotson

Austin Dotson

chuckwagon racing history. Stray One

Ranch has also won numerous races

and Arkansas Chuckwagon Racing State

Championships over the last 23 years.

The majority of the family’s races are in

Arkansas and its neighboring states.

“I remember the 2008 National Championship

Chuckwagon Race was a big one;

I outrode for Will He Make It, a big mule

team. Winning one National Championship

is a big deal and a milestone. Lots of

good racers have never won one. Then

my 2016 classic National Championship

was a big breath of fresh air. That’s one

I felt I should have earned a few years

before…. Then I backed it up with wins

in the 2017 and 2018 championship

classic division. This last one was special

because I won it with my wife, Ashley,”

says Austin. “Something went off in

my head like a bomb when Cadillac

Cowboys started to win. It was dedication.

A true champion is dedicated to

his craft. Eats it, sleeps it, and dreams

it.” Austin also earned rookie of the year

honors in 2011.

Observing a chuckwagon race is easy.

Participating as part of a team is not

for the passive. “Racing, for me, is

exhilarating, though it is getting scarier

as I get older. I definitely wasn’t as

concerned about getting hurt when

I was younger. Racing a competitive

team is a different feeling than racing a

beginner team. However, it’s something

we all take seriously. We have invested

a lot of time and energy, and when

we go to the line we want to win. I

get asked all the time if we’ve ever

wrecked. It’s not about if you’re going

to wreck; it is a matter of when you will

wreck. We have all been so blessed, and

God has definitely wrapped his arms

of safety around us through the years,”

says Amanda.

“When I started out, I had uncontrollable

nerves. Now, it’s a calm before the

storm. It’s almost euphoric. It is knowing

you control the race in your hands,

moving teams and officials without

saying a word. All eyes are on you

because you’re the team to beat. Having

a big bullseye on our back is what I like

the most,” says Austin.

“It is an adrenaline rush similar to riding

a roller coaster at the fair. I miss it in

the winter. So much can go wrong,

but when you have a good run, it feels

really good, win or lose. When things

go wrong, it is a downer. Because we

race more than one division, you have

to get over it and go to the next race,”

adds Perry.

While the wins and the exhilaration are

wonderful, the best parts of racing for

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the Dotsons include being with family

and the community the sport provides.

The races, typically held on weekends,

are often accompanied by dances, large

meals, and fellowship. “A big reason

for doing it is the racing family. I like

the social atmosphere. My best friends

are my biggest competitors, so I guess

keeping your friends close and your

enemies closer is all too true [in this

sport],” says Austin.

“Austin and I grew up in cow pastures

racing wagons; we didn’t play spring

sports because they conflicted with

racing,” says Amanda. The family has

made lifelong friends through the sport.

“There are fellow racers I call family.

They have watched us both grow up

from little kids to Austin having his

own child…” Chuckwagon racing is

often a family affair. “I have a lot of

admiration for the families that allow

their kids to race with them or spend

the energy to have an all-kids team. We

learned a lot of life lessons out there on

those tracks,” says Amanda.

Beyond giving the family a pastime,

racing has taught them perseverance

and devotedness. “Our family is so

close; we have learned to work together

in all circumstances….Racing as a

family, we can’t just get a new outrider

if he doesn’t catch or get a new driver

if he loses a race, because you’re not

just a race team; we are family. We have

always raced to be competitive and do

our best, so we all challenge each other

to do better. We have never given up.

I feel that has resonated with me, to

not give up even in the most difficult

times,” shares Amanda. “I guess it goes

back the old saying, ‘When you get

bucked off, get up and get back on the

horse,’” she adds.

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Austin concurs, “Racing has been life

for the last 23 some-odd years. A lot of

my life has been built or based around

chuckwagon racing with my family….

I even met my wife for the first time at

a race. She has seen the negatives and

positives firsthand. When I’m crazy on

buying a new horse or when I can’t

walk to feed a horse, she’s been there.

She has been picking up the slack for a

long time,” he says. The Dotson family

is passing its love of racing along to the

next generation. Austin and Ashley’s

son Rein, 19-months old, already

understands the sport and enjoys riding

horses and riding in the wagon.

“I guess I live it. It is not something we

do every once in a while. I am constantly

training new teams, trying to get faster.

[Racing] is very competitive, and there

are a lot of good teams. I guess it also

keeps me single because I spend more

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time at my barn with my ponies than

with any person. Guess it takes a special

lady to put up with my life. I travel and

race about every other weekend living in

a horse trailer,” says Perry.

Even Perry’s home is an homage to

chuckwagon racing. The walls are

covered in buckles, pictures, and

awards. “It is always fun to be at Dads

and to be able to relive our childhood

and special memories and events. His

barn is full of wagons; we have every

buckboard we have ever raced, and

they are all painted white. He also

collects different wagons and has a

beautiful stagecoach,” says Amanda.

Perry, now retired, spends most days

driving his teams down the road and

practicing around the track.

Next up, the Dotsons will attend the

1836 Chuckwagon Race next April,

which will kick off their 24th racing

season. “God willing, it will be a safe

year with some wins,” says Amanda.

As seasoned pros, their best advice to

upcoming racers is to have fun and

enjoy the ride. Austin adds, “Base it

all on fun. If you’re not having fun,

what are you doing it for? Don’t let the

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Illuminate and Small

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Downtown Conway

BY DREW SPURGERS

PHOTOS BY KANGABLOO AND SUBMITTED

Downtown Conway is the home

of one of Conway’s newest

family traditions – Illuminate.

Kids and adults of all ages kick-off

the holiday season by celebrating

with cooler weather, strolling through

downtown, and capping off the

evening with the lighting of the 54-foot

iconic Christmas Tree.

This year, Illuminate will be an allafternoon

celebration, taking place on

November 24, 2018. Conveniently,

that’s also Small Business Saturday.

Downtown Conway merchants are all

locally owned businesses who benefit

from those choosing to shop local and

support business in downtown Conway.

Jamie Gates, Executive Vice President

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Corporation, shared his insight about

the impact Illuminate makes downtown,

“Something we’ve learned to appreciate

about Illuminate, the tree, the decorations

downtown, and the attraction is that

we’re finally to a point where we’ve

created a tradition. Something multiple

generations can come and enjoy associated

with the holiday weekend. We know

that’s the only time that some folks see

downtown Conway. We think all of these

things add up to make a great impression

on folks while they are here. It’s also our

chance to expose those people to the

stores and restaurants that are downtown

all year long. We hope it’s our chance to

put our best foot forward to those folks,

and that they come back. The impact is

felt well beyond the holiday shopping

and the downtown visit – and we hope it

encourages people to return and enjoy all

that our downtown is.”

Any long-time resident of Conway

knows how much our downtown area

has grown in the last few years, but

this year has been as especially exciting

year for growth. Oak Street is home

to many new restaurants and retailers,

and the rest of downtown has also

welcomed new shops. It’s easy to spend

a leisurely Saturday afternoon walking

around enjoying our local businesses in

downtown Conway.

Whether you’re a long-time resident or

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Thanksgiving is just around the

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turkey beyond the basic sandwich.

These recipes will make mealplanning

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This spicy soup is a great way to use your leftover turkey but

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INGREDIENTS

1 cup onion, chopped.

1 teaspoon canola oil

2 teaspoons minced garlic

4 cups turkey or chicken broth

3 cups turkey or chicken, chopped

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained

1 (11-ounce) can whole kernel corn

with red and green peppers, drained

1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilis

1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Toppings: sour cream, grated cheese, tortilla strips

INSTRUCTIONS

Sauté onion in a pan over medium heat in oil.

Add in garlic and sauté one minute.

Add all remaining ingredients except toppings.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Serve with desired toppings.

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TURKEY BACON RANCH PIZZA

This pizza comes together quickly

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INGREDIENTS

1 (12-inch) ready-made pizza crust

1/3 cup ranch dressing

2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese

1 cup shredded or diced, cooked turkey

1 cup loosely packed

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1/4 cup thinly sliced red onions

1 small Roma tomato, seeded and diced

1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Spread ranch dressing evenly over crust.

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Tallent family

Fall at the

Tallent Home

BY COLLEEN HOLT

PHOTOS BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

Ashley Tallent has combined her love for tradition with a

knack for decorating, thus creating a wonderful fall scene at

her west Conway home.


I have a container with each of

the items the kids have made and

they pick the ones they would

like displayed for each holiday.


—Ashley Tallent

“I have been decorating for fall my entire married life, which is

18 years. Growing up my Mom and my Grandmother always

decorated seasonally and I wanted to continue the tradition for my

family,” Ashley said. “My mother-in-law decorates for every holiday

and so I also get inspiration from her. My husband (Scott) was

raised with a home seasonally decorated, so he is accustomed to the

traditions.”

Ashley said it usually takes a full day to decorate, and she shops

for live items (such as pumpkins and gourds) before getting out

her stored décor. “I enjoy mixing in live pumpkins, gourds, foliage,

corn, hay, etc. I do have a Halloween theme that I mix or add to my

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fall decor for September and October. I then will

switch out Halloween for Thanksgiving.”

Warm tones along with brown, gold, red and

orange are used in Ashley’s décor, keeping a more

traditional approach to the feeling of a fall theme.

These colors nicely complement the lovely, dark

hardwood floors in her family room, the dark

wood beams that span the ceiling, and the spectacular

rock fireplace. For Fall of 2018, her mantle

has a cornucopia-style arrangement, with all the

traditional fall colors included.

“I have an open floor plan, so I make sure that

the color theme flows from room to room. My

porch will have real pumpkins, corn, hay, etc. I

always keep my mantle the same, but add certain

props and mementos for the fall holidays,” she

explained. The porch décor for 2018 is centered

around two wooden, arched doors that lead into

the home, along with live plants and pumpkins

lining the steps.

Because she has different shades of blue in her

overall decorating theme, Ashley likes to include

that color in her décor for specific holidays. “I

have decorations that include shades of blue

and homemade items my children have made at

school,” she added.

Ashley said she gets a lot of inspiration from

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magazines. “I enjoy cutting out pictures

from past issues and build on those

from year to year. I do buy new items

and enjoy using sentimental items my

children have made.”

Speaking of her children, — Ryan (13),

Seth (11), and Morgan (4) — they

always look forward to adding their own

personal touch to the fall decor. Ashley’s

husband, Scott, is also in on the fun.

“We have a family tradition of going out

to the Schaefers Pumpkin Patch and they

pick out pumpkins and gourds for the fall

décor. For Halloween the decorations are

fun with bright colors and sounds, and

they would probably say they like those

decorations best,” she said.

“They look forward to the big, ceramic

jack-o-lantern filled with candy the entire

month of October. I have a container

with each of the items the kids have

made and they pick the ones they would

like displayed for each holiday.”

A graduate of Watson Chapel High

School in Pine Bluff and the University

of Central Arkansas, Ashley also keeps

busy attending graduate school at

Arkansas State University to become a

Family Nurse Practitioner. She currently

works as a Registered Nurse at Conway

Regional Ambulatory Surgery Department

and an adjunct nursing instructor

for Arkansas Tech University.

With such a busy school, work and

family schedule, Ashley still finds time

to decorate year-round. “I decorate

for Christmas more than I do any

other holiday. I love dishes and enjoy

using themed plates for each holiday

throughout the year, such as Valentine’s

Day and Easter. I have decorations for

Valentine’s Day and Spring. If time

allows in our schedule I will decorate

my home with small accents from these

holidays.”

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feature

Women: Embracing

Culture, Loving Business

These interviews were conducted with minority business owners in Faulkner

County. One thing is for sure — nothing holds these entrepreneurs back!

BY XOCHILT HAWKS | PHOTOS BY EMILY BEZET


I love the rush of a new

idea that can become a

reality and get the people

around you excited. And

as my husband says, I just

love to have a project!


— Adriana Martinez

Adriana Martinez

Wingding Signs

Fun yard sign rental

Nationality: Colombia

What have been some of the major

challenges you have faced in starting

and running your business?

Starting a business is always challenging.

You get a passion for something, and you

hope other people will share it too and

will love your product. Once you start, it

is more about making sure you stay on

track, that you can keep up the process

with moderate investment, good prices,

and excellent customer service. We rent

fun yard signs, so our main focus has to

always be offering a quality fun yard sign

that makes people smile, hassle free, that

they can enjoy and take pictures with,

and create great memories around it! The

administrative part is always tricky... it

is not about the creative and fun part of

the business, but the business part that

requires all the legal and administrative

details, but that’s where having friends

comes in handy.

Where is your family originally from?

I was born and raised in Colombia, I

love my country!!! My heart beats for it

every day. My husband is a Venezuelan-

American hilarious guy who took on the

challenge to love this crazy Colombian.

Our two boys were born in the states,

Mateo (8) is a full blood Floridian

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who loves Conway and all the things

Arkansas, and Fico is a Razorback lover

Arkansas born! The 4 of us are American

citizens, and in our home coexists the

love for the culture we were brought up

in and the thankfulness and honor to have

been welcomed in this amazing country

where doors have been opened for us

and our diversity has been celebrated. We

can’t put into words the love we have for

USA and for Arkansas… this is our home!

Who influenced you to want to

become an entrepreneur?

My family has always been in the

entrepreneurship wagon! Most of my

uncles and aunts have their own business...

it just came with my blood, it’s the

family business to have our own businesses.

I love the rush of a new idea that

can become a reality and get the people

around you excited. And as my husband

says, I just love to have a project!

How do you see your culture

influencing your business?

This sounds like a fun question to ask

my husband or my partner. I think the

diversity in our thinking, the desire to

show people a new whole side about

who we are, and at the same time find

our place in the community are just a few

things that bring a wider spectrum to the

way we do business. I am loud, colorful,

a little crazy. I want the people in

Arkansas to see and enjoy the complexity

of who we are as Latinos... it is highly

unlikely that you will meet two of the

same! I take it as a personal responsibility

to show my neighbors, friends, church

family, a new side of the Latino/Hispanic

community, and I believe we have the

best of both worlds and we need to make

sure we represent honorably and lovingly

the beauty of our diversity and the power

of our commitment to being part of the

community we live in.

How did you get where you are today,

and who/what helped you?

No doubt it is JESUS! Everything that is

good in my life comes from Him. When

I open my eyes, I clearly see all the

miracles that He continues to perform to

put me in places I would have never even

imagined. My mom, my grandpa, my tall,

dark, handsome husband Jose, my boys

Mateo and Fico who give me so much

joy and enthusiasm and remind me to be

a kid again and make me want to be a

better person. My church (NLC), my business

partner Jake Churchwell, my friends

who celebrate and love me just as I am.

I have to say that I have been so blessed

by the family God has given me, and the

one that those that have chosen to and

allow me to walk alongside them through

life. I also get a ton of inspiration from the

southern charm in Arkansas. The people

I know are so creative, enthusiastic,

charming, ready to help and encourage,

I have never seen a community like the

one we have found in Arkansas.

What piece of advice would you

give minority women who want to

become an entrepreneur?

Dream big, giant, don’t allow your

circumstances to define the size of your

dream. Don’t do it alone, find someone

who celebrates your ideas, your goals,

who believes that you can do it and bring

them alongside you, businesses are so

much more fun with friends. You will

split the profit, but you will double the

manpower and the fun. And when you

put your heart in it, people naturally

rally around you and show you love and

support. Wingding Sign works because I

have phenomenal, talented, partners that

are family, Jake and Candace Churchwell

and my hubby. Because our friends pour

down constant encouragement and

support. They share their knowledge and

their connections with us because they let

us love them through yard signs. Through

Wingdings, friends bring us business.

Customers have become friends, too, and

we are constantly reminded to live up

to what we offer… Fun… keep the fun,

keep the joy and never stop working for

what you want!


My father owned

his own welding repair

business. I learned English

at the tender age of six

and started to interpret for

my father ever since.


—Claudia Balderas Fountain

Claudia

Balderas Fountain

Bilingual Marketing Consultant, LLC

Nationality: Hispanic

Business Description: We connect the

need with the resource.

Education: Attended UCA. Studied

Spanish specializing in ESL Early Childhood

Development.

What have been some of the major

challenges you have faced in starting

and running your business?

Some of my personal challenges have

been staying relevant with technology,

content and consistency.

Where is your family originally from?

Monterrey, Mexico

Who influenced you to want to

become an entrepreneur?

That’s easy! Both of my parents. My

father owned his own welding repair

business. I learned English at the tender

age of six and started to interpret for my

father ever since. He taught me to work

for what I want, perseverance, dedication

and humility!As for my mom, she sold

Avon for over 15 years. She was so good

that she would win trips to Las Vegas

and Miami.

How do you see your culture

influencing your business?

Because I have so much love, respect and

admiration for our culture. We preserve

our language, and traditions and family

unity are #1. I get the best of both worlds

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where I can connect both markets for the

greater good.

How did you get where you are today,

and what helped you along the way?

A millionaire entrepreneur I will keep

anonymous told me three words that

changed my life: “I BELIEVE IN YOU!”

What piece of advice would you

give minority women who want to

become an entrepreneur?

Never give up, stay true to you! Peel back

the layers of life, find your pain, therein

lies your purpose and passion. Surround

yourself by like-minded people that you

aspire to be like and never stop learning.

Angela Barry

A&M cake designs LLC

Nationality: Perú

What have been some of the major

challenges you have faced in starting

and running your business?

I didn’t start like every other business.

I was new in Conway, a new mom,

and a Culinary Arts graduate when my

husband started touring full time. I started

taking orders at home for cakes from a

few friends. Word got out, and that is

how A&M cake designs was born. Very

small but with lots of love; there have

been growing pains. Finding information

on how to follow every regulation and

code, I would say, has been the hardest.

Where is your family originally from?

Lima, Peru

Who influenced you to want to an

entrepreneur?

In general my family from both sides.

We have always been business owners,

but my passion for cakes comes from my

mother and my grandmother, Rosa, who

has owned a cake decorating school since

1992.

How do you see your culture

influencing your business?

In Peru we are known for great food and

always love a good party. I love treating

each event for my clients as the special

occasion it is. I get fresh and quality

products and have a good cake recipe

at hand. If they want a different flavor,

I always research and develop it. I think

the Hispanic passion and pride for what I

do shows.

How did you get where you are today,

and what helped you along the way?

Being a 3rd generation cake designer

and learning at the feet of my

grandmother and mother: watching

them teach classes, develop recipes and

the pursuing a career in culinary arts

has given me a good solid base. The

varied needs of my clients challenge

me to stay creative, and I am always

learning new techniques. Most of my

business is by referral, and because of

that, this year I am being featured in

The Scout Guide Little Rock Volume 4, a

local publication dedicated to living

beautifully, living well, and living like

an insider in Central Arkansas featuring

excellent independently owned businesses

and business owners.

What piece of advice would you

give minority women who want to

become an entrepreneur?

Know your trade, recognize your

strengths and your weaknesses, and

ask professional advice in those areas.

Find your own style and personal touch,

there is a lot to choose from so be

original. Be involved in your community.

Networking is very important,

knowing other local business owners is

great and your best advertising will be

word of mouth.

Bhavana

from Studio B

Studio B - Eyebrow Threading

and Salon

Nationality: India

Nationality: I was born and raised in

India, but I have been in the USA since

1994 and I am a proud US Citizen.

What have been some major

challenges you have faced in starting

and running your own business?

A.First, it was hard for me to find

clients that wanted to do the eyebrow

threading. It was not very popular

in Arkansas.I lived about six years in

Southern California where people were

used to threading, and everyone knew

what it was. A big portion of my time

was setting up my own clients and

educating the clients.The other major

challenge of running my own business

was how to do things in business

like applying for a company, rules

and regulations of Arkansas board of

Cosmetology, place to start my business

and afford the rent and other costs,

furniture and POS system and finding

enough clients to ensure that I have

enough to cover all the costs.

Where is your family originally from?

My family is originally from a western

part of India.

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Who Influenced you to become an

entrepreneur?

I always wanted to do something on

my own. When I was in Southern

California, I worked at a salon where

we had high profile clients (some of

them were Hollywood actors). I realized

that I had good talent, and people

preferred to wait an extra 30 mins so

that they could get the service done

from me. At that time, I realized that

I can do everything on my own, but I

was lacking funds and afraid that I may

not survive. When I moved to Arkansas

after my marriage, I continued to do

the work on my own by renting chairs

at various salons to build my clientele.

Once I was successful at doing that, my

self-confidence increased. I later opened

Studio B in 2014.

How do you see your culture

influencing your business?

This is a tough question, but I will say

this, that in my culture you are taught to

work hard at anything you do.I saw my

mom and dad worked hard every day to

make ends meet. I have the same work

ethic. I also believe in good customer

service and good communication with

my clients. All of this was taught to me

at a very young age.

How did you get where you are today,

and what helped you along the way?

With a lot of hard work and determination.

This is what I wanted to do before

I got my cosmetology license. A lot of

people helped me get here, my spiritual

guru, my husband, and my clients who

helped spread the word by word of

mouth.

What piece of advice would you

give minority women who want to

become an entrepreneur?

I would say you need to understand

the business and ensure that you

like what you do. You also need to

understand that you will have to work

hard to achieve your goals in your

business.Start small and dream big.

Understand that you will not be able

to do everything at once, so prioritize

your tasks. Also, believe that you can

do the job just as good as anyone else.

Nirmaljit Kaur

Tour of India Restaurant

Nationality: Born in Punjab India.

What have been some of the major

challenges you have faced in starting

and running your business?

Language has been the biggest barrier

I have struggled with. When I first

started being an entrepreneur my kids

were young, and I struggled with after

school care. The kids would have to

come with me to work most of the

time or wait at school until late. Raising

a family while being a business owner

is hard work but so rewarding.

Where is your family originally from?

Punjab, India

Who influenced you to want to

become an entrepreneur?

My husband’s best friend, Gill. When

I came to United States I didn’t know

what to do as far as a career or what

path to take. Today I am successful

because of him and his family. His

advice and mentoring are what helped

me decide what I wanted to do and that

I wanted to become a business owner.

How do you see your culture

influencing your business?

Everyone in our culture works hard.

Most of my people come from families

that were farmers. Their ancestors

were hardworking people, it’s in our

blood to work hard and be successful.

How did you get where you are today,

and what helped you along that way?

My dad and husband. My dad used

to call me constantly from back home

and would always advise me to take

the opportunity I had in front of me. I

was in the United States of America,

and my possibilities where unlimited.

Both my dad and husband have always

guided me and kept me on a narrow

path. One thing both always told me

was not to lose focus on my children

and family, that they were my priority

and everything that I was doing was for

their future one day.

What piece of advice would you

give minority women who want to

become an entrepreneur?

Spend your money wisely. Don’t devote

your entire life to work, as there are

other things that are equally, if not more

important. For me it was my children.

Don’t deviate and stay guided. Create a

sustainable environment for your kids

and family.


Don’t devote your

entire life to work, as

there are other things

that are equally, if not

more important.


‐Nirmaljit Kaur

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the arts

Arkansas Shakespeare

Theater Season Reveal Party

The home of UCA President Houston and First Lady Jenny Davis

was the site of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s Season Reveal

Party, where over 100 people gathered to hear the announcement

of AST’s 13th season of professional theatre. The shows

will run June 7-July 7, 2019 with performances of Shakespeare’s

raucous comedy The Comedy of Errors, his complex and intriguing

Macbeth, the beloved musical Guys and Dolls, and a family adaptation

of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet that will be presented in

Reynolds Performance Hall and also will tour around the state. The

season will take place in Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on

the University of Central Arkansas campus and in front of McAlister

Hall across from the UCA President’s home.

Partygoers enjoyed abundant hors d’oeuvres, live music, and an

art show and sale by local artist and UCA alum John Kushmaul.

About halfway through the evening, the season was revealed, as

AST actors performed bits of the shows for an eager audience.

“Looking towards my eighth year as the artistic leader of Arkansas

Shakespeare Theatre, I wanted to have a repertory season that

was exciting and fresh, that truly allowed the productions to be

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viewed in dialogue with each other, and also one that would

capture audiences’ imaginations and challenge them to think

about their lives. I think these four shows do just that,” said

Producing Artistic Director Rebekah Scallet. Scallet selected the

productions based around the theme of fate and chance.

Actors, designers, and crew will arrive in Conway in early

May to begin the process of creating the four shows to play in

repertory. The Comedy of Errors will kick off the 2019 season

on the lawn of McAlister Hall on the UCA campus.

“With our outdoor venue, we hope that theatregoers in

Arkansas will recognize AST’s dedication for producing

exciting and accessible art for all ages,” said Dr. Mary Ruth

Marotte, AST’s executive director. “Our outdoor shows

have drawn huge crowds, and our audiences look forward

to the show and the entire experience of Shakespeare under

the stars.” The remaining productions will be performed at

Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus, where AST

makes its home.

Marotte also revealed that the co-hosts for AST’s “Bard Ball,”

its fundraising gala, will be Lori Quinn and Brad Lacy. The

theme of the Bard Ball will be “Broadway in Conway,” with

Fergie L. Philippe of Broadway’s Hamilton tour as emcee and

featured performer. AST’s Bard Ball will be held in Reynolds

Performance Hall on February 9th, 2019.

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Tickets for the season go on sale in April, 2019. For more information

about all of the above, visit arkshakes.com or call 501-269-9428. To

book the touring production of Romeo and Juliet, contact Mary Ruth

Marotte at mrmarotte@arkshakes.com or call 501-269-9428.

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state’s only professional Shakespeare

company and is proud to make their home on the UCA campus.

Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeare’s

works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill AST’s

mission to entertain, engage, and enrich the community.

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A SUMMER OF FATE AND CHANCE

JUNE 7 – JULY 7, 2019

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

“Hapless Aegeon, whom the fates have mark’d to

bear the extremity of dire mishap!”

A tragic shipwreck, two sets of twins divided at birth, mistaken

identities, and unrequited love combine in a perfect

Shakespearean farce. Fate brings Aegeon together with his

long-lost sons in the land of Ephesus and hilarity results.

Outdoors on the lawn at UCA

GUYS AND DOLLS: A MUSICAL FABLE OF BROADWAY

Based on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon · Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

“Luck be a lady tonight!”

High-rolling gambler Sky Masterson never took a bet he

couldn’t win, until he met the no-nonsense Sarah Brown, a

mission worker set on saving the sinners of Broadway. The

audience wins in this delightful musical of love and luck!

Onstage at Reynolds Performance Hall

MACBETH

“If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me.”

Brave warrior Macbeth emerges victorious from battle to be greeted

by three witches who hail him as the future king of Scotland.

What follows is a dizzying descent into political machinations,

murder, and madness.

Onstage at Reynolds Performance Hall

FAMILY SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO AND JULIET

“O, much I fear some ill unlucky thing.”

The fighting families of Montague and Capulet put their feud before

their children’s happiness in Shakespeare’s classic tale of “starcrossed”

young love, reimagined for audiences of all ages in this

one-hour adaptation.

Reynolds Performance Hall. Also available to tour. E-mail contact@

arkshakes.com to bring Romeo and Juliet to your community!

arkshakes.com

Go draw aside the curtains and discover…

—The Merchant of Venice, II, vii

2019

SEASON REVEALED

A SUMMER OF FATE AND CHANCE

JUNE 7 – JULY 7, 2019

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

“Hapless Aegeon, whom the fates have mark’d to

bear the extremity of dire mishap!”

A tragic shipwreck, two sets of twins divided at birth, mistaken

identities, and unrequited love combine in a perfect

Shakespearean farce. Fate brings Aegeon together with his

long-lost sons in the land of Ephesus and hilarity results.

Outdoors on the lawn at UCA

GUYS AND DOLLS: A MUSICAL FABLE OF BROADWAY

Based on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon · Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

“Luck be a lady tonight!”

High-rolling gambler Sky Masterson never took a bet he

couldn’t win, until he met the no-nonsense Sarah Brown, a

mission worker set on saving the sinners of Broadway. The

audience wins in this delightful musical of love and luck!

Onstage at Reynolds Performance Hall

MACBETH

“If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me.”

Brave warrior Macbeth emerges victorious from battle to be greeted

by three witches who hail him as the future king of Scotland.

What follows is a dizzying descent into political machinations,

murder, and madness.

Onstage at Reynolds Performance Hall

FAMILY SHAKESPEARE: ROMEO AND JULIET

“O, much I fear some ill unlucky thing.”

The fighting families of Montague and Capulet put their feud before

their children’s happiness in Shakespeare’s classic tale of “starcrossed”

young love, reimagined for audiences of all ages in this

one-hour adaptation.

Reynolds Performance Hall. Also available to tour. E-mail contact@

arkshakes.com to bring Romeo and Juliet to your community!

arkshakes.com

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Where did you grow up and get your education?

I was born in New Jersey and moved to Greenbrier in

1996 and graduated from Greenbrier High School.

What brought you to Faulkner County?

When I got in the mortgage business I was located

in Little Rock and quickly knew I was in the wrong

county. I have too many friends and family here in

Faulkner County to be working anywhere else.

What do you love most about

working/living in Faulkner County?

I’ve spent the majority of my life in Faulkner County,

so it seems fitting that I stay close and help out the

community that I call home.

To what do you attribute your success?

I attribute my success to someone who took a leap

of faith and believed in me and my drive for success

that I have today.

Do you have hobbies you want to share?

My family and I spent lots of weekends at the baseball

fields watching our son play or just enjoying the game.

Tell us about your family.

My beautiful wife, LaDona is co-owner of Bleacher

Bling. They design and sell custom shirts for any

need or want that you might have. We have two

wonderful children, Mason, 13, who loves to play

sports and do anything in the outdoors, and Mattie,

10 who loves to play volleyball and take selfies...

John Simone

Eagle Bank Mortgage

Mortgage Loan Originator


So many people get told they cannot get

a home loan, but when they actually talk to the

right person they will more than likely fit into some

sort of program to help them get into a home.


—John Simone

What does the future hold

for you in Faulkner County?

I really believe I will spend the rest of my life in this

county. My wife, LaDona was born and raised in

Greenbrier and I do not think I will ever be able to

move her out of there and that is fine by me! The

schools are great, and our children like it here.

If you have one piece of advice for

someone just starting out, what would it be?

If I was to give any advice to anyone who wants

to go into the mortgage business, I would say that

you are not going to have an easy road. Rules and

regulations change nearly every day and you must

keep up with them. So many people get told they

cannot get a home loan, but when they actually talk

to the right person they will more than likely fit into

some sort of program to help them get into a home.

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truth on the go

Chasing Your Freedom

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BY ANDREA LENNON

Picture it. I was sitting on my back

porch, preparing for my radio

program, and thinking about God’s

Word. I quickly turned to Psalm 119

because it’s my fave, go-to chapter for

knowing and following God’s Word.

I was reading the chapter and absolutely

struck by Psalm 119:32. “I run in the

path of your commands, for you have

set my heart free.” (New International

Version) Have you ever heard anything

so beautiful? I stopped reading and

started thinking. God’s Word provides a

path for us to follow. As we do, we run

in the commands found in the Bible. The

outcome? We are free—really free!

After reading Psalm 119, I opened my

journal and jotted down a few questions

that I need to ask and answer each day.

These questions give insight into my daily

pursuit, and if that pursuit is leading me

to spiritual freedom or spiritual bondage.

What are the things I tend to chase

that lead to bondage in my life?

• Approval or acceptance from people

• Feelings of being “good” and doing

“enough”

• Perfection in my performance which

leads to the never-ending cycle of

self-evaluation, regret, and fear

What are the things I need to chase

that lead to freedom in my life?

• A heart that longs for God

(Period. He is enough!)

• Eternal impact that can’t be

measured by human standards

or human outcomes

• Progression in my sanctification

process which is the idea of

becoming more like Jesus in the

way I think, act, and react

• A deep desire for God’s grace

because “I can’t” apart from Him

• Satisfaction in loving and serving God

in the secret places and spaces of life

As I looked at my starkly different lists,

I thought about my focus. Who am I

looking to and what am I looking for

during my day? The answer has to be

Jesus. Only Jesus!

How about you? How are you doing

when it comes to chasing your freedom

by running in the commands of God?

Each day we have the chance to run

hard after Him. As we do, we will

turn from self-reliance to desperate

dependence on Jesus.

Today find a verse of scripture in the

Bible that helps you focus on Jesus.

Maybe the verse helps you deal with

a sense of regret about your past or a

sense of fear about your future. Maybe

the verse reminds you that God loves

you and has a plan for your life. Maybe

the verse helps you deal with a secret

sin or calling that is scary to imagine.

Once you find your verse, memorize it,

claim it, speak it out loud, share it with

your friends, post it on social media or

your refrigerator. Then... start running!


I run in the path of

your commands, for you

have set my heart free.


—Psalm 119:32

Andrea Lennon: An “on the go” kind of girl who loves Jesus, Andrea’s life

calling is to teach women to know the truth, live the truth, and share the

truth. Her passion is honest conversation about the topics that drive our

lives and how we can weather the storms through the love and power of

our Lord and His Word. Connect with Andrea at AndreaLennonMinistry.org.

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eauty

Invest in Your Skin

Skin Peel Benefits

A safe, non-toxic chemical solution is applied to

your skin that gently polishes or resurfaces the skin,

removing the damaged top layers. Your skin will be

noticeably smoother and fresher looking. A chemical

peel reduces signs of sun damage, dull and uneven

skin tone, scars, pigmentation, acne and enlarged

pores, and improves skin texture and condition by

removing dead and damaged skin cells. Not only

will your skin will be brighter and clearer, a chemical

peel also stimulates the growth of healthy skin cells

and collagen production to reveal younger looking

skin. Additionally, a skin peel penetrates the skin

to smooth rough texture and discoloration. There

are a range of skin peels designed to treat specific

skin conditions and types. Skin peel treatments

are tailored to suit individual clients’ skin type and

condition to achieve the best possible results.

Microdermabrasion Benefits

A microdermabrasion facial has many benefits,

and you will be able to take advantage of all of

these when you visit Studio SKIN. No preparation

needed – because it can be used directly on

skin without any preparation, it is a convenient

treatment you can enjoy whenever it suits your

schedule. Instant results – as soon as you walk

out of the clinic you will be able to notice the

difference in your skin. It is fast-acting, and you

will not have to wait days before you see the

difference. Comfortable and painless – some skin

treatments may lead to mild discomfort, but a

microdermabrasion facial is completely painless.

One of the great things about microdermabrasion

is it can be used on any skin type. Improves

absorption of high-tech skincare products.

Although even a single treatment of microdermabrasion

will leave you noticing the difference

immediately, for best results consider multiple treatments.

The benefits of ongoing treatment include:

Clean pores – no more clogged pores because

ongoing microdermabrasion treatment will leave

your skin smoother and healthier. New skin cells

– with regular microdermabrasion facials your skin

cells will be replaced with new, healthy ones that

make your skin look and feel better. Smoother skin

– enjoy much smoother skin free from blemishes

and fine lines when you get multiple treatments.

Reduced scarring – if you suffer from acne scarring,

a regular microdermabrasion facial treatment can

significantly help reduce the appearance of scarring.

Microneedling Benefits

Microneedling uses small needles to cause tiny

punctures in the skin. These small contact points

encourage the body to create a wound healing

response and renew the skin cells. As your skin

repairs, production of collagen and elastin is

triggered to give an almost immediate plumping

effect. It also helps tackle other skin damage such as

scarring, dark marks, sun damage and aging.

Microcurrent and its Benefits

Microcurrent is a low level of electrical

current that mirrors the body’s own natural

current. Its proven and accepted properties

and potential range of applications from

wound healing, muscle rehabilitation, macular

degeneration, to lymphodema continue to

assist medical practitioners with amazing

results. The intended use for the Bio-Ultimate

Platinum device is to aid in the battle of

anti-aging by diminishing the appearance of

fine lines and wrinkles, improving texture and

appearance of skin, re-educating and toning

BY ANGELA JACKSON

facial muscles, and reducing the overall visual

appearance of aging. A popular non-invasive

service that gives you the freedom to attain

anti-aging goals without the recovery,

downtime, and expense of surgeries.

This low level of electrical current (500

microamperes) works in harmony with the

body’s natural healing processes. At a cellular

level, microcurrent stimulates activity in

the cell to create massive amounts (a 500%

increase) of adenosine tri-phosphate (ATP),

known as the “energy of life”. ATP drives

several biological processes including muscle

contraction/re-education and protein (collagen

and elastin) synthesis. Facial toning is achieved

through muscle re-education, working a

muscle from its origin and insertion inward

to shorten slackened muscles (such as in the

cheeks or forehead), and working from the

belly outward to lengthen contracted muscles

(such as the muscles that pull the corners of the

mouth downward). Microcurrent also offers

specific iontophoresis which allows superior

penetration of serums into the skin. Benefits

include improved muscle tone in face and neck,

lifted jowls and eyebrows, skin exfoliation, sun

damaged treatment, increased product penetration,

and reduced wrinkles and fine lines.

Angela Jackson, Licensed

Aesthetician, offers

microcurrent facials and

other anti aging facial

treatments at Studio SKIN

in downtown Conway.

1315 North St, ste 102

Downtown Conway

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We have different looks, likes and loves!

Who you are matters......You are no regular Girl!

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faulkner fam

PHOTOS BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

Our Faulkner Fam:

the Bledsoe Family

Your Names

Adam & Amanda Bledsoe,

Hunter (age 6, kindergarten Wooster)

and Audrey (age 10, 5th grade Wooster)

Where are you from?

Adam: Faulkner County after serving

in the military and attending Harding

University in Searcy

Amanda: Atkins, AR – I’m a native

Arkansan and proud of it!!

Where do you work?

Him: THV 11

Her: Bledsoe Chiropractic Clinic

How did you two meet?

The Lord has a funny sense of humor!

We met on a faith-based website in

2002. It was destiny! We had a long

distance relationship while Amanda

was in chiropractic school in Kansas

City and Adam was at Harding in

Searcy. We spent every other weekend

together and spent a LOT of time on the

phone. We got to know each other very

well that way and shared an important

bond in our faith. We married in 2004

in Searcy on the campus of Harding.

The rest is history!

How long have you lived here?

We moved back to Arkansas in 2005

with no job but chose to buy a house

in Conway! After a couple of jobs,

Amanda ended up here and has happily

worked/lived here ever since! We

enjoyed being in Conway until 5 years

ago then moved out to the county,

north of Wooster in Greenbrier school

district. Our family, including a rescue

dog Bo, barn cat/house kitty, Pickles

and two free range chickens enjoy the

wide open space and nature!!

If you had to live somewhere else

in the world where would it be?

Him: Honestly I’m happy right where I

am. Some of me wishes I had a home in

Ohio where I’m from. More than half

of me is super glad to be here! I’ve never

been anywhere else that I’d like to live

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Wild River Country or just hanging

out at the house. We’re pretty easily

entertained, like the simple life and

enjoy each other (most of the time!!)

Describe parenting

in one sentence:

Him: Love & consistency is key

Her: Trying to keep them alive and

from killing each other, and stay sane

through it!! (Audrey says are you sane

through anything??!!)

When you get a date night

where do you go?

Walmart. Can’t beat shopping alone.

Once we spent our anniversary at Taco

Bell and another time at Sam’s. We’re so

thankful and easily entertained on the

rare chance we don’t have work or kids!

When you shop local (for fun) what

stores are always on your list?

Him: Conway Farm & Home Supply,

OK Corral (jeans and boots for the

whole fam!! Love their sweet staff!!)

Her: Golden Girls (NEW & GREAT!!),

The Kitchen Store (dangerous even on

a short lunch break!!), and my neighbor

that I can ride my bike to–Wilkinson’s!!


We’re honored and privileged to be a part of Faulkner County. Our

main goal is to love our neighbor better than ourselves. We could live

anywhere in this great country and we chose to live right here in Faulkner

County. We Love You! We hope you have the best day of your life!


—Adam & Amanda Bledsoe

not just visit – New Mexico was nice,

Northern California.

Her: I always thought I’d live further

away from home (Atkins) and

researched a lot of colleges and then

went to Kansas City for school. After 3

years there, I was missing the beautiful

Natural State. We love to camp and

Arkansas is very hard to beat for our

lakes, state parks and trees!! I’m not a

fan of flat (surprise with this head of

hair!!) So I’m with Adam, here is just

fine with me! I really want to go to

Costa Rica, but for now can’t say I’d like

to live there!!

Favorite thing to do as a family?

Going on trips together such as quick

trips to Silver Dollar City in Branson,

What do you love most

about living in this community?

Him: The ability to connect and feel

like you’re making a difference through

a variety of nonprofit charity events,

church at Robinson and Center Church

of Christ and the social scene.

Her: The small town feel even in a town

of 60k. I have to pinch myself when I go

to big events as a small town girl (pop.

3,000) and know LOTS of people. I don’t

just know them but call them friends

and enjoy living, working and raising a

family together here. We feel so blessed

by such a supportive community that

we see everyday in our business and any

charity we partner with.

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health

What is Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is an infection, inflammation,

or swelling or the sinuses and nasal

cavity. The sinuses hollow spaces in the

bones surrounding the nose and eyes. Sinus

infections typically include cloudy or colored

discharge from the nose accompanied by

nasal congestion or facial pain/pressure. Other

symptoms can include fever, cough, reduced

sense of smell, and upper tooth pain.

Sinus infections can be caused by viruses,

bacteria, or fungi. A viral infection has

symptoms similar to a bacterial infection, but

generally improve within 10 days. A bacterial

sinus infection is typically more severe and

can last a longer period of time. An acute

bacterial sinus infection typically fails to

improve over 10 days or suddenly gets worse

after an initial period of getting better. A

chronic sinus infection is when the symptoms

last for greater than 12 weeks. A fungal

sinus infection is typically a chronic infection

associated from mold or yeast. There are also

other causes of sinusitis, such as upper tooth

infections and exposure to nasal irritants

such as wood dust or smoke.

How do you diagnose sinusitis?

A healthcare provider can typically

diagnose a sinus infection through a medical

history and exam. This includes noting

which symptoms are present and for how

long. Other conditions can seem like a sinus

infection, but in fact be something else.

For example, facial pain or headache with

minimal accompanying nasal symptoms is

often not a sinus infection. Dizziness is not

typically associated with sinus problems.

There are several physical findings associated

with sinusitis as well. These include

swelling or inflammation in the nasal cavity,

nasal or sinus drainage, or even nasal polyps.

Ear, Nose, and Throat physicians will

commonly use a nasal endoscope to examine

further back in the nasal cavity and sinuses.

Finally, a CT scan can be ordered to look

inside the sinuses and will usually confirm

the diagnosis or help determine if surgery

would be indicated.

How do you treat sinusitis?

The best course of action for acute sinusitis

is “watchful waiting” for the first 10 days.

Most symptoms will resolve over that time,

especially if they are from a viral infection.

Medications to control symptoms include

nasal saline, over-the-counter pain relievers,

decongestants, and nasal steroid sprays.

For symptoms extending beyond 10 days,

antibiotics with or without steroids are

commonly prescribed.

Chronic sinusitis is treated differently from

acute sinusitis, especially if nasal polyps are

present. This usually includes treatment of

any underlying problem such as allergies or

nasal irritants. Mainstays of therapy include

nasal steroids, antihistamines, and nasal

rinses. Antibiotics or steroids are sometimes

used for worsening symptoms. If symptoms

persist, nasal procedures such as balloon

sinuplasty or sinus surgery can be considered.

These procedures both involve opening the

sinuses, allowing them to drain and ventilate

properly. Whereas medications address the

inflammatory aspect of sinusitis, procedures

address the “plumbing” aspect.

What are Balloon Sinuplasty and

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery?

Balloon sinuplasty is a minimally-invasive

procedure that dilates or stretches the openings

to the nasal sinuses. Small balloons are placed

in the sinuses and then inflated, opening the

sinuses by fracturing the bone around the

openings to provide lasting benefits. The

balloons are then removed. Endoscopic sinus

surgery also expands the openings to the

sinuses, but does so by removing bone and

soft tissue with forceps or shavers. This is

typically used for more severe sinus problems

or when nasal polyps are present. Both balloon

sinuplasty and sinus surgery can be performed

in the office setting or operating room. It is

important to remember that neither are not a

cure for sinus problems, but only a tool to help

treat them. It is often necessary to continue

medications afterward to control nasal inflammation,

allergies, or polyps.

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scene | heard

Best Buddies Match Party

The Match Party at Conway High

School is our big kick off event

to get our friendship matches

revealed. This is where our members

will find out their buddy so they can

start hanging out and building a bond! It

is so much fun to get to see the buddy

pairs be complete strangers at the

beginning of the year and by the end

of the school year they know so much

about each other and even have their

own inside jokes and secret handshakes!

We chose the theme Superheroes

because we are all superheroes and

we all have our own superpowers!

It was a fantastic event thanks to our

decorations, food (thanks to Marcos

Pizza, Chick-fil-A, Julie’s Sweet Shoppe

& Bakery & Maggie’s Cookies), and

amazing members!

Top L-R: Alye Bell (Best Buddies Advisor),

Carlee Beene (Treasurer), Emily Babb (Best

Buddies Special Education Advisor). Bottom

L-R: Haley Tougas (Secretary), Catie Overton

(President), Sarah Mayo (Vice President)

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UCA OUTREACH:

NOVEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Information on all of the classes listed below can

be found at uca.edu/outreach

Nov. 2, WLN – First Friday Coffee

Women’s Leadership Network First Friday Coffee, 9-10 a.m.

at UCA Downtown. This is a free networking event.

Nov. 5 - 26, Cake Decorating Phase 3

Learn skills like tiered cakes, gum paste, fondant and more.

If you do not have basic fondant/cake decorating tools, they

can be purchased at local hobby and craft stores. This class

meets on Mondays at UCA Downtown.

Nov. 8, Healthy & Delish Meal Prep

Peter Nguyen has mastered the art of healthy, easy and

delicious meal preparation. In this hands-on class, you make

vegan curry and spring rolls and a Vietnamese sweet chili

veggie side dish. This class will be at UCA Downtown.

Nov. 10. Office Fitness and Flexibility 101

Excessive amounts of sitting is not good for the human body.

Karl Lenser will demonstrate a variety of exercises that can be

performed in the office that will enhance flexibility and reduce

the risk of developing back pain. This class will be held on the

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Nov. 15, Empowering Partnerships

Women’s Leadership Network event. This is a free event at

UCA’s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Women will

learn how to leverage partnerships for the benefit of all.

Nov. 15 & 16, Smart Recycling

Learn the ins and outs of the recycling industry. Conway’s

recycling educator will discuss acceptable items, current trade

news and answer your sanitation questions. This is a free

class and will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference

Center on the UCA campus.

Nov. 26 - 29, Intro to ArCA

If you’ve ever wondered if software development is the

career for you, this course could answer your questions. It’s

a low-risk way to determine 100% if you should make the

move. Students will get a taste of the three languages taught

in the full-time and part-time courses and the chance to talk

to the director, career advisors and alumni. All ages an skill

levels are welcome.


scene | heard

It’s Time to Start Packing!

What is Operation

Christmas Child?

The Samaritan’s Purse

project, Operation Christmas

Child collects shoebox gifts—

filled with fun toys, school supplies and

hygiene items—and delivers them to children

in need around the world to demonstrate

God’s love in a tangible way. For many of

these children, the gift-filled shoebox is the

first gift they have ever received.

Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child,

the world’s largest Christmas project of its

kind, has collected and delivered more than

157 million shoebox gifts to children in more

than 160 countries and territories.

In 2018, Operation Christmas Child hopes

to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach

another 11 million children in countries like

Peru, the Philippines, Rwanda and Ukraine.

Nearly 11 million shoebox gifts were

collected worldwide in 2017, with more than

8.8 million collected in the U.S. The Area

Goal is 16,017 gift-filled shoeboxes.

How Can YOU Help?

Conway and the surrounding communities

have been participating in the collection of

these shoebox gifts since 1999. Scores of

churches, groups, teams, classes, businesses,

families and individuals from our local

community have contributed thousands of

boxes since 1999.

The community is invited to join in this

gift giving ministry. 2018 Collection Week is

November 12th-19th. The drop-off location

this year is 1051 Hogan Lane (Fellowship

Bible Church). Drop-off hours are 10-2

Monday-Friday, with additional hours from

7-9 p.m. Wednesday, 10-12 Saturday, 1-6

Sunday, and 9-12 the last Monday.

What Do You Pack In A Shoebox?

Anyone can pack a shoebox. Individuals,

families, churches and groups fill empty

shoeboxes with school supplies, hygiene items

and fun toys, such as dolls or soccer balls.

Do Not Include candy; toothpaste; used or

damaged items; war-related items such as toy

guns, knives or military figures; seeds; chocolate

or food; liquids or lotions; medications or

vitamins; breakable items, such as snow globes

or glass containers; or aerosol cans.

Remember!

The Go Store is a one-stop location in

downtown Conway where you can find

quality items at discounted prices for your

Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts!

The GO Store is located at 807 Court Street in

Conway, AR

The GO Store Mission: To offer quality

merchandise at discount prices to individuals

and groups wishing to pack shoeboxes to

benefit Operation Christmas Child and

to make items cheaper and more accessible

- allowing those packing to send

more shoeboxes for the same amount of

money; therefore, increasing their impact in

spreading The Gospel and making disciples

of the nations. You can get more details

online at www.conwaygostore.com.

More information on what to include and

what not to include in your shoebox can be

found at samaritanspurse.org/occ. Operation

Christmas Child suggests a shipping donation

of $9. Shipping donations can be made

online on the Samaritan’s Purse website by

clicking on the Follow Your Box tab to receive

a tracking label to discover its destination.

“This is an exciting week that we plan for all

year. We love seeing the faces and hearing the

stories of the people who donate shoeboxes

each year and we count it as such a privilege

to share these gifts with these children in

desperate situations!” said Dawn Wilson,

Arkansas River Valley Area Coordinator.

For information in addition to the website,

contact Dawn Wilson at 501-269-0434.

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Pink Night with the CHS Lady Cats

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United Way CEO Luncheon

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Board of Realtors

Annual Picnic

The Faulkner County Board of

Realtors recently held their annual

picnic in front of their office at the

downtown plaza. Realtor members,

their affiliates, and downtown neighbors

were all invited to attend. Simmons

Bank provided hotdogs and hamburgers

for the event. Friends of the Faulkner

County animal shelter had pets available

for adoption that day and collected pet

food and supplies. The FCBOR collected

monetary gifts from members and

presented the Friends of the FC animal

shelter with the funds they collected.

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United Way of Central Arkansas

Gets Ready to Trot for a Cause

SUBMITTED PHOTOS

The United Way of Central Arkansas

(UWCA) plans to impact the community

by encouraging activity with families at

the 4th Annual 2018 Turkey Trot 5K fun

run, walk & wheelchair accessible race.

This year UWCA is adding a Gobble

Wobble race, a 1-miler for children 10

and under before the 5K. The event race

is set to take place on Thanksgiving Day,

November 22nd. The Gobble Wobble will

take place at 8am and the Turkey Trot 5K

will take place at 8:30am at Centennial

Valley Event Center. Funds raised with the

race will support over 33 programs within

23 non-profit agencies in Faulkner, Perry

and Van Buren Counties in the categories

of education, health and financial stability.

There are many cities around the U.S.

who have made the “run” or “walk” a

Thanksgiving Day tradition, which is a

goal for UWCA. All participants will also

be giving “thanks” by helping Healthier

Lifestyles through the Boys & Girls Club,

Home Delivered Meals for the Faulkner

County Council on Aging, the Food Bank

at CAPCA, and many more life-changing

community programs.

“Elite runners, joggers, and walkers

will enjoy the course through Centennial

Valley Country Club neighborhood, which

is flat, fast and flows through a welcoming

neighborhood,” said Tom Anderson, the

chairperson for the event.

“We want everyone to join us for the

fitness before the feast,” Maret Cahill

Wicks, Executive Director of UWCA

stated. “We are expecting a great crowd

and continue to receive so much support

from the community,” Wicks added.

Conway Regional Health System will be

presenting our Turkey Trot 5k & Gobble

Wobble 1-mile race this year, along with

our wonderful Foundation Partners;

Conway Corporation, Nabholz, TriTechne,

Adcock Family Foundation, Bank OZK,

Centennial Bank, Farris Agency, First

Service Bank, Trinity Development

Corporation and Virco. Our race sponsors

include; Crain, Kimberly Clark, Bledsoe

Chiropractic, Ad Graphics, Cross Creek

Sandwich Shop and Julie’s Sweet Shoppe,

but we are still reaching out to companies

for sponsorships. Sponsoring the Turkey

Trot is a great opportunity to get your

organization’s information out to hundreds

of people. We expect 1000 runners and

at least 200 spectators. You can have the

chance to get your logo put on the back

of your Turkey Trot T-shirt, social media

shout-outs, and your promotional items in

the race bags. This event takes place right

before Black Friday and Small Business

Saturday, so this is a prime opportunity to

put a coupon or flyer about your sales or

products in our race bags. You don’t want

to miss this opportunity! Please let us

know if you are interested! UWCArk.org/

turkey-trot-sponsorship

Those interested in signing up can visit

the website at UWCArk.org/turkey-trot or

stop by the office located at 1110 W. Oak

St in Conway to pick up a registration

form. Individuals interested in information

on how to volunteer can also visit the

website, UWCArk.org, or call the office at

501-327-5087.

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scene | heard

It’s Not a Job

BY DREW SPURGERS

PHOTOS BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

If you’ve dined at Stoby’s in the last 30

years, there are a couple of familiar faces you’ll

recognize – and probably have a memory or

two to share about them. It’s quite likely that

Betty Sims is included in those memories.

Betty has been a server at Stoby’s for 34

years now. On September 19, she was awarded

the honor of “Best Server in Arkansas” by the

Arkansas Hospitality Association. I met with

Betty at Stoby’s to talk about her award, and to

find out what she thinks makes someone the

best server in the state.

Servers are nominated for the award by

their bosses or co-workers. Nominations

are submitted in essay format, explaining

why someone should be considered. David

Stobaugh, owner of Stobys, nominated Sims.

He approached her to ask some questions

and just told Sims “I’m working on a project.”

Sims explained to me how she felt when she

found out she was nominated: “Oh, it was so

kind. Just so generous. I was honored.”

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The winner of the award is not announced

prior to the banquet. The entrants all come

up to the front of the room to be recognized,

then return to theirs seats. The master of

ceremonies then starts to read the essay of

the winner. Sims said her co-workers started

to realize she’d won the award before she did.

“Well, they start reading the essay, and they

say front-of-house, then thirty-four years,

then drives forty minutes to work… I just

didn’t think anything of it, but my co-workers

started looking at me with these big smiles.

They said my name and everyone else at the

table stood up and I was so consumed I didn’t

even know to stand up. They told me ‘Betty!

Get up and go get your award!’”

“When I sat back down I looked at David and

said ‘David, that was so beautiful!’ He looked

at me and said ‘Well, Betty, it was the truth!’”

Betty has spent years developing strong

relationship with her customers. I asked

her how she did this. She smiled and said,

“in the morning, we just get close to our

customers. They’re not our customers, they’re

our friends. One time, we went to a funeral.

There was a group of us who called ourselves

the breakfast club. This gentleman knew he

was going to move to heaven, and he wanted

a sunrise funeral. The funeral home wouldn’t

do a sunrise funeral, but they’d do 7am. So all

of us breakfast club members went to the 7am

funeral. David knew stuff like that. I have a

group of seniors I play Skipbo with weekly.

One time, I went and helped flip a mattress

for someone. David just knew these stories.

You just see a need and you take care of it.”

Stoby’s has clearly undergone some changes

in the last few years (including a brand new

building). I asked Betty what she thought the

biggest change has been in the restaurant.

“Over the years, I think the community has

realized how generous David and Patti are.

They’ve started to see the generosity David

and Patti share with us every day. I remember

when I was 17 years old and couldn’t afford

furniture, David co-signed for me on a loan

at Kordsmeier. I’ve seen him do things for

different people over the years, and the

community has started to see that.”

I asked Betty how her job has changed

with the new restaurant. “Well, it’s a lot more

walking. I’ve just seen that as an opportunity

to get in better shape – hold on just a second.”

At this point, Betty got up to hug some

customers who were leaving and said “Y’all

come back in for breakfast! Love you, too!”

I asked Betty what some of her favorite

memories or things about her job were.

“I just really love seeing some of the third

and fourth generations. People bringing in

their kids who I waited on for a long time.

I just keep telling Debbie we’re going to

grow old together and be here in our walkers

waiting on tables.” (Debbie Patrom is another

long-time server at Stoby’s. She and Betty

lead the morning crew in front-of-house).

Of course, I had to know much cheese dip

Betty thinks she’s served up over the years.

After some quick math, she said “Oh my…

I’d say it’s got to be at least a million or more.

You know, I only catch about 3 hours at lunch,

so if I was here for dinner it’d be more. But it’s

got to be at least a million at this point.”

I asked Debbie what made someone the best

server in Arkansas. She said “It’s caring for the

customer. I just want to pamper. I want them

to have the best experience they can. You just

have to care about your customer.”

Knowing that she’s clearly made an impact

on Stoby’s and Conway, I asked Debbie if she

had any goals. She said “Oh, I’ve got at least

another 10 years in me. I just want to keep on

doing what I love and enjoying life!”


I just really love seeing

some of the third and fourth

generations. People bringing

in their kids who I waited

on for a long time.


—Betty Sims, Stoby’s


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