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Silver Screens – A Great Movie Watching Experience

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Movies are a favorite past time for many families, a time to laugh and eat great snacks together. Many couples have experienced their first date watching a movie together after dinner. The laughter and cackling of small children watching their favorite movie is priceless. All these memories and many more are what makes watching movies so ...

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Select Realty – Cutting Edge Service

It is said that a house is made of bricks and beams, but a home is made of love and dreams. A home is more than just four walls. It is a place where children laugh, families grow, and couples think of the past and dream about the future. For many, a home is where all their dreams come true. ...

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Dr. P.C. Roberts – Personal Care Through Outpatient Veterinary Medicine

BY LOGAN MCCOUTNEY – Dogs have been called man’s best friend. There is nothing more fun growing up than enjoying the friendship of your dog while you play in the yard. Some families aren’t complete without a cat or dog. Dr. P.C. Roberts understands the special place that pets have in families and has spent a majority of his life ...

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Hornet Tire – Providing Quality Car Care for Polk County

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Henry Ford once said, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Thankfully, Mr. Ford didn’t ask and as a result of his work and the work of others, millions of Americans enjoy the comfort of traveling in automobiles. As anyone knows, cars left alone without maintenance and care, they ...

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A-Z Rental: The Big Toy Store for Contractors & Weekend Warriors

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Every year at this time, folks are gearing up for their latest remodel or home project. The nice Spring weather and tax returns make this an ideal time to finish that big weekend project, or the honey-do’s. In whatever situation, help is just down the road. Steve Graves at A-Z Rentals has all the rental equipment ...

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Polk County Extension Homemakers Club- Making a Better Home and Community

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – It is undeniable that our culture is moving faster than it ever has. Everything from fast food, paying bills, and even shopping online is for the purpose of making life easier and faster. If life was like college, everyone would be majoring in ‘busyness’. No where can this rapid pace be seen like it is within ...

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Terry Scott – A Dedicated Public Servant and Businessman for South Polk County

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – One of the greatest things about a Democracy is that it gives people the opportunity to voice their concerns and desires. Throughout generations, men and women have been appointed to be the voice of a segment or group of people. For over 40 years now, Terry Scott has been a voice for many in Polk County. ...

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Farm Credit – Enriching Rural Life

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Paul Harvey, the former radio personality, once wrote a speech honoring the hard working farmer in America. He said, “And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, ‘I need a caretaker’, God made a farmer.” Paul painted a picture of the hard working farmer and rural life that has been ...

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Lottie-Da’s-Styling Hair Artistically

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – It’s not too often that parents get to work alongside their kids later in life, much less run a business with them. This is exactly what is happening at Lottie-Da’s salon. Laurie Craig and her daughter, Alexa Graves, own the business and style hair together.  Lottie-Da’s is located next to Southwest EMS on highway 71. Both ...

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Crider Aircraft – Working as a Family

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – It isn’t often that you can work somewhere that you enjoy what you do, like the people you work with, and you feel like your boss cares about you. This unique combination is displayed at Crider Aircraft at the Mena Airport. Owners Roger and Cindy Crider care about the men and women that work in their ...

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