Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane As magical as they may be, all decked out in lights that give the world a soft glow, the holidays are here and gone again in the blink of an eye, too quick to come and too swiftly over. That enchantment is something we wish we could hold onto, but...
An Oasis in the Desert

An Oasis in the Desert

An Oasis in the Desert   There are hints, there are signs and then there are meteors that fall from the sky and hit you right between the eyes. Take for example, how Eddie and Katie Vansell of Van Buren first met. “There used to be this thing called Bridal Fest...
In Perfect Harmony

In Perfect Harmony

In Perfect Harmony The Fort Smith Chorale   On November 22, 1981, thirty-five angelic voices sang out during the first performance of the Fort Smith Chorale at First Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Since that day, the Chorale has grown to over seventy...
Soul Food

Soul Food

  Soul Food   Nate Walls stands before three large pans, a long-handled spoon in one hand and a clamshell foam plate in the other. “Let me fix you a plate,” he says to the visitor, slicing the nose of the spoon into a well of Brussels sprouts and sweet potato. He...
Papa Bear Hug

Papa Bear Hug

Papa Bear Hug   It was the hug heard – and seen – around the world; a grandfather embracing his grandsons, then ages nine and six, while disintegrating into tears. Caught on camera, the moment was shared across the country and around the world. “If you know my...
Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding

  Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding INGREDIENTS for the bread pudding 1 pound day-old bread (French, Italian, or Challah), torn into small pieces 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup half and half 1 – 15 oz. can pumpkin puree 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 3 Tablespoons melted...

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