Author: Katie Arnold

Campus canines boost morale little by little
Lifestyles

Campus canines boost morale little by little

The quad on John Brown University’s campus has its very own “puppy man,” Corwin Lyttle, who shares his puppies with students. Corwin is the husband of another JBU student, Lindsey Lyttle. Not really knowing what to expect the first time he rescued some puppies, Corwin decided to bring the rescued […]

Local designer crafts hobby into mission
Local

Local designer crafts hobby into mission

The children’s clothing industry thrives in downtown Siloam Springs. Heather Lanker founded Heather Hill Clothing is a retail company that caters to girls from the ages of two to seven. More than 10 years ago, Heather had a vision of the potential for kids clothing. This vision prompted Lanker to […]

Northwest Arkansas feels population boom
Local World

Northwest Arkansas feels population boom

Northwest Arkansas is brimming with strip malls, half-built bridges and near-constant road work. What started out as a small area of 5,000 people in the middle of the Ozark hills has become a home to over three million people, according to the U.S. census. With all of the recent construction, […]

MVP Sports offers opportunity to disability community
Sports

MVP Sports offers opportunity to disability community

Ability Tree, a nonprofit center for children with disabilities, has recently started up a program to connect John Brown University sports teams with kids in Ability Tree. Children from families in the disabilities community have an opportunity to participate and learn how to play basketball and possibly other sports, through […]

Farmers market unites local community
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Farmers market unites local community

Every Saturday in downtown Siloam from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. community members from farms and houses inside and outside city limits come to sell their wares. From tomatoes to succulents, and wood carvings to soaps, Siloam Farmers Market offers a variety of options for community members and students alike. […]