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UA men’s basketball student-athletes give back

Moses Kingsley (right) smiles Wednesday, July 29, 2015, as he greets students as Manuale Watkins (from left) and Jimmy Whitt, all members of the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team, hand out backpacks at the Boys and Girls Club of Fayetteville. The backpacks were filled with school supplies as needed, all provided by Dwelling Place […]

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Prayer vigil for Emanuel AME shootings

John L. Colbert of Fayetteville leads prayer Saturday, June 20, 2015, in front of a collection of photographs of the nine killed Wednesday at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., during a prayer vigil at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. The vigil was organized by the church, HandsUPNWA, Umoja Soul Writers […]

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Ozark Demolition Derby

Competitors drive Saturday, June 6, 2015, during the annual Ozark Demolition Derby at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. As a car guy, this assignment was irresistible for me. Though I enjoyed watching the cars hit one another, the best part for me was looking at all of the modifications that had been made on the cars […]

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2015 Pig Trail Mud Run

Cooper Claussen, 9, of Springdale laughs Saturday, May 30, 2015, as he crawls through mud during the annual Pig Trail Mud Run at the Ecclesia College campus in Elm Springs. The event is a fundraiser for the Springdale Rotary Club. Years ago, when I was a runner, I did everything I could to avoid mud. […]

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Cleaning up the West Fork of the White River

Volunteer Tiffany Morrow carries a bag Saturday, May 16, 2015, while walking through a drainage culvert beneath Centennial Avenue in West Fork during 10th annual West Fork Cleanup sponsored by the Beaver Watershed Alliance. Volunteers worked in Fayetteville, West Fork and Winslow. The group that I followed during the cleanup was all from the same […]

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Academic All-Stars

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Academic All-Star team includes Alisha Sahu of Rogers High School, left; Brookelynn Harper of Providence Academy in Rogers; Jeremy Mueller of Farmington High School; Alex O’Brien of Springdale Har-Ber High School; Kate Woolverton of Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville; Sam Johnson of Fayetteville High School; Allison Torres of Siloam Springs High […]

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Chi Omega Greek Theatre rededicated

Jenny Bryan (center) and her mother, Holly Bryan, both of Fayetteville, take a “selfie” during a rededication ceremony Wednesday, May 6, 2015, for the renovated Chi Omega Greek Theatre on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville. The Chi Omega Greek Theatre is second only to Old Main as one of the signature spots on […]

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The Bentonville Film Festival red carpet

Actress Geena Davis speaks to members of the media during a red-carpet event to open the Bentonville Film Festival Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. That was a first red carpet duty for me, though I could tell there were several there who had done that many times […]

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Greenway opens before large crowd

Residents gather to watch the ribbon cutting during a dedication ceremony for the Northwest Arkansas Razorback Greenway’s opening Saturday, May 2, 2015, on Emma Avenue in Springdale. Even knowing the degree to which residents in Northwest Arkansas are passionate about trails, I never thought that so many would show up to see the grand opening […]

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Bob Woodward speaks at J-Days at the UA

Renown journalist and author Bob Woodward speaks Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Hillside Auditorium on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville as a part of the Journalism Days celebration at the university. As a person who grew up in the 1970s, I was very aware of the impact that the Watergate scandal had. […]

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