Archive | Jason Ivester

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Kite Festival

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge hosted the 24th annual Kite Festival on Saturday, March 22, 2014, on their grounds near Eureka Springs. Photos from this gallery can be purchased here after Monday.

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Great NWA Model Train Show

The Sugar Creek Model Railroad & Historical Society, Inc. hosted the 11th annual Great Northwest Arkansas Model Train Show on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.   To purchase photos from this event after Monday, click here.

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Arkansas vs LSU gymnastics

Arkansas hosted LSU on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, for a meet at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville. Both teams wore pink in the Flip for a Cure meet to promote breast cancer awareness. Senior All-American Katherine Grable won the all-around with a score of 39.625 but the Gymbacks fell to the Tigers 196.275 – 197.225.

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Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2013 photo gallery

Photos by the NWA Media photographers Andy Shupe, Jason Ivester, Samantha Baker and Michael Woods at the 2013 Bikes, Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally in Fayetteville Arkansas. Day 3 DAY 2 DAY 1:

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Extreme Midget Wrestling

Before the Naturals baseball game started on Saturday, July 13, the early arriving fans were treated to a small phenomenon in Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Actually five small phenomenons. Five members of Extreme Midget Wrestling put on a show that was — for lack of better descriptors — interesting. Seeing this was a first for […]

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LPGA Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

I had the pleasure of photographing the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship over the weekend at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. I moved here nearly six years ago and I’ve covered this LPGA event every year (missing only the first installment before I arrived). This event has grown exponentially over the years with the talent and […]

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2013 Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting

Wal-Mart held their annual shareholders meeting on Friday, June 7, 2013, inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Actor Hugh Jackman served as the emcee for the event while musical entertainment was provided by Prince Royce, Kelly Clarkson, X Factor U.K. 2012 runner-up Jahmene Douglas, John Legend and Jennifer Hudson. Actor Tom Cruise made a surprise […]

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Pig Trail Mud Run

  On Saturday, June 1, 2013, I had the pleasure of photographing the inaugural Pig Trail Mud Run on the campus of Ecclesia College in Springdale. The run, which had over 600 registered runners, benefits the Springdale Rotary Club. Taking off in seven flights, participants climbed, jumped and crawled over and through 15 obstacles along […]

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Bentonville vs Rogers Heritage Girls Basketball

Bentonville hosted Rogers Heritage on Friday night in prep hoops action. In the girls game, Bentonville senior Julia Garrard blocked shots in the final seconds from each of the twin seniors Ashley and Brittany Ward from Rogers Heritage to secure a two-point win over the War Eagles.

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2012 Photos of the year from Northwest Arkansas

The Northwest Arkansas Newspapers Inc., better known as NWA Media, wanted to give our readers a look back at some of the better photo taken in our community in 2012.

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