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Bruce Edward Murphy

This risk-taking medical innovator gave up a 30-year practice of medicine, jumping from the cath lab into the boardroom to keep Arkansas Heart Hospital in Arkansans’ hands. He owns his choices.

Subscriber onlyWhat is it like to own a hospital? Continue reading...

World Services for Blind to honor Sharon Priest

Subscriber onlyLinking yourself to a cause is sometimes like courting a potential future spouse. Continue reading...

Dollars for scholars

League of United Latin American Citizens of Arkansas gala honors service, raises money

Subscriber onlyA university chancellor, a vice chancellor, two institutions of higher education and an outstanding volunteer were honored at the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Arkansas' Scholarship Gala 2017, which took place Oct. 13 in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center and featured a dinner of braised orange and guajillo beef. Continue reading...

Future together quickly came into focus for pair

Subscriber onlyKathryn Tucker's serendipitous meeting of fellow filmmaker Gabe Mayhan is the stuff movies are made of. Continue reading...

Shelby knot prime example of today's well-dressed man

Subscriber onlyQ. I admit to being a bit obsessive compulsive and this means that tie knots bother me; they either are not centered perfectly or they make the tie length too short. Is there any solution that is better than the four-in-hand knot or the Windsor? Continue reading...

A worthy cause

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Charlene Fite (R-Van Buren) was one of two recipients of 2017 WOW Women of the Year honors at the fourth annual WOWapalooza, a benefit for Women's Own Worth held Oct. 12 at the Arkansas Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. The event grossed more than $77,000 for the agency, which provides survivors of domestic violence and violent crimes with aid that includes emotional and financial support, therapy, family programs and housing assistance. Continue reading...

Groom took vows with bride's sister

Subscriber onlyEncouraged by her sister Ashley Schaus, Hannah Schaus said her vows at an Indiana bed-and-breakfast as friends and family looked on. Continue reading...

Miracle League fundraiser, awards ceremony a big hit

Subscriber onlyGuests at the Miracle League of Arkansas' Double Header on Oct. 14 were able to try their luck batting against major league pitchers at Catholic High School. The event was a fundraiser for Miracle League, which enables children who have physical challenges to play baseball, aided by volunteer buddies. Continue reading...

Skin needs special care on long flights

Subscriber onlyEveryone loves going on vacation, except for the actual traveling part. The arid environment of an airplane or bus can wreak havoc on the skin and leave it looking dehydrated, blotchy and fatigued. Continue reading...

Advocates raise $127,500 to champion children

Subscriber onlyArkansas Advocates for Children and Families went all out for its first gala, and with good reason. This year marks the child advocacy organization's 40th year. About 400 people helped celebrate during the Oct. 12 event at the Statehouse Convention Center. Continue reading...

Hard-to-adopt kitties purrfect for pest control

Subscriber onlyBALTIMORE -- Not long ago, Inky the cat was so angry and frightened that the only way his rescuers at BARCS could handle him was by trapping the 4-year-old black cat with a net. Continue reading...

Spring fashions: Pops of color, politics

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- What's unfolding in the world is reflected and refracted in all sorts of ways. Continue reading...

Independent designers unite to survive

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- For an independent designer operating in a world of megabrands such as Amazon, Zara, Nike and H&M, an old maxim could hold the key to survival: United we are stronger. Continue reading...

Party primer

VIPs gather ahead of 33rd Opus Ball

Subscriber onlySupporters of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra celebrated Opus XXXIII, the forthcoming 33rd annual Opus Ball, a few weeks early via a Patrons' Party, held Oct. 12 on the mezzanine of the Capital Hotel in Little Rock. Continue reading...

As wildfires rage, winemaker debuts product in Arkansas

Subscriber onlySonny Williams' Steak Room and co-executive chefs Ben Lindley and Todd Weber hosted a wine dinner the evening of Oct. 11 for Tom Gamble, owner of Gamble Family Vineyards. Continue reading...

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