Makris talks about small business, hopes for Pine Bluff

After starting out in a family owned business, George Makris worked his way up to being president of the company and is now chairman and CEO of Simmons First, a banking corporation that spans four states and is looking to grow even farther.


The ‘simplicity’ of getting fit

I’ve NEVER heard anyone say “You know, I’d like a really pretty house, but I don’t care if it has a refrigerator or bathrooms”. But I hear “I just want bigger arms” or “I only want to work on my waist” quite frequently. From a fitness professional’s perspective, they mean virtually the same thing.

Our Father’s Love

We’ve recently celebrated Father’s Day by showing our fathers just how much they mean to us. In so many ways, fathers are the under-recognized keys to the success of families.


Altheimer teens join reading summit

Youth in Altheimer are participating in the Kansas City Teen Summit for a second year to pilot a “Connect to My Altheimer” summer reading project. The project began June 20 and ends Friday, July 29.

Coleman All School Reunion set July 1-3

C.P. Coleman High School’s 12th All School Reunion will be celebrated Friday through Sunday, July 1-3 at Prince Hall Grand Masonic Lodge, 2906 E. Harding Ave. All former students are encouraged to attend.


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