Teens must now have parental consent in order to tan.
June 30, 2009
The fireworks at the annual Pops on the River event.
Angela Justice is a local stylist who did the hair and make-up for Kris Allen's family while he was competing on American Idol.
Brad Williams has started Bumblebee Transportation to be a designated driver for those in central Arkansas.
The old basketball court in the YMCA building downtown.
The courtyard of the YMCA building in downtown Little Rock.
Gina Hartwick and Karen Clinton
June 25, 2009
Asa and Conor Carroll
Michael Karch, Nathan Hamilton, John Crow and Pete Laven
Mike Brooks and Whitney Ransom
Scott, Sharon, Ethan and Lauren Kaufman
Brooke and Eric Andrews
Now, Chamber President Terry Hartwick vs. Mayor Patrick Hays
Tykirra Warren and Belinda Snow
Joey Ellis, Richard Eden, Brenda Eden and Jacob Ellis
Twisters' President Jack Lankford vs. Travs' General Manager Pete Laven
Let the trike races begin!
John Gaudin, David Fike and Corky Patton
Yes, Al Roker, Little Rock and NLR have "street cars". We call them trollies.
Jimmy, Jim, Nancy and Nathan
Kim and Gina Ursery
Vicki Langdon, Doug Wright and Chuck Weth
Wes Lambert and Aaron Howard
Karl Reynolds, Lauren Hawk and Dawn Reynolds
Lennon Parker and Daniel Bell
Damon Prop, David Baugh and Lightnin' Lee
James Paul, Nicky Williams and Ricky Williams
James Paul, Nicky Williams and Ricky Williams
Bill and Jane Arthurs, Barbara Swesey and Sue Snow Cooper
Jennifer Thomas, Rosalind Morris and Jennifer May
AJ Spiridigliozzi and Matt DeCample
David and Lauren Choate
Taylor Galloway and Matt Chiorni
"I'll take your ticket. Enjoy the show!"
Felicia Portwine and Ryan Portwine
Various play displays
Bryan Urban, Erik Urban and Heather Ernsbarger
Arkansas Shakespeare Theater t-shirts for sale
Annalisa Crosmer and Kay Collins
Kathy Fowler, Sue Bennett and Diana Gilpin
William Moon, Jeremy Ricketson and Pammi Fabert
Jennifer Killough and Tracey Garrison
Jeff and Milisa Moore
Gary Wheeler and Emily Wheeler
Terrell Anquoe, a Kiowa tribesman from Apache, Okla., had his face painted in intimidating fashion Saturday as a participant in a w arrior dance depicting confrontation and conquest of enemies.
Robert Murphy and Emily Murphy
June 24, 2009
Bill Weaver and Jamie Scott Blakey
Lynn Taylor, Claire Taylor and Kirstin Gatchalian
Patti German and Roben Johnson
Megan Hollowell and Caleb Baumgardner
Addison Carrier, Halley Beard, Amity Carrier, Lydia Carrier and Carol Albee
Joe, Faith and Laura Woodson
Larry and Pat Crane
Jeff Davis, Nga Do and Brad Wood
Buffy Dearmon, Jason Broach and Jon Beatty
Robb Graves and Lori Roberson
Jason Appleton, Chris Peterson and Drew Sventek
Jeremy Chatham and Chrissy Jennings
Danielle Fairman and Jonathan Cross
Simon Sanghera, Mandi Mendenhall and Dustin Ridling
Brandy Stults and Ryan Adams
Tracy Moye and Travis Haley
Megan Morgan and Ashley Morgan
The Father's Day pint glass
Jeanne and Mike Burns
Shawn Smith and Keli Wylie
Ches Skipper, Amy Shadell, Meghan Farrell and Tiffany Phillips
Yolanda Hugg and Verl Mitchell
Aaron Winans, Anthony Smith, Alan Beers and Christopher Fink
Jay Garrison, Nikia Foster, Tammy Tweedle and Robby Matthews
Taylor Verch and Stephen Fitts
Mary Lewis, Sarah Roberson, Madeleine Keenan-Gray, Haley Keenan-Gray and Shannon Butler
Anthony Stephens and Craig Bell
Verl Mitchell, Yolanda Hugg and Sarah Roberson
Ken Wakwe and Mary Lewis
Kaye Rainey and Lela Smith
Carleena Jones, Jonathan Griggs and Selyna Buie
Matthew Dunn, Bethany Bess, Kenji Nikaido and Abbey Comins
Dennis Johnson and Brittany Bryant
Bandi Coleman and Patty Coleman
Scott and Heidi Nikaido
Sarah Rigg and Jessica Rood
Stephanie Simon, Emma Yates, Laura Hamper and Kristin Pederson
David Nikaido and Andrea Gomez
Russ Swearingen and Lydia Thompson
Anna Krueger, Rachel Bailey and Don Ernst
Rebecca Tennille and Haley Keenan-Gray
Cutting the cake!
Jeremy Haggard, Ruda Pollard and Samaia Muhammad
Quilla Lanes and Matthew Dunn
In a June, 2009 photo taken from video, a Burmese python is seen in the snake pit at the Savannah River Ecology Lab in South Carolina where scientists are collecting pythons for study.
Mammoth Orange is a roadside cafe in Redfield.
June 23, 2009
Local architect Reese Rowland has designed buildings all over central Arkansas, including the Arkansas Studies Institute.
Dave Matthews Band visits Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock in late September.
A contestant in the annual elk calling contest in Jasper.
Antiques for sale at Morris Antiques in Keo.
Players have a game of pick up basketball under the bridge near Kanis Park.
Browsing through museums is just one of the many free things to do this summer.
Brandy Thomason's rings are a cornucopia of colorful stones and metals.
June 19, 2009
Shaun Slifer and Goose
June 18, 2009
Ever seen a trading blanket? Neither had we.
Charlie Ketzscher and Marion Traylor
Kimberly and Mary Foret
Sally Williams and Maribeth Anders
Blake and Courtney Butler
Emily Hardin and Derek Brooks
Chris Trice and Betsy Conner
Steve Eubanks wanted to take a picture of his Marquis de Sade tattoo.
Carry Jenkins and Jay Wright
Bridget Rodgers and Alicia Tullos make jewelry.
Blake Butler with featured artists PhotoBill Daniel and Buz Blurr
Eric Freeman, Cheri Leffew, Shelby Brewer and Sharea Wheeler
Matt and Sherry McLeod
Emmy Butler with Larry and Martha Hiett
Just lounging...because that's the mood of this place.
Felicia Cash and Matt Clark
Nhan Vuong and Andrew Erwin
Michelle Beaulieu, Alex Riemondy, Ginger Smith and Sarah Anscher
Amy Saunders and Doug Akin
Riley Hope and Ian Hope
Steve Worrell, Andy Ives, Matt Cooper and Timur Ender
Jim Agee and Henry Noor
Ann and Bob Bridges, Coreen Frasier and Emil Mackey
Denise Cole and John Linck
Kelly McRell and Michael Vail
Greg Shira and Chris Call
Tom Ezell, Don Gephardt, Jim Britt and Corky Zaloudek
Mary Vancura, Karen Call, Pettina Brownstein and Pat Piazza
Timur Ender, Beth Hansen, Dylan P. Kelly, Rebecca Anderson and Greg Sloan
Diane McConnell gets the salad ready.
In this image issued by the Fars News Agency, relatives and friends of victims of Monday's violence in Tehran mourn at their graves at the Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery just south of Tehran, Iran.
Cayla, right, and Marco Bosnich, of Marysville, Wash., hand back completed information sheets as they enter a job fair in Seattle.
Caity Johnson and Morgan Johnson
June 17, 2009
Jenay Phillips and DJ Thomas
Michelle Kao and Tanzim Ludhi
Brandy Harvey and Chris Beckman
Tramond Taylor and Gina Williams
Milton Dejesus serves the hot dogs to hungry movie-goers.
Monika Williams and Colleen Menerey
Shena Maxwell, Chris Williams, Imani Haynes and Delta Millwood
Charlie Milam wants a hot dog.
Megan Shipley, Alex Walls and Mitch Hayes
Brian Whitehorn and Brandi Graham
Latoya Sanders, Kent Broughton, Jake Brown, Shem Beroo, Michelle Whitfield and Caleen Markland
Richard and Erica Gibson
Jennifer Yates and Liz Westerman
Rachel Parsley and Sabrina Parsley
Ahhh, the childhood memories
Lane, Emma Grace, Amy and Connor Morris
Katie and James McManners
Tiffany and Leia Lucas, Nyla Danzy, Kyla Lucas and Anthony Lucas
Jacob, Christy, Mattison and Matt Juarez with the dog Munchkin
Sarah Swaim kisses her dog Sparky.
A simple, but delicious sandwich
Ron Dugger and Kori Lawson
Samantha Thorne, Devin Tucker, Hana Tucker and Melissa Tucker
Aya Kondo holding Buddy with Shareese Kondo
Chad and Chastin West, Kimmie Thorton and Chris Brissey
Kyle Drake and Emily Reed
Olivier Monard, Krista Hatfield and Hugo Busquet
Sandee Schultz and Brandie Schultz
Emily, Josie and Annie Grace Cochran show off their ice cream treats.
Diego, Jasen, Fiona and Tara Goicoechea
Fiona Goicoechea enjoys a quesadilla.
Jessica Vinyard, Sierra Lemlle, Alexis Harris and Savanna Spears
Josh and Lauren Kinder
A gourmet picnic
Mayra Johnson and Joey McElderry
Ian Moore, Hannah Sawyer and Rafael Castanera
Alex Shindler and Dave Grundfest
Dean and Sharon Goodson
Howard and Ashley Kirk
Robert and Jennifer Forrest
Jim Collins and Naomi Shure
Kathy and Keith Gnad
Sandi Dillard, Elayna Overton and John Wells
Teresa and Dr. Patrick Osam
Jack Dowden and Brennan Suen
Leah Sage and Karen Sage
Byron Taylor and Gina Kellogg
Because the pinball machines go along with the show...
Carly Garner and Rick Garner
Gary Schroeder and Charity Dennington
Meredith and Michael Hickerson
Tim Vahsholtz, Angela Harris and Kaycie Beard
Imari Dellimore and Leah Thorvilson
Nancy Chlapecka and Lana Roach
Dana, Kara and Kevin Kelley with Ryan and Madison Freeman
Cindy Knoerr, Pattie Fry Sowell and Mark Butzberger
Robin Jones, Beth Langevin, Stephanie Peterson, Krista Reed and Zachary Jones
Jerry and Monetta Hansen, Laura Brown and Sue and Kenny Vestal
Dick and Peggy Fletcher and Ashley Phelps
Jamie Wilson and Theresia Perin
Heather Brown, Michelle Rupp and Lisa Fischer
Bill and Dr. Suzanne Yee
Whitney Moore, Nicole and Finley Daniel
Mallory O'Neal, Jacie McMahan and Jorre McMahan
Julie Barnett, Christy Vandergriff and Darla Downey
Alex Adams, Jill and Tedd Maxfield and Mallori Adams
Holly and Joe Dunn
Allana Foster and Jennifer Christman
Norm Hall and Phillip Wells
Jim Mitchell, Francine DelGiacco, Jeanette Hamilton and Karen Mitchell
Wayne Richie and Jan Grimsley
Brooke Burnett and Kandi Baker
Tjuana Byrd and Kathleen Joiner
Alyssa Lemarr and Ashley Peterson
Ashley Black and David Alexander
Kelly Davenport and Lindsey Davenport
A young girl gets a skiing lesson the dock at Bullneck Lake.
June 16, 2009
Children work on a sandcastle at Woolly Hollow State Park.
Three entrepreneurs are giving new life to the old Sufficient Grounds building.
Local comedian Jason Thompson is taking his show to Iraq this summer.
Scotty Jackson, Tim Lovelace, Josh Shannon and Bob Duby
June 11, 2009
E.C., Drew Vanderlinden and Jennifer Potter
Russell Layton and Brandon McCormack
Martha Goodner, Holly Wright and Sarah Woolf hold their Undefeated Trophy for the Novice League.
Holly and Bryan Graves
Meredith Brewer and Robyn Brewer
Bonnie Kitchens and Laura Fisher
Brooke Cummings serves shots to teammates.
Larry Betz with Miss LRKA Hannah Chambers
Mike Guy, Angie Lau, Lauren O'Neill and Nick Meyers
Erin Oliver, Bailey Anthony, Amanda Schanks and Alicia Livdahl
Tim and Christina Porter
Lindsey Williamson and Adriane Strammel
Alice Strange and Heather Harris
Keith Moore, Kim Cossey, Laura Rule and Michael Mullens
Joe Moen and Deni Carey
Mac Wells, Gus Wind, Georgia Brown and Bill Smith
The Grand Poobah--Larry Betz and Jack Tipshus
Jill and Jamie Rough, Nikki and Tim Barnes
Jon Tyler, Laura Proffer and Brian Findley
Christina Porter, Melanie Hammond and Petrycja Kolsut
Jason Bradley and Fernand Gardner
Shannon Reynolds and Jennifer Potter
Chris Parkes and Alicia Livdahl
Elizabeth and Joe Burak with Heather Williamson
Emily Sanders, Brooke Cummings, Hannah Chambers, Brent Kelley and Laura Rasmussen
Lauren Edmondson, Pam Martin and Will Sanders
Felicia Davis, Emily Goza and Cassie Shellnut
Lauren Johnican and Kim Novak
Mason Dent and Vanessa Laster
Haley Gaines, Annie Beth Reed, Jessica Leaton and Allie Davis
Greg Flemming, Kristen Hill and Dana Cheek
Bobbie Jo, Chris and Bradey Elkins
Adam Usher, Shannon Riordan, Alli Clark, Kristen Browning, Jeff Callahan and Stuart Sanders
Lindsey Mayer and Holly Kopack
Michael and Amy Jo Jones with Steven and Kelly Brown
Marcus Hosford, Phillip Stiedle, Lindsay Nelson and Matt Robins
Sync staff: Melissa Tucker, Spencer Watson, Seth Massengill and Shannon Sturgis
Mike Riley, David Craig and John Kelly
Drew Chichick, Natalie Valentin and Tammie Holden
Tacos at the ballgame
Gayle Middaugh with Mike and Nancy Rose
"Yes, that Sync shirt will look great on you."
Chris Allison and Patrick Strate
People play Operation at the Sync table for a chance to win a prize package.
Phil Cook, Mike Hack and Steve Myler
Kristy Center and Justin Mizzell
Corey Loftis, Greg Yarbrough and Drew Williams
Ryan and Megan Gibbs
Estee Taylor and Tyler Sneed
Greg Smith, Sheldon Pratt, John Gross and Tyler Van Veckhoven
Steven Bishnath, Tiffany Taylor, John Hodges, JJ Richards and Scott Elliott
Melissa and Seth hang up the banner in the Beer Garden.
Jason and Devan Simpson
JP Langston and Megan Clanton
June 10, 2009
Missy Lipps, Karen Pittman, Dan Huff and Amy Laser
Emily Leslie, Brittany Hallmark and Lauren Roark
Jenny Anne Thomas and Rhiannon Adams
Malea Clanton and Casey Batson
Estelle Parker with her daughter Suzi
Sync's Lauren with author Suzi Parker
Clay and Mica Brooks
Alayna Gilliam, Susan Altrui and Robin Henson
Lydia Washburn and Mandy McBryde
Paula Cigainero and Tish McClure
Kelli Reep and Kerri Sernel
David Cato and Danny Hardin
Some of Suzi's works
Holly Vines, John Kushmaul and Lee Anne Hairr
Author Suzi Parker
Mary Masching, Becka Masching and John McCarley
Dan Huff and Jeremy Colburn
Robert Kirkpatrick and Jessica Reynolds
John and Beverly Stricklin and Holly Davis
Nick and Kristi DeJoseph, Jen Smith and Ray Baxter
John Rogers and Pam Choate
Barri and Justin Bridges, Brittany McClain, Dayle Carozza and Nikki Cosh
Steve Nicholson, Mary Beth Moore, Jeremy Chatham and Chrissy Jennings
Jim and Karen White
Carol Gullick, Neil Gullick, Ginny Wiedower and Nick French
Katie McCutcheon, Phanie Wicks and Nadene Goin
Kally Robinson, Ron Davis, Mark and Kathleen Hoek
Josh Hankins and Jason Barr
Scott and Christian Dismute
Jay, Rainey, Kinley and Terra Ramsey
John and Tonya Baldwin with Matt and Sarah Fuller
Blaine Freeman, Christina Carr, Steve Pomerleau and Patrick Mathieu
Whitney Corry and Lauren Miller
Kirsta and Keith Nigro with Brianna Belote
Yes, that is icing made with peanut butter on the cupcakes!
Jamie Walden, Saylor Prather and Kyle West
Kevin May, Kim Roberts and Shelly Trent
Justin Gregg and Cassie Kinney dress up for one of the booths.
Justin Stivers and Susannah Spoon
Amy Billingsly, Robin Beavers, Sheila Gifford and Stephen Long
Neil and Leslie Thompson with Ski Laurence
Tanjie Williams and Erica Howard
Rick Sugg, Brandi Allen and Erica Saxon
Denise Jarrett and Lynette Lemons
Mike South, Michelle Haygood, Lauren Thompson and Jan Grimsley
Margy Merkle Neil and Tyler Neil
Mark Starr, Shelby Brewer and David Fort
Ben Linder and Rachel Bailey
Paige Thurmond, Brooke Augusta and Valerie Kimbrough Owen
Jordan Johnson, Ruth Shepherd and Lucas Hargraves
Johnny Chamberlain and Angela Wisely
Jordan Johnson, Blake Rutherford and Randy Dixon
Donell Meadows and Kirk Bradshaw
Chris Cranford and Shannon Butler
Mariah Hatta, Justin Bank and Shannon Vinson
Stephanie Simon, Derrick Rainey and Carleena Jones
Rhea Roberts and Shannon Vinson
Sarah Roberson welcomes the crowd.
Vivian Flowers, Sarah Roberson and Margy Merkle Niel
Bethany Bess and Dennis Johnson
Caroline Bednar and Russ Swearingan
Stephanie Harris and Pattie Miller-Marshall
Kei-Seana Perry and Kaye Rainey
Rodney Block plays his trumpet at Riverfest.
June 9, 2009
The overall winner of our barbecue sides taste test was Bare Bones Pit barbecue in west Little Rock.
A few samples of baked beans and potato salad in our taste test.
Latoya Goree has returned to Little Rock to start her own charter school.
Adult league baseball season has begun in the area.
Word Scrimmage puzzle for June 10.
Word Scrimmage answers for June 10.
Ken Ken answers for June 10.
Ken Ken puzzle for June 10.
Sudoku puzzle for June 10.
Sudoku answers for June 10.
Kakuro puzzle for June 10.
Kakuro puzzle answers for June 10.
June 4, 2009
Caroline Haimerl and Cati Bemus
Rick Edge and Heath Prine
Natasha Wolf and Brandy Thomason
Joyce Davis and Julie Davis
Richard Reeves, Rhonda Reeves and Elena Petroukhina
Cinthya and Itati Harris
Sue Winkley and Joyce Perez
Cara Cox and Charlee Brewer
Cynthia Johnson and Cindy Kane
David Ritchie, Jennifer Cotham and Mike Jarrett
Genevieve Morse, Viki Wayne and Nathan Wayne
Picking out a door prize
Mandy Tweedle and Jamie Woods
James Mullins gives away a door prize.
Chase Daily and Wyatt Thurber
Jen, Eliza and Jeremy Hughes
Not everybody's here to fish.
Jason and Ava Nicole Paladino
Jeff and Charlotte Crone
Trish, RJ and Jim Colo
Kyron Jones, Ralph Rodgers and Kennedy Banks
Taylor, Josh and Rhonda Wright, Justin and Ian Ellingston and Mary Ward
A youngster is not too worried about his catch.
Nancy, Nicolas and Jimmy Kinder
Ron Hayman and Anthony Sims (sitting) Edmond Daniels, Antonio Sims and Edmonte Daniels
Robby, Robin and Brandi Chism
Jonathan Huggins gets his worm ready for the hook.
Kathi and Koti Chism
David, Rachelle and David Miller
A fish's lunch
Tim Macomber, Emma Cook and Kayla Macomber
A nice pic...modern technology converges on an old hobby.
Brianna Stefka weighs her catch.
Brianna Stefka is proud of her catfish!
Paul and Donna Brooks with Tammy Foster
June 3, 2009
Abby Russell, Nick Dunn and Hayden Smith
Sean asks Lauren to braid his hair "like Willie Nelson."
Elijah Thompson and Michelle Langlais
The Sean Michel band goofs off before taking the stage.
Elijah Thompson, Michelle Langlais, Ricky and Tiffany Thompson
Derrick Horne welcomes the crowd.
Buying band paraphernalia
Concession stand hotdogs
Derrick Horn and his sister Karen Horne
Christian Malat and Doyle McElroy
Jason Palik, David Williams and Adam Hambrick
Monica Antonacci and Peggy Irvin
Jarrod Wisener, Eric and Halee Sanders
Amanda and Jackie Cross
Jay and Erik Thompson
Lindsay Spell and Megan Hanks
Blake Smith, Ed Langlais and Tim Stephens
Doc and Misti Harper with Tricia Spione
Kristen and Thomas Chapin and Eric and Hilary Yates
Randy and Cheryl Ellison
Alana Graham, Belma Jones, Dorothy Edwards and Roselee Pillow
Becca Shahan and Mandy Green
"Steel Magnolias" programs
Vi Begley and Gwen Brooks
Mary Beth Williams, Sara Rowell, Hope Williams and Tracy Williams
Janice, Harrison and Kelly Dean
Vincent Insalaco III and Tim Ballany, the inspiration for the film War Eagle, Arkansas, have been friends since childhood. The film will have its theatrical release in Arkansas on June 12.
June 2, 2009
the Damn Bullets have won a spot in this week's Wakarusa Festival.
Local group An Orangutan has one of our favorite band names.
Mr. Happy, from left, Eric Ellis, Scott Hairston and Luke Tibbett, will provide the musical entertainment at this year's Passion for Fashion event at The Rep.
Local hip-hop artist Rockst*r sits at home on his couch.
Battle of the Bands will be held every Thursday in June at Vino's.
Ken Ken puzzle for June 3.
Word Scrimmage puzzle for June 3.
Kakuro puzzle for June 3.
Kakuro puzzle answers for June 3.
Ken Ken answers for June 3.
Sudoku puzzle for June 3.
Sudoku answers for June 3.
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