Author - Caleb Talley

Magazine May 2019

Economics Arkansas – Education For Real Life

by Caleb Talley Since 1962, Economics Arkansas has been promoting economic literacy and equipping teachers with tools needed to prepare students for real-world financial decisions. The organization is gearing up for a pair of events that will aid it in the service of its mission.   Economics...

Magazine May 2019

Junior Achievement of Arkansas

by Caleb Talley As Billie Jean King once famously said, “You have to see it to be it.” And that’s true for the thousands of Arkansas students who do not have the privilege of a professional role model to help instill in them the value of work-readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship...

Magazine May 2019

Sheffield Nelson: An Accomplished Life

Few people understand the value of hard work quite like Sheffield Nelson. Having grown up poor in the Arkansas Delta, the 78-year-old retired lawyer, CEO and former gubernatorial candidate has worked hard for everything he’s accomplished in life. That list is long.  by Caleb Talley | Photo by...

Business Magazine May 2019

Mack the Nice: Thomas “Mack” McLarty III

by Caleb Talley | Photo by Rett Peek The office of Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty, III, near the top of the Simmons Tower in downtown Little Rock, could just as easily serve as an exhibit in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. In it are framed letters from presidents, photographs of...

AMP News Opinion

Cash & Candor: Who’s it going to be?

So, who’s it going to be? It’s Tuesday, April 2, a whole week after the University of Arkansas parted ways with head basketball coach Mike Anderson, and we still don’t have a replacement. Over the weekend, a source with ties to the athletic department told us Kelvin Sampson of Houston was a...

April 2019 Magazine People

Power Couple: Coming Home

by Caleb Talley  Photography by Meredith Mashburn  Rebecca and Aaron Burkes feel at ease in Northwest Arkansas. The couple spent the last decade working in Iowa, Wisconsin and even Little Rock before settling back in, in late 2018, to the place they called home for nearly 20 years. Aaron, CEO of...

April 2019 Magazine

From Our Editor: What We Choose to Honor

“Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our unity.” – Adrian Cronauer _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ by Caleb...