Author - Dwain Hebda

December 2018 Magazine

Arkansas’ Nursing Homes

by Dwain Hebda Nursing homes generally do not evoke a positive image in the minds of many people, but according to the industry’s state trade association, that image is neither fair nor accurate. Rachel Bunch, executive director of the Arkansas Health Care Association, said today’s nursing...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: MediPays

by Dwain Hebda Back in the good old days, – like, six years ago – all you needed to thrive in the cannabis business was a remote patch of ground, a little farming know-how and the instincts for staying one step ahead of the law. Legalization changed all that, and in states where medical or...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Yellow Rocket

by Dwain Hebda Scott McGehee grabs a chair at a Hillcrest coffee shop and gushes forth an apology for being late to the interview. Like a nervous sous chef trying to make a good impression at a job interview, he explains that a family member had suddenly taken ill, and he’d felt obligated to pay...

Magazine October 2018 Politics

Courtney Goodson: Her Honor

By Dwain Hebda | Photo by James Smith Locked in a re-election battle, Harrison native and Arkansas Supreme Court Associate Justice Courtney Goodson found herself the target of an ongoing negative campaign earlier this year, which tatted a steady drumbeat of allegations and half-truths. The smear...

Magazine September 2018

Have you heard about the Morgans?

Charles Morgan enters a room — and a conversation — with the mentality of a racecar driver barreling into a turn. A thousand details crossing his mind at 200 miles per hour, his is a phone that never stops ringing and a brain that never stops producing ideas and opinions that he bangs off the...

August 2018

Strong Medicine

August Issue 2018 by Dwain Hebda | Photography by Jamison Mosley Cam Patterson writes the prescription for a healthier UAMS   r. Cam Patterson, new UAMS chancellor, has come home. Sort of. No, he’s not sitting astride a major teaching hospital in his native Alabama. But in all the other...