Author - Dwain Hebda

February 2019 Magazine

Support Arkansas

New foundation seeks to maximize expertise, funding for parks and tourism By Dwain Hebda It’s rare that you find a government agency that doesn’t have a ready way to take your money. But when it comes to ongoing financial support from the field, the state’s Parks and Tourism department is...

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...