Author - Caleb Talley

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Westwood Gardens

by Caleb Talley The entrepreneurial spirit is much like a tomato seed. If rooted in the right place and watered properly, both will grow and bear fruit. And that’s what the Black family of Prairie Grove did more than three decades ago. Westwood Gardens, Northwest Arkansas’ premier nursery and...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Hounds Lounge

by Caleb Talley Mandy Marshall and Justin Harris were told their idea for a pet resort and spa was a novelty idea that would never work. They didn’t have enough equity. They didn’t have enough experience. But what they did have was determination. And now, the pair has three thriving locations...

Magazine November 2018

Small Business is Big Business

“A good community, as we know, insures itself by trust, by good faith and good will, by mutual help. A good community, in other words, is a good local economy.” – Wendell Berry _______________________________________________________________________ From Our Editor Caleb...

AMP News Elections Opinion Politics

Focusing on the Issues – Issue 3

by Caleb Talley  As we move another week closer to Election Day, it’s time to examine yet another column-worthy ballot measure. For those who are following along, I apologize for making the both of you wait for my next issue. As it turns out, putting magazines together can be a bit taxing. But...

Magazine October 2018 Startup AR

FinTech: Banking on Arkansas Startups

by Caleb Talley | Photography by David Yerby and Meredith Mashburn Arkansas is rife with opportunities for startups looking to shake up any number of industries, be it health care, home services, supply chain or even culinary arts. Organizations exist throughout the state to help accelerate young...

Magazine October 2018

Issue 1: Every Vote Counts

October 2018 Issue By Caleb Talley | Photography by Jamison Mosley ending a ruling from the Arkansas Supreme Court, voters could see Issue 1 on their ballots in November. The ballot measure would cap attorney’s fees and damage awards, as well as give the legislature the power to adopt, amend or...

Magazine October 2018

The Race for Governor

October 2018 Issue by Caleb Talley | Photos By Jamison Mosley n Nov. 6, Arkansans will make their way to the ballot box to cast their votes in a gubernatorial election for the 76th time since Arkansas was admitted to the Union in 1836. The race, one of 36 governors’ races nationwide, will result...

AMP News Midterms October 2018 Opinion Politics

Get Out The Vote

October 2018 Issue by Managing Editor Caleb Talley   “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” – Abraham Lincoln   have been...