Author - Dustin Jayroe

Magazine March 2019

Bicycling’s Big Boom on Arkansas Tourism

By Dustin Jayroe Though the rich diversity of outdoor activities available in Arkansas is, perhaps, the trunk of the tourism tree, one of the most important branches is quickly becoming the bicycling industry. Because of this, local leaders throughout the state are investing millions of dollars in...

February 2019 Magazine

New Kids on the Block: Wise Pocket Products

By Dustin Jayroe | Photography by Jamison Mosley & Meredith Mashburn Bentonville may be known as the birthplace of Sam Walton’s original Walton’s Five and Dime, but it is also home to a more recent endeavor that is as smart and inventive as the name suggests. Sofia Overton, 13, is the...

February 2019 Magazine

New Kids on the Block: Brickmaster Beauties

By Dustin Jayroe | Photography by Jamison Mosley & Meredith Mashburn In Springdale, a 5-year-old has entered the world of entrepreneurship, selling her own handmade jewelry, but with a twist. Lauren Eldridge co-founded Brickmaster Beauties with her mother, Christine, in 2018, and has not looked...

February 2019 Magazine

New Kids on the Block: Colby’s Creations

By Dustin Jayroe Photography by Jamison Mosley & Meredith Mashburn The city of Conway has ushered in a new wave of development that makes it unrecognizable to those who have not visited in some time. Additional shopping spots at each exit and a new restaurant on virtually every corner are...

Energy February 2019 Magazine

Pushing for a More Sustainable Arkansas

By Dustin Jayroe Multiple organizations and businesses across the state of Arkansas are doing their part and playing a significant role in taking the steps necessary to make the Natural State a cleaner and more self-sufficient place to live, as well as a beacon for development of the future. The...

December 2018 Magazine

Solar Power: 30 Percent Tax Credits End in 2019

By Dustin Jayroe Businesses and homeowners have one more year to utilize the 30 percent tax deduction for solar installation. After that, the deduction amounts will stagger down until 2022, when only commercial installations will qualify for a credit. The federal solar tax credit, or solar...