Arkansas Neighbor Stories

Twice the Protein

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Good business decisions, family involvement and good land purchases have led to the success and growth of the Clark family’s owned and operated businesses. Dr. Robert Clark started The Flying C Ranch with 16 cow/calf pairs as a hobby and business has grown over the years to include 600 acres, 150  [ ... ]


Money Pit Turned Marvel

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The week after graduating from Farmington High School, Jim Rieff became a meat cutter in Prairie Grove, Ark., at Southern Mercantile. Then in 1959, he was offered an opportunity to buy into a new grocery store in Rogers, Ark., if he would run the meat operation. Jim and Katie Rieff decided to do jus [ ... ]


Auction Action

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Paul Vaughn returned to Oklahoma after serving in the Army to start his cattle legacy. “I am sure my grandfather had some cattle but, it wasn’t at a large scale until dad,” Paul’s youngest son, Cody said. Paul started buying land and cattle raising strawberries to help pay for land, clearing [ ... ]


Missouri Neighbor Stories

Passing on the Shoe

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Lavern Madison of Cassville, Mo., has handled horses his whole life, and is a native of southwest Missouri. “I was born and raised in Galena Hollow, went to Haley School until seventh grade. Then we moved to Oak Ridge and me, my two brothers and sister went to Oak Ridge School where I graduated at [ ... ]


Diversified Duo

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In the early 1980s, the Keller family traveled to Missouri from eastern Colorado to check out the farming industry in this area. This family consisted of Tony and Rita and their four children Mark, Sherry and twin boys, Keith and Kevin.


Four Ways to Great Taste

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Selling Beef with Taste
“Our beef is not your conventional beef from the grocery or restaurant. It’s beef you will remember. It’s got a taste to it.”


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