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Lydia McAllister

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Lydia McAllister is a writer and reporter for Arkansas Business, Arkansas Bride, Little Rock Family and Little Rock Soirée. The Joplin, Missouri, native relocated to central Arkansas in 2016 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Vogelpohl Helps Create 'People of Action' Campaign for Rotary International

Sharon Vogelpohl chaired on the Rotary International Branding Initiative, leading a committee of Rotarians from around the world in developing a branding campaign strategy for the international service organization that debuted at the Rotary International Convention in June. read more >

Benchmark Winner: People, Not Numbers Account for Beall Barclay & Company Success

Beall Barclay & Company is proof that accountants, like the rest of us, enjoy letting loose — especially during tax season. read more >

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, Legal Trailblazer

Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, as Arkansas' first female circuit judge, first female supreme court justice and the first female federal judge appointed in Arkansas, left a lasting legacy upon the state, opening many doors for other women in the legal field. read more >

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: June B. Freeman, Advocate for the Arts

June Biber Freeman's lifelong love for the arts led her to become an influential and supportive member of Arkansas' growing arts scene. read more >

New Talent Joins Ranks of Conway Leaders

The past year has ushered in plenty of new faces for prominent Conway offices. The University of Central Arkansas welcomed a new president, Conway Corp introduced a new CEO and the city of Conway elected a new mayor. Let us make the introductions easier with brief bios of Conway's newest movers and shakers. read more >

Conway Chamber Anniversary Sparks Beautification and Development

With seven city projects ranging from a downtown performing arts center to an innovation space for startup businesses, Conway is looking toward the future and planning accordingly. read more >

UA-Little Rock, CHI St. Vincent Partner to Create More Nurses

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and CHI St. Vincent announce a three-year, two-part initiative to combat a statewide shortage of nurses read more >

Crystal Bridges Museum Shows Off New Entrance, Other Updates

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has undergone updates including a new entrance, elevator tower and a pedestrian bridge on the north side of the museum. read more >

Dillard to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Arkansas

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock Chairman and CEO William T. Dillard II will receive an honorary degree this spring from the University of Arkansas. read more >

Arkansas Children's Northwest Gets $2M from Biggs Family, Packaging Specialties

The conference space at Arkansas Children's Northwest will be named in honor of the Biggs family and PSI. read more >