Get to know vibrant locals who reveal why they chose Arkansas—and why they never want to leave.

Sadie Virginia & Bill Harris of Fayetteville

Kat Wilson
Sadie Virginia & Bill Harris Owners of Mom & Pop Shoppe in Fayetteville

Tracy Davis of Greers Ferry

Tracy Davis Freelance hairdresser, certified yoga teacher and artist

Vincent Turner Jr. of Jonesboro

Vincent Turner, Jr. Assistant vice president of Continuum of Care at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro

Cindy Smith of McGehee

Cindy Smith Commissioner with the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation & Travel Commission

Judy Watkins-McClara of Mena

Judy Watkins-McClara Owner of The Mercantile in Mena

Bryan Winfred Massey Sr. of Conway

Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr. Professor of Art at the University of Central Arkansas