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[22 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,170 views]
Hope – Joplin, MO one month after the tornado

It’s been a month, to the day, since an EF-5 tornado swept through Joplin, Missouri.  It’s one of those major events we will look back on and say, “Where were you when the tornado hit Joplin?”
I know where I was… I was in my car on I-44 traveling back to NW Arkansas from St. Louis heading straight into the storm.  I had switched back to the radio after listening to my iPod just as one of the many emergency broadcast messages came over the airwaves warning everyone to take cover …

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[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 3,954 views]
Sheepdogs put their military training to work

Some people retire from the military and realize they miss it.
Not only do the miss the camaraderie and the discipline, they miss the chance to help other people.
They return to civilian life fully trained, and no longer have the opportunity to use that training. Lance Nutt, the CEO of Sheep Dog Impact Assistance can help.
Sheep Dog is a brand new nonprofit, soon to be headquartered in Rogers at the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary’s. It came about as Nutt, his father and a police officer friend were returning from …