Person of the Month: Jerry Hiegel

City: Conway.

Work: Hiegel Supply.

Church activities: Endowment board, men’s retreat coordinator and stewardship chairman at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Family: Wife, Cindy: daughter Bridget Wingert (Matt); son Daniel Hiegel (Katie); daughter Katie Harris (Andrew); Emily Maniace (Michael); three grandchildren and hopefully more to come.

Education: St. Joseph High School and Hendrix College.

Last book you read: “A Game Plan for Life” by John Wooden.

Favorite book: “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum.

Favorite meal: My mom’s gnocchi and my mother-in-law’s pot roast.

Most cherished possession: My pocketknife.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Fishing.

Favorite quote: “Be careful how you live; you will be the only Bible some people ever read.” – William J. Toms

No. 1 vacation spot: St. Louis to watch a Cardinals game.

Favorite place in Arkansas: The White River or the Little Red River.

What do you love about living in the 501: The beauty of nature and its people.