Tom Cruise "brought Ball Ground to life"

"The movie crew did a wonderful job turning Ball Ground into Mena, Ark.," said resident Daniel Sisson, who took this photo. "Everyone involved with the production was very nice and accommodating. It has been a wonderful experience for my family and our town. We hope they choose our town again someday."

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Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for