In a negotiated plea deal, Rebecca O'Donnell has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse for the 2019 slaying of former state Sen. Linda Collins, whose decomposed body was found outside her Pocahontas home.
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From the Arkansas Blog
Better than Mike Pence? Who isn't?
Coronavirus today: A sharp drop in new cases might signal a trend, the health director said.
She'd been interim director.
It's not too soon to prepare to vote in November. The county election commission is hard at it.
Central Arkansas continues to grow slowly, with Saline County leading the way.
Joyce Elliott rolls out first TV ad buy.
No good deed goes unpunished. See what the public has to say about a new seal for Independence County.
League of Women Voters enters eye surgery court case in hopes of helping its push for a nonpartisan legislative districting commission.
Contempt citation filed against former Craighead County clerk.
UA Little Rock Receives $62,000 Donation To Create Scholarship For Real Estate Majors UA Little Rock
Chancellor Drale, Oliverio, Stewart Honored For Supporting Military Student At UA Little Rock UA Little Rock
From Rock Candy
Alago joins the lineup of hosts for this year’s Mutants of the Monster festival, presented digitally on the Arkansas Times YouTube channel August 28-30.
And multitalented powerhouse Bonnie Montgomery (Americana winner in 2018 and 2019 and Female Vocalist in 2018) won Entertainer of the Year.
Hurma Akmyradova’s Instagram account bio reads as follows: “Germinated in Turkmenistan. Transplanted to the US. Fruits in Little Rock, AR. Zone 8b,” and the reasons she has 16,000 followers make themselves pretty immediately apparent.
“Couldn’t Help It,” swaddled in a mirage of flute riffs and accented by Kami Renee’s call-and-response vocal hooks (which are actually all, in fact, Kami), is your summer anthem, as suitable for isolation and headphones as it would have been for all the dance parties we are definitely not having anytime soon; thanks, 2020.
Tune in on your podcast platform of choice to hear Dazzmin Murry speak about “How Artists Are Navigating Through the Health and Racial Pandemics,” or men’s footwear designer Chike Walker on his creative process, or Southwest Boaz on the genius of Sam Cooke.
Queertopia, an annual showcase of queer talent in Central Arkansas, goes up tonight at the North Little Rock drive-in movie theater.
Greg Spradlin talks Jim Dickinson, converting from ‘Southern Baptist to Southern Buddhist’, and his long-time-coming album 'Hi-Watter'
Despite a history packed with thwarted record contracts and wrong legal turns, the Pangburn (White County) native ended up making his dream record, mastered by Grammy winner Tchad Blake and tracked by a roster of musicians that includes the likes of David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), a good chunk of Elvis Costello’s backing band and a legendary but elusive B3 player, the late Rudy Copeland.
Concerts from Er-Gene Kahng & Co. and from visiting guitarist Thomas Echols are next up on the Trillium Salon Series.
Filmmaker Jeff Nichols makes the case for "Creating in Non-Coastal Communities" in a July 31 webinar.
Tonight, the Shelter-In-Place Virtual Film Series screens Dawn Porter's "John Lewis: Good Trouble," a 2020 documentary about the life of civil rights legend and legislator John Lewis.
From Eat Arkansas
Maddie's Place, closed since mid-March, re-opens its doors with a slightly scaled-down menu, plexiglass dividers and a new air purification system.
For restaurants, transparency about employee COVID exposure is "the absolute only way to go," Bart Barlogie says
Restaurateur Bart Barlogie, of The Fold and Raduno Brick Over and Barroom says that when it comes to employee COVID exposure, "honesty is the best policy."
In the midst of a pandemic, Sami Lal solidifies his reputation as one of the most charismatic and charming front-of-the-house personalities in the Little Rock food scene.
The Arkansas Times persuaded a few home cooks to tell us about their favorite meals during the extended stay at home, and about the ways in which their relationship to food has changed during the pandemic.
Owner Tony Poe makes the announcement.
Folks are looking for safe outdoor dining options, and with the help of city leaders, a few local restaurant owners have found a way to use parking lots to host diners in the open air.
Some restaurants that have opened are taking no chances in this time of COVID-19, as evidenced by temporary closures.
Beth Porter has been shopping at the Eggshells Kitchen Co. since she and her husband moved to Little Rock in 2007, the same year it opened. Now, she’s the store’s new owner.
Brood & Barley, a new restaurant from the owners of Flyway Brewery, will open in the space that once housed Core Brewery.
With an assist from the University of Arkansas’s Division of Agricultural Cooperative Extension, we’ve compiled information on some of the many markets in Arkansas.