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Report from the Oxford American gala: Charles Portis really doesn't like having his picture made

Portis accepting the Lifetime Achievement in Southern Literature award. Photo by Rett Peek.

How the Arkansas Times survived poverty, the Dixie Mafia, the U.S. Supreme Court and Mike Huckabee

An oral history of the first 40 years.

The ballad of Fred and Yoko

How one of the world's foremost Beatles collectors died homeless on the streets of Little Rock.

How politics and religion handicapped Hot Springs in the race to become America’s chief gambling resort

The boom that got away.

Farmer vs. farmer

The fight over the herbicide dicamba has cost one man his life and turned neighbor against neighbor in East Arkansas.

The story of Jimmy Doyle's Country Club

The last of the real honky tonks.

The mask chronicles: Rockin' Pig edition

A Eureka saloon doesn't think much of the mask mandate.

The thing to do in all 75 Arkansas counties

It's time for a Road Trip!

A killing in Pocahontas

A witness murdered, a drug ring exposed, a snake in a box.

Lord God! Good news

Rare woodpecker gives science, struggling towns, new hope.

Matt White’s photography is an exercise in empathy

Some photographs are worth revering because they imply a sense of motion. Matt White’s photographs are worth revering because they imply a pause.
Asa Hutchinson at age 35

The Right-Hand Man

Asa Hutchinson wants voters to keep politics and religion apart in his campaign for the Senate. Will we? Should We?

Casting out demons: why Justin Harris got rid of kids he applied pressure to adopt

Rep. Justin Harris blames DHS for the fallout related to his adoption of three young girls, but sources familiar with the situation contradict his story and paint a troubling picture of the adoption process and the girls' time in the Harris household.

Rachel Ammons: cactus queen

The Tyrannosaurus Chicken frontwoman talks cacti acoustics, korma and craft.
German Shepherd standing guard at White Water Tavern

Wild days at White Water Tavern

All the stories fit to print (and some that probably aren't) about the legendary dive bar.
Artist Danny Morris wearing a catfish logo he created for his head

Twenty years: An Arkansas Times retrospective

A look back at the highs and lows of the last two decades, through the eyes of the Arkansas Times.

Bailin. Criswell. Peters.

Three men. Thirty years. The story.

Arkansas’s overloaded foster care system

Part one of Children in Crisis: An Arkansas Times Special Investigation.

Arkansas Times Recommends: Back to school edition

Arkansas Times Recommends is a weekly series on our blog Rock Candy in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying lately. This edition is for the hordes of students returning to classes this month.
view from a surveillance camera at the Capital Hotel

Guest goes wild

A lawsuit seeking $75,000 in damages was filed last week in Pulaski Circuit Court by Brooks Jansen, a former valet at the Capital Hotel, over the actions of a visiting Canadian investment tycoon, Michael Wekerle.

Nod to Bob

A look back at the weird and wonderful world of Bob Lancaster.

Blaze Foley: Never a star, always a legend

'Blaze' film makes a name for a Malvern songwriting legend — and now it's all different for Ben Dickey, the Little Rock musician who portrays him onscreen.

The Inquizator: Steve Barnes talks Fulbright, how to dress well and the strangest political gossip he's ever heard

Steve Barnes is surely the most familiar face in Arkansas political news.

The best and worst of Arkansas Times' first 40 years

From sexy camping to horseradish souffle.
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