Portis accepting the Lifetime Achievement in Southern Literature award. Photo by Rett Peek.
High school alums celebrate their 45th class anniversaries with reunions, why not us? We’re celebrating our sapphire year by looking outward, rather than inward, with stories that reflect the times. Here’s the way we were (the most popular song of 1974, by the way), the way we went and the way we are now, year by year.
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.
The man in the middle of Arkansas's vast public corruption scandal.
Gyronne Buckley was sent to prison for life on the word of a cop who has been called a disgrace to the state
So why did the legislature turn down the award the Arkansas State Claims Commission said Buckley is owed?
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.
Part one of Children in Crisis: An Arkansas Times Special Investigation.
How one of the world's foremost Beatles collectors died homeless on the streets of Little Rock.
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.
It was the year of spinnin' and grinnin'.
All the stories fit to print (and some that probably aren't) about the legendary dive bar.
What the Affordable Care Act means to the people who need it the most in Arkansas.
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.
The last of the real honky tonks.
The fight over the herbicide dicamba has cost one man his life and turned neighbor against neighbor in East Arkansas.
Rare woodpecker gives science, struggling towns, new hope.
Police, former gang members, city leaders look back at Little Rock's gang wars.
Some photographs are worth revering because they imply a sense of motion. Matt White’s photographs are worth revering because they imply a pause.
In the darkest hour of the AIDS epidemic, Ruth Coker Burks cared for hundreds of people whose families had abandoned them. Courage, love and the 30-year secret of one little graveyard in Hot Springs.
A look back at the weird and wonderful world of Bob Lancaster.
The Little Rock native was a dominant presence in New York City's avant-garde scene in the 1960s and '70s.
This is the story of how the Little Rock landmark came to be and how it persists as told by staff, friends and customers.
A Eureka saloon doesn't think much of the mask mandate.
An oral history of the first 40 years.
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