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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.
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.

A killing in Pocahontas

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

Don't throw anything out: the legacy of Charlotte Moorman

The Little Rock native was a dominant presence in New York City's avant-garde scene in the 1960s and '70s.

Rachel Ammons: cactus queen

The Tyrannosaurus Chicken frontwoman talks cacti acoustics, korma and craft.
Jay Grelen of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Death-o-palooza

Okay, I’m just going to say it. Jay “Sweet Tea” Grelen, the columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, might have a problem. I’m not saying it’s a big problem, or even an uncommon problem. But still, it’s a problem.

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 thing to do in all 75 Arkansas counties

It's time for a Road Trip!

Bangin' in the '90s: An oral history

Police, former gang members, city leaders look back at Little Rock's gang wars.
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.

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.

Farmer vs. farmer

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

Lord God! Good news

Rare woodpecker gives science, struggling towns, new hope.

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?

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.

Arkansan of the Year: The newly insured

What the Affordable Care Act means to the people who need it the most in Arkansas.

The ballad of Fred and Yoko

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

The Best and Worst of Arkansas 2020

It was the year of spinnin' and grinnin'.
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?

Separate and unequal

Sue Cowan Morris won the battle to equalize pay of black and white teachers. It cost her her job.
Picture of Doe's Eat Place in Little Rock

Hot tamales and Clinton mania: an oral history of Little Rock's Doe's Eat Place

This is the story of how the Little Rock landmark came to be and how it persists as told by staff, friends and customers.

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.
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