Lucie's Place, the non-profit outreach program that seeks to assist LGBT youth who find themselves homeless, announced a crowdfunding effort today that they hope will help raise the final $60,000 needed to allow them to purchase and open a transitional living home for those they help.
THIS .... The Austin, Texas Homeless Resource Center Re the Democrat-Gazette's extensive front-page article about a former Austin, Texas mayor who said a huge, state-of-the-art homeless shelter in Austin had perhaps deterred downtown redevelopment for a block or so around the building, but not elsewhere: Mayor Mark Stodola chimed in...
Supporters of a new Main Street location for a center for vets seeking counseling and a variety of day services met yesterday with Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, an opponent of the Main Street location, and House VA Committee Chair Jeff Miller, a Florida Republican, brought down by Griffin to buttress his attack on the VA for considering the location.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.