The website Vice.com has an article on their "Munchies" blog right now which posits that the reason there's no nationally-recognized "Ozark Cuisine" on par with other beloved regional cuisines is due to the three headed beast that has plagued the image and reality of the Ozarks since Hector was a pup: racism, poverty and xenophobia. Writer Josh Bell singles out white-supremacist organizations in Harrison, Ark. to make his point.
Brandon Barber, the once high-flying Northwest Arkansas developer whose business imploded in a $47 million bankrtupcy, was booked into the Washington County Jail last night on a hold from Clark County, Nevada, Arkansas Business reports.
The police say a child shot earlier this afternoon at 3401 Lamar Street in Little Rock (that's near the Med Center), has died. The police haven't declared it an accident, but early reports indicate that might be the case.
The members of the architect/engineer/design collaborative studioMAIN, after a meeting of its board, have decided they will meet with engineers working on the 30 Crossing project that proposes to widen I-30 to 10 lanes as it passes through downtown North Little Rock and Little Rock.
Arkansas State University Quarterback Fredi Knighten posted a photo recently on the Internet that said his dog had been stolen and killed, then returned to him. ASU thinks the episode is unrelated to the university or football.
Dreamers continue to propose better, less destructive ideas for moving traffic through and around Little Rock. Let us dream with them until the Arkansas freeway department (AHTD) crushes them once and for all.
The Tulsa World reports than an Oklahoma man was convicted by a federal jury Monday of a string of charges related to defrauding some $267,000 from a foundation set up by former Arkansas Athletic Director Frank Broyles to help people caring for Alz