While he waits for "Mud" to land a distribution deal, Jeff Nichols is in negotiations to direct a March Popular Science article about Taylor Wilson, a teenager from Texarkana, Ark., who became the youngest person ever to achieve nuclear fusion.
The oft-beleaguered Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute has announced a new partnership with the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce that the HSDFI hopes will help shore up their finances, and let them concentrate on the Film Festival set for October 12-21.
Last week, Rep. Josh Miller, a Republican legislator from Heber Springs, spoke against the private option Medicaid expansion last week. He invoked FDR's New Deal — a "hand up," he said, not a "handout."
Scott Ellington, the prosecuting attorney for Arkansas's Second Judicial District, said in a recent interview that, "There are no ongoing investigations by governmental investigative authorities" concerning the West Memphis Three case. Ellington may be the only person on the planet who believes there is "closure" in my case.