The Senate failed to muster a vote sufficient to strip funding from Planned Parenthood in a procedural vote today.
Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro was formally approved in a circuit judge's order today to act as special prosecutor to investigate the death of 18-month-old Thomas Naramore of Hot Springs, found dead after his father, Juvenile Judge Wade Naramore, called 911 July 24.
Here's an open line and today's video. Plus: The Little Rock Zoo's baby chimp has been named.
This ceramic artist has a show coming up at the Historic Arkansas Museum. Step away from the keyboard! No Googling! Name that Arkansas artist!
If you should happen to find yourself in the lovely colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, the guidebooks will advise on all sorts of fun stuff to do and sights to see but really the most important thing in San Miguel, and arguably the most important thing on the planet, is the taco stand on Insurgentes, which opens around dusk and goes until 3 or 4 in the morning. The pastor tacos with pineapple (I prefer flour tortillas but the corn tortillas are good too; oh, and with Oaxaca cheese if you like)—I mean, you really can't hardly eat other regular tacos after you eat these.
Dawn Holder's porcelain installation "Monoculture" is featured in a show at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington; Virmarie DePoyster's exhibition "Revelation" opens Sept. 1 in Rome.
Cinnamon roll lovers who buy from The Humble Crumb bakery on Saturdays at the Little Rock Farmer’s Market will be able sometime this fall to get their pastries weekdays in Sherwood.
Cold-pressed juices — concoctions of pounds of vegetables and fruits masticated and squeezed in a refrigerated press to keep with their nutrients intact — are coming to the Heights in September, when Roots Juices opens at 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., near Eggshells and Le Pops.
Skinny J's restaurant at 214 Main St. in North Little Rock, in the spot where the Cornerstone Pub used to be, is having its grand-opening ribbon-cutting at 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday) with the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood and her allies continue to discredit the state's highest court. /more/
Arkansas is laying out a few million taxpayer dollars for corporate consultants to tell legislators and the governor how to handle some political hot potatoes, principally a moribund lottery and the expansion of Medicaid to poor adults, which is the biggest feature (in Arkansas) of the still unpopular Obamacare. /more/