Leslie Peacock has news on Rock Candy about the study of a potential move of the Arkansas Arts Center to a new location on the riverfront in North Little Rock.
In short, yes, it's among possibilities being studied.
When The Observer was a lad, our swimming spot of choice was the Round Hole, a geographical oddity where the Saline River made a hard turn to the left. The result was a vast eddy that had cut an almost perfectly round pool, the bottom scoured straight down to bedrock.
Contrary to Tea Party fantasies, it wasn't plucky private entrepreneurs who paved the roads, strung the wire, saved grandpa from penury and made organized commerce across the rural South possible. It was federal and state investment.