HOME AWAY FROM: Every cot in the Nathaniel Hill Community Center in East Little Rock was full last Saturday night as the temperature dropped below 10 degrees. The center was opened as a "warming center" for people with frigid homes.
SLOGGING ON: A flooded-out car didn't stop another from attempting the same perilous passage on Arch Street Pike on Christmas Eve. The week's downpour pushed Little Rock well over the record for annual rainfall, nearly 80 inches, with more coming.
Indivisible Central Arkansas's town hall Sunday at St. Michael's Episcopal Church drew hundreds of attendees who wanted to express their concerns to their representatives in Washington, D.C. Congressmen in attendance: Zero.
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.