Arkansas Blog

Former dicamba task force member: "Monsanto is buying their way through Arkansas politics"

Shawn Peebles, an Augusta farmer who served on the task force, contacted the Arkansas Times to express his frustration with Sen. Bill Sample and the legislature's stalling of the dicamba ban.

Citizens group protests GOP congressional tax plan at Arkansas Capitol

The Citizens First Congress, a coalition of Arkansas community organizations, hosted a rally against the GOP tax bill at the state capitol in Little Rock. Times photographer Brian Chilson was on the scene.

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Windgate makes $300,000 grant to Pulaski Tech for arts

A grant of $300,000 from the Windgate Charitable Foundation in Siloam Springs will promote UA Pulaski Tech's arts programming at its Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS), the college announced today.

Make like the Big Lebowski this holiday! Dust Bowl may open before Christmas

The neon orange and green bowling pin signage is up, the bowling pin handles on the front door are attached and the Dust Bowl Lanes and Lounge at 315 E. Capitol Ave. should blow in by Christmas, an owner says.

"I Live My Life the Way I Play Music": A Q & A with Tommy Emmanuel

Grammy-award winning guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will be performing tonight at Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway. We caught up with him by phone on Friday afternoon in Wichita, Kansas, while he was backstage resting before that evening's show.

Columnists

Max Brantley

In black and white

The men and women who patrol Little Rock in black and white vehicles /more/

Ernest Dumas

Silly acts, good law

It was unavoidable that the struggle by sexual minorities to gain the equal treatment that the Constitution promises them would devolve into silliness and that the majestic courts of the land would have to get their dignity sullied in order to resolve the issues. /more/

Gene Lyons

A difference

How low can a columnist go? On evidence, nowhere near as low as the president of the United States. I'd intended to highlight certain ironies in the career of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). The self-anointed moral arbiter of the Senate began her career as a tobacco company lawyer — that is, somebody ill-suited to demand absolute purity of anybody, much less Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). /more/

Dining Review

South on Main's brunch is a crowd-pleaser

December 14, 2017
South on Main's brunch is a crowd-pleaser
It's a breakfast smorgasbord. /more/

Dining Search

Movie Reviews

A hundred mirrors

December 14, 2017
A hundred mirrors
'The Disaster Artist' is meta-meta. /more/

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Arkansas Reporter

The class of 2016

December 14, 2017
The class of 2016
First-time candidates outraged by Trump's election off the bench and into state and local races. /more/

 

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