Arkansas Blog

State Supreme Court rejects casino group's petition challenging AG on ballot measure hurdles

In a response filed Friday, the attorney general's office said its rejection of the measure was warranted. The court appeared to fully agree.

Nashville Waffle House shooter in police custody

Reinking allegedly shot up the restaurant with an AR-15 rifle, but the attack was halted by Waffle House patron James Shaw, Jr., who seized the weapon from the shooter when he evidently paused to reload.

Rock Candy

No Small Talk, Ep. 14: Jasmine Blunt of "The Influence"

This week, we talk with Jasmine Blunt about  her work on The Influence Radio, highlight some arts and entertainment news and make some recommendations for your weekend.

Gallery guide: New shows, Argenta Art Walk

Tonight's the third Friday of the month, which means that you can see lots of art on and off Main Street in Argenta, which is holding its after-hours Art Walk from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Guitarist Ed Gerhard's lyricism lands on spellbound ears at The Joint

Gerhard's delivery is au naturale; he sits in a chair atop an elevated riser, surrounds himself with his guitar, his Weissenborn and a few accoutrements - a small mixer, an electronic tuner, a hot microphone and a nail file for mid-show maintenance of the long, acrylic-capped fingernails that double as picks on his right hand.

Columnists

Ernest Dumas

Week That Was

After the wildest week of the wildest presidency in history, the clouded future suddenly unfolds more clearly and, yes, nearer. That includes the end of the Trump presidency. /more/

Gene Lyons

Trump and Comey

In the Bizarro World of the Trump administration, it's only fitting that the president serves as publicity director for James Comey's big book tour. (In the old Superman comics, Bizarro World was an upside-down reality where wickedness was virtue and vice versa.) Supposedly, Trump's stomping around the White House and various golf courses red-faced with anger, emitting smoke from his ears. /more/

Dining Review

Mex for the people

April 19, 2018
Mex for the people
Cantina Cinco de Mayo hits the right notes in downtown LR. /more/

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Arkansas Reporter

Ballinger, King square off for Senate District 5

April 19, 2018
Ballinger, King square off for Senate District 5
The firebrand vs. the happy warrior /more/

 

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