Portis accepting the Lifetime Achievement in Southern Literature award. Photo by Rett Peek.
Arkansas Times Recommends is a weekly series on our blog Rock Candy in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying lately. This edition is for the hordes of students returning to classes this month.
'Blaze' film makes a name for a Malvern songwriting legend — and now it's all different for Ben Dickey, the Little Rock musician who portrays him onscreen.
Part one of Children in Crisis: An Arkansas Times Special Investigation.
All the stories fit to print (and some that probably aren't) about the legendary dive bar.
Rep. Justin Harris blames DHS for the fallout related to his adoption of three young girls, but sources familiar with the situation contradict his story and paint a troubling picture of the adoption process and the girls' time in the Harris household.
A lawsuit seeking $75,000 in damages was filed last week in Pulaski Circuit Court by Brooks Jansen, a former valet at the Capital Hotel, over the actions of a visiting Canadian investment tycoon, Michael Wekerle.
Okay, I’m just going to say it. Jay “Sweet Tea” Grelen, the columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, might have a problem. I’m not saying it’s a big problem, or even an uncommon problem. But still, it’s a problem.
The Inquizator: Steve Barnes talks Fulbright, how to dress well and the strangest political gossip he's ever heard
Steve Barnes is surely the most familiar face in Arkansas political news.
An oral history of the first 40 years.
The last of the real honky tonks.
Rare woodpecker gives science, struggling towns, new hope.
A look back at the weird and wonderful world of Bob Lancaster.
From sexy camping to horseradish souffle.
A witness murdered, a drug ring exposed, a snake in a box.
The man in the middle of Arkansas's vast public corruption scandal.
Gyronne Buckley was sent to prison for life on the word of a cop who has been called a disgrace to the state
So why did the legislature turn down the award the Arkansas State Claims Commission said Buckley is owed?
The fight over the herbicide dicamba has cost one man his life and turned neighbor against neighbor in East Arkansas.
The Tyrannosaurus Chicken frontwoman talks cacti acoustics, korma and craft.
A look back at the highs and lows of the last two decades, through the eyes of the Arkansas Times.
It's time for a Road Trip!
Police, former gang members, city leaders look back at Little Rock's gang wars.
The Little Rock native was a dominant presence in New York City's avant-garde scene in the 1960s and '70s.
What the Affordable Care Act means to the people who need it the most in Arkansas.
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