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Nate Strauch: Gays, Republicans and anchovy-flavored bacon

Apr 07, 2015 12:45pm

If the Republican Party were the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, it would have shown up for the Final Four in ice skates. If it were Apple, its iPods would feature Betamax...

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Joi Whitfield and U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor were recently engaged. (Courtesy photo)

Pryor to wed Whitfield

Dec 16, 2014 11:21am

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said last week that is engaged to marry Joi Whitfield of North Little Rock.

Pryor had taken Whitfield to dinner at Ted’s Diner on 14th Street in...

Steve Barnes | What Asa said and what Asa will do

Dec 16, 2014 10:21am

What politicians say can be important. Where they say it, meaning to whom they say it, can be just as important. Note, also, at what they don’t say, or skip over. In two speeches over three days,...

Brenda Miles | Christmas at Big Mama’s Chapter 3

Dec 16, 2014 11:23am

After dinner, we laughed again at all of Mama’s stories and she laughed louder than us all. Since she’d entered her 80’s, and that was almost 10 years ago, she’s become awful forgetful at times...

Authorities to crack down on drunken driving over holidays

Dec 16, 2014 8:55am

City, county and state law enforcement agencies in Arkansas and across the nation will crack down on drunken driving over the coming holidays.

Agencies will step up enforcement efforts...

Ken Bridges | A Rose by any other name

Dec 09, 2014 6:18am

Uriah M. Rose was an attorney who believed in the importance of integrity, ethics, and education for himself and his fellow lawyers. Because of his work, Rose would impact not only the standards...

Holiday shoppers encouraged to ship gifts early

Dec 02, 2014 8:47am

The holiday shopping season is here, and consumers looking to send gifts to loved ones are encouraged to send their packages early to ensure delivery by Christmas Day.

As the U.S. Postal...

Steve Barnes | The state’s prisons, by the numbers

Dec 02, 2014 11:39am

At precisely 10 o’clock on the morning of November 24, the Arkansas Department of Correction had 18,177 inmates. Well, technically; 2,477 of them were on hold, as it were, in county jails across...

Ken Bridges | Grantland Rice Trophy big hunk of hardware for 1964 Razorbacks

Dec 02, 2014 9:43am

For the Arkansas Razorbacks, the 1963 season had been a disappointment, with the team ending with a 5-5 record. Afterward, Coach Frank Broyles and the team began plotting a comeback for next...

Lighting ceremony to kick off holiday celebrations at Capitol

Dec 02, 2014 8:24am

The 76th annual state Capitol Lighting Ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Secretary of State Mark Martin said Monday.

The ceremony will begin after the annual Little Rock Big Jingle...

Steve Barnes | There’s always more wine

Nov 18, 2014 12:04pm

“The sky is not falling,” insisted Jessica DeLoach, who immediately allowed that, “Maybe I’m being a bit naïve.”

Not about the weather, for it was a starlit night, the temperature at mid-...