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Kenneth Bridges: Rector’s family connections important for state’s sixth governor

Mar 24, 2015 7:03am

Henry M. Rector had a fiery temper that matched the politics of the years leading to the Civil War. As the sixth governor of Arkansas starting in 1860, Rector would lead the state as the war began...

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Ken Bridges | Dee Brown’s work spans generations

Dec 22, 2014 6:09pm

Dorris Alexander Brown, known as “Dee” to his friends, grew up surrounded by adventure, tragedy, and incredible tales. Coming from such a background, it was natural that he would become a renowned...

Matthew Pate | All the wonders of the world

Dec 17, 2014 7:25am

They were titled The New Book of Knowledge: The Children’s Encyclopedia and they —- along with a well worn Winnie the Pooh —- were among my most prized possessions. I got Winnie when I was four....

Nate Strauch | Tortured decisions

Dec 17, 2014 7:21am

First, a thought experiment: Imagine the one person to whom you’re closest is in danger. Mortal danger. Someone, somewhere is threatening to kill them. And you have that person’s accomplice...

Steve Barnes | Flying high with the Eagles

Dec 09, 2014 9:19am

OMAHA, Neb. – I have three grandchildren. Medicare is on the horizon. I also have a wife who, thankfully, refuses to surrender her youth, and if I must surrender mine I shall do so reluctantly. So...

Bankruptcies

Dec 09, 2014 9:02am

Angela Arnold1504 W 12th Street, North Little Rock; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed November 24; unlisted assets.

Maretha A Salley1319 Adams, Little Rock; Chapter 13; unlisted debt filed...

Incorporations

Dec 09, 2014 9:01am

America’s Best Chicken, Inc , 19 Indian Trl, Little Rock 72207 was incorporated on 11/20/14 by Matthew Williams Moore

Applied Land Restoration, Inc , 5517 Scenic Dr, Little Rock 72207 was...

Brenda Miles | Christmas at Big Mama’s Chapter 2

Dec 09, 2014 6:07am

Supper on Christmas Eve was homemade vegetable soup with cornbread, slathered in butter, and banana pudding topped by a thick meringue for dessert. We knew we had to slack off on this evening meal...

Matthew Pate | Silence of the carrots

Dec 03, 2014 2:31pm

‘Tis the season for culinary exploration. At least around the extended Pate household, that’s when Mother and I usually trot out at least one “experimental” dish alongside the perennially prepared...

Nate Strauch | The partisan divide of tragedy

Dec 03, 2014 2:30pm

What is it about the wiring in our brains that leads us to politicize tragedy? How can we be personally certain what happened in Ferguson, Mo., and why do our partisan proclivities determine the...

Brenda Miles | Christmas at Big Mama’s Chapter 1

Dec 02, 2014 8:33am

Joe Bill and Stella, Jimmy Ed and Martha Sue, Jerry Don and Lou, and Caleb and me arrived all during the morning of Christmas Eve. We all hugged and helped one another transport suitcases and...