Classics

Farmer vs. farmer

The fight over the herbicide dicamba has cost one man his life and turned neighbor against neighbor in East Arkansas.

Separate and unequal

Sue Cowan Morris won the battle to equalize pay of black and white teachers. It cost her her job.

The story of Jimmy Doyle's Country Club

The last of the real honky tonks.

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?

Casting out demons: why Justin Harris got rid of kids he applied pressure to adopt

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.

The ballad of Fred and Yoko

How one of the world's foremost Beatles collectors died homeless on the streets of Little Rock.

Nod to Bob

A look back at the weird and wonderful world of Bob Lancaster.

The mask chronicles: Rockin' Pig edition

A Eureka saloon doesn't think much of the mask mandate.

45 years of the Arkansas Times

High school alums celebrate their 45th class anniversaries with reunions, why not us? We’re celebrating our sapphire year by looking outward, rather than inward, with stories that reflect the times. Here’s the way we were (the most popular song of 1974, by the way), the way we went and the way we are now, year by year.

Bangin' in the '90s: An oral history

Police, former gang members, city leaders look back at Little Rock's gang wars.

Bailin. Criswell. Peters.

Three men. Thirty years. The story.

How the Arkansas Times survived poverty, the Dixie Mafia, the U.S. Supreme Court and Mike Huckabee

An oral history of the first 40 years.

Arkansan of the Year: The newly insured

What the Affordable Care Act means to the people who need it the most in Arkansas.
Artist Danny Morris wearing a catfish logo he created for his head

Twenty years: An Arkansas Times retrospective

A look back at the highs and lows of the last two decades, through the eyes of the Arkansas Times.

Ruth Coker Burks, the cemetery angel

In the darkest hour of the AIDS epidemic, Ruth Coker Burks cared for hundreds of people whose families had abandoned them. Courage, love and the 30-year secret of one little graveyard in Hot Springs. 
Asa Hutchinson at age 35

The Right-Hand Man

Asa Hutchinson wants voters to keep politics and religion apart in his campaign for the Senate. Will we? Should We?
Picture of Doe's Eat Place in Little Rock

Hot tamales and Clinton mania: an oral history of Little Rock's Doe's Eat Place

This is the story of how the Little Rock landmark came to be and how it persists as told by staff, friends and customers.

Report from the Oxford American gala: Charles Portis really doesn't like having his picture made

Portis accepting the Lifetime Achievement in Southern Literature award. Photo by Rett Peek.
view from a surveillance camera at the Capital Hotel

Guest goes wild

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.

The thing to do in all 75 Arkansas counties

It's time for a Road Trip!

Rachel Ammons: cactus queen

The Tyrannosaurus Chicken frontwoman talks cacti acoustics, korma and craft.

A killing in Pocahontas

A witness murdered, a drug ring exposed, a snake in a box.

Blaze Foley: Never a star, always a legend

'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.

The best and worst of Arkansas Times' first 40 years

From sexy camping to horseradish souffle.
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