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Classics

Jay Grelen of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Death-o-palooza

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.

Bangin' in the '90s: An oral history

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

Rachel Ammons: cactus queen

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

Nod to Bob

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

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.

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. 
German Shepherd standing guard at White Water Tavern

Wild days at White Water Tavern

All the stories fit to print (and some that probably aren't) about the legendary dive bar.

Farmer vs. farmer

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

Separate and unequal

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

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.

A killing in Pocahontas

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