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Hoping to make history (again)

Hoping to make history (again)

September 1, 2020

Vol 45 • No 36

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From Willisville to Washington: Sen. Joyce Elliott is ready to school Congress

Sen. Joyce Elliott was the second Black graduate of her newly integrated high school. If elected, she’ll be the first Black lawmaker Arkansas sends to Congress. 

Memoirs in the time of Trump

Olly Neal and Grif Stockley, sons of East Arkansas, publish memoirs influenced by the state's racist past.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Make America WAP Again Edition

Play at home while waiting to campaign for mayor of Alpena.

The ins and outs of voting absentee: To get it counted, get it right

Thousands have applied to the Pulaski Circuit/County Clerk’s Office to receive absentee ballots, and thousands more are expected.

How to open a restaurant during a pandemic

Despite economic uncertainty and hardship, several brand-new restaurants — like Brood & Barley and Cypress Social — have popped up. Henrietta's is still in the works, and a renovated Oyster Bar is coming.

Arkansas patients attest: Medical marijuana helps

Sleeplessness, PTSD, epilepsy all relieved by cannabis.

History in a shoebox: New photographs of 1957 Central High discovered

Photographer Rita Henry found and printed negatives of photographs taken by Walter Riddick Jr. of Central's desegregation.

Endorsements 2020

For parks staying parks and the 1961 International Scout.