A sampler platter from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas.
Asa Hutchinson is the subject of a long profile from Politico today, only a couple of weeks ahead of the Republican National Committee’s Aug. 23 debate.
Arkansas politicians figure prominently in a tax break now in wide use by Silicon Valley billionaires.
50 years ago Dale Bumpers came out of relative obscurity to defeat Winthrop Rockefeller.
The open line includes a farewell to 2016, which began with the death of Dale Bumpers and, in several respects, went further downhill. A Politico tribute to Bumpers wonders if his model could succeed in today's toxic political environment.
Times columnist Ernie Dumas this weeks writes a useful overview of the great Governor's Mansion takeover story, with both historical references back to the Mansion's beginning, controversies through the years and what really drove the Hutchinson Administration's special session takeover. (Hint: It wasn't a rat problem.)
Excerpts from an oral history.
Bradley Dean Jesson, former chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court and a close friend and adviser of the late U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers, died Monday at his home at Fort Smith. He was 83.
A fine service was held for the late Sen. Dale Bumpers at First United Methodist Church in downtown Little Rock today.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church for former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers, who died Jan.1 at 90.
A memorial service for Dale Bumpers, the former governor and U.S. senator who died Friday at 90, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church.
Oh the stories Dale Bumpers could tell. Ernest Dumas, who did an 11-hour interview with the late former governor and senator for a University of Arkansas oral history project, excerpts some of that interview here.