Arkansas politico knighted into the Order of Chivalry of the Republic of the Philippines

Former Pulaski County Election Commissioner Joshua Ang Price traveled to Hawaii this summer to join the official Order of Chivalry of the Republic of the Philippines. Admit it, that's pretty cool.

COVID today and the open line

COVID numbers continue a dip.

Pulaski Election Commission to settle suit by election worker fired over unsupported allegation by former commission chair Kristi Stahr

Lawsuit to be settled over firing of election worker over his political beliefs.

Justice Department seeks changes on instructions to jury in coming bribery trial of Gilbert Baker

U.S. attorney seeks to tweak jury instructions in retrial of former Republican Sen. Gilbert Baker for bribing a judge with campaign contributions.

Imp meets Boscoe

Look what rang the doorbell.

Block party on Sunday for Recycle Bikes for Kids

Bike races, lawn games, food and music celebrate the efforts of Recycle Bikes for Kids, a program that collects bikes through individual donations, community bike drives and scrapyard donations and re-distributes the repaired bikes to kids who need them, often through partnerships with organizations like Our House, Habitat For Humanity and Arkansas CASA.

Yoga, moonwatching and geocaching at Buffalo National River next weekend

Who says the Buffalo River season ends when the water levels at Ponca get low?
Army bringing farmers to town

Elaine Museum and Richard Wright Civil Rights Center to be dedicated Friday

"Legacy of The Elaine 12, American Heroes," a symposium of events surrounding the Elaine Massacre, kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, and marks the first event held at the Elaine Museum and Richard Wright Civil Rights Center at 313 College Ave. in Elaine (Phillips County).

King Biscuit returns with Mavis Staples, Devon Allman, memorial jam for Michael Burks

The Biscuit is back.

Performances of 'Kinky Boots' at The Studio Theatre are selling out; get in if you can

Last week for a take on Harvey Fierstein's "Kinky Boots" at the Studio Theatre in downtown Little Rock, and word has gotten out that the cast is fantastic. 

Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest returns with tons of in-person screenings at the Arlington

As ever, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is a week-plus of films you’ll think about for years, plus parties you hopefully won’t regret the next morning. Highlights of 2022 include Mark Fletcher’s (“My Octopus Teacher”) undersea conservation tale, “Patrick and the Whale”; Kathlyn Horan’s “The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile”; Shaunak Sen’s award-winning tale of a bird hospital in polluted New Delhi, “All That Breathes”; Violet Columbus and Ben Klein’s portrait of Tiananmen Square massacre documentarian Christine Choy, “The Exiles”; and loads more, much of it with connections to the American South.
Photo of Clinton, Little Rock Nine

‘The whole world was counting on us’: The Little Rock Nine recall Central High desegregation

Former President Bill Clinton and others honored the members of the Little Rock Nine for their historic desegregation of Central High School in 1957. Seven members shared remarks that included notes of progress, the need for more and remembering the events of 65 years ago.

Moms for Liberty expands efforts to ban books

Media Matters reports on Moms for Liberty's shifting strategy to attack access to books on sexuality, transgender issues and race.

COVID today: Caseload continues to drop

The trend is generally downward.

65 years ago today history was made, but the work isn’t over

An anniversary is a reminder that the work isn't over.

Today's news: Could be worse

Breaking: Might summer actually be over?

Little Rock police charge officer with domestic battery

Officer relieved of duty with charge pending.