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Wonder Valley memories fading, copy of film sought

Subscriber onlyPeople are searching for Wonder Valley. Continue reading...

Hill slide blocks off 3 miles of Pig Trail

Arkansas 23 path to music festivals

Subscriber onlyA hill slide on Arkansas 23 in Franklin County could close the Pig Trail Scenic Byway for months and affect travel from the north to two music festivals on Mulberry Mountain in June -- Wakarusa on June 4-7 and Thunder on the Mountain on June 26-28. Continue reading...

Gay-bias ban wins in Eureka Springs

71% of voters say ‘yes’ to ordinance

Subscriber only Voters in this tourist town overwhelmingly endorsed its anti-discrimination ordinance in a special election Tuesday. Continue reading...

City set to decide anti-bias law need

Eureka Springs to vote Tuesday

Subscriber onlyVoters in Eureka Springs will decide Tuesday whether they want to keep a city law that prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender people -- at least for a couple of months. Continue reading...

Crashed plane's fit-to-fly permit forged, U.S. says

Agent: Inspector nonexistent

Subscriber onlyA private airplane that crashed on takeoff July 2, 2014, at the Boone County Regional Airport had a forged certificate of airworthiness, an investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. Continue reading...

Kids hurt by seeing too few girls on screen, actress says

Subscriber onlyActress Geena Davis wants to change the media world in the next seven years. Continue reading...

Author: State's fix doesn't stop bias toward gays

Online columnist talks at UA

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- After a flurry of national media attention and jousting between the Arkansas Legislature and governor, Arkansas' Religious Freedom Restoration Act still allows discrimination against gay people, a national activist told students at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Continue reading...

Downtown tunnel nearly fixed in Eureka Springs

Subscriber onlyWorkers in Eureka Springs have refilled a gaping hole in a parking lot between two historic buildings on Main Street -- The Auditorium, built in 1929, and Carroll County's Western District courthouse, built in 1908. Continue reading...

Top Cherokee stumps in state

As election nears, chief visits tribe’s Fayetteville residents

Subscriber onlyThe principal chief of the Cherokee Nation worked the crowd Monday night at Mount Sequoyah Methodist Assembly at a "meet and greet" with Northwest Arkansas Cherokees. Continue reading...

Scalia says merits of statutes not his call

Subscriber onlyMOUNTAIN HOME -- Between fishing for rainbow trout and hunting for turkeys in northern Arkansas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke twice Thursday at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. Continue reading...

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Roy Reed, at his home in Hogeye, recalls the 1965 events in Selma, Ala.

Roy Reed, at his home in Hogeye, recalls the 1965 events in Selma, Ala.

Published: February 1, 2015

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

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