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Beauties, politicians thumped in diaries

Arkansans’ talks ‘boring,’ ‘tedious’

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers was critical of beauty queens, long-winded politicians and Ronald Reagan, in particular, according to diaries in the University of Arkansas library. Continue reading...

UA says 'deed of gift' for Bumpers' papers allows access cutoffs

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The family of former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers can restrict access to his papers in the University of Arkansas library's special collections department, according to a 15-year-old agreement between the family and the university. Continue reading...

Skeptical, Bumpers' son has UA pull Clinton-critical diary

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The family of former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers had a diary attributed to him "temporarily pulled" from the University of Arkansas library Wednesday after discovering that it contained comments critical of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading...

Bumpers diary calls Clintons 'obsessive'

Ex-senator’s son doubts ’82 wording

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers described Bill and Hillary Clinton as "the most manic obsessive people I have ever known in my life, and perhaps even the most insensitive to everybody else's feelings," according to papers on file at the University of Arkansas library. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs anti-bias rally draws 200

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- The anti-discrimination battle in this tourist town isn't a God vs. gays issue, Jayme Brandt told a crowd of about 200 gathered Wednesday night at KJ's Caribe Restaurante. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs closes city limits to circus animals

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs has banned traveling circuses that feature wild or exotic animals, but a pro-circus group plans a petition drive to force a citywide referendum on the issue. Continue reading...

Passion Play director opposes anti-bias law

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- The chief executive officer of The Great Passion Play said he's against discrimination, but he said this city's anti-discrimination ordinance is a bad law that needs to be repealed. Continue reading...

Passion Play CEO plans to 'take back' Eureka Springs

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- The chief executive officer of the Great Passion Play said he's against discrimination, but he said this city's anti-discrimination ordinance is a bad law that needs to be repealed. Continue reading...

UA's Coon is selected for Honors College job

Subscriber onlyA history professor at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has been named dean of its Honors College. Continue reading...

Coon named dean of UA Honors College

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A history professor at the University of Arkansas has been named dean of its Honors College. 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 ...

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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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