Preserve Arkansas Presents Lifetime Achievement Award

Founded in 1981 as the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas, Preserve Arkansas is the only statewide nonprofit organization focused on building stronger communities by reconnecting Arkansans to our heritage and empowering people to save and rehabilitate historic places. By presenting educational programs, advocating for preservation at the federal, state, and local levels, and providing technical…

HIKING ARKANSAS’ Winter Wonderlands

-Chilly temperatures are not a reason to miss the great outdoors when you can enjoy Arkansas’ winter beauty with the right preparations. Outdoor enthusiasts Thomas Wallace and Maura Montez of Little Rock take a rest during a day hike in The Natural State. By Frank Barton :: Photography by Jamison Mosley & Janet Warlick [dropcap]O[/dropcap]f all…

DNA Match Heats Up an Arkansas Cold Case

2005 Sees a Major Breakthrough in the Kristin Laurite Murder And a Narrowing of the Funding Gap at the Arkansas State Crime Lab By Letha Mills Photos Courtesy of Kristin Laurite’s Family   Last July, five years after the murder of 25-year-old Kristin Laurite, a suspect was finally identified through a national DNA database. Laurite…

Excursion: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Make your vote the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Top Photo: Homemade apple pies were served to celebrate announcement of the Arkansas Hall of Fame in the Governor Mansion’ kitchen. (left to right) Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson, Stacy Hurst, Executive Director of the Arkansas Department of Heritage; Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Montine McNulty,…

Excursion: Arkansas Goodies

You may be surprised to learn that many food products you enjoy for breakfast, snacking and at gatherings are made in Arkansas. Research by Grace Heflin :: Illustrations by Chad Maupin   Take a look through this sampling of some of the state’s delicious goods. Take a drive to shop in person or go online…