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Down in the Delta

By Caleb Talley Exploring the lesser-known gems of east Arkansas –  there’s much more than meets the eye Part 1 of 2 – The Upper Delta It’s been said inside the halls of the state capitol and the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies: If we could just lose the Delta, Arkansas would be among the fastest-growing, most…

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Baptist Health Adds ‘Music Pharmacy’

Baptist Health Senior Care Behavioral Health-Fort Smith, in collaboration with Musicians On Call, has added a “Music Pharmacy” to its group therapy sessions. Musicians On Call is a national nonprofit that gives patients access to the healing power of music. Mandy Kuykendall, a certified therapeutic recreation specialist, secured three Amazon Fire tablets with access to…

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Step Back in Time in Eureka Springs

By Caleb Talley Few Arkansas cities enjoy the sort of history that abounds in nearly every direction in Eureka Springs. “Eccentric” may be a fitting description for this folk Victorian community, and it’s an adjective that the locals might even welcome. To understand, one needs only to step downtown … and back in time. Because to…

Ales and Tails Returns to Fayetteville on April 6

They’re called by many names – crawdads, mudbugs, crayfish, crawfish. But on April 6, it won’t matter what you call them. This Saturday, the Ales & Tails crawfish and craft beer festival will be held in Fayetteville. “We think it will be a real fun time,” says event organizer Maudie Schmitt, owner of Cafe Rue Orleans in Fayetteville.…

Little Rock’s Pastime

By Caleb Talley Famed columnist George Will probably said it best when he said: “Baseball is a habit. The slowly rising crescendo of each game, the rhythm of the long season – these are the essentials, and they are remarkably unchanged over nearly a century and a half. Of how many American institutions can that…