The Dream of El Dorado

by Dustin Jayroe There’s no getting around the fact that El Dorado has produced far more than its share of overachievers. The late novelist Charles Portis was born in this fine Union County community, as were star athletes Lou Brock (National Hall of Fame baseball player) and Goose Tatum (basketball icon for the Harlem Globetrotters).…

All Hail the Queen

All Hail the Queen   by Joe David Rice   Here’s a question for Arkansas-oriented trivia lovers. What do Martin Scorsese, Grapette sodas, Hernando de Soto and Camark Pottery have in common? The answer? Camden.   That’s right, Camden — the Queen City of the Ouachita River and the county seat of Ouachita County. This…