The Evolve Gala

By Kim Dishongh More than 700 people will gather together on Saturday, April 6, for The Centers for Youth & Families annual celebration, The Evolve Gala, which will raise funds for the agency’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program. With programs ranging from residential care to foster care and outpatient counseling, The Centers provides critical behavioral healthcare…

Arkansas Civil Rights Trail

By Dr. John A. Kirk Arkansas is known nationally and internationally for the events surrounding the desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School in September 1957. President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s decision to deploy the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to escort the Little Rock Nine into the school cemented the city’s place in civil rights…

A Month Full of Heart

February may be the shortest month of the year, but in the Baker home, there is no shortage of excitement. In addition to Valentine’s Day, which is among my top five favorite holidays, February is also the month my husband, Joel, and daughter, Savvy, were born. There will be a whole lot of celebrating in…

The Outlaw Of The Ozarks

By Joe David Rice Not many Arkansas convicts have been featured in four-page spreads in Life magazine. Nor have many been the subject of a song, much less half a dozen tunes. But Joseph Lytle Hilderbrand was not your usual Arkansas criminal. Sixty years ago, Hilderbrand was transported to the Tucker State Prison Farm in…