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).…

Let it Glow: Holiday Lights in Arkansas

Let it Glow: Holiday Lights in Arkansas   by Caroline O’Connor   Unconventional years call for unconventional light displays, and people and organizations across the state have prepared unforgettable holiday installations. Some traditional events, like Garvan Gardens’ Holiday Lights and Jacksonville’s Christmas Parade, have transformed into more socially distant functions while still offering holiday cheer.…