Northeast Arkansas


Pine Bluff Snaps Up Newport Marijuana Cultivator

Pine Bluff Snaps Up Newport Marijuana Cultivator
1 week ago

Turnabout is fair play in Jefferson County, which gained a medical marijuana cultivation center from Newport this month after losing it to the Jackson County seat more than two years ago.


Smooth Move, Dude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Smooth Move, Dude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

It's a perfect story: Hardworking young man full of energy and ideas finds unlikely success, only to be knocked down by the establishment that feels threatened by a new generation of talent. Maybe a little too perfect. read more >

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Let another pesky woman editor encourage you to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving this year as never before, even as we must limit the traditional togetherness — a small sacrifice by historic standards. read more >

Election Observations (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Election Observations (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

The genius of our elections is their decentralization. They are conducted at the county level, by local officials answerable to local voters and depended upon by local candidates. Systemic corruption would require the kind of vast conspiracy that makes a conspiracy exceptionally unlikely to succeed. read more >

Fear and Loathing In Journalism School

Fear and Loathing In Journalism School

Outtakes

Journalism students are enduring at a time when reporters are vilified by politicians, spat upon and assaulted by partisans, and victimized by violent police officers and demonstrators at protests. read more >

Fake News? Not Precisely, But It's Definitely Not Local

Fake News? Not Precisely, But It's Definitely Not Local

OuttakesTechnology & Telecom

More than a dozen media properties operating under familiar names in Arkansas are facing scrutiny after articles in The Guardian and The New York Times revealed them as purveyors of automated reporting and slanted news financed by political operatives and corporate interests. read more >