Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Roy Reed, a Garland County native whose writings chronicled the civil rights movement for The New York Times and illuminated Arkansas history in well-crafted and often funny books about former Gov. Orval Faubus and the Arkansas Gazette, died Sunday in Fayetteville. read more >
by Kyle Massey -
All it took was a Republican governor willing to spend political capital, a provision that helped the bill maneuver through committees and a closing argument from a lawmaker whose great-great grandfather left Mississippi to fight for the Union. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he wants lawmakers to end the state's practice of commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day. read more >
Robert E. Lee's birthday would no longer be celebrated on the same day as Martin Luther King Day under a bill introduced by an Arkansas lawmaker. read more >
by Associated Press -