posted: 03/05/2014 4:26 a.m.
“Wrestling is my life. When I was a little boy, all I did was wrestle,” an impassioned Billy Robinson declared during a taping of a Continental Wrestling Association match in Memphis in 1979.
posted: 03/04/2014 1 a.m.
STUTTGART — The huge popularity of the Robertson family’s A&E mega hit reality show Duck Dynasty has led to a retail boon for members of the bearded clan and their wives, who own a West Monroe, La.-based duck call business, Duck Commander. It’s hard to go into any store and not encounter T-shirts, mugs, books, and more plastered with images of brothers Phil and Si and Phil’s sons Jase, Willie and Jep.
posted: 03/02/2014 3:33 a.m.
WHAT’S COOKIN’? Former Little Rock chef and restaurant owner Denis Seyer has been named chief consultant for the Russ Harding-led RH Cuisine that includes the new Cache restaurant and 1620 Savoy.
posted: 02/25/2014 2 a.m.
Arkansans looking to partake in the revelry of New Orleans’ time-honored Mardi Gras celebration are in luck with several events scheduled around the state.
posted: 02/23/2014 4:39 a.m.
SINGING HIS PRAISES: In March, the Alzheimer’s Association will honor Arkansas native and country music legend Glen Campbell and his family. Campbell, 77, diagnosed with the disease in 2011, will be the inaugural recipient of the national organization’s new Glen Campbell Courage Award.
posted: 02/23/2014 4:16 a.m.
Since the founding of Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s “Champions for Children” Radiothon in 2005, Randy Cain, Cumulus Media’s program director, has overseen it.
posted: 02/20/2014 2:59 a.m.
Joshua Fields Millburn, now 32, thought he had it all — six-figure income working as director of operations for a telecommunications company and a wife.
posted: 02/16/2014 4:20 a.m.
TO THE MAT: North Little Rock resident Gary Harrington is better known to some as “Gorgeous” Gary Young from his wrestling days in Texas from 1977 to the mid-1990 s. Back then, he was the World Class Championship Wrestling heavyweight champion and a member of the Global Wrestling Federation tag team champions.
posted: 02/09/2014 3:06 a.m.
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS: Both this paper and the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway ran Dilbert cartoons Friday with that day’s date printed on them. But they were different.
posted: 02/02/2014 3:55 a.m.
VANISHING ACT: Hollywood actor Judge Reinhold (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Beverly Hills Cop and Ruthless People), who married Amy Miller of Little Rock and spends time in the city as a result, recently resigned from a production at a Kansas City area dinner theater in which he was set to star.
posted: 01/26/2014 4:02 a.m.
GETTING SOME INK: Blake Rutherford has begun writing a column on Arkansas politics that will appear every other week in Arkansas Business.
posted: 01/21/2014 2:16 a.m.
Central High School’s grand piano, bought in 1927 for the school’s opening, belies its name. In its current state, there isn’t anything grand about it.
posted: 01/19/2014 3:48 a.m.
A little-known Arkansan’s name popped up in an unusual place recently.
posted: 01/12/2014 3:56 a.m.
SWAMP PEOPLE: A recent email from the Arkansas Travelers baseball club to its fans touts the team’s new “Swamp Camo” camouflage featuring cypress trees and sage grass, and includes a photo of the new design.
posted: 01/12/2014 3:13 a.m.
The beat goes on … year after year, song after song, new music flows from artists new and old. Now that 2014 is here, we pause to look back at the sounds of 2013, asking a selection of Arkansans about their favorites.