Going for the gold in Little Rock

“The Olympic spirit—the spirit of good will, friendship, understanding and unity across all the lines that divide us—that can propel us into an even brighter era of respect and success.” — President Bill Clinton, in remarks to 1998 United States

Meet Tarona Armstrong: Superintendent at the Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope

Tarona Armstrong’s passion for education has been a key asset throughout her 24 year career with the National Park Service, NPS. Since the fall of 2014 she has been the Superintendent of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National

New visitors center opens at Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home on May 21

On May 21, Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess celebrates the grand opening of a new visitors center in the former colony theatre and pop shop. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at 110 Center Dr. in

Glen Campbell Honored with Career Achievement Award

Famous Arkansan and singer Glen Campbell is set to be honored with a special Career Achievement Award during the 10th annual ACM ( Academy of Country Music) Honors this fall in Nashville, Tennessee. A native of Delight in Pike County,

Faces and places of Women’s History Month in Central Arkansas

Women are behind many of Arkansas’s important moments and enduring monuments, and so many of them achieved their success without the independence and equality that their male counterparts enjoyed. March is National Women’s History Month, and a wonderful way to celebrate

An evening with Rosanne Cash

In 2015, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson mentioned to Dr. Ruth Hawkins that Rosanne Cash, daughter of the legendary “Man in Black,” was one of his favorite performers. Hawkins, the moving force behind Arkansas State University’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, including Historic

Music and musicians that changed the world

Elvis. Johnny. Jerry Lee. Carl. Four names that would shape the face of music around the world. On Dec. 4, 1956, four young musicians got together at Sun Studios in Memphis and had an impromptu jam session. Johnny Cash, Elvis

Blues Hall of Famer “Sunshine” Sonny Payne to be Celebrated on Dec. 1 in Historic Helena

Legendary radio broadcaster and Blues Hall of Fame member “Sunshine” Sonny Payne will be honored on Tuesday, Dec. 1, as he is presented with the 2015 Cecil Scaife Visionary Award; friends and family will also gather to celebrate his 90th

Walnut Ridge Celebrates the Town’s Musical Heritage with Beatles at the Ridge Festival on Sept. 18-19

It started in September 1964. Four young men from Liverpool needed some rest and relaxation. It had been a stellar year for the guys – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. In August, the foursome, known worldwide

Al Bell and Buddy Jewell to be Inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame

Arkansas Delta natives Al Bell and Buddy Jewell are part of the prestigious Class of 2015 being inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame on September 29. Authorized by the Arkansas General Assembly and governed by the Arkansas Entertainers