World’s Largest Bowie Knife Exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum

One of Arkansas’s proudest pieces of history is that it is believed to be where Jim Bowie’s original knife was made in December 1830.  Bowie designed the knife which was then crafted by blacksmith James Black at Washington, Arkansas, now

Historic Civil Rights Leaders In Little Rock

The widow and daughter of slain Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers are in Little Rock today and tomorrow as Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site  hosts the 56th commemoration of the desegregation of the school. In addition to

Hollywood Comes to the Arkansas Delta

A few weeks ago, I blogged about Forrest City native Chris Hicky and his determination to make a movie in St. Francis and Lee Counties. Chris decided to bypass Hollywood for the financing and take his cause to social media

With a Little Help From My Friends: Making a Movie in the Arkansas Delta

Forrest City native Chris Hicky may have moved to Los Angeles and become an award-winning director, but he’s never forgot the place he calls home. Hicky has directed videos for Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Lady

Film Crew in Texarkana For Remake of The Town That Dreaded Sundown

A film crew is in Texarkana this week shooting a remake of  the 1976 horror movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown. The late Charles B. Pierce, who was from Arkansas, originally directed the movie, which was inspired by a series