Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame

What do Johnny Cash, Louis Jordan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Conway Twitty, Howlin’ Wolf, Charlie Rich, and Al Green have in common? In addition to becoming musical legends in various genres, each of these trailblazers was born or lived in eastern Arkansas. The region’s roster of “musical alumni” is impressive: William Warfield; Levon Helm; Albert King;  …
Author Charlaine Harris is among those that will be inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame in September. A former resident of Magnolia, Arkansas the New York Times bestselling author’s most popular novels include The Southern Vampire Mysteries and the Harper Connelly series. Her vampire mysteries feature Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress from Louisiana, …