Category archives: Blog

Murder Mystery: Murder in the Ozarks

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Hwy 9, southwest of Melbourne, is curvy and hilly like most Ozark roads. In case of car trouble or other emergencies, motorists can pull over in areas designed for that purpose. Tourists also stop to enjoy the beautiful Ozark vistas. On the morning of Sept. 27, 2004, a group of people gathered along Hwy 9, but not to help a motorist in distress or to[...]

Exploring ‘Local Live’

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Little Rock’s Hidden Music Gem Photography by Jeff Smithwick   Rock’s momentum in becoming a proud foodie city is in full swing. So much so that locals are crying out for more in all realms — including music. However, it’s all a matter of knowing where to look, and South on Main provides a stage music lovers won’t want to miss. Local Live, the [...]

Brunching in the Rock: B-side

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best kind of indecision inevitably involves food. Little Rockians are lucky enough to have this welcomed problem when looking to eat out for lunch, dinner and even breakfast — but what about those Saturday and Sunday mornings that may require a little hair of the dog? Luckily, brunch options in the capital city have been growing, and this upcoming “Brunchin[...]

Murder Mystery: Scandalous Arkansas Trials

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(top photo) Detectives John Hutchinson (left) and Al Dawson escort Orsini to jail.   Like juicy gossip, trials titillate and fascinate, often proving that fact, if not stranger than fiction, is at least weirder. Arkansas has had its fair share. Photography courtesy of Central Arkansas Library System Archives   the morning of Sept. 26, 197[...]