Caleb cut his teeth in the world of print journalism as a reporter, photographer and opinion editor at his hometown daily newspaper, the Forrest City Times-Herald. It was there that he learned the importance of creating a relationship of trust with the readers in his community. He joined the Vowell, Inc. staff in December 2017. Caleb’s…

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Down in the Delta

By Caleb Talley Exploring the lesser-known gems of east Arkansas –  there’s much more than meets the eye Part 1 of 2 – The Upper Delta It’s been said inside the halls of the state capitol and the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies: If we could just lose the Delta, Arkansas would be among the fastest-growing, most…

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Step Back in Time in Eureka Springs

By Caleb Talley Few Arkansas cities enjoy the sort of history that abounds in nearly every direction in Eureka Springs. “Eccentric” may be a fitting description for this folk Victorian community, and it’s an adjective that the locals might even welcome. To understand, one needs only to step downtown … and back in time. Because to…

Little Rock’s Pastime

By Caleb Talley Famed columnist George Will probably said it best when he said: “Baseball is a habit. The slowly rising crescendo of each game, the rhythm of the long season – these are the essentials, and they are remarkably unchanged over nearly a century and a half. Of how many American institutions can that…

Photographing Frida

by Caleb Talley Visitors to the Arkansas Arts Center in February will have the chance to admire its first exhibition dedicated to iconic artist Frida Kahlo. Photographing Frida: Portraits of Frida Kahlo/ Fotografiando Frida: Retratos de Frida Kahlo, debuts on February 1, gives art enthusiasts a very rare opportunity to see one of Mexico’s most…