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RIP, Maggie Hinson  Arkansas Times

Maggie Hinson, longtime owner and matron of Midtown Billiards, has died, her regulars report.



'Perspective of Little Rock Central High School' Saving a Generation| Out for Life  THV11.com KTHV

We showed Saving a Generation: Out for Life to a group of students at Little Rock Central High School -- to get their perspective on this problem that affects us all ...



Environment notebook  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Funds earmarkedfor conservation. Washington County farmers and landowners in part of the West Fork and White River watershed can now apply for funds to ...



Central High principal has been top Tiger for nearly 20 years  THV11.com KTHV

Nancy Rousseau has been the principal at Central High School for 17 years. And she shows no signs of slowing down soon.



CHS Mock Trial team wins  Log Cabin Democrat

The Conway High School Mock Trial Team won the state championship Saturday and will compete at the 2019 National High School Mock Trial Championship ...



Little Rock Central High School Presents: Sister Act!  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre rocked our studio with a special preview of their upcoming production of Sister Act, ...



Artifact of the Week: Armory Envelope - News  Log Cabin Democrat

In 1929, the Arkansas Army National Guard armory was built on the southwest corner of Caldwell and Locust. This envelope, which contained the rosters of the ...



Parents Notified After Central High Employee's Gun Reported Lost  www.fox16.com

Parents of students who attend Central High School were notified after a staff member told school officials on Wednesday that he had possibly lost his gun on ...



Central High School Walked Out In The Footsteps Of The Little Rock 9  NPR

Best known for its role in the 1957 school desegregation crisis, Little Rock Central High School saw hundreds of students walk out of class on Wednesday to ...



Replica Of Bus Stop Bench To Help Tell Story Of Little Rock 9  KUAR

A bench now on display across from Little Rock's Central High School commemorates one key moment from the school's desegregation. It is a replica of one.



Little Rock Nine's 60th anniversary: The signs of segregation are still there  Quartz

On Sept. 25, 1957, nine African-American students in Little Rock, Arkansas were escorted by federal troops into Central High School after they were initially ...



Member of Little Rock Nine visits Washington, D.C.  www.fox16.com

In the clip above, Washington D.C. correspondent Brie Jackson reports Eckford came to Washington, D.C. this week to share her story, at the invitation of the ...



Stacey McAdoo Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  amppob.com

Every morning, Stacey McAdoo goes to work at Little Rock Central High School to teach communications, but she got a serious surprise in October when she ...



BPCC welcomes member of Little Rock Nine to campus  KSLA

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier Parish Community College Rotaract and the Rotary Club of Shreveport will welcome a member of the Little Rock Nine to ...



Federal Shutdown Closes Major Tourist Draws In Little Rock  KUAR

Two major tourist attractions in Little Rock are at least partly closed becuase of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The Clinton Presidential.



Little Rock, Arkansas, elects black mayor for first time; Frank Scott defeats Baker Kurrus in runoff election  CBS News

Frank Scott wins a runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas' capital city.



2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team  Arkansas Times

The 2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team, the 25th team the Times has honored , is made up of coders, musicians, scientists and championship ...



Little Rock Nine: the day young students shattered racial segregation  The Guardian

Sixty years ago, nine teens braved violent protests to attend school after the supreme court outlawed segregation – but racial separation is not over in the US.



'I Had a Right to Be at Central': Remembering Little Rock's Integration Battle  TIME

Sixty years ago, a group of nine students walked into a school and changed America. "I had a right to be at Central," one of them tells TIME.



Picketing Underway in Support of Little Rock Teachers  www.fox16.com

Informational picketing is underway today at Little Rock School District campuses to show support for teachers targeted by State Education Commissioner ...



Lasting Peace  Oxford American

In 1957, at the age of fifteen, Dr. Terrence Roberts volunteered to desegregate Little Rock's Central High School. Along with eight other African-American ...



Little Rock schools' top seniors celebrated  Arkansas Online

One by one the top-achieving, graduating seniors from the Little Rock School District's five high schools on Monday announced their college plans and career ...



On This Day in Arkansas History: September 4  KARK

On this day in 1957, The Little Rock nine attempted to attend Little Rock Central High School.



Arkansas House OKs Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues For U.S. Capitol  KUAR

Arkansas is moving closer toward replacing its statutes at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash. The.



Little Rock high school staff member placed on leave as allegations of inappropriate behavior investigated  Arkansas Online

A Little Rock Central High School staff member has been placed on paid leave pending the review of an "alleged incident," the school said Wednesday.



Arkansas' capital city could elect its first black mayor  The Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the ...



Little Rock Voters Could Elect A Black Mayor For The 1st Time  KUAR

Voters are casting ballots in an election that could result in Little Rock's first popularly elected black mayor, six decades after Arkansas' capital city was the center ...



Student shot in residential area after Central High prom  THV11.com KTHV

A student was shot in Little Rock while hanging out with a group of friends after Central High prom. He was treated at a hospital and released.



Blake Pizan named new football coach at Little Rock Central High School  KATV

Blake Pizan has been named head football coach at Central High School, according to the Little Rock School District. He replaces Ellis Scooter Register, and ...



Arkansas lawmakers do away with high school journalism requirements  THV11.com KTHV

The decision was met with pushback from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, journalism students and advocates.



Legislation Introduced To Expand Central High School National Historic Site  KUAR

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, joined Tueday (May 23) with civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and U.



Little Rock School District Teacher Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  Harrison Daily

LITTLE ROCK — When Stacey McAdoo arrived at school this morning, she had no idea she would receive the surprise of a lifetime. During a special ...



Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre Presents BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL  Broadway World

Public performances will be held at LRCH in the Roosevelt Levander Thompson Auditorium on Friday, March 9 at 7pm and Saturday, March 10 at 2pm. Tickets ...



Ticket Sales A Boost For Little Rock's Repertory Theatre  KUAR

After financial troubles last year, officials with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre hope their first show of the season is a sign of future success. The Rep.



Government shutdown impacts sites in Arkansas  KATV

Several places around the state are closed because of the government shutdown. There is a sign on the doors of Central High School explaining to visitors that ...



A mural to move Little Rock forward  Arkansas Times

When artist Joe Jones painted a dramatic mural depicting the misery of sharecropping, the plight of coal miners and the lynching and burning of a black man ...



Little Rock school activists announce events for 60th anniversary of Central High crisis  Arkansas Times

On Thursday, a group calling itself Grassroots Arkansas held a press conference in front of the Arkansas Department of Education to announce a schedule of ...



Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances  KUAR

A proposal to replace Arkansas's two statues in the U.S. Capitol with singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates has advanced to the state House of ...



A Member of the Little Rock Nine Discusses Her Struggle to Attend Central High  Smithsonian

Fifteen year-old Minnijean Brown thought her new high school would allow her to become the best person she could be. She envisioned making friends, going ...



Excitement building for Central High School Commemoration  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Excitement is building for the events surrounding the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School.



'CIVIL TWILIGHT' TO COMMEMORATE DESEGREGATION OF LR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL  UCA News

CORE Performance Company will perform “Civil Twilight: Reflections on Fear, Courage and Resilience,” a site-specific dance/spoken word event, as part of the ...



The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Speaks About Holding on to History  Smithsonian.com

Carlotta Walls LeNier, whose school dress is in the Smithsonian, says much was accomplished and now we need to hold onto it.



Arkansas legislator wants to place Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues at U.S. Capitol  THV11.com KTHV

The legislator wants to replace Arkansas's statues at the National Statuary Hall to honor Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash.



Conway High School is the 2019 mock trial state champion  Log Cabin Democrat

Conway High School defeated Little Rock Central High School in the championship round of the competition to become the 2019 Arkansas High School Mock ...



How Segregation Has Persisted in Little Rock  The Atlantic

Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city's schools are still divided by race.



Democrat on top in clerk race  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters elected Democrat Terri Hollingsworth circuit/county clerk, giving her about 30000 more votes than her opponent, Republican Steve ...



2019 Session: AR Senate endorses Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues  www.fox16.com

Arkansas senators are endorsing putting statues at the U.S. Capitol of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash to replace ones depicting two 19th ...



Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues headed to US Capitol  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

LITTLE ROCK — Statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and country singer Johnny Cash — two of Arkansas' most celebrated icons — are headed to ...



Arkansas Senate Passes Plan To Replace U.S. Capitol Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny ...



More than 6.4 million people visited Pulaski County in 2018  www.fox16.com

In Pulaski County alone, travel was a huge economic driver. Those 6.4 million visitors generated $1.95 billion in travel spending, accounting for 25 percent of the ...



New Book Tells The Story Of Students Who Desegregated Little Rock's Junior High Schools  KUAR

The story of the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School by nine black students is well known. But overshadowed is phase two of the school.



In Arkansas, Unions, Professional Associations Vie For Teacher Membership  KUAR

In the wake of a June decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, non-union professional associations are increasing their presence as an alternative to teachers' ...



Little Rock mayoral candidates square off in forum  Arkansas Times

Of the three leading contenders for Little Rock mayor, two emphasize their ability to unify a divided city — though the subtext of Baker Kurrus' message is ...



Federal Shutdown Impacts Arkansas As It Stretches into 2019  amppob.com

As the partial federal government shutdown continues into the new year, its impact, so far, has been limited in Arkansas.



Weekend Calendar  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits. Central Arkansas. ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.



Students rally at LR Central High in support of DACA recipients  Arkansas Times

Little Rock Central High School students held a pre-class protest this morning at the corner of Park Street and Daisy Bates in support of classmates who ...



New App Lets People Follow In Footsteps Of Little Rock Nine  KUAR

Visitors to Little Rock's Central High School will now have a way to explore the school's historic past. An app developed by the Central High Civil Rights.



Photo Flash: President and Hillary Clinton Attend LITTLE ROCK  Broadway World

The Little Rock Nine made history when on the first day of school, September 4, 1957, they were barred from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little ...



Jamee McAdoo: Extraordinary Teens  www.fox16.com

Jamee McAdoo is a seventeen year old Little Rock Central High School honor student, published author and professional playwright who was recently crowned ...



Arkansas House Panel OKs Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel has advanced a proposal to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer ...



Christian Liberal Arts College  Ouachita Baptist University News

Ouachita Baptist University will host Melba Pattillo Beals, who is widely known as a member of the Little Rock Nine, for a lecture on Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in ...



Six Little Rock Landmarks Included In National Civil Rights Trail  KUAR

Little Rock Central High School is now joining five other sites across the city as part of a national project highlighting historically significant.



Ark. football coach resigns job one week after appointment, cites inability to commit  USA TODAY High School Sports

Just a week after being named as the head coach at Little Rock Central High School, Blake Pizan withdrew from consideration for the position, which, again, ...



Safe passage: Russellville's Latimore Tourist Home one of the few remaining Arkansas places listed in Green Book for black travelers  Arkansas Online

A derelict building in Russellville stands as crumbling testimony to a dismal fact of life regularly faced during the Jim Crow era by black travelers in Arkansas and ...



Arkansas highlights sites, events for Black History Month  Pine Bluff Commercial

February is Black History Month, and Arkansas has a prominent place on the stage of black heritage and culture, according to a news release from the Arkansas ...



Remains in pipe at west Little Rock park are missing teen's  Arkansas Online

Authorities identified human remains found at a west Little Rock park as those of teenager Ebby Steppach, who disappeared in October 2015, police said ...



Results of Third Annual All-Region Coding Competition Announced  amppob.com

The winners of third annual Arkansas All-Region Coding competition have been announced. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education ...



Arkansas plan for Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues hits snag  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An effort to replace Arkansas' statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates ...



State semi-finalists named for 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  THV11.com KTHV

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized four teachers on August 16 as 2019 Arkansas Teacher ...



Events In Little Rock To Honor Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  KUAR

Two events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr will be held in Little Rock Wednesday.



HIGH PROFILE: Eric Higgins, Pulaski County's next sheriff  Arkansas Online

Eric Higgins was clearly the underdog. His opponent was endorsed by the retiring Pulaski County sheriff. He was outspent almost 2-1 — leaving him without the ...



Central student a winner in international science and engineering competition  Arkansas Times

Big deal. Meghana Bollimpalli of Little Rock Central High School was named a grand prize winner in the Intel Internatoinal Science and Engineering fair .



Little Rock elects first black mayor  Pine Bluff Commercial

LITTLE ROCK — A banking executive and former highway commissioner won Tuesday's runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American ...



Third Annual All-Region Coding competition results announced  KARK

Seventeen teams invited to participate in All-State competition in May.



Little Rock police identify homicide victim near Central High  KATV

Little Rock police have identified the man killed Wednesday morning at a convenience store near Little Rock Central High School.Police identified the victim as ...



Remains found on Arkansas campus confirmed as missing man  Log Cabin Democrat

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and country singer Johnny Cash — two of Arkansas' most celebrated icons — are headed to ...



Little Rock Police Academy Class 90 Takes Multicultural Tour  KARK

On Friday, the 14 recruits spent the day on a multicultural tour of the Little Rock Central High School Museum and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.



Former President Bill Clinton To Speak At Central High Commemoration  KUAR

A file photo of former President Bill Clinton speaking at an event with several members of the Little Rock Nine at Central High School on July 14, 2016.



Documentary Chronicles Plight Of Little Rock Nine, Ongoing Issues With Public Schools  KUAR

Elizabeth Eckford only had one concern before her first day of school. She wanted to make sure her white dress was finished so she could wear it. The next.



In City's School Discrimination Lawsuit, Burden Of Proof Is 'Did They Mean To?'  KUAR

It's been 60 years since Central High School was forced to desegregate, but a federal lawsuit now claims the Little Rock School District is racially biased when it ...



Anniversary: 'Little Rock Nine' Desegregate School  KNWA

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- - Friday, September 25 marks 58 years since the desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School. Nine high school students entered the ...



Little Rock Nine Memorial Foundation Falling Apart, State Official Says  KUAR

The concrete base of a popular memorial at the Arkansas State Capitol in honor of the nine black students famous for integrating Little Rock Central High.



Ad pioneer Ron Robinson, namesake of Little Rock library theater, dies at 75  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Ron Robinson's influence on the state's advertising and public relations professions reached as far and wide as his varied interests and vast collections of movie ...



2 candidates in Pulaski County vie for clerk post  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters will choose their circuit/county clerk this election cycle, deciding who will be chief record keeper for Arkansas' largest county.



Q+A: The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Talks About Her First Day of School  Smithsonian

One of the nine students who desegregated Little Rock, Carlotta Walls LaNier (top row, third from right) recently donated her dress (left) from what would have ...



'Out for Life' Saving a Generation | Out for Life  THV11.com KTHV

It's Graduation Day at the Exodus Project. As the inmates prepare to see their families and loved ones for the first time outside of jail, they reflect on their time at ...



Gallery: Little Rock Nine | Digital Exclusives: Photo Galleries  nwitimes.com

The Little Rock Nine were the first group of African American students to enroll in Little Rock Central High School, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the ...



Little Rock Nine member releases book against bullying  THV 11

"The Worst First Day" is Eckford's first book. It is one of the few times she has opened up about the Little Rock Nine.



38 seniors honored at sorority's event  NWAOnline

Thirty-eight young men were recognized April 29 at the 45th annual Delta Presents Scholarship Program. Delta Presents is sponsored by the Little Rock ...



Henry S. de Linde  Hot Springs Sentinel

Henry S. de Linde, 96, Hot Springs, Ark. died on April 4, 2019. He was born March 21, 1923, to the late John Henry de Linde and Hester Barber de Linde.



Recalling When JFK Came To Little Rock And Focused On A 'New South'  WBUR

WBUR's Delores Handy was in high school when the president came to her hometown.



8 students, 7 teachers from Little Rock-area schools honored as Stephens Award winners  Arkansas Online

Eight high school seniors and seven teachers from Little Rock-area public and private high schools have been named recipients of the 2018 Stephens Award.



Authorities: Teen shot while hanging out with group after leaving Little Rock prom  Arkansas Online

A teenager who attended Little Rock Central High School's prom Saturday night was later shot while hanging out in a residential area, police said.



Hospitality Management Corporation Managing Four Points by Sheraton® Little Rock, Arkansas  Hotel News Resource

Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), is pleased to announce the addition of this 263-room Four Points by Sheraton® ...



New Tacos 4 Life to open in NLR  Arkansas Times

Arkansas's 10th Tacos 4 Life restaurant opens Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dillard's Department Store parking lot at McCain Mall. Besides serving tacos ...



Little Rock Mayor-Elect Frank Scott Jr. Announces Transition Team  KUAR

Two weeks before Little Rock Mayor-elect Frank Scott Jr. takes office, on Monday he announced the members of a transition team who will help him plan the.



'Journey to Exodus' Saving a Generation: Out for Life  THV11.com KTHV

In Arkansas, the recidivism rate is hovering around 56 percent. The Exodus Project is dedicated to helping those who are incarcerated start a new life.



A trip to Arkansas results in an emotional conversation about racism in America  KCBX

When I stopped in to visit with Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site , our conversation quickly led to.



Exhibit Touts Hoxie's End Of School Segregation Two Years Before Central High  KUAR

Before the Little Rock Nine desegregated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, the northeast Arkansas town of Hoxie had already integrated its schools two ...



Quapaw Quarter Association's 54th Spring Tour of Homes concentrates on Central High district  Arkansas Online

Claretha Nelson, retired chief probation officer for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, always loved historic houses. She grew up ...



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