A four-day visit to the river city by the crew of the pre-commissioned USS Little Rock culminated with a catered barbecue dinner hosted by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau the night of June 13 at historic Curran Hall. The crew, stationed near Jacksonville, Fla., includes one Arkansan -- Robert Dyer of Mountainburg.
She wore a short, off-white dress with lace; he wore a black tuxedo. Their cake was a replica of the state Capitol, where they wed. But the nuptials and after-party were anything but ordinary.
The latest round of Jungmeyer Scholarships was handed out to pediatric cancer survivors May 31 at the Governor's Mansion. This marks the 20th year the stipends were given in the name of Dennis Jungmeyer, director emeritus of the CARTI Foundation board of directors. He's a prostate cancer survivor who saw the pediatric cancer patients coming and going in the waiting room while he received his own treatments.
Building to be named for retiring UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn
Members and guests of the Society of the Double Helix's recent black-tie gala knew University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn is retiring at the end of July. What they and Rahn didn't know was that university officials had committed to naming a building after him at UAMS.
College-age women bearing sashes from their respective preliminary Miss Arkansas pageants mingled with supporters, sponsors and donors at the state pageant's largest annual fundraiser, Spikes and Stilettos, held May 21 at Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Clark Trim is a bold businessman comfortable in his own skin. But he didn’t get there without seeking life outside his southwest Arkansas upbringing and finally finding love in Greenland.
Clark Trim enjoys a good meal, and with it, fine wine.
Matthew Pate and Rachel Stephens were picked as "Best Dressed" at the eighth annual Seersucker Social, a fundraiser for the Old State House Museum's school bus fund. The take helps finance varying aspects of schoolchildren's field trips to the museum. The May 18 lawn party was held on the sodded front of the museum.
The Quapaw Quarter Association's media blitz that took place leading up to the May 13-14 Spring Tour of Homes didn't do it justice. The meticulous attention to period restoration -- and in some instances, a disregard for it -- was uniquely evident in the six homes on the tour: three on Arch Street, two on Gaines Street and one on State Street, all in the historic Governor's Mansion District.
Scholars and dignitaries flock to UALR chancellor’s investiture
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Andrew Rogerson's investiture involved a great deal of pomp and circumstance, as well as a seemingly endless string of academics and dignitaries draped in scholarly robes.