Cycling in the Delta

posted by rexnelson on January 4th, 2017

When promoting this state as the new Cycling Hub of the South, it’s important not to forget what the Delta has to offer.

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Cycling Hub of the South

posted by rexnelson on December 30th, 2016

From West Memphis on the far eastern side of the state to Bella Vista in the far northwest corner, Arkansas truly is becoming the Cycling Hub of the South.

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To Jonesboro and back

posted by rexnelson on December 23rd, 2016

A long day in northeast Arkansas includes everything from tamales in Newport to high school basketball in Jonesboro to fried squirrel in Brinkley.

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Dyess: Project of the year

posted by rexnelson on December 20th, 2016

What was the most important economic development project in Arkansas in 2016? You might be surprised by our pick.

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Wilson: The model town

posted by rexnelson on December 14th, 2016

There’s a lot going on at Wilson in the Arkansas Delta. Those who know Gaylon Lawrence Jr. expect there will be much more to come in the years ahead.

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College football: Week 14

posted by rexnelson on November 29th, 2016

It’s time for the final regular-season game for Arkansas State. Meanwhile, UCA and Harding advance to the next round of the playoffs. Here are the picks for this week.

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Southern Fried: The book

posted by rexnelson on November 22nd, 2016

Arkansas is such a unique, quirky place that I believe it takes someone who grew up here and traveled its rural highways as a child to really explain to new residents what makes us tick.

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College football: Week 13

posted by rexnelson on November 22nd, 2016

Arkansas wraps up the regular season. Arkansas State tries to stay undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play. And UCA and Harding have playoff games. Here are this week’s college football picks.

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Rex’s Rankings: The final installment

posted by rexnelson on November 21st, 2016

We’re two weeks deep into the high school football playoffs. That means it’s time for the season’s final installment of the rankings.

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College football: Week 12

posted by rexnelson on November 15th, 2016

The Dallas Cowboys are glad they have Dak Prescott. The 4-6 Mississippi State Bulldogs wish they still did. Can Arkansas get its act together long enough for a victory in Starkville on Saturday night? Here are the picks for Week 12 of the college football season.

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