Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas | Dickson St., Fayetteville, Arkansas - 2010 | I know it's a stretch but my submission for this week's "electricity" theme. Annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ gathering in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Estimated to be over 300,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts assembled. This is a shot of Dickson St., the main cruising blvd. at nightfall. The thunder of exhaust, crying of the blues bands, shouts of the crowd, barking of the vendors, and the general buzz of excitemen...


The apple blossom was adopted as the Arkansas State Flower by the General Assembly of 1901.

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In Chapter 10, page 119, Atticus tells Jem "you can shoot all the bluejays you want if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."


The Arkansas House of Representatives voted 86 to 1 in favor of HB 1241 that orders the State Board of Education to withdraw from PARCC by June 30, 2015.


Louis T. Wigfall (1816-1874) was the first commander of the Texas Brigade. He served as a member of the Texas Legislature, the United States Senate, and the Confederate States Senate.This view was taken circa the 1860s. It is courtesy of the Library of Congerss.


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Do you want Arkansas to join states like California in accruing huge debt? Issue No. 3 on your ballot will allow the legislature to take on unlimited debt to give incentives to big businesses in order to try to attract jobs. Once Issue No. 3 passes the state can issue an unlimited amout of bonds

The story behind the name "Arkansas" ~ According to the Arkansas Secretary of State's website, the Quapaws were known as the "downstream people" by some tribes, and the Algonkian-speaking Indians of the Ohio Valley called them the Arkansas, or "south wind." Their pronunciation of the name was "Oo-ka-na-sa," according to Arkansas Tech University. There were many different spellings & pronunciations mixing French, Quapaw, Algonkian, and ultimately English. In 1881, the Legislature passed a…


Inside the Arkansas Legislature (Hardcover)