Monthly Archives: October 2012

Will Percy’s “Lanterns on the Levee” and Greenville, Mississippi, 2012

By Colin Woodward Lanterns on the Levee Recently, I had the pleasure of reading William Alexander Percy’s Lanterns on the Levee. It’s a classic memoir of growing up in the South as the son of a planter in the Delta … Continue reading

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Cross-Dressing Arkansas Soldier

Here’s an interesting article about a cross-dressing soldier from Arkansas.

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Cleburne Statue unveiled in Helena

By Colin Woodward I saw an article today about the unveiling of a Patrick Cleburne statue in Helena, Arkansas. I visited Helena last summer. It’s a mostly African American city that has a rich musical and military past. I wonder … Continue reading

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Sleepy LaBeef and the Arkansas Sounds Festival

By Colin Woodward Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Arkansas Sounds Festival. This two-day concert of all-Arkansas musicians was sponsored by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, which is part of the Central Arkansas Library System, and … Continue reading

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