It’s ‘King Biscuit Time’ – Blues festival, cultural center tell Delta story

In 1986, at the first King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, the first artist to take the stage was CeDell Davis. Accompanying him on clarinet was Little Rock native Robert Palmer, a blues producer and journalist. Though no one knew it at the time, Palmer’s presence was a lucky break for the festival. “The next

Our Town, Reinvented Tourism drives new vision for Wilson

Earlier this year, when musician Holly Williams, granddaughter of country music legend Hank Williams, Sr., opened a third location of her wildly successful Nashville store, White’s Mercantile, in the northeast Arkansas farming community of Wilson, population 903, some people scratched their heads. But a visit to Wilson would assure anyone that she was onto something

Wilson Cafe wows with wonderful ingredients

When asked by the Lawrence investment group, Wilson’s new owners, what they’d most like to see added or brought back to their town, Wilson’s residents said reopening the historic Wilson Tavern, the town’s main eatery, was at the top of their wish list. The group recruited a talented Memphis couple, chefs Joe Cartwright and Shari’