Arkansas, I would have said, will be the last to do anything about light pollution -- not only how the growth of cities encroaches on the night sky but how new forms of lighting are creating distractions far more vexing than we've seen before. (Some of these new video billboards are so startling as to be traffic hazards.)
But, I was happy to note after our cover story this week some interesting comments on the topic that indicate Arkies are engaged on the issue. And Conway is leading the way on dealing with light pollution. Click "your comments" button at top of story to see reader contribution.