The Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage has announced the recipients of the 2021 Governor's Arts Awards. Among those, Northwest Arkansans are honored in three of the eight categories.
Trout Fishing in America, a musical duo made up of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet of West Fork, have received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Bob Bogle family of Bentonville has received the Patron Award, recognizing them as, "generous supporters of the arts in Northwest Arkansas." -The Free Weekly
A woodworker and retired educator, Joe Doster of Huntsville has received the Folklife Award for his creations that vary from cutting boards to intricate period furniture.