• Issue Archive for
  • Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2009
  • Vol. 7, No. 46

News

  • Bear Kingdom Vineyard

    On a rainy October afternoon, Dennis Kolb was working on a fresh batch of muscadine jelly, pouring in just the right amounts of juice from muscadines from the vineyards on his property and adding in sugar and such.
  • Bridge work

    President Clinton announced in Little Rock last week that renovation of the Rock Island bridge in front of his library as a pedestrian link would begin in 2010.
  • Smart Talk, Nov. 26

    North Little Rock has been named a Bike Friendly Community by the League Of American Bicyclists.
  • The Observer, Nov. 26

    One of the biggest applause lines during former President Bill Clinton’s speech at a lunch celebrating the fifth anniversary of his presidential library began this way: “If they repealed the 22nd amendment and I could run for a third term as president ... .”
  • Nov. 18-24, 2009

    It was a GOOD week for … HEALTH CARE. More than 1,000 volunteers turned out to staff a free medical clinic in Little Rock that served more than 1,000 people who couldn’t otherwise afford attention.
  • Try substitution

    Mike Ferguson in his letter Nov. 12 applauded Sen. Blanche Lincoln’s leaning toward opposition to a bill making it unlawful for private employers to discriminate against the hiring of homosexual or transgender applicants.

Columns

  • On top of their game

    Honesty, courage and good sense are things you like to see in your elected officials, and don’t always.
  • Senatorial politics

    I have liked U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln ever since she barnstormed the First Congressional District in 1992 in a sound truck blaring “Pretty Woman.”
  • Money talks to Blanche

    That $3.3 million that the insurance companies and Republican groups spent on advertising the past few weeks trying to terrify Arkansas voters into making her stop health-insurance reform, Sen. Blanche Lincoln explained Saturday, was all wasted because she does not bend to political pressure, being guided solely by what is right for Arkansas.
  • Grace, 2009

    Thanks for the water tasting like fish so much of the time now. What’s up with that?
  • Words, Nov. 26

    “BENTON — The former Shannon Hills police chief who has been fighting a sexual-assault conviction for five years has admitted to molesting a girl in exchange for a shorter prison sentence.”

Entertainment

  • To-Do List, Nov. 26

    Hayes Carll, Brian Posehn, Thanks For The Laugh Comedy Tour, Big Silver / Love Ghost, Real Estate, Malcolm Holcombe and R. Kelly are this week's top picks.
  • In Brief, Nov. 26

    Pickin’s are slim for all those anxious to escape the grip of family togetherness. Local R&B diva Nikki Parish headlines at Revolution, 9 p.m.
  • A&E News, Nov. 26

    The schedule of the annual Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase has been finalized.

Cartoons

Dining

  • What's Cookin', Nov. 26

    SuAnn Scales Haupt is working towards opening Simply Seafood, a seafood import business on Ninth and Izard streets, in unused space at Capital Automotive, which her husband owns.

 

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