David Sanders, the former Stephens Media columnist and AETN public affairs program host, found himself abruptly out of work recently when Stanley Reed of Marianna dropped a week-old campaign for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on account of health concerns.
Mike Huckabee’s new collection of Christmas memories, “A Simple Christmas,” was on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction bestseller list for the fifth week last week, at No. 14, in a virtual tie for 13th.
It was a GOOD week for: AMERICA. The Senate passed health reform legislation on Christmas Eve, a small but important step toward universal care. Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor voted in the majority.
SLOGGING ON: A flooded-out car didn't stop another from attempting the same perilous passage on Arch Street Pike on Christmas Eve. The week's downpour pushed Little Rock well over the record for annual rainfall, nearly 80 inches, with more coming.
When the Centers for Youth and Family contacted Jenia and Arzo Johnson about fostering a sick 13-month-old baby, they were told he had respiratory problems thanks to his underdeveloped lungs, and was on oxygen.
Cache Restaurant, the much-anticipated dining anchor of The Arcade from Rush Harding and his son, Chef Payne Harding, let a select group inside tonight for a preview party. The Times' Brian Chilson was among them.
Juanita's, the venerable Tex-Mex restaurant and music venue, is leaving the South Main Street location it's called home since 1986 for the River Market and the former home of Bill St., 614 President Clinton Ave.