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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 17:10:22

Early voting continues

Pulaski County Election Commission Chairman Kent Walker reports that there have been over 5,000 early votes in the county as of this afternoon.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 16:04:03

CDI executive missing

Some two to three dozen officers are searching for John W. Glasgow, CFO and vice president of CDI Inc., on Petit Jean Mountain.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 15:59:52

Bob Woodruff at Clinton School

Those grieving over Tom DeLay's Clinton School cancellation tonight may find consolation in a visit by Bob Woodruff next Friday evening.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 15:10:56

Huck calls home UPDATE

Mike Huckabee will make a pit stop in Northwest Arkansas at 4 tomorrow in between trips to Oklahoma and Missouri.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 15:04:11

The San Francisco treat

The Huckster spoke just down the street from me in San Francisco today. I couldn't get away.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 14:52:46

Clinton IS coming UPDATE

Bill, we mean. The campaign confirms.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 11:49:54

Now, for something pretty

From our correspondent in Jasper, Ark.:

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 10:36:09

DeLay de-listed

Blake's Think Tank says Tom DeLay won't be speaking at the Clinton School today after all.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 08:45:30

Grand standing

The two candidates for president with connections to Arkansas are reaching out for the youngster vote.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 08:27:43

Poll dance

Beebe yes, Bush no: That's the result of a poll by Global Strategy Group of Arkansas published this a.m. on Roby Brock's Talk Business blog. The poll, of 608 state voters, produced a 58 percent approval rating for the governor and 34 percent for Bush.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 08:12:03

Arkansas book alert

The NY Times has a sparkling review of a book with great Arkansas interest -- the tale of a quack doctor and Mexican broadcaster, John Brinkley, who implanted goat glands in men to restore virility.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 08:00:31

Following the money

Here's why former president Bill Clinton's world travels and contributions to the Clinton Library are of such interest.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 07:56:52

Bad times in Baring Cross

The Levy Project sounds the alarm after a drive-by shooting on NLR's River Trail.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 07:53:19

The morning Huck

HE COULDA BEEN A CONTENDA: James Wolcott of Vanity Fair says Mike Huckabee blew it:

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 07:42:37

Where were you last night?

I wasn't at Van Halen, obviously. (I was at Betelnut, which serves pan-Asian street food in a film noirish setting.)

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 07:30:37

TV topic

Margaret Warner of The News Hour with Jim Lehrer on PBS will report from Arkansas tonight on AETN at 5:30 p.m.

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Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 07:11:59

Fed up

That would be Brummett, with people who still support the Clintons. He's an Obamaist, apparently.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 20:28:46

Yellow dog report

I don't want to make too much of this, but I hate to dampen the enthusiasm of the true-blue (or should I say yellow) Democrat who's monitoring early voting in Fortress Benton County, so Republican that it was the only county in Arkansas carried (barely) by Janet Huckabee in her 2002 race for secretary of state.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 18:51:18

Hump night open line

I'm in San Francisco, hoping to learn more about the web. I hope to check in now and again.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 17:05:04

Clinton, Part 2 UPDATE

President Clinton -- we're talking about Bill -- MAY stump for Hillary in Hot Springs on Friday.

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