This week in the Times | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

This week in the Times

Posted By on Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 4:07 PM

Speaking of the Capital Bar, as I was earlier: It was one of the big winners in our first Toast of the Town survey of the state's best watering holes.

The cover story is on-line now. Just look over there to the right and check the story lineup, including a visit with a still maker, nostalgia for the neighborhood tavern and more.

Other items of interest include:

* A Boy Named Sooie, Derek Jenkins, writes movingly of his experience as a teacher of UA athletes and laments the poor graduation rate of black football players.

* State. Rep. Randy Laverty talks to Doug Smith about legalizing medical marijuana.

* I have my promised rant about the lack of accountability for the growing public subsidy of the private Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

* David Sanders tells media columnist Gerard Matthews that the offer to manage Stanley Reed's Senate campaign was a bolt from the blue AFTER he'd completed a column on the Senate race that mentioned Reed favorably. (The job offer did precede publication of the column.)

* Bob Lancaster has some fixes for Christmas, like Wii-run manger scenes.

 


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (7)

Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Ted Suhl seeks Supreme Court review of conviction. Also a note on a similar case

    Ted Suhl has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his federal bribery conviction for giving money to Steven Jones, a legislator and an official of the state Human Services Department, which oversaw millions in Medicaid reimbursements to his in-patient and out-patient businesses working with troubled youth. Which reminds me of the ongoing Preferred Family Healthcare probe.
    • Jun 25, 2018
  • 1,000 words in mug shot after murder arrest

    A murder arrest mug shot speaks volumes.
    • Jun 25, 2018
  • Supreme Court again dodges gay bias case

    The U.S. Supreme Court today in an unsigned order said a lower court should reconsider the case of a florist in the state of Washington who refused to make an arrangement for a same-sex wedding.
    • Jun 25, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation