Friday, June 26, 2015

Open line, news roundup, a big rock and Amazing Grace

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 3:17 PM


Here's the week-ending open line; the happy video news roundup, and news of the find of a big diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

click to enlarge SPARKLER: Bobbie Oskarson with her find. - KARK
  • KARK
  • SPARKLER: Bobbie Oskarson with her find.

* BIG ROCK: Bobbie Oskarson of Colorado found an 8.52-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park, said to be the fifth biggest in the park's history.

And don't miss President Obama's "Amazing Grace" at Sen. Clementa Pinckney's funeral.


Tags: , ,

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Speaking of Crater Of Diamonds State Park

Comments (29)

Showing 1-29 of 29

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-29 of 29

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Reports: Trump to reverse Obama's Cuba policy

    Donald Trump, according to anonymous sources, has told anti-Cuban senators that he will announce in June a reversal of President Obama's softer policies toward trade and relationships with Cuba. This would not be good news in Arkansas.
    • May 30, 2017
  • Fire destroy's Cothams in Scott

    KARK reports that a fire that began before midnight destroyed Cotham's, the venerable mercantile store-turned restaurant in the farming commuity of Scott.
    • May 30, 2017
  • An open line: And a note about Texas

    Here's the Memorial Day open line. And an AP report from a chaotic session of the Texas legislature, where police were called to remove demonstrators from the legislative chambers where they were noisily protesting a new law to prevent "sanctuary" cities for immigrants.
    • May 29, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • 'How to decimate a city' — a big freeway

    Reporting from around the U.S. continues to illustrate the folly of the Arkansas highway department and construction boosters like the chamber of commerce and Vice Mayor Lance Hines in advocating ever wider freeways through the heart of Little Rock. Syracuse, N.Y., is looking for a better way in a debate remarkably similar to the debate about widening Interstate 30 in Little Rock.
    • Nov 20, 2015
  • Presidential thriller, co-author Bill Clinton, coming to bookstores in 2018

    June 2018 is the expected publication date for a novel collaboration by former President Bill Clinton and crime writer James Patterson.
    • May 9, 2017
  • Jason Rapert vs. Wikipedia

    Sen. Jason Rapert against the world: Wikipedia edition.
    • Jan 23, 2016

Most Shared

  • That modern mercantile: The bARn

    The bARn Mercantile — "the general store for the not so general," its slogan says — will open in the space formerly occupied by Ten Thousand Villages at 301A President Clinton Ave.

Visit Arkansas

Paddling the Fourche Creek Urban Water Trail

Paddling the Fourche Creek Urban Water Trail

Underutilized waterway is a hidden gem in urban Little Rock

Most Viewed

  • Fire destroy's Cothams in Scott

    KARK reports that a fire that began before midnight destroyed Cotham's, the venerable mercantile store-turned restaurant in the farming commuity of Scott.

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

Slideshows

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation