• Issue of
  • Jul 15-22, 2010
  • Vol. 36, No. 45
Digital Edition

News

  • Smart Talk, July 15
  • Smart Talk
  • Smart Talk, July 15

    AOL caught up last week with Jessie Lunderby, the 21-year-old Washington County jailer suspended from her Fayetteville job because she posed nude on Playboy.com in June. She told AOL she'd take off all over again. "My only regret is that I didn't do it sooner."
  • The Observer
  • The Observer, July 15

    It's a good thing this column is written anonymously, because what The Observer has to say is going to make some people real mad.
  • The Week That Was
  • The Week That Was, July 7-13, 2010

    Good week: Pulaski County Teachers, Arkansas students, Arkansas motorists, compromise. Bad week: Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, the unemployed, the anti-alien movement, Helena-West Helena city government.
  • Letters
  • This is green?

    Please explain exactly how an industry that would clear the woods of southern Arkansas by the square mile (cover story July 1) and dump the product in a blender could be considered "green."

Columns

  • Editorials
  • McDaniel flounders

    Dustin McDaniel seems to believe that the attorney general is supposed to blunder around talking nonsense. He's misguided. The state's top lawyer should be a level-headed sort.
  • Max Brantley
  • Loose ends

    This week, I found myself removed from the daily news business and reading stories from afar, wishing I could pursue some more answers to questions raised by some of the big news stories of the day.
  • Guest Writer
  • Pay for health care Reagan's way

    "A fiscal Frankenstein"; so said Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) about the health care bill passed by the Congress. Soulmate Republicans echoed his warning, predicting budgetary doom.

Entertainment

  • To-Do List, July 15-21
  • To-Do List
  • To-Do List, July 15-21

    HSDFI Summer Film Series, 'Voices at the River II,' 'Hair,' Little Rock Fashion Week, Jeff Dunham, WWE Smackdown, James McMurtry and Malcolm Holcombe.
  • Tags:
  • Graham Gordy
  • Nostalgia's creeping hold on pop culture

    Nietzsche said, "Nostalgia is the blank check issued to a weak mind," and if he were alive, based solely on that quotation, I think he would be really pissed that Hollywood remade "The A-Team" as a film this summer.

Cartoons

Dining

  • What's Cookin'
  • What's Cookin', July 15

    If you have a lot of disposable income and appreciate a good heirloom tomato, it doesn't get much better than this: At his Garden Home Retreat outside of Little Rock, P. Allen Smith hosts the second annual Tale of Two Farms Heirloom Tomato Festival on Saturday, July 24.

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


 

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