• Issue of
  • Oct 14-20, 2010
  • Vol. 37, No. 6
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News

  • The Insider
  • Special delivery

    You've perhaps read that the legislature has already begun using expensive new hearing rooms in the Big MAC building. You may also remember Gov. Beebe put the kibosh on a plan to build a tunnel or skybridge to span the street between the Capitol and Big MAC.
  • The Observer
  • The Observer, Oct. 14

    Take heart, longtime readers of the Times who might remember those good ol' wild days fondly. They're not dead. This weekend's trip to Helena was a beer-drenched, jump dancing throwback to our headier days.
  • Letters
  • Where's Black Oak?

    In the interest of openness, let me say that I was the manager of Black Oak Arkansas from 1967-1979. Having said this, it is a gross oversight that they were not included in the Times' music poll list.

Columns

  • Max Brantley
  • Held in contempt

    Among the important elections this year is a race for the Arkansas Supreme Court between Appeals Court Judge Karen Baker and Pulaski Circuit Judge Tim Fox.
  • John Brummett
  • Clinton's spin vs. fish tales

    Clinton has a rare ability to articulate political differences in a concise and clear way that makes his side seem more righteous and can help to persuade the occasional independent voter.
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Having it both ways

    The old proverb "you can't have it both ways" always had limited application in the political world, but in this year of the Tea Party, the opposite has become de rigueur.
  • Bob Lancaster
  • Hate list

    A patio conversation fragment one night last week got me thinking other stuff I hate, and you know what happens when a compulsive list-maker has a thought like that.
  • Words
  • Words, Oct. 14

    Red Sludge writes: "Here we go again! When are you newspaper people going to learn that evacuate has to do with bowel movements, not moving people from one area to another?"

Entertainment

  • The To-Do List, Oct. 14-18
  • To-Do List
  • The To-Do List, Oct. 14-18

    Harvest Music Festival, Arkansas State Fair, Blitzen Trapper, "Harvest," Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Jeffrey Lewis, Leslie Jorda
  • Tags:
  • In Brief
  • In Brief, Oct. 14-16

    Arkansas Festival Ballet at the Arkansas Academy of Dance Studio, Catskill Kids at Town Pump, "Chicago" at The Weekend Theater, Tim Fite and Mose Giganticus at ACAC, "Arkansas Puzzle Day" at the Clinton Presidential Center.
  • A Boy Named Sooie
  • I can see the BCS from here

    With the Hogs one game removed from our most crushing loss since 1998, the SEC-West is as ill-defined as ever, and three opponents left on our schedule rank in the top 10 nationally.

Cartoons

Dining

  • Hjem Restaurant
  • Dining Update
  • Hjem Restaurant

    Blinis, spekeskinke, tyttebaer applesauce, lefse crisps: it's the little things that put Norway into this Norwegian bistro on the square.
  • What's Cookin, Oct. 14
  • What's Cookin'
  • What's Cookin, Oct. 14

    The Saltillo Plate lives! But this might be a Pyrrhic victory for the faithful: The new Browning's, scheduled to open in 60 days, is decidedly not going to be the old Browning's.

 

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