• Issue of
  • Mar 13-19, 2008
  • Vol. 6, No. 9


  • The Insider
  • Nanny Air

    The Little Rock Airport Commission will soon take up the issue of whether to censor the airport’s wireless Internet system.
  • Smart Talk
  • Smart Talk, March 13

    Grady farmer and locavore impresario Jody Hardin’s plans for an all-Arkansas farmer’s market in Argenta now have a date attached: The Certified Arkansas Farmer’s Market is scheduled to open May 3.
  • The Observer
  • Observer, March 13

    The condition of “Crane Unfolding,” the sculpture in the middle of the River Market food hall, tells us something about Little Rock and its attitude toward art.
  • The Week That Was
  • March 5-11, 2008

    It was a good week for … ARKANSAS. Gov. Mike Beebe announced he’s struck a deal with gas producers to go along with an increase in the state’s almost non-existent severance tax. Can he get 75 percent of the legislature to go along?
  • Letters
  • Gripping narrative

    Mara Leveritt’s story “A Long Way to Fall” in the Times Feb. 21 was a gripping and disturbing narrative.


  • Editorials
  • Slow down, Vermont

    Long famous for their moonlight and their maple syrup, Vermonters are now winning praise for citizenship.
  • Max Brantley
  • Citizen Huck

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee officially ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination last week.
  • John Brummett
  • Gender, race and more

    Nearly every white professional man in Arkansas who talks to me about politics these days expresses alarm that Hillary Clinton might become the Democratic presidential nominee and president.
  • Ernest Dumas
  • McCain’s rage at Pryor

    Can a man who crossed paths with David Pryor nearly every day for six years and would not speak to him make a good president?
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Gas tax for dummies

    Does it worry you that Gov. Beebe is about to kill the goose that laid the golden egg, as a little band of Republicans maintain? A 5 percent tax on the gas that big Texas and Oklahoma companies harvest from the Fayetteville shale in northern and eastern A
  • Bob Lancaster
  • Misogyny

    The twits who have seized the Washington Post and the revival Little Rascals’ Wimmin Haters Club at MSNBC have thought to separate themselves from the media herd this political season by embracing misogyny.
  • Words
  • Front-page content:

    “Former sports reporter William Davis, who has been in the Daily Bugle’s business news department the last four years, has been named the sports content editor effective Monday."


  • To-do list, March 13
  • To-Do List
  • To-do list, March 13

    Inksplosion, Marky Ramone, 'Golda's Balcony', 'Stars & Stripes Pops', Energy Shift, Newsboys, Cloud Cult, and 'Kanye West Was A Neuroscientist', are all happening this week.
  • In Brief
  • In brief, March 13

    At White Water Tavern, indie rocker Chase Pagan performs songs from his latest release, “Oh, Musica!”




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