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[29 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 4,522 views]
John Robert Starr comments on the ‘Toe Suck Fairy’

Yes, it’s true — the infamous “Toe Suck Fairy” was back to his old tricks and has been caught yet again.
According to Reuters, 50-year-old Michael Robert Wyatt of Vilonia (Faulkner County) was arrested by officers from the Conway Police Department after he spent a few weeks allegedly approaching women in convenience stores and asking if he could suck their toes.
Ah, but this isn’t the first time Wyatt has been up to such shenanigans. He first acquired the nickname “Toe Suck Fairy” (a parody of the Toad Suck Ferry Lock and …

Commentary, Politics, The Winner's Circle »

[8 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 6,785 views]
The Winner’s Circle — Dennis Milligan, Saline County Circuit Clerk

“Officially, my name is ‘Mr. Clerk,’” said Dennis Milligan after the Tuesday elections. “But my friends can just call me ‘Circuit.’”
Milligan is in a jovial mood these days, and why not? He defeated incumbent circuit clerk Doug Kidd, making him one of the Republican candidates swept into office in Arkansas during last week’s historic elections.
Historic? Yep. Arkansas was represented in Congress by five Democrats and one Republican prior to Tuesday and is now has four Republicans and two Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate. Republicans won three of the …

Media, News »

[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 1,324 views]
Freepress.net and the future of media

The members of Free Press and one of that organization’s projects, Save the News, have asked the same question that a lot of us have – what is in store for journalism’s future?
Josh Stearns, program manager for Free Press and Save the News, said he’s not sure what the answer to that question is. However, he said his group wants to be involved in helping determine what media will look like in the future.
Free Press, Stearns said, was born in 2002 and 2003 when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was …