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[15 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,221 views]
Week in review (1/9-1/15)

It was quite a busy week here at First Arkansas News.
There was so much going on, in fact, that it wouldn’t be a surprise if some of our regular readers missed a thing or two. It’s a true shame to miss an article or two, so we’ve made it easy for people to keep up with the latest posts on this site. You can follow First Arkansas News through our RSS feed, on Facebook, through Twitter or through daily email updates (click the appropriate link to keep up through any …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[9 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 1,707 views]
Weekend OTR: Big Town — Fire Trap

The other day I made a promise to post an additional old time radio episode as part of the Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News if we got hit with a lot of snow in the Natural State.
The snow started in here in central Arkansas around 1 p.m. and has fallen heavily since. It would be a shame — an downright shame — if people were stuck in their homes with nothing to do. Ah, but we’ve come to the rescue with that additional OTR episode I promised …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[26 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 1,429 views]
Weekend OTR: Big Story — Unfinished Love Song

Well, Thanksgiving is over and so is the Thanksgiving OTR series here at First Arkansas News.
So we’re back to the normal Weekend OTR series. This time around we’ve got an episode of Big Story for you folks. That old time radio program was based on the true life exploits of brave newspaper reporters who engaged in various heroics. Yeah, I can dig the heck out of that.
As always this episode is brought to you by our friends at OTRCat.com. While The Cat always has something on sale (honestly, the prices …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[12 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,203 views]
Weekend OTR: Big Town – The Angel of the Street

“Wilson? The racket busting newsie. So that’s who you are!”
I don’t know about you, but this was a heck of a long week.
Ah, but it’s the weekend (almost), so what better way is there to kick it off than with a glistening old time radio (OTR) program? For those of you who are unaware, First Arkansas News runs one of these glorious programs every week in our soon-to-be-famous Weekend OTR series.
We’ve got a great one ready for your listening pleasure this week — an episode of Big Town. That series …