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[14 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 1,608 views]
Weekend OTR: Red Ryder — Selling Horses to the Army

The weekend is here and we all know what that means — another installment in the Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News.
This week we’ve got a Red Ryder episode for you from way on back in 1945. We’re talking about a cultural icon here, folks. The famed Red Ryder character has been in comic strips, comic books on television and (of course) on an old time radio show. Furthermore, the BB gun is central to A Christmas Story, that holiday classic in which poor Ralphie obsesses over the …

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[11 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 6,988 views]
Reporter’s Notebook: Everyone loves a parade

I’ve loved parades ever since I was a little girl. The festive nature, the creative floats and especially the music are what make for the most fulfilling parade experience in my book. Over the years, my focus has changed from thinking about the candy I would receive to thinking about how, as a event planner, I could do a similar event or do it better. Even with those changes, I will always love the music, the floats and the happiness that exude from parades.
We can’t be at every local Christmas …