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[7 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | 2,718 views]
‘Lum and Abner’ gets the green light

Well, we just got word today — First Arkansas News and Donnie Pitchford have permission to run a weekly Lum and Abner comic strip and negotiate with other publications in hopes they’ll pick it up, too.
Are we excited about this project? You’d better believe it. Pitchford approached First Arkansas News about the project a few months ago and we’ve been working on getting this project off the ground since then. Pitchford, of course, is the president of the National Lum and Abner Society and is a devoted fan of the …

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[30 May 2011 | One Comment | 2,935 views]
Lum and Abner donation levels finalized

Just the other day, First Arkansas News announced that the site was taking donations to pay for the rights to publish a Lum and Abner comic strip penned by Donnie Pitchford, president of the National Lum and Abner Society.
A lot of our regular readers are familiar with our efforts to publish the strip, which is of course based on characters developed by Chet Lauck and Tuffy Goff. Those characters sent Lauck and Goff to international fame through their old time radio (OTR) programs and movies and are a part of …

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[28 May 2011 | 7 Comments | 9,263 views]
Please support ‘Lum and Abner’ comic strip

Just a couple of weeks ago, we at First Arkansas News were pleased to announce the possible addition of a new feature — a Lum and Abner comic strip.
For those who missed that announcement, here’s a brief recap. The artist for this is Donnie Pitchford, president of the National Lum and Abner Society and avid old time radio fan. Pitchford approached Ethan C. Nobles, owner of First Arkansas News, about pursuing the project. That conversation resulted in some sample art from Pitchford and permission from Chester Lauck Jr. to use …