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[12 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,466 views]
Dickson Street friend memorialized Sunday

The Fayetteville, and really the Northwest Arkansas, community was shocked last week when a fixture on Dickson Street died in a fire at his shop. This Sunday, they will gather to memorialize him during a fundraising concert.
Bruce Walker, long-time owner of Flying Possum Leather, died due to smoke inhalation when the shop burned last weekend. Walker, as well as his dog Bugsy, were fixtures on Dickson Street, which is Fayetteville’s primary entertainment district. He was known not only for his fine workmanship, but also for being a friend to all …

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[5 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | 3,335 views]
Reporter’s notebook: Bikes, Blues and BBQ virgin

FAYETTEVILLE–Most the time, reporters don’t place themselves in their stories. It’s just not done. There are times, however, when reporters become part of the story they are covering and openly share the information through their eyes. This is called a “reporter’s notebook.” Reporter’s notebooks are usually done in stories where there is little to no controversy being presented.
A reporter’s notebook is exactly how I’ve decided to share about one of the nation’s biggest bike rallies, Bikes, Blues and BBQ, which was Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Fayetteville.
Let me start out by …