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[21 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 1,215 views]
Week in Review (March 15-20)

After recovering from having daylight savings time cruelly sprung on us once again, we at First Arkansas News got busy with a big ole batch of stories.
Yes, we had everything from some politics to real estate to St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring over the past week. Fun, fun.
Before recapping all of that, it’s time to invite our readers to keep up with what’s going on around here in a few very convenient ways. Feel free to subscribe to our RSS feed, like the heck out of us …

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

[19 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 1,773 views]
Weekend OTR: Father Knows Best — Income Tax Mixup

It’s getting close to April 15 — the hated tax day.
The tax code simply gets more complex with each passing year and naturally irritates those with complicated tax issues all the more. So, why not fight off those tax blues with some lighthearted old time radio?
Yes, we’ve got a sparkling episode of Father Knows Best on tap to relieve some of that stress that comes with filling out annoying tax forms and trying to figure out ways to keep as much cash as possible in your bank account and away …

Holiday OTR, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[24 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,974 views]
Thanksgiving OTR: Father Knows Best — Happy Thanksgiving

Yes, indeed. The Thanksgiving OTR series continues here at First Arkansas News.
This episode features Robert Young as insurance agent Jim Anderson in Father Knows Best — a show that stands as perhaps the best example of an idealized picture of life in the United States. It seems appropriate, then, to feature at least one Father Knows Best episodes when we’re celebrating a distinctly American holiday. Now, don’t worry — this is a comedy and it doesn’t get too bogged down in sentimentality. Really. Honest.
As always, this episode is brought to …

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

[20 Jun 2010 | One Comment | 996 views]
Bonus Weekend OTR — Father’s Day mania continues

It’s long been said that Mother’s Day is a huge deal while Father’s Day is comparatively minor.
Here at First Arkansas News, we say double and triple phooey on that. Yes, there was an old time radio program (OTR) honoring dear old dad posted just yesterday, but we’re posting another one just to show how much we honor all those fathers out there.
There are plenty of OTR programs stored in the vaults over at OTRCat.com, so get ready for another Father’s Day-theme bit of radio history. This time around, we’ve got …