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[17 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,143 views]
Week in Review — April 11-17

It was a busy week, for sure and certain, and we had an anniversary, too.
Yes, First Arkansas News turned one-year-old on April 16. What’s next for us? There are a lot of things in the work and we’ll announce them as they pan out. Stay tuned, and thanks to everyone who has made this site a regular stop.
Of course, we know full well that some folks don’t make it by here as much as they want. Life gets busy, after all, and that’s just how it goes. So, we’ve made …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR) »

[1 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,273 views]
Lum and Abner, Flash Gordon updated

Remember when I said our OTR Serials section would be updated regularly?
I meant every word and we’ve just updated a couple of sections for our old time radio-crazy readers — Lum and Abner and Flash Gordon. Click the appropriate links and give them a listen — more comedy and science fiction serials are always welcome, right? UPDATE: Lum and Abner has been pulled due to low-quality MP3 files. Drat!
What? You mean there’s another series you’d like to see posted here at First Arkansas News? No problem — just send an …

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[10 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,203 views]
Something new — OTR serials

Well, we’re not doing something new exactly — old time radio (OTR) serials have been around for some time.
They are, however, new to First Arkansas News. Yes, we’ve posted OTR programs at least once a week for some time now, but those have been of the “one shot” variety. Generally, the plot plays out in 15 or 30 minutes and everything is wrapped up nice and tidy by the time the program has ended.
Serials, however, are different — a story arc lasts for at least two episodes and usually longer. …