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[21 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 3,316 views]
Robertson pleads guilty to ripping off Hot Springs Realtors

Jennifer R. “Jenni” Robertson, the former executive officer for the Hot Springs Board of Realtors, pleaded guilty on Dec. 13 to forgery charges stemming from her unauthorized use of the organization’s funds.
According to a docket report for State v. Jennifer Robertson — case no. 26CR-11-422 in the Garland County Circuit Court — the former executive officer was charged on June 17 with three counts of forgery, all Class “C” felonies. A Class “C” felony carries with it a sentence of three to 10 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Two …

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

[20 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | 1,269 views]
Old time radio, anyone?

Years ago, my dad got me hooked on old time radio shows. My dad’s favorite series was Lum and Abner — two characters created and portrayed by Chester Lauck and Norris Goff. Lum and Abner came on every afternoon after school in (at least!) the 1970s and 1980s from a radio station in Hot Springs.
I believe that station was KTHS, which would make sense as that’s where Goff and Lauck started off with their “bumpkin” act before getting picked up by NBC. Lum and Abner made some movies and stayed …