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[3 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,694 views]
Week in Review — March 28-April 3

Yes, it was another week full of excitement here at First Arkansas News.
We’ve written about everything from the president of the National Lum and Abner Society to a drug-selling mailman in the past few days, so it’s time for a review.
Prior to getting into that, let’s go over a couple of other things. First of all, we should have a big announcement to make on Monday Tuesday that could shake up the way we do things around here (and improve them). Make sure to stop in for that.
Second, we sure …

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[2 Apr 2011 | 7 Comments | 6,203 views]
‘Heroic’ Rogers mailman arrested on drug charges

James Dupont, the Rogers mailman who was recognized for pulling three people out of a burning car and saving their lives in June, was arrested on Friday on two drug related charges.
Dupont, of Cassville, Mo., is a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALCS) Branch 1514 in Rogers, Ark. That union is part of the AFL-CIO, which named him National Hero of the Year in a Washington, D.C., ceremony in October for his bravery.
An anonymous source who requested anonymity confirmed that Dupont is the same man who was …