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[28 May 2011 | 7 Comments | 9,356 views]
Please support ‘Lum and Abner’ comic strip

Just a couple of weeks ago, we at First Arkansas News were pleased to announce the possible addition of a new feature — a Lum and Abner comic strip.
For those who missed that announcement, here’s a brief recap. The artist for this is Donnie Pitchford, president of the National Lum and Abner Society and avid old time radio fan. Pitchford approached Ethan C. Nobles, owner of First Arkansas News, about pursuing the project. That conversation resulted in some sample art from Pitchford and permission from Chester Lauck Jr. to use …

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[4 Apr 2011 | 5 Comments | 2,662 views]
‘Jot ‘Em Down Journal’ available soon in audio format

Donnie Pitchford, president of the National Lum and Abner Society, announced that his group is converting back issues of the Jot ‘Em Down Journal to an audio format.
What’s the Jot ‘Em Down Journal? It’s a newsletter that was published by the Society from 1984 to 2007 and was all about Lum and Abner.It was, however, in a printed format exclusively until 1992 when Society Vice President Jim Brown started recording them in audio format and sending them to blind fans of the Lum and Abner program.
As amazing as it seems, …