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[28 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | 6,296 views]
Weekend OTR: Adventures of Sam Spade

Another weekend? Why that must mean it’s time for another installment in our Weekend OTR series.
What’s on tap for this journey into the glorious world of the Golden Age of Radio? It’s time to stop in and see what hardboiled detective Sam Spade is up to, folks, to get ready.
Before you listen to this week’s program that, why not take a minute or two and visit the good folks at OTRCat.com? You’ll find a huge selection of old time radio programs over there and prices that are hard to beat. …

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[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 5,144 views]
Weekend OTR: Dragnet

Got plans for the weekend? Whatever they are, why not take a little time and enjoy our latest installment in the famed Weekend OTR series.
What’s in store this weekend? Why, a classic Dragnet episode — one of the most popular programs during the Golden Age of Radio era. Hot dog!
Before you listen to this week’s program that, why not take a minute or two and visit the good folks at OTRCat.com? You’ll find a huge selection of old time radio programs over there and prices that are hard to beat. …

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[5 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 3,398 views]
Weekend OTR — Cisco Kid

It’s another weekend and that means it’s time for another installment in  our Weekend OTR series.
Our visit to the wide, wonderful world of old time radio brings us to the great Southwest to follow the exploits of that Latino Robin Hood, the Cisco Kid. Indeed, the Cisco Kid was more than just the subject of a song by War, so get ready for some great entertainment thanks to a show that was quite popular during the Golden Age of Radio.
Before you listen to this week’s program that, why not take …

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[4 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 3,129 views]
Fourth of July OTR: Life with Luigi

Happy Fourth of July and welcome to a special edition of our Weekend OTR series. Before getting down to the serious business of shooting off fireworks and relaxing with family and friends, why not take some time to listen to a holiday-specific old time radio show?
Our journey into the wild, wonderful world of the Golden Age of Radio brings us to the Life With Luigi program. It’s a light-hearted comedy, to be sure, and this one hits on the Fourth of July holiday with gusto. So, enjoy it.
Before you listen to …

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[30 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,518 views]
Week in Review: June 23-29

First off, a happy Fourth of July holiday to everyone. It’s seems fairly obvious from the drop in site traffic that people are spending time with family and friends rather than slogging around on the Internet. That’s a good thing, ultimately. Speaking of the Fourth of July, make sure to stop by on the holiday as we’ll observe the holiday by posting a special old time radio show or two.
If you missed a few articles over the past few days, you’re in the right place to catch up on everything …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 3,691 views]
Weekend OTR — Ray Bolger Show

Got a lazy weekend planned? Why not kick that relaxation into overdrive with a  visit to the Golden Age of Radio with our Weekend OTR series?
What’s in store this weekend? A summer replacement show featuring Ray Bolger. He, of course, made has mark as the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz — most people recognize the Scarecrow, but how many people knew he ever starred in an old time radio program? The Ray Bolger Show was a summer replacement — something that was a bit of a placeholder while the …

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[23 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 4,147 views]
Week in Review (June 16-22)

Miss an article or two this week? That would be a shame, but don’t worry as there’s a convenient problem to that solution — in this handy article, you’ll find links to all the posts from the past week.
And there were, indeed, a lot of articles from the past week. Why, we covered everything from a handy tip for people who switch from their iPhones to something else and find they can’t receive texts to a few details about an accomplished guitar teacher in Benton. It was, as usual, a …

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[22 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 2,773 views]
Weekend OTR — Shorty Bell, Cub Reporter

It’s another weekend and you know what that means — its time to head back to the Golden Age of Radio with our Weekend OTR series.
We’re talking about some handpicked entertainment here, folks, and we’ve got an episode on tap that even the most dedicated old time radio fans may have overlooked — an episode of Shorty Bell, Cub Reporter. That short-lived series starred the famed Mickey Rooney. He played a newspaper delivery truck reporter who wanted to be a reporter. That desire got him in the middle of all …

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[16 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,477 views]
Week in Review (June 9-15)

First off, happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Make your kids be nice to you for a change if you, indeed, have that much authority.
Second, we’ve had a busy week (as usual) here at First Arkansas News and would have for our tens of fans to miss out on anything. To that end, we’re doing our weekly thing of posting links to everything that’s been posted in the past week for your clicking pleasure. Yes, we wrote about everything from crepe myrtle thieves in Benton to the …

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[14 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 2,136 views]
Father’s Day OTR: Gunsmoke

Sunday is Father’s Day and we at First Arkansas News honor all the dads out there with a special installment in our Weekend OTR series.
What’s on tap? An episode of Gunsmoke — one of the most popular series back during the Golden Age of Radio. So, get ready to head out to the Old West — a time when lawlessness was almost a hobby and tough, two-fisted men were needed to keep towns safe for God-fearing folks. Awesome!
Before you listen to this gripping program, why not take a minute or …