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[26 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,357 views]
The week in review

So, did everyone have a good Christmas? Was Santa good to everyone?
We at First Arkansas News sure hope so and well understand that the festivities of the season may have kept some people from checking in here and picking up the latest news. In case you missed anything, we’ve provided this handy review of the stories we’ve had for the past week. Yay!
Before getting into that, however, it’s time to plug the easy ways to keep up with this little site. We’ve got email updates, an RSS feed and new …

Features and such, Religion »

[22 Dec 2010 | 9 Comments | 3,558 views]
Merry X-Mas!

A few weeks ago I read a posting on Facebook from a very nice lady I did not know pleading with me and anyone else who would read her post to make sure I put the Christ in Christmas and to please not use the X-Mas abbreviation in any Christmas cards, notes, emails, etc., during the holidays.
This posting was written with the purest of intentions from a woman of faith excited about the season which is upon us. She wanted to make sure that we all remember the reason we …

Features and such, Just what the hell is going on here?, Photos »

[4 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,877 views]
Keep the ‘mas’ in ‘Xmas’

Being from Arkansas means at least one thing — you’re going to run across some strange stuff from time to time.
For that reason, we at First Arkansas News have started the soon-to-be-famous “Just what the hell is going on here?” photography series. The goal, of course, is to find some odd ball photos from around the state, post them and (in most cases) make fun of them.
One thing about Arkansas is that running across odd spellings, misspellings and downright abuse of the English language is common. I well remember my …