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Baby needs a new book: 'Goodnight Moon' is very, very good, but there are other terrific choices

posted: 04/16/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

While doomsayers predict that the end is nigh for the printed book, Americans continue to invest in children's picture books. It's a boisterous, artful, diverse, foaming sea into which thousands of joyous and/or annoying little books bubble each year.

OLD NEWS: He was well-versed in dialects

posted: 04/16/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

One hundred years ago in March, an Arkansas Gazette reporter named C.T. Davis followed 30 revenuers on a manhunt into the community of Fancy Hill in Montgomery County.

ARKANSAS' OLD NEWS: Brave new shopping world

posted: 04/09/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An intimidatingly different grocery market opened its doors in Little Rock 100 years ago this week.

Where Is it?

posted: 04/09/2018 1:49 a.m. Discuss

This $5 million sculpture has been in the news recently when it was announced that it will be moved into the Arkansas Arts Center when that building in MacArthur Park is renovated. Do you know where the artwork is today?

ARKANSAS' OLD NEWS: Stamp out Kaiser! Buy bonds

posted: 04/02/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

It takes money to wage a good war. To pay the bills created by rescuing Europe from the Kaiser in World War I, the United States began a program we continue today: borrowing from the people.

OLD NEWS: Falling short from far away

posted: 03/26/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Front-page news in Little Rock 100 years ago truly was big news, remembered even today. It was spring, it was 1918, the Germans had opened a massive offensive along the 50-mile western front in France -- it was the German Spring Offensive of 1918. Die Kaiserschlacht.

OLD NEWS: 'He led his men out fighting'

posted: 03/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The nation honored thousands of Americans for valor during World War I, thousands and thousands. We have a list.

WHERE IS IT? Well-read Arkansas schoolchildren should recognize this

posted: 03/12/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Well-read Arkansas schoolchildren should recognize the firm-jawed Revolutionary rock star depicted in this 2,200-pound sculpture by Sascha Alexandrovich Stanislav Schnittmann (1913-1978). It's familiar. But do you know where it stands?

OLD NEWS: Ads called readers on the carpet

posted: 03/12/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Nobody likes a bossy business. We'd rather be the boss of our own selves, thank you very much. And if you know stuff that we don't even know we don't know, well, don't try to enlighten us by announcing that we don't know it.

Where Is It? Answer

posted: 03/12/2018 1:46 a.m. Discuss

S.S. Schnittmann’s original bronze bust of Count Casimir Pulaski stands outdoors in downtown Little Rock, beside the Wellness Walkway on the Arkansas River Trail just west of the vine-covered arbor in Julius Breckling Riverfront Park.






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