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OLD NEWS: Brouhaha breaks out over women's rights

posted: 02/20/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Once upon a time in the Arkansas General Assembly, all heck broke loose.

OLD NEWS: German sub hits, POWs herald war

posted: 02/13/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Old News reads newspaper archives from about 100 years ago, and 100 years ago today, the Arkansas Legislature was two weeks away from allowing women to vote in political primaries.

HIGH PROFILE: Jean Catherine McSweeney helped start revolution in cardiac care for women

posted: 02/12/2017 5:33 a.m. Discuss

See a woman realize she's out of breath from making the bed. Feel her disquiet as she remembers that her arm has been oddly achy, off and on, just lately.

OLD NEWS: Riggs was high-flying politician, inventor

posted: 02/06/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Since this winter brings a centennial for women's suffrage in Arkansas, expect to hear a lot about how the foremothers collaborated, sacrificed, argued and marched to win the right to vote. Even your lazy friend Old News, who pretty much knows nothing but what she reads in the newspaper (archives), is thrilled about that long-ago campaign.

OLD NEWS: Primary vote led women's suffrage

posted: 01/30/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

In March 1917, Arkansas Gov. Charles Brough signed a groundbreaking law giving the state's women the right to vote in political party primary elections.

OLD NEWS: Runaway kids once did chase circus life

posted: 01/23/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The news that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus will fold its tents has launched a thousand jokes -- or possibly one joke told a thousand ways, the one about cramming people into the clown car.

Blue & You challenge national online event

posted: 01/23/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

The 13th annual Blue & You Fitness Challenge this year will be a nationwide, internet-only, free event using virtual competition and virtual medals to inspire actual exercise efforts.

Personal space

posted: 01/21/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Karen Hayes

OLD NEWS: Teenage artist had prize spot on Page 1

posted: 01/16/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

I had planned to tell you today about a goofy tribute (of sorts) to William F. Cody that I stumbled across in the 1917 Arkansas Gazette archives. Humorist William F. Kirk devoted one of his Little Bobbie's Pa columns to Buffalo Bill, who had died that January.

State skunk search requesting helpers

posted: 01/09/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Arkansans who have been sprayed by a spotted skunk should count themselves very lucky, because it doesn't happen every day. Or month. Or year.






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