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First 500 racers can do the Country Run for free

posted: 09/15/2014 2:20 a.m. Discuss

Cowboy boots and overalls aren't exactly typical running gear, and they certainly wouldn't lower a runner's race time, but they're encouraged for the Country Run, where time doesn't matter anyway.

TV on DVD: DVDs march on to shelves for World War I centennial

posted: 09/14/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

We are now more than a month into the 100th anniversary of World War I, aka "The Great War," aka "The War to End All Wars." Of course, we all know now that while it was great (great as in huge), it was hardly a war-ender. Rather, its ripple effects are still being felt.

Special Event: State organization cooks up first Bacon Fest fundraiser

posted: 09/11/2014 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Behold the power of pork. It can brighten a drab morning. It can add that extra kick to other food from shrimp to chocolate. And now it can actually help pay for college, thanks to Bacon Fest.

TV on DVD: First season of The Millers on disc, for sex-joke bereft

posted: 09/07/2014 2:20 a.m. Discuss

What is it? The Millers, Season 1, 23 episodes on three discs from Paramount Home Video

Special Event: Tractor show keeps agriculture museum humming

posted: 09/04/2014 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Just one mile outside the North Little Rock city limits and five miles from Interstate 440 is another world -- one that disappeared more than 50 years ago.

Minuteman Cross Country race hits ground running

posted: 09/01/2014 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Road races are a dime a dozen in central Arkansas. Nearly every weekend there's at least one 10K, 5K, 2K or other "K" in which runners can increase their speed and decrease their time.

TV on DVD: Full run of Kotter on DVD a nostalgic Sweathog buffet

posted: 08/31/2014 3:05 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Welcome Back, Kotter, the Complete Series, 95 episodes on 16 discs from Shout! Factory

Special Event: Legacy Week to show state parks not just fun in sun

posted: 08/28/2014 1:59 a.m. Discuss

People hear "state park" and a vision often comes to mind: a day boating or swimming at a lake. Maybe a walk in the woods or a scramble up a mountain. But the state parks can be so much more, and the Arkansas State Park system has a brand new event to help visitors see that: Legacy Week.

TV on DVD: Murder in Suburbia turns crime solving into fun romp

posted: 08/24/2014 2:28 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Murder in Suburbia, the Complete Collection, 12 episodes on four discs from Acorn Media

Giving books with booster shots

posted: 08/24/2014 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Stethoscope? Check. Tongue depressor? Check. Curious George? Check.


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