Arkansas Democrat Gazette (2024)

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    Branded apparel gaining foothold

    In the Ultimate Armwrestling League, Arkansas has a monopoly on super-heavyweight champions — Michael “Monster Mike” Todd, champ of right- and left-handed pull…

    byBobby AmpezzanFebruary 24, 2014

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    Pullers send out call to arms

    As of press time, there were 80-plus members of the Arkansas Armwrestling Facebook page. This is, without doubt, the easiest way to get involved in a regular p…

    byBobby AmpezzanFebruary 24, 2014

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    Denise Marie Firmin Garner

    FAYETTEVILLE — When Denise Garner and her husband, Hershey, moved to Fayetteville 24 years ago, a newfound friend, Gladys Ball, introduced her around to the ar…

    byCyd KingFebruary 23, 2014

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    Radiothon celebrates 10th year

    Since the founding of Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s “Champions for Children” Radiothon in 2005, Randy Cain, Cumulus Media’s program director, has overseen it.

    byLinda HaymesFebruary 23, 2014

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    Salvation Army tries out new ‘Be a Shield’ slogan

    Now that Christmas is over I’ve been thinking about the Salvation Army. That’s right, now that Christmas is over. In these parts, the Salvation Army is chiefly…

    byBobby AmpezzanFebruary 23, 2014

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    The thrill of Brazil

    Rio Carnival was the theme for this year’s Evolve, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Little Rock Marriott on Feb. 15. The event is the Centers for Youth and Fa…

    byCary JenkinsFebruary 23, 2014

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    Friends couldn’t get them to meet, but Nixon could

    Two friends decided, independently of each other, that Julia Sutton and Louis Carlock should meet, but Sutton and Carlock tacitly refused. It took a presidenti…


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    Grandma left with few options

    DEAR ABBY: When my son was 17, he met an “older girl” who was 21 and began an on-again, off-again relationship with her.

    byAbigail Van Buren February 23, 2014

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    Light up the night

    Luminarias lined the pathways to the different vistas around a lake where couples and families could enjoy food and cultural activities from Asia, Jamaica, Mex…

    byCary JenkinsFebruary 23, 2014

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    White-Abundis Calvary Church of the Nazarene was the setting Saturday for the marriage of Jaclyn Brooke Abundis and Sgt. Patrick Dorez White. The Rev. Arlie Ky…

    February 23, 2014

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    Social calendar

    February 27 Arkansas Baptist College Supper & Soul Gala, 6 p.m., Wally Allen Ballroom at the Statehouse Convention Center. The evening includes a co*cktail …

    February 23, 2014

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    Paige Cate, daughter of Lori and Alan Cate of Bryant, and Chris Shepard, son of Kelly and Kris Treadway of Bismarck and Sandy and Steve Shepard, also of Bryant…

    February 23, 2014

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    Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters have a ball toasting service

    Officials of the Embassy Suites in Little Rock may not have had Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority in mind when they decorated the hotel’s Grand Ballroom in pink and g…

    byHelaine WilliamsFebruary 23, 2014

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    Barbara and Bill Davies of Little Rock will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married Feb. 25, 1954.

    February 23, 2014

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    Soup Sunday ladles up $85,000 to help children

    More than 1,200 attendees, many with muffin tins in hand, were served soup samples from 24 area eateries Feb. 16 at Soup Sunday.

    byCary JenkinsFebruary 23, 2014

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    Dressy bow ties for men make a loop into fashion

    Q. You once had a diagram on tying bow ties, but I never thought I’d wear one. Then, recently, I saw a look I liked, with wilder colors and patterns worn with …

    byLOIS FENTON February 23, 2014

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    Wedding flexibility has its perks

    If there were a popularity contest for days of the week, Saturday would win. Most likely when you were a kid, Saturdays meant watching cartoons, playing in Lit…


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    Delta dreamscapes

    Arkansas native Carroll Cloar was once a rising star in the art world, flirting with national prominence for a time in the 1950s. That time soon passed, but he…


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    Black-tie sweats? Well, no, but close

    NEW YORK — If the menswear collections coming down the runways at the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week are any indication, fall 2014 is going to be fille…

    byADAM TSCHORN LOS ANGELES TIMES February 23, 2014

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    The North Beach of St. Kitts, British West Indies, was the setting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, for the marriage of Julie Kathryn Buratowski and Patrick Rob…

    February 23, 2014

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    For ASO in 2014-15, big plans, venue shifts

    The Arkansas Symphony’s Masterworks programs for the 2014-15 season will include big piano concertos by Russian composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sergei Prokof…

    byEric E. HarrisonFebruary 23, 2014

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    Opera was on menu for 2014 UALR gala

    It was an opera crowd at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday night, which explains why the governor was gone (no, no, he was at the Hoops for Kids’ Sake charity …

    byBobby AmpezzanFebruary 23, 2014

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    2, 4, 6, 8: Honoring athletes, coaches a club appreciates

    One thing about Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz: If he hadn’t gone into coaching football and later analyzing it, he’d have made a fine stand-up comedian.

    byHelaine WilliamsFebruary 23, 2014

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    Lucinda Williams, just for the record

    Before digitization, we sometimes used to wear out our records.

    byPhilip MartinFebruary 23, 2014

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    Laughing through the years

    Having observed yet another “trip around the sun” on Monday, I’ve also observed some of the good, the bad, and the downright comical about being a member of th…

    byHelaine WilliamsFebruary 23, 2014

Arkansas Democrat Gazette (2024)


What ultimately happened to the Arkansas Gazette? ›

The Heiskell-Patterson family sold the Arkansas Gazette to Gannett on Dec. 1, 1986. Wehco Media Inc., the parent company of the Arkansas Democrat, was the largest media company in Arkansas. But Gannett was the largest in the country.

What is the biggest newspaper in Arkansas? ›

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the newspaper of record in the U.S. state of Arkansas, printed in Little Rock with a northwest edition published in Lowell.

Where is the Arkansas Gazette located? ›

Arkansas Gazette
HeadquartersThe Gazette Building 112 West Third Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-2702
CountryUnited States
OCLC number8794697
Media of the United States List of newspapers
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Who owns the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette? ›

WEHCO Media, Inc.

The company has been family owned since its founding in 1909. It operates daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, and cable television companies in six states.

What was one of the main accusations that the Gazette made toward the Arkansas Democrat? ›

In turn, the Gazette accused the owner of the Democrat of choosing the newspaper's name to serve as a cover for the Republican Party. There was even a shoot-out in Little Rock at the corner of Markham and Main Streets between Smithee and Maj. John A. Adams, an owner of the Gazette (Arkansas Democrat- Gazette Online).

What type of lawsuit was brought to court against the Arkansas Democrat? ›

Following the reinstatement of his license, Dodrill filed his complaint in the court below seeking damages against the Arkansas Democrat for libel contained in the publication of the two articles above mentioned and for invasion of his right to privacy.

What is the oldest newspaper in Arkansas? ›

The Arkansas Gazette, Arkansas's first newspaper, was established in 1819, seventeen years before Arkansas became a state.

How often is the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette published? ›

Our newsprint and electronic editions are published daily and Sunday by: ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, INC.

How much is a subscription to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette? ›

July 25, 2023 at 2:35 a.m. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette are raising the price of digital replica subscriptions to $39 a month, starting Sept. 1. The price of website access and Sunday print edition-only subscriptions will remain the same, $34 a month.

Who used to own Arkansas? ›

In 1762, the secret treaty of Fontainebleau transferred control of colonial Louisiana (including present-day Arkansas), to Spain in exchange for Florida. The Spanish showed little interest in Arkansas except for the land grants meant to inspire settlement around the post.

Who is the head of the Democratic Party Arkansas? ›

The Democratic Party of Arkansas is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Arkansas. The current party chair is Grant Tennille.

What did William Woodruff have to do with the Arkansas Gazette? ›

He bought a small printing press and made the three-month journey by horseback and canoe, landing at Arkansas Post on October 30, 1819. He published the first issue of the Arkansas Gazette on November 20, 1819. When the territorial capitol moved to Little Rock in November 1821, Woodruff followed with his press.

What happened to the Arkansas Territory? ›

The territory existed until it became a state on June 15, 1836. The territorial capital was established at Arkansas Post, but moved to Little Rock in 1821. James Miller served as the first governor and Robert Crittenden as the first secretary of the territory.

Why did segregationists boycott business that advertised in the Arkansas Gazette? ›

Segregationists threatened to boycott businesses that advertised in the Arkansas Gazette (which they viewed as being pro-integration). A new African American organization, the Greater Little Rock Improvement League formed to end the crisis without pursuing litigation (counter to the actions of the NAACP).

When did the Arkansas Democrat buy the Arkansas Gazette? ›

The Arkansas Gazette published its final edition on October 18, 1991. The assets of the newspaper were sold to Walter E. Hussman, Jr., owner of the Arkansas Democrat. He renamed the paper the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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