Monthly Archives: October 2011

Was it Left to Die?

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I cannot believe the Fayetteville Underground is dissolving. Let me rephrase that, I can’t believe the board decided to dissolve the nonprofit organization when the artists were ready and willing to continue on. Last week, I wrote an editorial about my attempts to investigate the Save the Underground Campaign.  The circumstances seemed fishy then, and…

Brother-Sister Act

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See this band LIVE at George’s Majestic Lounge on Friday, October 28. By Mihke Chanay TFW Contributing Writer The Dex Romweber Duo is one of the greatest bands that you have probably never heard of. They are playing on Friday at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. As such, I was awarded the privilege of talking…

Daddy Warbucks

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Half a Million Arkansans are on Medicare, SSI Stop! All you politicians. Be you in local towns, down in Little Rock, or out at Planet Washington D.C. Read the headline. Yes, there are 536,000 Arkansans on Social Security and Medicare in the state. Wow. That’s a lot. A lot of voters. And a lot of…

Nonprofit Art Organization To Dissolve

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  By Blair Jackson Less than a month after launching the Save the Fayetteville Underground campaign, the board of directors has decided to dissolve the nonprofit organization. The Fayetteville Underground will participate in two more First Thursday events, but will vacate from their current location by the first of the year. Cathy Bass, board president,…

Giving Back

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By Blair Jackson Editor When Chloe Reese graduated from high school, she wanted to apply for the Peace Corps, but the organization suggested that she beef up her resume before applying. She entered the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps instead, an organization that provides leadership training to young adults (ages 18-24). After a month of…