Stuff from Around Arkansas, Dec. 17

Cooper Scooper: Good news if you’re a Cooper Tire employee in Texarkana—you won’t have to look the kids in the eyes and tell them why we’re not having Christmas this year. If you’re a Cooper Tire employee in Albany, Georgia, however…well, we need to talk. (AP)

Cycle Breaker: Sen. Kim Hendren files bill to ban talking on cell phones while driving. Still legal: Having your cousin shoot exploding arrows from the passenger window when engaged in a high-speed chase with the bumbling sheriff and his dimwitted deputy. (Arkansas Business)

(Photo: Arkansas Times)
Gov. Mike Beebe presides over grand opening of pointless attraction. (Photo: Arkansas Times)

It’s Only Natural: The new Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center opened to great fanfare in the River Market in downtown Little Rock Wednesday (photo left). Everything went great until a couple of guys showed up with a giant rock and a huge sheet of paper, and then all hell broke loose. (The Arkansas Times)

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  • December 18, 2008 at 9:37 am
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    7 million? What a deal! Do they serve drinks?

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