Check out the articles below!
- Christmas 2010: In 1986, the NLAS published a new
illustrated short story adaptation of this classic radio
broadcast. That issue of The Jot 'Em Down Journal
has been out-of-print for many years. For Christmas
2010, we presented this story as our gift to you! Click
the link below to view and read this version of the
program, written in 1933 by Chet Lauck and Norris
Goff revised very slightly in the 1940s by Roswell
Rogers, adapted to short story format in 1986 by Tim
Hollis and illustrated by Donnie Pitchford:
- Lum and Abner's Christmas Story
- September 2010: The great OTR organization
SPERDVAC published an article on the NLAS in their
Radiogram periodical! Editor Patrick Lucanio's is not
available on-line, but information about SPERDVAC
is! Click for more info:
- May 2010: Read a fascinating article in The Lufkin
Daily News (Lufkin, Texas) by longtime NLAS
member, journalist and historian Bob Bowman as he
shares his experiences of meeting Chet Lauck and
enjoying Mena's L&A Festivals! Click to read Bob's
- "Bob Bowman: Remembering Lum and Abner"
- April 26, 2010: Just in time for the 79th Anniversary
of Lum and Abner's First Broadcast, an was
published on-line by journalist Ethan Nobles of
Arkansas! Our own "Uncle Donnie" was interviewed
as were Lon and Kathy Stucker of the Lum and Abner
Museum in Pine Ridge! You can read it right here:
- "Lum and Abner - Alive and Well in 2010" by Ethan
- Jim Temple - Memorial Tribute Jim Temple, the
original webmaster for the NLAS, passed away in
2010. We wish the Temple family the best with sincere
condolences and offer this remembrance and tribute
to our friend Jim.
Originally from the printed Journal:
April 26, 2011!
75 years for Pine Ridge,
80 years for Lum and Abner!
Click "COMICS" in "NAVIGATION" to find out what the
Lum and Abner comic strip is like!
WOW, how we changed over the years! This is the
cover of the very first issue of The Jot 'Em Down
Journal! All copies are now sold out, but one of these
days we will be reproducing it... Somehow...
How? The Shadow knows! Or maybe the Phantom
Author knows better...
The Jot 'Em Down Journal became one of the slickest
OTR publications around as this 2005 cover proves.
Editor Tim Hollis kept things rolling from 1984-2007.
This illustration by Donnie Pitchford was featured on
the back cover of the final printed issue of The Jot 'Em