Citizen cartoonist running for state office

Monday, January 16, 2012

ALMA -- Wolf Grulkey announced he is running for State Representative, District 81 as a Democrat. Grulkey is a long time resident of Alma, moving there from Eureka Springs in 1982. He is a successful businessman operating Alma Printers, Inc., in Alma, and Skyranch Aviation Inc., in Siloam Springs.

He is a graduate of Eureka Springs High School, studied art at Arkansas Tech, has been a political cartoonist/satirist for 40 years. Grulkey is a Vietnam era Navy veteran, 13,000 hour commercial pilot, artist, musician, essayist and elder in the Presbyterian church. He has been the editorial cartoonist for the Lovely County Citizen since 2001.

Grulkey has been active in civic organizations, is a founding member of Alma Rotary and former president of the Alma Kiwanis club. He helped organize the Alma Downtown Merchants Association which put Alma on the map as "Spinach Capital of the World."

"I think that I can be a voice for the people of our district and express their concerns confidently at the state level."

Wolf is 62 years old, has a son, Eric, and daughter, Claire.

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  • Whoa dudes, talk about messin' with your head! I thought this was an April Fool's Day story. Aww man, you guys totally freaked & tweaked me out!

    Oh yeah, I almost forgot; VOTE OTHER GUY!!!

    -- Posted by Nephilim Child on Mon, Jan 16, 2012, at 12:37 AM
  • I've said it before: Wolf Grulkey is immensely talented, and a clear thinker. Way too cool for the cesspool of politics- depending on his opponent, this could be a *********.

    -- Posted by miko on Mon, Jan 16, 2012, at 6:20 PM
  • Bravo! George Wallace I'm sure was an immensely talented and clear thinker too.

    -- Posted by Atlas Shrugged on Mon, Jan 16, 2012, at 8:06 PM
  • George Wallace? and that's on

    -- Posted by miko on Thu, Jan 19, 2012, at 8:30 AM
  • Miko, I interpreted Atlas's comment like this; "You can be an immensely talented Democratic politician and a hateful jerk at the same time".

    -- Posted by Nephilim Child on Mon, Jan 23, 2012, at 10:48 PM
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