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Challenge filed to stay in gay-marriage case

Aug 21, 2014 4:45pm

A pending challenge to Utah’s ban on gay marriage does not justify putting a hold on a challenge to Arkansas’ ban, according to attorneys for same-sex couples who brought the challenge in Arkansas...

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Guidelines help folks to swim safely

Jul 10, 2014 4:46pm

The Arkansas Department of Health recommends that swimmers take steps to stay healthy and safe by being aware of recreational water illnesses — germs that are spread by swallowing, having contact...

Arkansas winegrowers battle mold, black rot

Jul 10, 2014 4:32pm

Arkansas grape vines took a hit in the spring with a late freeze, but what survived has been susceptible to mold and black rot.

With the steady rains in western Arkansas in recent weeks,...

Bar association backs use of Facebook

Jul 10, 2014 4:32pm

The American Bar Association in recent months said it’s ethical for attorneys to view social media for information regarding potential jurors or possible misconduct of sitting jurors, although the...

TIMES RECORD FILE PHOTO // Mark Mainer, left, selects a bottle of Wiederkehr's Shiraz as others shop after a wine tasting and tour at Wiederkehr's in Altus in June 2006.

California wineries benefit most from new state law

Jul 10, 2014 4:31pm

The Arkansas wine shipment law the state Legislature passed last year has benefited California wineries the most.

It is the first time out-of-state wineries have been allowed to ship wine to...

Tech to offer scholarship supplement

Jul 03, 2014 10:57am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville is taking steps to make higher education more attainable for incoming freshmen in fall 2014.

Tech has announced a plan to provide scholarship...

Volunteer nominations sought

Jul 03, 2014 10:20am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support have begun accepting nominations for the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year awards. Each...

Rhoda resigns after Clinton comment

Jul 03, 2014 10:18am

A local man no longer holds the job of chairman of the state Republican Party’s 2nd District after being quoted as saying Hillary Clinton might “get shot” if she campaigns for president in...

3 in county receive compensation

Jul 03, 2014 10:58am

The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $303,669.16 to victims of crime in May. Awards were made in 179 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 14 previously submitted cases.

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Survey: Support falls for Common Core

Jul 03, 2014 10:51am

Support for Common Core among Americans with school-age children has fallen dramatically, as more now question whether the new national education standards will actually improve student...

The mechanics of auto repair

Jul 03, 2014 10:49am

A trip to the auto shop is usually unpleasant enough for consumers without the added stress of worrying whether they are one or two “fixes” away from a gigantic repair bill.

Almost every...

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