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Governor grants pardons

Oct 23, 2014 3:58pm

Gov. Mike Beebe last week announced his intent to grant 17 pardons, including those of two county men. An additional 43 clemency requests were denied and 18 had no action taken upon them. These...

Federal races

Oct 16, 2014 7:32pm

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Class set on mapping cemeteries

Jul 10, 2014 4:51pm

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and the Arkansas Archeological Survey will host a free cemetery mapping workshop at Oak Grove Cemetery near Winchester in Drew County on Saturday, July...

Auto recalls spur questions on process

Jul 10, 2014 4:51pm

Motorists depend on reliable and safe vehicles to get them where they are going, so a recent wave of vehicle recalls may lead to questions about the recall process or the safety of certain...

History group seeks nominations

Jul 10, 2014 4:49pm

The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas will present the Arkansas Preservation Awards at a ceremony and dinner on January 9, 2015. The awards will honor great preservation achievements,...

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...

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