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Report: Arkansas 41st in child well-being

Jul 24, 2014 10:56pm

An annual report ranks Arkansas 41st in the nation in the overall well-being of its children, down from 40th last year, and shows that child poverty has increased in the state, although gains have...

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McDaniel warns of ‘spoofing’

Apr 18, 2014 3:28pm

Many Arkansas consumers use their cell phone Caller ID to avoid unwanted calls from telemarketers. But the popular wireless feature is susceptible to fraud.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel...

Attorneys general discuss copper theft

Apr 18, 2014 2:55pm

Attorneys general from three states as well as representatives of a fourth met Monday for a roundtable discussion on the growing concern of copper theft.

Arkansas’ Dustin McDaniel, Tennessee...

2 schools get grant money

Apr 17, 2014 3:48pm

Two Arkansas schools will receive $6.1 million in federal School Improvement Grant money, state education officials said Monday.

Wonder Junior High School in the West Memphis School District...

Judge says Fox can stay on ballot

Apr 17, 2014 3:46pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox is eligible to run for re-election despite a past administrative suspension, a judge ruled Monday.

Special appointed judge Sam Bird rejected a challenge...

McDaniel questions pipeline use

Apr 02, 2014 4:29pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

A year after more than 200,000 gallons of oil spilled in Mayflower, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel questioned Monday whether ExxonMobil would ever...

April is autism awareness month

Apr 02, 2014 4:50pm

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month in April since the 1970s. The United States...

Conference to address herd health

Apr 02, 2014 4:43pm

Replacement heifer selection, herd health, deworming update and cost management are on the agenda for the 2014 Little Red River Beef Cattle Conference on April 10 at the Cleburne County Livestock...

State’s jobless rate falls

Apr 02, 2014 5:02pm

Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent in February, according to labor statistics released Monday.

The state’s jobless rate in February was...

AG warns of common scams

Apr 02, 2014 5:01pm

Arkansas consumers who are targeted by con artists risk more than just annoyance and inconvenience. Scammers can take hundreds or even thousands of dollars from consumers who fall victim to their...

Special judges to handle Maggio’s caseload

Mar 26, 2014 5:14pm

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Jim Hannah issued an order Monday directing that special judges take over Circuit Judge Michael Maggio’s cases.

The order read:

“The supreme court has...

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