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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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Shirley man to get pardon

Apr 24, 2014 1:59pm

Earlier this month, Gov. Mike Beebe announced his intent to grant 10 pardons, including one for a Shirley man. An additional 32 clemency requests were denied and 13 had no action taken upon them....

155,000 in state eligible for private option

Apr 24, 2014 1:59pm

155,000 in state eligible for private option

More than 155,000 Arkansas have applied and been found eligible for the so-called private option, or about 70 percent of the 225,000 Arkansans...

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...

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