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Rethink process for picking judges, governor says

Apr 16, 2015 3:22pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said last week he believes it is time to rethink the way judges are named to the Arkansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

“I have always been a consistent advocate...

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Apr 16, 2015 3:03pm

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Christmas Frolic set for this weekend

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Historic Arkansas Museum’s annual Christmas Frolic is a free family event to kick-off the holiday season. The 47th Annual Christmas Frolic is Sunday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the historic...

Christmas at Big Mamma’s

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Part 3 of 4

After dinner, we laughed again at all of Mamma’s stories and she laughed louder than us all. Since she’d entered her 80’s, and that was almost 10 years ago, she’s become awful...

AG reminds consumers of propane tank rules

Nov 20, 2014 4:00pm

Cold weather has arrived in Arkansas and with it comes rising heating costs.

According to a survey of residential energy consumption in Arkansas, home heating accounts for one-fourth of...

Change in grading system under study

Nov 20, 2014 3:59pm

A legislative panel on Monday endorsed a proposal to exempt alternative schools from a proposed system for grading public schools with an A-F letter system.

The House and Senate education...

Legislators begin filing measures

Nov 20, 2014 3:57pm

Measures seeking to limit what Arkansas courts can do in civil cases and amend state ethics laws were the first to be filed on Monday, the first day that lawmakers could file legislation ahead of...

Seat-belt campaign begins Monday

Nov 20, 2014 3:57pm

The Arkansas State Police and local law enforcement agencies will step up enforcement of seat belt laws over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign will...

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...

Candidates accuse each other of outside loyalty

Oct 16, 2014 7:33pm

CONWAY — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton sought to portray each other as loyal to non-Arkansans during their first debate Monday, with Pryor claiming Cotton answers to out-of-state...

Federal races

Oct 16, 2014 7:32pm

U.S. Senate

Nathan LaFrance - Libertarian

Mark H. Swaney - Green

Mark Pryor - Democrat

Tom Cotton - Republican

U.S. Congress District 2

Debbie Standiford -...

Evans seeks District 68 seat

Oct 16, 2014 7:29pm

Democrat Tachany Evans has announced her candidacy for Arkansas State Representative, District 68. She is campaigning throughout the district and raising funds.

“Whether I am a candidate or...

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