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It’s Playoff Game Day

Nov 14, 2014 6:06am

After a seven week conference season of almost weekly wow-it’s-been-a-long-time-since-these-two-have-played matchups, the trend continues in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs as Barton...

Gay Rights Index Ranks Five Arkansas Cities Below Survey Group’s Average

Nov 13, 2014 12:53pm

LITTLE ROCK — A report that grades certain U.S. cities on the rights they provide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people places five Arkansas cities in the bottom half of its rankings....

DHS Director: Medicaid Needs Funding Increase, Would Need More Without Private Option

Updated: Nov 13, 2014 12:57pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ Medicaid program will need funding increases over the next two fiscal years, but the needed increases would be higher if not for the so-called private option, the director...

Beebe Gives Final Veterans Day Address As Governor

Nov 12, 2014 6:06am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday there is one part of his job that is harder than any other.

“The hardest part of this job is making a phone call to a mother or a wife … about a...

Veterans Home Loans See Resurgence In State

Updated: Nov 12, 2014 2:05pm

FORT SMITH — With military veterans returning stateside from Middle East battlefronts and interest rates staying low, use of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home loan program has seen a...

State Prison Inmate Found Dead In Cell

Nov 12, 2014 6:04am

LITTLE ROCK — A inmate at a maximum-security prison was found dead in his cell Tuesday from an apparent suicide, according to the state Department of Correction.

Danny Cromeans, 38,...

Margaret Ann Wilkins

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 6:42pm

Margaret Ann Wilkins

Margaret “Ann” Wilkins, 72, of Sugar Grove community near Booneville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 in her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1942 in Knoppers Ford...

<p><strong>Wet election day</strong>. The rain did not deter Gayleene R. West and her daughter Samara Petchenik from urging motorists driving through Booneville to go to the polls. West won the three person race for Booneville City Clerk without a runoff.</p>

West Elected City Clerk

Nov 11, 2014 5:20pm

Either way, Gayleene West was leaving the Logan County Tax Assessor’s office. But, the way it turned out, she has another job lined up.

Her retirement papers already in order, West spent...

<p><strong>Pleased with results.</strong> Logan County Sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks smiles after results are posted on a board inside the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Nov. 4 Watching the results with Hicks, was his wife, Karen Hicks.</p>

Voters Pick New Judge, Sheriff

Nov 11, 2014 5:19pm

Republican candidates for Logan County Judge and Logan County Sheriff won victories in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Ray Gack, a former Democrat and Logan County Sheriff, won a...

<p><strong>Business plan</strong>. Charlie Morris and Angela Callaway set up a stand to offer baked goods by Callaway during Sell It Again On Highway 10.</p>

Sell It Again Attracts A Diverse Crowd

Nov 11, 2014 5:18pm

Sell It Again On Highway 10 means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.

Throughout the 75-mile course of yard sales there are the bargain hunters, of course, and the...