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Cotton Defends Farm Bill Vote To Arkansas Farm Bureau

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended the position he took on the farm bill during a speech Tuesday at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, which opposed Cotton’s...

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Revenue, Doctor’s Offices Reopen Thursday

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

The April 13 wind storm that ripped the roof off a historic building shut down some state and medical services for three days last week.

Residents needing to acquire or renew drivers...

Highway 10 To Be Hot Spot For Selling, And Buying

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

Six months ago there was any number of yard sales along Highway 10 between Hackett and Ola. Starting tomorrow there will be again. That’s because this year the Sell It Again on Highway 10 event is...

UAMS Myeloma Center Gets New Director, $20 Million In Donations

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Tuesday the hiring of a new director for its Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy and the receipt of $20 million in...

<p><strong>Holding class.</strong> Booneville Junior High Principal Scotty Pierce is one of the two honorary chairpersons for the 2014 South Logan County Relay for Life. The Relay will be held Friday, May 2 at Bearcat Stadium.</p>

Honorary Relay Chair Has Battled Cancer Twice

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

If all goes well when he has his checkup next month Scotty Pierce will be able to report to doctors on an annual basis for cancer checkups.

It’s been almost three years since Pierce had...

Complaint Filed Over House Candidate’s Campaign Finance Report

Apr 22, 2014 5:07am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Democratic Party said Monday it has filed an ethics complaint against a Republican candidate for a state House seat who accepted a campaign contribution that exceeded the...

DHS Says 155,000 Applications Approved For Private Option

Apr 22, 2014 5:06am

LITTLE ROCK — 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 estimated to qualify for the program,...

Governor, Sculptor To Receive Honorary Degrees From UA

Apr 22, 2014 5:06am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe and sculptor Anita Huffington will receive honorary degrees from the University of Arkansas during the university’s May 10 commencement ceremony.

Beebe will...

Ceremony Marks 40th Anniversary Of CDBG Program

Apr 22, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — A few years ago, the city of McGehee turned to the Community Development Block Grant program for help in an effort to ensure that a shameful episode in American history is not...

Judge To Rule On Arkansas’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban Within Two Weeks

Apr 18, 2014 10:50am

LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County circuit judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling within two weeks in a challenge to Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage.

“I’ve already got an idea where I’m...

State Supreme Court Denies Petition Seeking Ruling On Judicial Qualifications

Apr 18, 2014 10:48am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday denied a petition asking it to weigh in on the issue of judicial candidates’ eligibility requirements, though the issue is still expected to reach...


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