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GOP Can Intervene In Voter ID Lawsuit, Judge Rules

Apr 15, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Republican Party can intervene in a lawsuit over how absentee ballots should be handled under the state’s new voter ID law, a Pulaski County circuit judge ruled Monday....

<p>Two Golden City Rural Fire Department firemen battle a house fire in the 300 block of Glendale Lane west of Booneville late Monday afternoon. The fire apparently started in an outbuilding, spread to an outdoor patio area and on to the home where it became fully involved. The Booneville Rural, Grayson and Golden City departments responded to the blaze.</p>

House Fire

Apr 14, 2014 4:45pm
<p><strong>Blown Away</strong></p><p>At about 8:45 p.m. Sunday night, during a severe thunderstorm that passed through Booneville, the roof of the building on the west side of the intersection of Broadway and First Street was blown off and into Broadway, which is also Highway 23. Pieces of the debris carried through the front window at Crowley City Service and damaged two vehicles on the east side of the street. See this week’s print and web editions of the Democrat for a complete story.</p>

Blown Away

Apr 13, 2014 11:27pm

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Judge Asks State Supreme Court To Declare Him Qualified

Apr 08, 2014 5:03am

LITTLE ROCK — Faulkner County Circuit Judge H.G. Foster filed a petition Monday asking the state Supreme Court to declare that he is not disqualified from holding his current Division 1 seat on...

McDaniel Asks Court To Reconsider Risperdal Ruling

Apr 08, 2014 5:02am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Monday asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against drug maker Johnson & Johnson...

Candidates For Governor Offer Variety Of Education Proposals

Apr 06, 2014 5:08am

LITTLE ROCK — The candidates for Arkansas governor have advanced a variety of different proposals they say would improve education in the state, from expanding early childhood education to...

Pryor, Cotton Sharply Divided On Federal Budget

Apr 06, 2014 5:06am

WASHINGTON — Although they have the same goal of a balanced budget, Sen. Mark Pryor and Rep. Tom Cotton share little else in common when it comes to the federal budget.

The contrast between...


Apr 06, 2014 2:05am

A report by the Arkansas News Bureau published on the Friday incorrectly stated that several judicial candidates have been suspended in the past for failure to pay Bar...

House Votes To Roll Back Obamacare Provision

Apr 06, 2014 2:05am

WASHINGTON – The House voted last week to change the definition of “full time work” in the Affordable Care Act, the latest bid by Republicans to alter the landmark health care law.


Spring Cleanup Starts Monday

Apr 04, 2014 10:36am

Starting Monday, April 7, and continuing through Friday, April 11, residents within the city limits of Booneville can rid themselves of unwanted items by simply leaving them with their normal...

Judicial Candidates Defend Their Qualifications

Updated: Apr 06, 2014 1:07am

LITTLE ROCK — Amid growing questions and lawsuits over Arkansas judicial candidates’ eligibility for office, two candidates issued statements Thursday asserting their confidence that they meet the...

McDaniel To Ask State Supreme Court To Reconsider Risperdal Ruling

Apr 04, 2014 10:00am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he will ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against drug maker Johnson &...

Municipal Utility Customers’ Addresses Subject To FOI, Court Rules

Apr 04, 2014 9:56am

LITTLE ROCK — Municipal utility customers’ home addresses are subject to release under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, the state Supreme Court said Thursday.

In a 6-1 decision, the...

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