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Stephens Media to outsource Fort Smith area newspaper production

Jul 30, 2014 8:52am

Stephens Media LLC announced today they would be expanding their printing operations by moving all printing and mailroom operations from their Fort Smith and Van Buren production facilities to...

<p><strong>Dump Truck Fire</strong></p><p>Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke, investigated and called for fire officials after finding the truck ablaze and nobody around at the old saw mill property. The truck, which had the bed extended, had died and would not start, Brown said, and the driver left the area with another person to get tools but before he returned the fire began.</p>

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Paris Man Charged With Rape

Jul 08, 2014 5:45pm

A 36-year-old Paris man has been charged with rape and sexual assault in the second degree after his 13-year-old stepdaughter told investigators that he “put his finger inside her,” according to...

Legalized Marijuana Push Falls Short

Jul 08, 2014 5:05am

Legalized marijuana push falls short

By Chad Hunter

Times Record • chunter@swtimes.com

Supporters of legalized medical marijuana in Arkansas said Monday they lacked enough...

Social Media An Open Book For Attorneys

Jul 07, 2014 5:05am

FORT SMITH — The American Bar Association in recent months said it’s ethical for attorneys to view social media for information regarding potential jurors or possible misconduct of sitting jurors...

Settlement Proposed In Fort Smith Whirlpool Lawsuit

Jul 04, 2014 5:10am

FORT SMITH — A joint motion seeking settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Whirlpool was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith, while another lawsuit against the corporation...

Arkansas Winegrowers Battle Mold, Black Rot

Jul 04, 2014 5:07am

FORT SMITH — Arkansas grape vines took a hit in the spring with a late freeze, but what survived has been susceptible to mold and black rot.

With the steady rains in western Arkansas in...

California Wineries Benefit Most From New State Law

Jul 04, 2014 5:06am

FORT SMITH — The Arkansas wine shipment law the state Legislature passed last year has benefited California wineries the most.

It is the first time out-of-state wineries have been allowed to...

Beebe Signs Bills From Special Session Into Law

Jul 04, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has signed all of the legislation from this week’s special session into law, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

Beebe signed matching House and Senate bills that make...

Arkansas Ends Fiscal Year With Nearly $79 Million Surplus

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 10:10am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas ended the fiscal year with a budget surplus of nearly $79 million, state finance officials said Wednesday.

Net available revenue collections for the fiscal year that...

Legislators To Revisit Issues Of Special Session Next Year

Jul 03, 2014 9:59am

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers wrapped up the special legislative session in the early morning hours Wednesday, giving final approval to measures addressing three issues that are expected to come...

Five Firms Seek To Sell Insurance In Arkansas Through Marketplace

Jul 03, 2014 9:57am

LITTLE ROCK — Five companies have filed to sell insurance plans through Arkansas’ federally facilitated health insurance marketplace in 2015, the state Insurance Department said Wednesday.

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