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Private Option Costs In Line With Approved Budget, Analysis Finds

Apr 24, 2014 11:42am

LITTLE ROCK — Expenditures associated with the so-called private option slightly exceed budget targets but will fall within the targets when allowable adjustments are made, according to actuaries...

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<p><strong>Championship Rings</strong></p><p>Booneville Bearcats seniors Damon May (from left), Cody Simpson and Michael Drawbaugh pose for pictures after receiving their rings for winning the 2013 Class 4A state title. (See story in Sports section.)</p>

Ring Banquet Held

Updated: Apr 08, 2014 4:56pm

Championship Rings

Booneville Bearcats seniors Damon May (from left), Cody Simpson and Michael Drawbaugh pose for pictures after receiving their rings for winning the 2013 Class 4A state...

City Agrees To Supercenter Stoplight

Apr 08, 2014 4:36pm

Booneville will apparently soon be home to a fifth stoplight.

Last week Mayor Jerry Wilkins signed an agreement with the state whereby the city will, once the warranty period ends, provide...

<p><strong>Out of the pasture.</strong> John Cobb hits a ball from the fairway in the opening round of the Booneville Open Saturday. The tournament was moved to Cherokee Creek Country Club this year but recent rains did leave some marshy areas.</p>

21 Teams Play Open

Apr 08, 2014 4:36pm

Though it only drew 21 teams this year it appears the Booneville Open will return next year.

At least if Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce executive...

<p><strong>Drugs And Money</strong></p><p>The Booneville Police Department, along with 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force searched a Booneville residence on Broadway on Friday afternoon seizing approximately a half pound of suspected marijuana and approximately $3,000 in cash. Booneville Police Lt. Steve Reid said no arrests have been formalized in the case but that should change by the end of this week. Reid said the residence searched is inhabited by a single male who has a girlfriend, but it was uncertain whether the female was a full time resident.</p>

Drugs And Money

Apr 08, 2014 4:35pm

Drugs And Money

The Booneville Police Department, along with 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force searched a Booneville residence on Broadway on Friday afternoon seizing approximately a...

Public Health Week: Arkansans Invited To Take Health Pledge

Apr 08, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — State Health Officer Dr. Nate Smith on Monday encouraged Arkansans to make a public pledge to practice healthier habits.

“I invite you all to make a pledge to yourself and...

Parole Board: Man May Have Been Wrongly Convicted Of Murder

Apr 08, 2014 5:04am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Parole Board has recommended clemency for a man it says may have been convicted of a murder he did not commit.

The board also recommended clemency for a convicted...

Law Enforcement Agencies To Crack Down On Texting While Driving

Apr 08, 2014 5:03am

LITTLE ROCK — Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas will join in a national six-day effort to crack down on texting while driving.

“U Drive. U text. U Pay.” is the name of the initiative...

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...

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