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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...

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Lewter To Fill SRO Position

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

Levi Lewter, a Booneville High School graduate, will be the first student resource officer with the Booneville School District, Booneville Police Chief Al Brown announced last week.


<p><strong>History study</strong>. Bill Chism (foreground) looks at photographs taken through the years of the Dr. Stephen Chism House as well as photographs of the restoration project by Paul Glidewell (back, left). Also pictured is archaeologist Larry Porter has also worked extensively at the Chism House site.</p>

Last Descendant Visits Chism House

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

The final direct male descendant of Dr. Steve and Janetta Chism’s visited the Chism House for the first time last week.

A native of Seattle, Wash., Bill Chism said he had never been to...


New Blaine Man Charged With Murder

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

Josh Johnson, the New Blaine man being held in the Logan County Detention Center in Paris in connection with the Wednesday, March 19 shooting death of his ex-wife, Lora Karras, 30, of Scranton,...

Charges Dropped In Home Invasion Case

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

Fifteenth Judicial District Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Brian Mueller on Friday moved to dismiss charges against two men and a woman accused of a home invasion in Magazine last March.


<p><strong>General Improvement Funds</strong></p><p>State. Rep. Jon Eubanks, (third from right) presents a check for $15,000 from the state’s General Improvement Fund to Booneville Water Department Superintendent David Hardin. Hardin accepted the check on behalf of the city of Booneville as the funds will be used for improvements to the city’s water supply lake. Improvements will include better lake access and parking and improved boat ramp access. Also pictured above are (from left) Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins, Water Commissioner Keith Olsen and Logan County Judge Gus Young. The city and county are working together on the project, which will begin later this spring.</p>

General Improvement Funds

Mar 26, 2014 8:45am

General Improvement Funds

State. Rep. Jon Eubanks, (third from right) presents a check for $15,000 from the state’s General Improvement Fund to Booneville Water Department Superintendent...

County Considering Vicious Dog Ordinance

Mar 26, 2014 8:44am

The Logan County Quorum Court is considering an ordinance that would prohibit owning or housing a “dangerous dog” by county residents and put restrictions on those who now own a “dangerous dog.”...

Some Still Hopeful For State Employees’ Pay Raise

Mar 23, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — An association that lobbies for state employees is not giving up on the idea of a 1 percent pay increase in the coming fiscal year, though Gov. Mike Beebe and state finance officials...

UA Again Opts Out Of Faculty Gun Carry Law

Mar 23, 2014 5:04am

FORT SMITH — For the second consecutive year, the University of Arkansas opted out of a law that allows faculty and staff with concealed carry permits to bring weapons on campus.

The UA...

Shoffner Seeks Acquittal In Post-Trial Filing

Mar 22, 2014 11:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorneys for former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner argued in a court filing Friday that she should be acquitted of extortion and bribery charges because the government failed to...

Speaker-designate Optimistic About Private Option’s Chances In 2015

Mar 22, 2014 10:59pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state House speaker-designate said Friday he is optimistic that renewing funding for the so-called private option will be less difficult next year than it was this year.


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