• Backers ask court to dismiss alcohol-sales lawsuit

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Backers of a measure that would legalize alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties are asking the state’s highest court to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to remove the proposal from the November ballot. Representatives from Let Arkansas Decide filed court papers …

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  • 1 arrested in fatal shooting

    CEDARVILLE (AP) — Crawford County deputies have arrested a Cedarville man on suspicion of second-degree murder in a shooting that was initially called an act of self-defense. The 31-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for the Aug. 2 shooting of 41-year-old Brian Fisher. The suspect is …

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  • AG released from hospital

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication. McDaniel was released from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Tuesday. …

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  • Pulaski County voters approve new school district

    JACKSONVILLE (AP) — Jacksonville and north Pulaski County voters have overwhelmingly approved the creation of a new school district. Pulaski County officials say initial results of the vote Tuesday show that nearly 96 percent of voters supported separating from the Pulaski County Special School District. …

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  • Ingle to be featured guest at Arkansas Genealogical Society

    BENTON — The Arkansas Genealogical Society will host Cyndi Ingle, owner and webmaster of Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet (www.CyndisList.com), Saturday at the Benton Event Center, located at 17322 Interstate 30 North in Benton. Registration is open to the public. A syllabus …

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  • Chlorine spill contained at Ashdown-area facility

    ASHDOWN (AP) — Arkansas authorities say no injuries have been reported after 50 pounds of chlorine spilled at an Ashdown-area water treatment facility. Little River County Emergency Management Coordinator Don Hale Jr. said utility workers were replacing a valve at the Millwood Treatment Plant when …

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  • AG McDaniel hospitalized

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking. Spokesman Aaron Sadler says McDaniel has been admitted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for observation after being taken to the …

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  • Nursing home, others receive quality awards

    LITTLE ROCK — Twenty-eight organizations from throughout the state were presented Arkansas Governor’s Quality Awards by Gov. Mike Beebe during the 20th Annual Awards Celebration for the Governor’s Quality Award Program recently at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Little Rock. Sixteen past Governor’s Award for …

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  • Former deputy shot to death

    VAN BUREN (AP) — Crawford County authorities said Sunday there is not yet an arrest in the shooting death of a former Sebastian County sheriff’s deputy who was found outside his home. Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown told reporters that David Jackson was found dead …

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  • Fayetteville Ale Trail celebrates anniversary

    FAYETTEVILLE — The craft beer craze is in full swing in northwest Arkansas. Seven local breweries serve a wide variety of pale ales, dark stouts, Weizens, spiced beers and specialty lagers that vary with the season. Pints can be enjoyed on site and growlers can …

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  • State lawmakers say too few audits lead to charges

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers say they’re frustrated that criminal charges are not being filed in many cases involving millions of dollars in audit violations by agencies, cities and counties. The Arkansas Legislative Audit Division released a report Friday on how each of the …

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  • 2 set soybean yield records

    McGEHEE (AP) — Two southern Arkansas soybean farmers have broken state records for yield of their crops. Matt Miles of McGehee has become the first Arkansas grower to surpass 100 bushels per acre for two consecutive years, while David Bennett of Lake Village set the …

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