• Brookland officials want new census of population

    JONESBORO (AP) — Officials in a northeastern Arkansas city want a new count of its population to show the growth they say the city has experienced since the 2010 census. Brookland’s mayor, Kenneth Jones, said officials know the city is growing because of the number …

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  • Cargill won’t move hog farm

    MOUNT JUDEA (AP) — Minnesota-based food processor Cargill said Monday that it has no plan to shutter or relocate a north Arkansas hog farm, despite concerns from environmentalists who say the operation poses a pollution threat to the nearby Buffalo River. A Cargill spokesman said …

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  • UAW retirees to meet

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould. Service representatives from Blue Cross, Express Scripts, Delta Dental, Davis Vision and United Auto Workers retiree medical benefits trust in attendance to …

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  • Arkansas’ full-time employee staff dips by 71

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas officials say the number of full-time state employees decreased slightly during the past fiscal year, the second decline in four years. A study compiled by state budget administrator Brandon Sharp says the number of full-time workers dropped by 71 to …

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  • Prosecutor clears Rogers attorney in case

    FORT SMITH (AP) — An Arkansas prosecutor has cleared Rogers’ city attorney of criminal wrongdoing following an investigation into allegations that he had impersonated a police officer. In a letter to a Benton County Circuit judge, Crawford County Prosecutor Marc McCune absolved Rogers City Attorney …

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  • Jacksonville speed limit reduced

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says the speed limit on U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville is being reduced because of construction. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 miles per hour for 1.3 miles. The highway department says crews …

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  • Ark. cesarean births higher than US average

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Vicki Southard accompanied her husband to Bamberg, Germany, where he was stationed with the U.S. military in 1994. Southard was pregnant with their first baby, a son, who “by God’s grace and a very heavy nurse” is alive today after a traumatic …

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  • Jonesboro mayor names new chief

    JONESBORO (AP) — A new law enforcement leader is replacing the former Jonesboro police chief who resigned after making disparaging comments about a reporter on Facebook. Lt. Rick Elliot was promoted this week to the position. Elliot says he wants to restore a positive image …

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  • Teddy Riedel, Ark. musician who gained worldwide fame, dies at 77

    QUITMAN — When Elvis Presley heard Teddy Riedel’s version of “Judy,” he reportedly loved it so much that he had to record it, and did, making it a hit song in 1961 for the Arkansas native musician who penned it. Teddy DeLano Riedel grew up …

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  • UAMS offers adult spina bifida clinic

    LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened an adult spina bifida clinic, the first multidisciplinary clinic available to adult patients in Arkansas. When spina bifida patients seen at Arkansas Children’s Hospital turn 21, they must transition to adult care elsewhere. …

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  • Driver in logging truck wreck charged with negligent homicide

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A prosecutor says a truck driver has been charged with negligent homicide in a wreck that killed two construction workers and injured nearly 20 others in north Arkansas. Thirty-nine-year-old Jerry Hickman of Bee Branch was charged Wednesday with two counts of …

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  • Doctor charged with 3 more voyeurism counts

    PARAGOULD (AP) — A Paragould gynecologist accused of taking photographs of a nude patient faces additional charges after police said three more patients identified pictures of themselves on his cellphone, according to documents filed in a Greene County court. Greene County District Judge Dan Stidham …

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