• GOP claims Steel improperly holds 2 offices

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Republican Party said in a lawsuit Tuesday that the Democratic candidate for attorney general is improperly holding two government offices. State Rep. Nate Steel’s campaign said he provides legal services to the city of Nashville under a contract but …

    Read More

  • AG wants wage issue left on ballot

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says a measure to gradually increase Arkansas’ minimum wage to $8.50 should stay on the ballot. McDaniel filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday in a lawsuit that seeks to remove the proposal from next month’s ballot. The …

    Read More

  • Craighead fair groups seeks bankruptcy

    JONESBORO (AP) — A northeast Arkansas county fair association will pay all of its creditors and seek bankruptcy protection, according to fair board president Michael Cureton. The Craighead County Fair Association, which operates the annual Northeast Arkansas District Fair, has a nearly $10 million debt …

    Read More

  • Telephone scam noted

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery is warning of a telephone scam that targets customers of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative. Montgomery said Monday that a caller from the 915 area code is contacting NAEC customers and telling them their account is past …

    Read More

  • ‘In the Dark’ exhibit on display

    LITTLE ROCK — A new exhibit at the Museum of Discovery explores what lives “In the Dark.” The museum will reveal what thrives in caves, beneath the soil, under the sea, in the shadows of night and within other dark environments in the special exhibition …

    Read More

  • Baby sitter in child death case returned to Texas

    ORANGE, Texas (AP) — A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been returned to Texas for violating probation. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says Melissa Ringhardt was being held without bond Monday. …

    Read More

  • College test scores show increase

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas students’ overall Advanced Placement scores increased in 2014, according to a new report from the Arkansas Department of Education. The number of AP exams with a score of 3 or higher (14,146) out of a possible 5 increased 6.4 percent, as …

    Read More

  • Child hurt at zoo improves

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A 3-year-old who was critically injured after falling into a Little Rock Zoo exhibit and being bitten by jaguars was improving Saturday, hospital officials said. “The child’s condition has been upgraded to stable and is expected to improve,” Arkansas Children’s Hospital …

    Read More

  • Juvenile centers asked to stop using ‘The Wrap’

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ Division of Youth Services has asked that juvenile detention centers in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties stop using a device known as “The Wrap” that handcuffs disruptive children and immobilizes their legs. The requests, in letters sent Friday, come after …

    Read More

  • Storms may bring high winds, twisters to Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center says isolated strong tornadoes are possible today as a large storm system moves through Arkansas. Forecasters say areas east of Little Rock are at the greatest risk of tornadoes today, including eastern Arkansas, northwestern Mississippi and far …

    Read More

  • Searchlights to honor remembrance day

    LITTLE ROCK — A searchlight will brighten the night sky over Little Rock on Wednesday in observance of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day in a program called “International Wave of Light.” A special ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the steps of the …

    Read More

  • State park ready for Ghosts of Davidsonville festival

    POCAHONTAS — The Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Davidsonville Historic State Park, located at 7953 Highway 166 South in Pocahontas. Entry fees are $3 for adults and $2 for children ages 6 to 12 and adults …

    Read More

Page 12 of 265« First...«1011121314»203040...Last »