• Collectibles show set

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Coin, Stamp, Sports Card, Collectible and Hobby Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 31 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 in the Educational Building at the Baxter County Fairgrounds, located at 1507 Fairgrounds Drive …

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  • Pryor to host sportsmen town hall meeting

    LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor will host a “Sportsmen Town Hall” on June 1 in Little Rock. The 10 a.m. meeting will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in the River Market District. As vice chair of the …

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  • Registration open now through July 1 for urban archery deer hunts

    LITTLE ROCK — The first step in a unique but demanding form of Arkansas hunting — urban deer hunts — is now open through July 1. Potential hunters can register online at www.agfc.com. The hunts will be held from Sept. 7 through Jan. 31 in …

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  • Ex-coach sentenced to 10 years in sex abuse case

    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — A former Texarkana-area youth baseball coach who crossed state lines to sexually abuse young children was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Arkansas said Walter Richard Roberts’ sentence was the …

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  • I-40 toll being considered

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas highway officials are exploring the possibility of adding tolls on Interstate 40 between Little Rock and the Tennessee border as a way to pay for widening the congested highway. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has posted an online survey …

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  • Intruder caught at Gov. Mansion

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities are questioning a man accused of climbing over the fence around the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion and entering the grounds. Arkansas State Police say the man scaled the fence at about 5:30 this morning and was quickly arrested by the governor’s …

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  • UA, ASU boards voting on new campus guns law

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ two largest university systems are considering proposals to opt out of a new state law allowing faculty and staff to carry concealed handguns on campus. The boards of trustees for the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University systems are …

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  • Beebe working quickly to pick new treasurer

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday he hopes to name a replacement in the next several days for the state treasurer, who resigned over accusations she took cash bribes from a bond broker. Beebe said he already has spoken with some candidates …

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  • Pineville Cumberland holds 100th anniversary celebration

    PINEVILLE — Pineville Cumberland Presbyterian Church held its 100th anniversary celebration May 5. Bob Benbrook was hired as chief carpenter to build a two-story church building in Pineville in 1913. Benbrook’s great-great-grandson, Chad, built an exact replica of the present church building as a cake …

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  • WBC releases lists

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2013 spring semester.  The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of …

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  • SAU sets honor rolls

    MAGNOLIA — A total of 227 students were named to the President’s List at Southern Arkansas University following the spring 2013 semester. To be qualified for the President’s List, a student must earn all As for the semester. Local students named to the President’s List …

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  • Fort Smith to crack down on red-light runners

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Fort Smith police say the streets are about to become safer and some bad drivers are going to have to come up with some fine money. The agency is starting a campaign on Monday called “Operation Seeing Red,” in which officers …

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