• State, feds seek cash penalty over spill

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — State and federal authorities want a judge to find ExxonMobil broke the law when a pipeline failed at Mayflower and spilled an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil in a neighborhood and adjacent waterway, authorities announced Thursday. Christopher Thyer, U.S. attorney …

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  • AETN holds Youth Academy

    CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network will host two new sessions of AETN Youth Academy this summer for children ages 7 to 10 and 11 to 15. Production Camp 2013, for ages 11 to 15, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

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  • Polio survivors meeting planned

    CONWAY — Central Arkansas Polio Survivors support group  will  meet  at  10  a.m.  Saturday  at  the  Faulkner County Library, located at 1900 Prince Street in Conway. This year is the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes, and the group will have March of Dimes …

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  • Jonesboro man part of original Army Air Force Band

    JONESBORO (AP) — Dr. Harold Copenhaver didn’t know what to expect when he auditioned for the Army Air Force Band. “I knew I’d be drafted, and music was what I loved. So I thought this may be a good opportunity,” said Copenhaver, who was 20 …

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  • Seven to Save: Historic Preservation announces 2013 list of Arkansas’ most endangered places

    LITTLE ROCK—The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas’ 2013 list of Arkansas’ Endangered Places is comprised of two antebellum houses, a neighborhood school, a grand orphanage with pastoral grounds, a service station shaped like an oil can, a turn of the century commercial building that housed …

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  • Polio survivors meeting planned

    CONWAY — Central Arkansas Polio Survivors support  group  will  meet  at  10  a.m.  Saturday  at  the  Faulkner County Library, located at 1900 Prince Street in Conway. This year is the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes, and the group will have March of Dimes …

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  • Cash siblings to host this year’s music festival

    JONESBORO — Rosanne Cash hosted last year’s second annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, but this year, that honor will go to Tommy Cash, the baby of the seven-sibling Cash family, and with Joanne Cash Yates—the sixth of the seven—the two survivors. The third annual Johnny …

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  • Craft Fest set for weekend

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Craft Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Education Building on the Baxter County Fairgrounds in Mountain Home. The building is air conditioned and handicap accessible. More than …

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  • Improvements coming to IndCo roads

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to roadways in Independence County, according to highway officials and County Judge Robert Griffin. The first project is to resurface 10.5 miles of Highway 69 (North Central Avenue) from the Izard County …

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  • Mother charged in baby death

    PINE BLUFF (AP) — Police in Pine Bluff say an infant is dead and his mother is charged in the death. Authorities said Monday that the baby, Timothy McKnight, was found unresponsive at a home at about 8 a.m. He was pronounced dead at a …

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  • Jonesboro man drowns near Gulf Shores

    JONESBORO (AP) — An Arkansas man is among four people who drowned in dangerous rip currents off the Alabama coast this week. Officials say William H. Moore of Jonesboro died Monday when he tried swimming to a woman who was having trouble staying afloat near …

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  • John Edward coming to Little Rock

    After three decades of his work as a psychic medium, John Edward says the profound moment of a reading comes from the experience of connection — and he believes that everyone has the ability to connect. Edward, who will be appearing Robinson Center Music Hall …

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