• Hutchinson sets up website for transition

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says the public can apply for jobs and appointments in his administration in a new website he’s setting up as he prepares to take office next year. The incoming Republican governor told reporters Thursday that he …

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  • Former Clinton staffer Bowen dead at 91

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Former First Commercial Bank chairman and tax lawyer William H. Bowen, who served as former President Bill Clinton’s chief of staff during Clinton’s run for president, has died. He was 91. Pulaski County Coroner Jerome Hobbs confirmed Bowen’s death Thursday. The …

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  • Gov. to pardon son over felony pot conviction

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday he plans to pardon his son’s felony marijuana conviction, arguing he deserves the same second chance as hundreds of other nonviolent offenders. Beebe spokesman Matt DeCample said the two-term Democratic governor would pardon Kyle …

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  • Central Ark. sees surprise November snowfall

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Some areas of Arkansas awoke to a surprise dusting of snow Thursday morning. The National Weather Service says one-tenth of an inch of snow was recorded in Little Rock and less than a half-inch was recorded in North Little Rock. It’s …

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  • Body of missing LawCo man found

    ALICIA — The body of a missing Lawrence County man has been found. The body of Steven Liles was found by officers late Wednesday along the edge of a wooded area, according to published reports. Crews discovered the body while searching near Lawrence County Road …

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  • Sex crime sentence given

    VAN BUREN (AP) — A man from northwest Arkansas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative. The 38-year-old from Mulberry man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 10 counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of incest. The …

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  • Teen arrested after test

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas police have arrested a teenager who they say led officers on a car chase after he drove to a state road test facility without a license. The 19-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony fleeing. The teen showed up to …

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  • ASUMH hosts ‘Giving Voice’

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Diversity Committee at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will present “Giving Voice” at 1 p.m. Friday in Room D200, McMullin Lecture Hall, in Dryer Hall on the campus. The program will represent the challenges of discrimination through a series of …

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  • Judsonia man arrested for hunting violations

    LITTLE ROCK — Christopher Michael Cleaver of Judsonia has been charged with nine counts of night hunting and one count of violating tagging requirements earlier this month. Arkansas Game & Fish Wildlife Officers were working along the White and Cleburne County area when they noticed …

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  • ‘After the Harvest’ seminar set for hunters

    JONESBORO — As part of a new series of programs, the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission is offering a seminar for hunters called “After the Harvest: Deer” at the commission’s Forrest L. Woods Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro. Visitors to the center will have …

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  • Pumping to be discontinued on Thompson Tract GTR

    WEINER – Due to the long-term effects associated with extended periods of flooding on timber, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will not be pumping the Thompson Tract Greentree Reservoir on Earl Buss Bayou DeView Wildlife Management Area. According to AGFC Regional Supervisor Terence Teel, …

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  • Justice cleared of misdeed

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An Arkansas Supreme Court justice accused of having an inappropriate conversation with a state senator has been cleared of any wrongdoing. The state’s judicial oversight committee investigated a complaint submitted in September against Justice Cliff Hoofman. The panel’s director said Wednesday …

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