• Police search for Cabot man missing since Sept. 15

    CABOT (AP) — Police in Cabot are searching for a man who was last seen a month ago. Police say James Clifton Heath was last seen at his home in Cabot on Sept. 15. Authorities say Heath’s vehicle was found 10 days later in Jacksonville …

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  • Harrison man arrested in 1975 rape investigation

    HARRISON (AP) — A Harrison resident is jailed on charges in Wisconsin from a rape that was alleged in 1975. Boone County Jail records showed 57-year-old Jimmy Dale Mulanex remained in jail Sunday following his arrest on Friday morning. Officials say Mulanex is being held …

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  • Ragtime pianist, comedian Blais to perform at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Performing Arts Series will present ragtime pianist and comedian Mimi Blais at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Sheid on the ASU-MH campus. Tickets are $15 and half price for students. To purchase a ticket, visit www.thesheid.com or call …

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  • Producer payment information given by Farm Service

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Newkirk has announced that the agency will issue Conservation Reserve Program and Direct and Counter-cyclical Program payments soon, if it hasn’t already done so. “FSA will issue the payments timely as long as …

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  • SURE sign-up announced

    LITTLE ROCK— Farm Service Agency Arkansas Executive Director Linda Newkirk recently announced the sign-up period for the 2011 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program will open Oct. 22 of this year and end June 7, 2013. The SURE program authorizes assistance to farmers …

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  • Governor sounds off on writings by House hopefuls

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Mike Beebe called the racially charged writings of three Republican House candidates “embarrassing” on Tuesday but said he didn’t believe they reflected the views of the state or the GOP. The Democratic governor condemned the writings by House candidate Charlie …

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  • Man dies in accident

    LYNN — A Lawrence County man died Monday night in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 25 north of Lynn. Thomas Goff Sr., 74, of Smithville was driving northbound when his 1993 Chevrolet pickup went off the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned, according to a …

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  • Lt. Gov. flip flops on campaign pledge, backs sales tax for roads

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Darr says he supports increasing Arkansas’ sales tax to pay for highway improvements. Darr announced Tuesday that he supports a proposed constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot that would raise the state’s sales tax a half-cent …

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  • Judge sets hearing in case over WM3 evidence

    WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing in a lawsuit filed by the mother of one of three Cub Scouts killed in 1993 in West Memphis. Pam Hicks filed the civil suit in hopes of viewing evidence in the slaying of her …

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  • Festival to be held in Mount Ida

    MOUNT IDA — The Quartz, Quiltz and Craftz Festival will be Friday through Sunday at the fairgrounds, located on Fairgrounds Road in Mount Ida. The event will include a gem and mineral show with crystals, jewelry, rocks and gems found worldwide; a quilt show with …

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  • Intern program is announced

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. John Boozman has announced that his office is seeking full- or part-time interns for his Washington, D.C., and state offices during the 2013 spring semester. “As Congress plans to tackle the biggest issues facing the future of our nation, I want …

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  • GOP drops candidates’ funding – Party stops short of asking Fuqua, Hubbard, Mauch to withdraw

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Republicans said Monday they will no longer financially help three state House candidates whose racially charged writings have come under fire, including one lawmaker who called slavery a “blessing in disguise” and another who labeled Abraham Lincoln a “war criminal.” …

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