• Stone Co. joins lineup of MASH camps

    LITTLE ROCK — Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View joins 28 other locations in conducting two-week MASH (Medical Applications of Science for Health) camps this summer. The Mountain View camp is set for July 9-20. The first set of camps begins June 4 at …

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  • Judge candidate hospitalized for spider bite

    SEARCY (AP) — A White County judge candidate who was bitten on the hand by a snake last month is recovering from a spider bite to the same hand. Bill Haynie was adjusting a water valve at his home near Searcy last week when he …

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  • Pregnant woman dies after seeking police’s aid

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Authorities say a premature baby who was delivered shortly after her mother collapsed while seeking help at the Fort Smith Police Department has died. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs says Celestia Duffin was asking for help at the department’s front lobby when she …

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  • Darr considering bid for gubernatorial nom

    LITTLE ROCK. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mark Darr is considering a run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2014 after Democratic Congressman Mike Ross opted against a bid. But a spokeswoman says he doesn’t have a timeline for a decision. Darr spokeswoman Sarah Beth Lowe …

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  • Remains found

    TRUMANN (AP) — Authorities say city workers have found a decomposed body near railroad tracks in Trumann. Officers said Tuesday the workers discovered the body behind a shed. Police Chief Chad Henson says the remains may have been there about a month. The cause of …

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  • Trial set in teen’s death

    FORT SMITH (AP) — An Arkansas man accused of killing a 16-year-old girl he met online is slated to go on trial this summer after authorities found her body in a blue, plastic barrel. During a brief hearing Tuesday, court clerks say Lloyd Jones’ trial …

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  • Boy drowns in lake

    ROGERS (AP) — Benton County authorities say searchers have found the body of a Rogers teenager who drowned at Beaver Lake. Sheriff’s Capt. Hunter Petray said Alfredo Caballero was discovered about 7 p.m. Tuesday in about 10 feet of water within 20 feet of a …

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  • Occupy LR meets deadline to decamp

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Members of Occupy Little Rock remained at a downtown parking lot with no sign of police — despite threats that the members would be arrested if they do not leave. The protestors gathered this morning with some prepared to be arrested …

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  • Judge won’t dismiss lottery lawsuit

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A judge in Pulaski County has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that claims a North Little Rock company owns the trademark to the state lottery’s name. Judge Wendell Griffen rejected a motion that claimed the Arkansas Lottery Commission should be immune …

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  • Bull Shoals cabin burns

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — No one was injured when a fire destroyed a cabin at a resort near Bull Shoals Lake. Authorities say a man and woman were staying in the cabin at Batty’s Resort. Authorities say the couple’s basset hound woke them up early …

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  • Baby’s death under investigation

    BUFORD (AP) — The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 3-month-old Buford baby. Sheriff John Montgomery says the parents of Trakker Seats called authorities at 12:44 a.m. Monday and said the boy was unresponsive when the mother went to check on …

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  • LeadAR seeks candidates

    LITTLE ROCK — Learning to be a leader requires global thinking, a major part of the training provided by LeadAR, or Lead Arkansas, the Arkansas agricultural and rural leadership development program now seeking participants for its 16th class. LeadAR’s two-year study structure offers participants in-depth …

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