• SOS notes business scam

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Secretary of State has been alerted that some customers have received a mailing from an entity calling itself “Compliance Services” requesting a fee of $125 to prepare documents concerning records or minutes of an annual meeting of shareholders or board …

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  • Wildlife refuge accepting applications for youth hunt

    AUGUSTA — Cache River National Wildlife Refuge is now accepting applications for the Youth Only Waterfowl Hunt. In 2009, the refuge acquired 1,180 acres along Bayou DeView in Woodruff County and designated this area as a Special Youth Only Waterfowl Hunt Area. Youth ages 15 …

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  • Eagle awareness weekend slated

    BULL SHOALS — The annual Eagle Awareness Weekend at Bull Shoals-White River State Park will be Jan. 10-11, said Julie Lovett, park interpreter. “Make your plans now,” she said. “They say the sight of a bald eagle can touch your soul — join us during …

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  • Scooter rider dies in I-40 crash

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old Maumelle man is dead after he lost control of his scooter on Interstate 40. Arkansas State Police say Dylan Poff was driving his scooter east on I-40 near the Levy exit in North Little Rock when …

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  • Police say child shot dad

    RUSSELLVILLE (AP) — Police in Russellville are investigating the accidental shooting of a father by his child. Police said officers were called to a Walmart store parking lot on Main Street at 11 a.m. Saturday regarding a possible shooting. Once there, police found a man …

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  • Coroner: County jail inmate died of natural causes

    CONWAY (AP) — Faulkner County Coroner Pat Moore says the recent death of a county jail inmate was due to natural causes. David Mitchell Dollar of Greenbrier died of ruptured esophageal varices resulting from cirrhosis of the liver. The condition occurs when blood flowing through …

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  • Preliminary NTSB report on plane crash released

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A preliminary report on a plane crash in southeastern Oklahoma that killed an Arkansas man says the plane was seen flying low shortly before it apparently crashed. The National Transportation Safety Board report dated Friday says the last known witness to …

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  • Nat’l Guard gets new commander

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Army National Guard has a new commander. Brig. Gen. Patricia Anslow was formally installed as commander during a ceremony Saturday at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock. She replaces Brig. Gen. Roger McClellan — who is retiring. Anslow …

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  • Lyon College grad honored

    BENTONVILLE — A faculty member with ties to Batesville was among four individuals from NorthWest Arkansas Community College honored during the Oct. 13-15 conference of the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges. The event, held in Hot Springs, represented the 25th annual conference for the AATYC …

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  • No injuries reported in storms that hit Caraway

    CARAWAY (AP) — No injuries were reported after severe storms struck northeastern Arkansas on Halloween, breaking windows and peeling roofs from buildings. Authorities say damage was reported in the Craighead County towns of Caraway and Monette after the storms hit Thursday night. The Craighead County …

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  • State employees group increases scholarship award

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Employees Association has increased the size of its annual scholarship awarded to ASEA members and their dependents for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a news release. The John F. Motes Scholarship is awarded in honor of the impact …

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  • Fall writers’ retreat scheduled in Piggot

    PIGGOTT — The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center has announced dates for its Fall 2013 Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held Nov. 4 through 8 in the Educational Center and the Hemingway Barn-Studio, located at 1021 W. Cherry St. in Piggott, and will offer …

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