• 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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  • Company to add 100 jobs at Warren poultry plant

    WARREN (AP) — An Arkansas-based poultry company has announced it will add 100 jobs at its processing plant in Warren. Ozark Mountain Poultry opened the facility in Warren just five weeks ago with 124 workers. The company now says it will add 100 jobs and …

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  • Woman missing in woods in La.

    MONROE, La. (AP) — A north Louisiana woman has been missing more than a week in south Arkansas woods. Authorities say they do not suspect foul play. The man she was last with has been jailed on an unrelated charge. Searchers in the area of …

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