• Brittney Wiggs named scholar

    LITTLE ROCK — Brittney Wiggs of Bradford, a graduate of Bradford High School, has been chosen to receive an art scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named 12 students for the honor, chosen from a competitive pool …

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  • Razorback Roundup horse auction comes to an end

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The director of the Razorback Roundup says the annual horse and tack auction is ending. Nancy Jack, director of the Dorothy E. King Equine Program at the University of Arkansas, announced Saturday’s auction was the last. Jack said she intends to establish …

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  • Retiree gets surprise visitor

    BUFFALO CITY — John Mullen was looking out the window of his Buffalo City home late Wednesday morning when he saw something walk across the lawn. “I thought it might have been a deer at first,” Mullen said. “Then, I thought, no, that wasn’t a …

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  • ‘Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion’ premieres on AETN Dec. 7

    CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network will bring together Phyllis Speer and John Philpot, cohosts of “Arkansas Outdoors” and “Cooking on the Wild Side,” for “Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion” at 9 a.m. Dec. 7. The special will repeat …

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  • Judge rejects injunction on Ark. sex offender law

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A doctor convicted of child pornography failed in his attempt Thursday to get a judge to issue a temporary injunction that would allow him to receive Medicaid funds. Dr. Lonnie Joseph Parker sued after the Arkansas Legislature passed a law this …

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  • LR police shoot, kill man with rifle

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities say Little Rock police shot and killed a man in the Mabelvale area after he allegedly refused to drop a rifle. Police say a woman called authorities Thursday afternoon to request a welfare check on her boyfriend after he threatened …

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  • Hearing to be rescheduled in 6-year-old’s rape-murder

    BENTONVILLE (AP) — A prosecutor says an upcoming motions hearing will be rescheduled for a man charged with killing his 6-year-old neighbor in northwest Arkansas. Zachary Holly was supposed to have a hearing today in Bentonville, but prosecutor Van Stone said Thursday that the hearing …

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  • DNA on spoon leads to burglary charges

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Authorities say DNA evidence found on a spoon led to the arrest of an Arkansas man accused of breaking into a restaurant, stealing money and sampling some pie. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the December 2012 burglary at Bobbie Sue’s …

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  • ASU to present Madrigal Feaste

    JONESBORO — In the style of Merrie Olde England with costumes, decorations, comedy and fanfare, Arkansas State University Choirs will present the 15th annual Madrigal Feaste in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center at 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7. The Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, led …

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  • Thanksgiving feast costs less this year – Lower turkey, milk prices lead drop in cost of holiday feast

    LITTLE ROCK — It will cost families less to prepare the Thanksgiving meal this year, due largely to lower prices for frozen turkey and a gallon of milk. According to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 28th annual survey, it will cost $42.63 for a family of 10, …

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  • LR surgeon, ob-gyn operate on orangutan

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Chiquita the orangutan is on the mend at the Little Rock Zoo after undergoing abdominal surgery. But the procedure wasn’t done by a veterinarian. Instead, the zoo asked a Little Rock obstetrician and gynecologist to perform a less-invasive laproscopy procedure so …

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  • Court to hear arguments in Lard’s case

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case of a man who was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in northeast Arkansas. The high court was to hear oral arguments in Jerry Lard’s case this …

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