• LRR Audubon to meet

    CLINTON — Carolyn Goettsch, chapter member, will speak at the meeting of the Little Red River Audubon Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bayside Art Studio and Gallery, located at the corner of Highway 330 and Greenwood. Goettsch will show a photographic presentation about …

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  • 13 percent of babies’ samples hit goal

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Only 13 percent of the more than 36,000 blood samples collected from newborn babies in Arkansas made it to the state Department of Health’s laboratory within the department’s target time span of 48 hours. Health Department spokesman Ed Barham said the …

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  • Scholarship deadline nears

    FAYETTEVILLE — The deadline for turning in applications for the University of Arkansas Alumni Scholarship is nearing, according to a news release. Applications are due Dec. 1 for priority consideration, with a postmark of Feb. 1. All students applying for admission to the Fayetteville campus …

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  • ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ to be performed in Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK — Tickets are on sale for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated “Great Russian Nutcracker,” to be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Robinson Center Music Hall. The company of 40, comprised of award-winning principals and corps de ballet, perform Olympic-worthy leaps, lifts and pirouettes …

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  • Man dies in rest stop crash; second fatality in one week

    SOCIAL HILL (AP) — For the second time in a week, a person has died in a traffic crash at an Interstate 30 rest stop in Hot Spring County. Arkansas State Police say the latest crash happened Wednesday morning at the interstate rest stop at …

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  • Riceland Foods worker hurt in industrial accident

    JONESBORO (AP) — Jonesboro police say a worker at Riceland Foods was critically injured after he was run over by a railcar. Jonesboro police spokesman Sgt. Doug Formon says the worker was walking Wednesday on train tracks that run through the Riceland Foods property. He …

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  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ to be performed

    MOUNTAIN HOME — “A Christmas Carol” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday at Arkansas State University at Mountain Home. A classic version of Charles Dickens’ Yuletide fable, the play weaves traditional Christmas carols throughout the narrative. The production remains one of the most power …

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  • Economic announcement planned at Morrilton plant

    MORRILTON (AP) — Arkansas economic officials are to gather at a former factory in Morrilton to make a jobs-related announcement. Gov. Mike Beebe is to be on hand for the event at 11 a.m. today. The new business is to use the former Bosch factory, …

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  • Court reverses order in custody case

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has reversed a judge’s decision barring a man’s same-sex partner from staying overnight when his son visits. In a split decision today, the Supreme Court didn’t address the issue of constitutionality but sent the case back to …

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  • Dad pleads to killing sons

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A judge says a northwest Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the separate deaths of his two infant sons. Washington County Circuit Court Judge William Storey sentenced Travis Fox of West Fork to two terms of life in prison …

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  • Friend arrested in man’s death

    YELLVILLE (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Lead Hill man on suspicion of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Marion County man. Sheriff Roger Vickers says officers arrested 30-year-old Joseph Saylors early Monday after a six-hour standoff. Vickers says Saylors was arrested after …

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  • Arkansas unveils new travel information website

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced its new travel and construction information website, Idrivearkansas.com. The website will enable the public to locate construction work zones on the state highway system and determine if current traffic conditions require an adjustment …

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