NRA drops campus gun bill support

February 23, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Rifle Association said Wednesday it no longer supports a bill allowing concealed handguns on Arkansas college campuses after …

Weekend Events

February 23, 2017 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 23 - Saturday, February 24, 2017.

News of Other Days

February 23, 2017 35 YEARS AGO From Paul Buchanan’s Two Cents Worth column: • If you want to write something that will last forever, sign …

Cotton draws hostile crowd for town hall

February 23, 2017 SPRINGDALE (AP) — Sen. Tom Cotton drew a hostile reception at a town hall forum in the Northwest Arkansas Ozarks. A capacity, largely …

Lawmakers consider civics test for students

February 23, 2017 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring high school students to pass the U.S. naturalization test in order …