2 schools cease prayer after complaints

March 21, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Two northern Arkansas school boards have temporarily ceased prayer before meetings. Springdale and Harrison boards are researching the legality …

Senate advances ‘sex selection’ ban

March 21, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved a measure imposing fines and prison time on doctors who perform abortions that are based …

Same-sex birth certificates rejected

March 21, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An Arkansas Senate committee has rejected a proposal aimed at allowing married same-sex couples to get the names of both …

News of Other Days

March 21, 2017 35 YEARS AGO Mr. and Mrs. B.L. Herrin will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 27 from 2-5 p.m. at their …

House votes to keep primary in March

March 21, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas House has voted to permanently move the state’s primary from May to March, but the idea faces an …

Lawmakers plan to reinstate voter ID law

March 21, 2017 LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers approved a measure Monday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, sending to the governor’s desk …

US bars electronics from some flights

March 21, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing unspecified threats, the U.S. government is barring passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African …

Teen gang-raped on Facebook Live

March 21, 2017 CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are searching for five or six men or boys suspected of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live.