Senator still on hot seat

April 18, 2016 Last week when 10 Republican legislators blocked funding for Arkansas’ hybrid Medicaid expansion, the reality of those cuts were hitting home. And Independence County residents …

Woman killed in Newport

April 18, 2016 NEWPORT (AP) — Police say a Newport woman was killed when someone opened fire on the car in which she was riding. Police said …

Archers named in top 5

April 18, 2016 Two high school students participating in the Archery in the Schools Program have placed in the top five individual shooters in recent state competition …

Cave City students learn about careers

April 18, 2016 CAVE CITY — Cave City High School students in eighth through 12th grades had the opportunity to hear presentations from more than 20 speakers …

Price of gasoline inches up

April 18, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A service that tracks gasoline prices says the per-gallon cost of a gallon in Arkansas has risen eight cents in …

C-Ridge board to meet

April 18, 2016 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the administration board room. Agenda items include routine reports, …

School plans fundraiser

April 18, 2016 SULPHUR ROCK — Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary will hold a walk-a-thon benefit for employees Billie Jean Howard and Brandi Coles from 4 to 6 …

News of Other Days

April 18, 2016 36 YEARS AGO LITTLE ROCK — Frank White made an auspicious political debut, tarnishing the star of Democrat Bill Clinton by beating …

Salute to the Platters scheduled

April 18, 2016 MOUNTAIN HOME — The Arvest Concert Series at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home will hold its spring performance on Thursday in conjunction with the Bassmaster …