Clinton returns home after heart procedure

February 12, 2010 CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his suburban home today after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure.Clinton adviser Douglas Band said in a statement that Clinton left New York Presbyterian Hospital “in excellent health.”“He looks forward in the days ahead to getting back to the work of his Foundation, and to Haiti relief and recovery efforts,” it said.

Clinton Library showcases new exhibit, ‘Read My Pins’

February 12, 2010 LITTLE ROCK — The William J. Clinton Presidential Center will open its newest temporary exhibit, “Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection,” on Monday. Admission to the ClintonLibrary will be free on this day to commemorate Presidents Day.

Preservation workshop set

February 12, 2010 LITTLE ROCK — An all-day workshop on rehabilitating historic buildings with nationally acclaimed preservation economist Donovan Rypkema will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Cable Hall in the Texarkana Regional Arts Building in Texarkana.

Ms. Wheelchair to be crowned

February 12, 2010 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio — Applications are now being accepted for the title of Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas. The winner will compete against 50 other state representatives for the national title of Ms. Wheelchair USA. The Ms. Wheelchair USA program is dedicated to celebrating the abilities and successful accomplishments of women with disabilities.

4-H hosting spring break camps

February 12, 2010 LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas 4-H is sponsoring three-day camps in March that will give kids and families the opportunity for camping, hiking and other outdoor activities. The camps will be held at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center, 10 miles west of Little Rock.

Audubon society to meet

February 12, 2010 FAIRFIELD BAY — The Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Indian Hills Country Club, 337 Snead Drive, Fairfield Bay.Dutch treat dinner starts at 5:30, but attendees can arrive as late as 6:15 and still have time for dinner before the program begins.There will a brief business session, then the program will be presented by Andrew Guffey, coordinator of education for Arkansas Farm Bureau. He will discuss “Snow Geese and Rice Farming in Arkansas.”The meeting is open to the public.

Moms of Military to meet

February 12, 2010 The Moms of the Military (MOMS) Prayer and Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church.The meeting is open to all women with family serving in any branch of the military. The group meets the third Monday evening of each month to share experiences, military information and ideas, and to support one another. Child care will be available. For information call Debbie Webb at (870) 251-2100 or the church at 251-1918. The church is located at 1003 Batesville Blvd.

Convicted evangelist moved to federal prison

February 12, 2010 TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Convicted evangelist Tony Alamo has been moved from a federal holding facility in Oklahoma City to a federal prison in Arizona.The federal Bureau of Prisons reports on its Web site that Alamo was moved last week to the high-security U.S. Penitentiary in Tucson. He had been moved from the Miller County jail in late January to the Federal Transfer Facility in Oklahoma City.

Conway mayor: Cash reserve dip due to faulty accounting

February 12, 2010 CONWAY (AP) — The mayor of Conway says faulty accounting or human error — not theft — is the cause of the city’s cash reserves being about $1.8 million lower than expected.The city has about $1.2 million in its reserve fund — not the estimated $3 million city officials had thought was available.

Fugitive shoots self at Ark. motel

February 12, 2010 FORT SMITH (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says an Alabama man wanted on sex charges killed himself in a Fort Smith motel as officers arrived to arrest him.The Marshals Service says 33-year-old Louis Elliott was wanted in Shelby County, Ala., for of failure to appear on charges of sexual solicitation of a child by a computer.