Gov seeks lawmakers’ support

December 16, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson is asking lawmakers to support his proposals to add new restrictions to the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion, …

Sentencing set for Bookout

December 16, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a new sentencing date for a former Arkansas Senate president who pleaded guilty to spending …

News of Other Days

December 16, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 8, 1997.

Turtle program planned

December 16, 2015 JONESBORO — A program titled “Turtles of Arkansas” will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature …

Ex-school employee on lam arrested

December 15, 2015 You can run, but you can’t hide. That’s what a former school employee who was on the lam found out when he was …

Inmate claims rape

December 15, 2015 An inmate claims he ingested methamphetamine while in the jail and was raped by two others. According to the report by Cpl. Jeff …

Accident ends in DWI arrest

December 15, 2015 The driver of a truck that rolled onto its side on Brewer Hill Road early Saturday morning has been charged with several traffic violations, …

Wanted man arrested after fleeing on bicycle

December 15, 2015 When Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Zach Bailey spotted Tommy Joe McGoogan sitting in a vacant lot around midnight Sunday and holding onto a bicycle, …