Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana brings new hopes, new risks to Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe changes medical marijuana brings to Arkansas will likely be less widespread than advocates hope or opponents fear, at least at first, recent history and research suggest.

City chiefs see Rx pot facility as a good fit

Subscriber onlySome folks think it's only natural that the bohemian tourist town of Eureka Springs gets a medical marijuana dispensary.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Commitment to character program earns money for Rogers middle school

Subscriber onlyThe Oakdale Middle School football players were being a little rambunctious in the cafeteria one fall day in 2014, so the principal suggested coach Ray Keller switch his lunch duty day to Thursdays so he could monitor them on game days.

Officers packing opioid antidote

Subscriber onlyWhen Maumelle police officers arrived at a residence on an overdose call last weekend, they found a victim on the floor of his bathroom.

  • Man arrested in connection with rape of girl

    Subscriber only Evan Lane Ballard, 22, of 15283 Haynes Road was arrested Wednesday in connection with rape after allegedly drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl at his home May 13.

  • Texarkana: Hotel project expanding

    Subscriber onlyPlans to renovate the Hotel Grim have expanded to include redevelopment of two nearby vacant buildings, the city of Texarkana, Texas, has announced.

  • Divorces

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  • After baby bitten, house in violation

    Subscriber onlyA city official seeks condemnation of a Magnolia rental property where a 15-day-old girl suffered between 75 and 100 rat bites earlier this month.

  • Public meetings

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Stream bank erosion worsens in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe water cut deeply into the side of the stream bank that runs beside Elfie Davis' home. Flooding created a cliff of bare dirt and exposed tree roots several feet high instead of a normal bank.

Benton County plans new bridge on Spanker Creek

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials are hoping for understanding, if not forgiveness, when they close Spanker Road for nine months to replace a flood-prone bridge.



Road to Damascus

Subscriber onlyWish I could say I feel sympathy for the alleged speed-trap community of Damascus after a circuit judge dismissed its request to temporarily allow its team of ticket-writing police to continue patrolling highways, including U.S. 65, through the heart of town.


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New living concept going up

Subscriber onlyWhile apartment developments have been sprouting in the Little Rock area and elsewhere, they still are apartments, even the ones that are marketed as upscale or luxury.