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Former head of South Arkansas Youth Services pleads guilty to conspiracy charge in corruption probe

Subscriber onlyThe former executive director of South Arkansas Youth Services has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in connection with the public corruption investigation that has ensnared several former elected officials, according to court documents filed Thursday.

State prison says executions on pause; drug expired, ability to shield makers of lethal cocktail lacking, officials say

Subscriber onlyArkansas' prison officials are not preparing to carry out any executions before year's end, stymied by a dwindling supply of lethal injection drugs and no way to keep secret the manufacturers of future batches, a prison spokesman said Wednesday.

Heat advisory issued for Northwest Arkansas

The National Weather Service office in Tulsa has issued a heat advisory for Northwest Arkansas.

Carnival workers arrested in deaths of couple found in Crawford County

Subscriber onlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Three carnival workers have been arrested in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from a fair in Kansas a...

Arkansas panel fires Department of Community Correction head

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Board of Corrections has fired the director of the state's parole and probation system.

Benton County planners revisit Carroll Electric project

Subscriber onlyBenton County planners on Wednesday heard revised plans for a proposed Carroll Electric Cooperative substation near Centerton reje...

Pressure continues for Arkansas lawmaker to resign; judge assigned in case

Subscriber onlyArkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice John Dan Kemp signed an order Tuesday assigning Judge Brad Karren of the 19th West Judicial C...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

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New foodtruck coming to Bentonville

BENTONVILLE — A new food truck serving “modern comfort food” is coming to Bentonville.


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Crack cocaine-origins drama Snowfall returns

Snowfall returns to FX for Season 2 at 9 p.m. today. It's not a sunny, feel-good series, but if you enjoy thoughtful, well-acted drama, this one's for you.


Fishing hot spots

Subscriber onlyLAKE NIMROD Crappie fishing is excellent in minnows and jigs at 12-14 feet. Bass fishing in shallow water with topwater lures early and with spinnerbaits or crankbaits later in the day. Catfishing is excellent in shallow water. Bream are biting worms or crickets.


HOYT PURVIS: Put me in, coach ...

Subscriber onlyMaybe you have seen or heard recent stories like the one headlined in USA Today: "Stats, attendance reflect awful state of baseball."


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Google hit with $5B fine by EU

Subscriber onlyEuropean regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android operating system to install Google search and browser apps.