Pathway to citizenship can be difficult; 90 naturalized Friday

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Mario Guerra has called himself an Arkansan for more than 25 years. Now he can call himself an American.

Decision puts off executions of 8 in state

Subscriber onlyArkansas cannot execute anyone until an inmate lawsuit challenging the secrecy over lethal-injection drugs is decided at trial, a Pulaski County circuit judge ruled Friday, 11 days before the first two convicted killers were scheduled to die.


Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Bentonville seeking art for downtown park

Subscriber onlyThe city's Public Art Advisory Committee and Visit Bentonville are seeking proposals for artwork in Train Station Park.

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U.S. to alter strategy of using rebel force to fight ISIS in Syria

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The U.S. is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and instead partnering with established rebel groups, officials said Friday.


Preschool's driver faces charge over forgotten kid

Subscriber onlyThe driver fired from a West Fork preschool last month after a child was left for more than seven hours in the preschool's van was charged Friday on a preliminary misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a minor.


Mt. Saban, a slippery slope

Subscriber onlyLeigh Tiffin completed a kicking meltdown with a missed extra point, Ben Cleveland did a funky touchdown dance in the second overtime, and when it was over Sept. 23, 2006, Coach Houston Nutt gleefully mounted a conductor's stand at Reynolds Razorback Stadium and led the Arkansas band in the fight song.


Ministry sews clothing for stillborn babies

Subscriber onlyWhen Regina Binz was 17 weeks pregnant with her son, Ryan, in 2007 she received terrible news: Her son no longer had a heartbeat.


Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE The water is still high and the water clarity is good. Bream fishing is fair using crickets. Crappie are biting well on crankbaits trolled near brush piles in 8-10 feet of water. Bass fishing is excellent using topwater lures early and late in the day and on spoons and drop-shot finesse worms in 25-30 feet of water during the day.


Commentary: Not voluntarily

Subscriber onlyThere's an old adage the wisdom of which I came to appreciate more than ever last weekend: You really do get what you pay for.


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Tax breaks set for tech park loans

Subscriber onlyAttorneys for the Little Rock Technology Park say more than half the financing for the first phase of the $100 million tech park will be tax exempt for the banks lending the money. That, in turn, allows the banks to offer the tech park a lower interest rate.