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Arkansas woman killed, 5 people hurt in head-on collision

A head-on collision killed a Huntsville woman and inured five other people, including three minors, Sunday afternoon on a U.S. highway in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Girl, 9, finds 1.53-carat diamond at Arkansas park

A 9-year-old girl from Missouri found a 1.53-carat diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park, officials said Monday. Continue reading...

Error flags voters on Arkansas list; thousands in jeopardy of having their registration canceled

Subscriber onlyFlawed data sent out by the Arkansas secretary of state's office in conjunction with the Arkansas Crime Information Center incorrectly flagged thousands of people to be removed from voter registration lists, meaning several Arkansas voters will have to prove their status before this year's presidential election if the issue isn't fixed. Continue reading...

For Arkansans, convention on bucket list

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- For Arkansans supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, this week's Democratic National Convention is a chance to see barriers removed and a glass ceiling shattered. Continue reading...

For 5th year, Little Rock woman gives away free water outside home

Subscriber onlyWhen summer brings heat and humidity, a sign appears at the intersection of Cantrell Road and Kavanaugh Boulevard in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Arkansas district vows sweep of illegal tire dumps

Ex-enforcer takes over as its director

Subscriber onlyThe West River Valley Regional Solid Waste Management District will figure out how to get rid of the hundreds of thousands of scrap tires the district has piled up illegally in Johnson County, district board Chairman Jimmy Hart said. Continue reading...

Lawmaker Sheilla Lampkin dies, 70

Retired teacher remembered as advocate for children

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, a retired Drew County teacher who was vice chairman of the House Education Committee, died Saturday night of ovarian cancer. She was 70. Continue reading...

Tire recycling needs a look, legislators say

Efficiency checks requested again for state’s 11 districts

Subscriber onlyArkansas legislators have asked for Legislative Audit to look into each of the state's 11 scrap tire management districts to determine whether districts are complying with state laws and to review district records. Continue reading...

Deputies join residents for march

About 50 attend church-led cookout, prayer for children

Subscriber onlyA mass of about 50 people marched down Chicot Road on Sunday flanked by the unmistakable white Stetson hats worn by Pulaski County sheriff's deputies. Continue reading...

Golf firm cited over pond use

State notes waste in irrigation draw

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued violation notices last week against Valley View Golf LLC for irrigating its golf course with water from two ponds near the clubhouse. Ownership of the ponds is in question, and the golf course and Valley View Estates are embroiled in a lawsuit. Continue reading...

Democrats sue as Republicans look for county judge candidate

GOP ballot change fought

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Democrats filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop Republican plans to nominate a replacement candidate for county judge in Washington County. Continue reading...

Volunteers sought to aid child welfare

Subscriber onlyHOT SPRINGS -- About 40 percent of children in Arkansas' child welfare system don't receive the assistance they need, according to Justin Buck, executive director of Garland County Court Appointed Special Advocates. Continue reading...

New Eagle Scouts

Subscriber onlyAustin Blacklaw, 18, is the son of Todd and Becky Blacklaw of Bryant. He is a member of Troop 99 at Salem United Methodist Church in Benton. For his Eagle Project, Austin built a flower garden box for Hill Farm Elementary School in Bryant. Continue reading...

Public art thriving in Fayetteville

City supports murals, benches, peace fountain, sculptures

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Enjoy Local, the mural painted by artist Jason Jones implores visitors in the Fayetteville Town Center square. People have the chance to enjoy more local art than ever as cities increasingly make public art a priority. Continue reading...

Woman pleads guilty to identity theft

Friend’s name, Social Security number used in bankruptcy to recover car

Subscriber onlyTEXARKANA -- A Malvern woman who tricked a lawyer into filing bankruptcy under another woman's name and Social Security number so she could keep her car pleaded guilty in federal court Friday. Continue reading...

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