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Subscriber onlyPlanners to reviewwatershed revision Continue reading...

Ex-Jerome internee speaks Aug. 6 in LR

Subscriber onlyFrank Sata, one of thousands of Japanese-Americans who was forced to live in an internment camp in Arkansas during World War II, will be in Little Rock on Aug. 6 to discuss his experiences and how it shaped his father's art and his own work as an architect. Continue reading...

Crawford County men charged in June killing

Subscriber onlyTwo half brothers were charged Monday in Crawford County Circuit Court with capital murder in the slaying of a man last month whose decomposing body was uncovered from a shallow grave on rural property where the men lived. Continue reading...

Strawberry work funded in 9 states

Subscriber onlyA $1.05 million gift from the Walmart Foundation is funding six projects in nine states exploring sustainable strawberry farming methods, the University of Arkansas has announced. Continue reading...

Saline County municipal posts on fall ballots

Subscriber onlyAll mayor and aldermen positions in each of the seven cities in Saline County are up for grabs in the November election. Continue reading...

Filing period set for NLR, Maumelle offices

Subscriber onlyFriday is the start of the filing period for candidates seeking elected municipal offices in North Little Rock and Maumelle on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Continue reading...

Green liquid taints creek in El Dorado

Subscriber onlyEL DORADO -- El Dorado and Union County officials are working to determine the identity and source of a liquid that turned the water green and reportedly killed some fish Tuesday in a creek and ditches that run north along Mosby Avenue. Continue reading...

Daily Record

Subscriber onlyMeeting announcements published exclusively on Arkansas Online, the newspaper's website, can be found at www.arkansasonline.com/tools/meetings/. Continue reading...

Police beat

Subscriber onlyShoplifting suspecta fighter, police say Continue reading...

Burglaries

Subscriber onlyThe following burglaries are from reports collected from the Little Rock and North Little Rock police departments. The names listed are of those who reported a burglary and the dates are when the crime is believed to have taken place. Cammack Village data are not included. Continue reading...

Pupils’ finance skills in middle

U.S. students 9th of 18 countries

Subscriber onlyA study released earlier this month and conducted by the international Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that the financial literacy skills of American 15-year-olds were middling, but Arkansas students are may be ahead of some of their peers elsewhere in the nation. Continue reading...

23 counties get disaster label, aid access

Subscriber onlyMore than 20 Arkansas counties have been designated as disaster areas by the U.S. secretary of agriculture, allowing farmers and ranchers to receive assistance for losses caused by flooding in the Delta. Continue reading...

Farmers, ranchers affected by June storms to get federal help

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties who suffered losses due to storms that began in the affected areas June 29. Continue reading...

U.S. gives state $1 million for winter cleanup

The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Arkansas $1 million to help continue cleanup operations following a December winter storm. Continue reading...

JPs vote 13-0 to levy per-inmate daily fee on all cities using jail

Cost lower in county’s contract offer

Subscriber onlyStarting today, all municipalities operating a law enforcement agency in Pulaski County are subject to a daily fee for each prisoner they send to the county jail, though the county won't likely charge the fee until next year and then only if a new agreement is not in place to fund the jail. Continue reading...