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Effort to rename Little Rock road mounts

Confederate called divisive

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- When city officials changed the name of Confederate Boulevard to Springer Boulevard more than 40 years ago, they left a few blocks of the road with its original title. Continue reading...

Mother's manslaughter hearing delayed

Subscriber onlyA judge on Thursday postponed until September the pretrial hearing of a Greenwood woman charged with manslaughter in the death last summer of her 10-month-old son in the Ouachita Mountains. Continue reading...

Governor's appoints residents to duties

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed eight special associate justices to the Arkansas Supreme Court to hear specific cases in which justices have recused or otherwise cannot rule, the governor's office announced. Continue reading...

Teen in state custody racks up college credit

Program offers kids a fresh outlook

Subscriber onlyRandy Hassel stood at a lectern, and a smile broke across the 18-year-old's face as he announced his plans to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton in the fall. Continue reading...

Farmer veterans get Heroes brand

State unveils logo of marketing tool for service members

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- A new program announced Thursday by the state's Veterans Affairs and Agriculture departments will assist veterans and military members who run agricultural operations with advertising their businesses. Continue reading...

Director of sales for lottery fired

Agency letter mum on why

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The former director of sales at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery was fired Monday, according to documents released by the organization Thursday. Continue reading...

Alternative courts, mental health care could lower prison, jail popultions

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two new, statewide groups are focused on breaking the incarceration cycle. Continue reading...

BB shooters train sights on Rogers

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The last time coach Frank Pulli and his team from Palmyra, Pa., came to town for the annual Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match, they left as champions. Continue reading...

All bull: Stock superintendent shares facts about Springdale rodeo's baddest boys

Rodeo of the Ozarks continues at Parsons Stadium

Subscriber onlyThe bulls are some of the biggest and baddest in professional rodeo. Brought to Springdale by Stace Smith Pro Rodeos, the bulls held the lead at the 71st annual Rodeo of the Ozarks -- only two cowboys made qualified eight-second rides as of the second night of rodeo action at Parsons Stadium. The rest of the cowboys met the arena dirt face to face. The final performance of the rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. today. Continue reading...

Public Meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday 3:45 p.m. Fayetteville Board of Adjustments -- Room 111, City Administration Building, 113 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

WikiLeaks founder denied French haven

Subscriber onlyWikiLeaks founder denied French haven Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyArrests Benton County Sheriff's Office Christopher Shaun Pratt, 30, of 13013 Scenic Drive in Rogers was arrested Friday in connection with aggravated assault. Continue reading...

Briefly

Subscriber onlyMid-South joins ASU system WEST MEMPHIS -- Mid-South Community College officially became the newest member of the ASU System -- Arkansas State University Mid-South -- on Thursday after approval by the Higher Learning Commission, System President Chuck Welch announced. Continue reading...

University of Arkansas donates dorm furniture to Fayettevile group

Subscriber only The University of Arkansas helped some families in need this week through a donation to a Northwest Arkansas organization. Continue reading...

Officials hunt cash to meet July payroll

Tax revenue shortfalls leave Jefferson County struggling; job cuts mooted

Subscriber only Jefferson County officials are struggling to figure out how to pay many of the county’s workers later this month in light of tax revenue shortfalls that have left the county in want of funds. Continue reading...

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