Documents for July 2012

FEC warns Jeffress

FEC warns Jeffress

The Federal Election Commission warns 4th district congressional candidate Gene Jeffress to electronically file his July quarterly financial report or he could face legal consequences.

Jul 31, 2012

Judge's orders for Phillips County (Page 1)

Judge's orders for Phillips County (Page 1)

The office of the Phillips County Sheriff's Department will now have new steps to follow when filing warrants on defendants in the Circuit Court of Phillips County, Ark.

Jul 29, 2012

Judge's orders for Phillips County (Page 2)

Judge's orders for Phillips County (Page 2)

The office of the Phillips County Sheriff's Department will now have new steps to follow when filing warrants on defendants in the Circuit Court of Phillips County, Ark.

Jul 29, 2012

Sales tax holiday

Sales tax holiday

Rules for the Arkansas sales tax holiday

Jul 27, 2012

Letter from Mayors Stodola, Hays

Letter from Mayors Stodola, Hays

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola and North Little Rock Mayor Patrick Hays write a letter to the director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, Scott Bennett. The letter indicates that the mayors do not want to turn the Broadway Bridge into a pedestrian bridge, but would rather spend the money to rehabilitate it for its current function.

Jul 27, 2012

Ron Teague v. Arkansas Board of Education 2

Ron Teague v. Arkansas Board of Education 2

These two court documents were filed Monday with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis in the Arkansas school choice case.

Jul 24, 2012

Ron Teague v. Arkansas Board of Education

Ron Teague v. Arkansas Board of Education

These two court documents were filed Monday with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis in the Arkansas school choice case.

Jul 24, 2012

Big Rock interchange frequently asked questions

Big Rock interchange frequently asked questions

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has released a list of frequently asked questions and responses on the Big Rock interchange project at I-430 and I-630.

Jul 17, 2012

William Blundell homicide report

William Blundell homicide report

Arrest report in the homicide of William Blundell.

Jul 16, 2012

Andre Thompson homicide report

Andre Thompson homicide report

Little Rock Police Department report in the killing of Andre Thompson.

Jul 16, 2012

John Jacob Mosley homicide report

John Jacob Mosley homicide report

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office report in the shooting death of John Jacob Mosley.

Jul 16, 2012

Darrell Winfrey homicide report

Darrell Winfrey homicide report

Little Rock Police Department report in the stabbing death of 44-year-old Darrell Winfrey.

Jul 16, 2012

Herman Hill and Alexis Crawford homicide report

Herman Hill and Alexis Crawford homicide report

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office homicide report in the deaths of Herman Hill and Alexis Crawford.

Jul 16, 2012

Francisco Juanez homicide report

Francisco Juanez homicide report

Little Rock Police Department report in the July 14 killing of Francisco Juanez.

Jul 16, 2012

Arbuckle Opinion

Arbuckle Opinion

This 1920 opinion from Attorney General John Arbuckle found that while the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote, women could still not hold elected office under Arkansas law. Voters amended the Arkansas Constitution in 1924.

Jul 15, 2012

Judge ruling in HWH lawsuit

Judge ruling in HWH lawsuit

Circuit Judge Richard Proctor rules in a recent HWH lawsuit, which claimed that documents concerning the candidate filing date were unlawfully filed.

Jul 14, 2012

Lawsuit against city of Helena-West Helena

Lawsuit against city of Helena-West Helena

Three plaintiffs file suit against the city of Helena-West Helena claiming county clerks unlawfully filed documents that changed the candidate filing date.

Jul 14, 2012

NWACC budget

NWACC budget

The Fiscal Year 2013 budget for NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

Jul 13, 2012

Bettye Wright vs. Board of Education

Bettye Wright vs. Board of Education

Former Dollarway School District superintendent Bettye Wright files suit against the Arkansas Board of Education.

Jul 12, 2012

Garland County criminal mischief report

Garland County criminal mischief report

An incident report lists a Pulaski County Sheriff's Office lieutenant as a suspect in a criminal mischief case.

Jul 12, 2012

Medical marijuana proposal

Medical marijuana proposal

Backers of proposal to authorize use of marijuana for medical reasons in Arkansas turned in their signatures Thursday, July 5, 2012.

Jul 5, 2012

Priority schools needing improvement

Priority schools needing improvement

Superintendents and principals of schools that have been identified as priority and focus schools under the state’s new school accountability plan get their marching orders from the Arkansas Department of Education. Commissioner Tom Kimbrell has said that the department “will be in their business” as the schools — either the lowest achieving in the state or have the biggest achievement disparity gaps — develop improvement plans, hire outside education improvement consultants, etc.

Jul 3, 2012

New orders for Ken Aden

New orders for Ken Aden

The U.S. Army issued an order Tuesday revoking 3rd Congressional District candidate Ken Aden's status as a "Special Forces Weapons Sergeant." Aden has repeatedly claimed to be a Green Beret, but Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, N.C. confirmed that he washed out of training and the document he has claimed proves his Green Beret background was issued in error.

Jul 3, 2012

Focus schools needing improvement

Focus schools needing improvement

Superintendents and principals of schools that have been identified as priority and focus schools under the state’s new school accountability plan get their marching orders from the Arkansas Department of Education. Commissioner Tom Kimbrell has said that the department “will be in their business” as the schools — either the lowest achieving in the state or have the biggest achievement disparity gaps — develop improvement plans, hire outside education improvement consultants, etc.

Jul 3, 2012

Tom Courtway statement regarding Jack Gillean

Tom Courtway statement regarding Jack Gillean

UCA President Tom Courtway provides a statement regarding the departure of the former chief of staff, Jack Gillean.

Jul 2, 2012