Documents for May 2013

NLRSD, city file motion to end TIF lawsuit

NLRSD, city file motion to end TIF lawsuit

The city of North Little Rock and the North Little Rock School Distrcit jointly file to end TIF lawsuit filed in early 2009.

May 30, 2013

High court reverses State vs. Cassell decision

High court reverses State vs. Cassell decision

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a lower-court ruling that Searcy County Sheriff Kenny Cassell could continue in office despite a decades-old misdemeanor conviction. The high court sends the case back to circuit court with instructions that it issue a ruling in line with Thursday's decision — that Cassell, a Republican, cannot legally continue in office.

May 23, 2013

Declines in State Teen Birth Rates by Race and Hispanic Origin

Declines in State Teen Birth Rates by Race and Hispanic Origin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between 2007 and 2011, births among teen mothers dropped significantly in all states except for two.

May 23, 2013

Lawsuit: Parents, grandparents sue Blytheville School District

Lawsuit: Parents, grandparents sue Blytheville School District

A group of parents and grandparents sued the Blytheville School District on Monday, claiming the district had illegally barred their children from transferring schools under the Arkansas Public School Choice Act of 2013.

May 21, 2013

Martha Shoffner resignation letter

Martha Shoffner resignation letter

Resignation letter of Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Shoffner.

May 21, 2013

Martha Shoffner criminal complaint

Martha Shoffner criminal complaint

Criminal complaint on state Treasurer Martha Shoffner

May 20, 2013

Benghazi e-mails

Benghazi e-mails

One hundred pages of e-mails released by the White House on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, reveal intensive jostling among top intelligence and diplomatic officials over the government’s “talking points” in the aftermath of September 2012’s attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.

May 16, 2013

LR school district appeals charter school ruling

LR school district appeals charter school ruling

The Little Rock School District is asking a federal appeals court to reverse U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr.’s decision that permitted the unfettered establishment of independently operated, public charter schools in Pulaski County without regard to the state’s obligations to support desegregation efforts in the three Pulaski County school districts.

May 15, 2013

Cocaine conspiracy indictments

Cocaine conspiracy indictments

Sixteen people with ties to a Mexican drug cartel on May 14 were federally charged with conspiring to distribute more than 100 kilograms of cocaine throughout Arkansas, among other charges.

May 14, 2013

UA tuition and fees request for FY 2014

UA tuition and fees request for FY 2014

The University of Arkansas System's tuition and fees proposal for FY 2014.

May 13, 2013

Exxon property purchase program

Exxon property purchase program

ExxonMobil details its property purchase program for the residents affected by the March 29, 2013 oil spill.

May 9, 2013

UCA opts out of gun law

UCA opts out of gun law

The University of Central Arkansas board of trustees voted to opt out of the newly passed gun law in Arkansas that would allow faculty and staff to carry concealed weapons.

May 4, 2013

Rupple Road proposal

Rupple Road proposal

Fayetteville engineering staff this week presented the following street widths and proposed alignment for Rupple Road improvements in west Fayetteville.

May 2, 2013

Phillips County jail inspection

Phillips County jail inspection

Documents concerning the Phillips County jail inspection.

May 1, 2013

Defendant's brief in support of response of quashing subpoena

Defendant's brief in support of response of quashing subpoena

Defendant's brief in support of his response of to the motion of quashing subpoena in Jack Gillean case.

May 1, 2013

Defendant's response to state's motion to quash subpoena in Gillean case

Defendant's response to state's motion to quash subpoena in Gillean case

Defendant's response to state's motion to quash subpoena in Gillean case.

May 1, 2013