Documents for April 2014

Court: Desegregation office will close June 30

Court: Desegregation office will close June 30

U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. on Monday directed that the federal Office of Desegregation Monitoring close effective June 30.

Apr 30, 2014

UAMS business village master plan

UAMS business village master plan

The master plan for UAMS' business village proposal.

Apr 25, 2014

ORT Route 41 East

ORT Route 41 East

Changes to Ozark Regional Transit's Route 41 East.

Apr 24, 2014

Little Rock Zoo - Master Plan Report for 4/14/14

Little Rock Zoo - Master Plan Report for 4/14/14

Little Rock Zoo Master Plan Report for 4/14/14

Apr 23, 2014

Response to nursing home lawsuit

Response to nursing home lawsuit

Response to a negligence lawsuit involving a second nursing home owned by Michael Morton that Circuit Judge Michael Maggio began presiding over just weeks after the Morton-financed PAC donations started rolling into Maggio’s appeals-court campaign. Maggio never recused from this case, which is still pending, even after contention arose over the other nursing-home case he handled.

Apr 19, 2014

Lawsuit against Salem Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, et al.

Lawsuit against Salem Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, et al.

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio began presiding over another negligence lawsuit involving a second nursing home owned by Michael Morton just weeks after the Morton-financed PAC donations started rolling into Maggio’s appeals-court campaign. Maggio never recused from this case, which is still pending, even after contention arose over the other nursing-home case he handled.

Apr 19, 2014

Home BancShares first-quarter 2014 earnings

Home BancShares first-quarter 2014 earnings

Home BancShares Inc. releases its first-quarter earnings report Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Apr 17, 2014

Simmons First National first-quarter 2014 earnings

Simmons First National first-quarter 2014 earnings

Simmons First National Corp. released its first-quarter 2014 earnings Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Apr 17, 2014

Interstate 49 map

Interstate 49 map

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Wednesday, April 16, 2014, that the federal government has allowed it to label parts of I-540 and U.S. 71 as I-49.

Apr 16, 2014

Judge Holmes denies acquittal for Shoffner

Judge Holmes denies acquittal for Shoffner

For a second time, U.S. District Judge J. Leon Holmes rejects Martha Shoffner's federal jurisdiction argument.

Apr 16, 2014

Paul Becton Jr. arrest warrant

Paul Becton Jr. arrest warrant

Warrant for arrest of Paragould obstetrician Paul Becton Jr.

Apr 15, 2014

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041314_WeekFive_Kickball

04.13.14 Week Five Kickball

Apr 15, 2014

Bank Of Fayetteville filings

Bank Of Fayetteville filings

Bank Of Fayetteville filings related to Dennis Smiley.

Apr 11, 2014

Audit report for Saline County sheriff's office

Audit report for Saline County sheriff's office

The Legislative Joint Auditing Committee releases its report of the Saline County sheriff's office.

Apr 11, 2014

Bruce Pennington's letter to the Division of Legislative Audit

Bruce Pennington's letter to the Division of Legislative Audit

Bruce Pennington writes a response to legislative auditors about their findings in the audit of the Saline County sheriff's office.

Apr 11, 2014

Separation agreement for ex-Supt. Randy Rutherford

Separation agreement for ex-Supt. Randy Rutherford

A separation agreement between the Bryant School District and ex-Supt. Randy Rutherford.

Apr 11, 2014

Stephens School District consolidation terms

Stephens School District consolidation terms

This recommendation for how to consolidate the Stephens School District into three nearby districts was passed by the state Board of Education Thursday by a 5-2 vote.

Apr 10, 2014

Full list of Central Arkansas Water CEO applicants

Full list of Central Arkansas Water CEO applicants

Full list of applicants for the position of chief executive officer at Central Arkansas Water.

Apr 9, 2014

Letter from Ancil Lee III to Chris Stewart

Letter from Ancil Lee III to Chris Stewart

Ancil Lea III states in a letter to attorney Chris Stewart, Esq. that he has not been and is not a part of the Citizens for Technology PAC.

Apr 9, 2014

Wolf Pen Gap Project

Wolf Pen Gap Project

The Environmental Assessment for the Wolf Pen Gap project.

Apr 8, 2014

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040614_WeekFour_Kickball

040614 KIckball

Apr 8, 2014

Letter to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission in Michael Maggio case

Letter to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission in Michael Maggio case

An attorney representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Circuit Judge Michael Maggio has asked the Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission to investigate "the source of two investments or holdings referenced, along with any improper solicitation and/or acceptance of money, mutual funds, annuities, [stock], investments, holding or gifts by Judge Maggio."

Apr 8, 2014

Arvest v. H. Dennis Smiley et al.

Arvest v. H. Dennis Smiley et al.

A lawsuit by Arvest against H. Dennis Smiley and others.

Apr 7, 2014

Delta Trust & Bank lawsuit

Delta Trust & Bank lawsuit

A lawsuit by Delta Trust & Bank.

Apr 7, 2014

Prosecution requests dismissal of charges against Josh Hastings

Prosecution requests dismissal of charges against Josh Hastings

Prosecutors for the state have requested the dismissal of charges against Josh Hastings, who was accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a teenager while on duty in 2012.

Apr 7, 2014

Michael Morton contribution letters

Michael Morton contribution letters

Nursing-home tycoon Michael Morton or one ofhis business entities gave roughly $100,000 to UCA after Gilbert Baker joined the university executive staff, records show.

Apr 5, 2014

Gilbert Baker job description and salary

Gilbert Baker job description and salary

A letter from Steven Runge, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Central Arkansas, to Gilbert Baker describing his job duties and salary at the school. Baker resigned from his job as executive assistant to the president on April 4.

Apr 5, 2014

Approved, unfunded academic facilities projects statewide for 2013-15

Approved, unfunded academic facilities projects statewide for 2013-15

This document contains a full list of approved but unfunded projects for the Academic Facilities Partnership Program for the 2013-15 biennium.

Apr 4, 2014

McDaniel's 2014 opinion on juvenile DNA sampling

McDaniel's 2014 opinion on juvenile DNA sampling

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's opinion on juvenile DNA sampling issued April 2, 2014.

Apr 3, 2014

Community Assessment

Community Assessment

A community assessment of Rogers and Lowell.

Apr 1, 2014