Documents for October 2014

Arrest affidavit for Rodney Forte

Arrest affidavit for Rodney Forte

Metropolitan Housing Authority Director Rodney Forte was served with an arrest warrant Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, after he was accused of violating the state's Freedom of Information Act.

Oct 30, 2014

Plantiffs' motion to Exxon Mobil

Plantiffs' motion to Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil declared all 872,000 pages of information it produced about the maintenance and safety of its Pegasus pipeline “confidential” in an effort to have a class-action lawsuit tried in secrecy, the plaintiffs say. They asked a federal judge to order Exxon to show cause as to why documents are confidential.

Oct 29, 2014

Arkansas Supreme Court minimum wage opinion

Arkansas Supreme Court minimum wage opinion

Arkansas' highest court ruled Monday that a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage can remain on the November ballot.

Oct 27, 2014

Fayetteville ballot

Fayetteville ballot

An example of the ballot for Fayetteville's special election on whether to repeal the city's Civil Rights Administration ordinance.

Oct 23, 2014

10.19.14 Week 6 Kickball

10.19.14 Week 6 Kickball

10.19.14 Week 6 Kickball

Oct 21, 2014

Supreme Court of Arkansas ruling on Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Amendment

Supreme Court of Arkansas ruling on Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Amendment

The Arkansas Supreme Court announced Thursday that the statewide measure legalizing alcohol sales in all 75 counties can appear on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Oct 16, 2014

Voter-ID ruling

Voter-ID ruling

Arkansas Supreme Court opinion striking down voter-ID law.

Oct 15, 2014

Regional park master plan

Regional park master plan

Plans for the first phase of Fayetteville’s regional park include a large pavilion, playground, six soccer fields, four baseball diamonds, two concessions buildings with restrooms and a great lawn with amphitheater. Vehicular access to the park will be provided by a new street built on the west side of Cato Springs Road.

Oct 13, 2014

DHS response to Yell County Juvenile Detention Center

DHS response to Yell County Juvenile Detention Center

The Arkansas Department of Human Service responds to the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center's request for suggestions on alternative measures to the WRAP, a restraint device.

Oct 11, 2014

Letter to Benton County Juvenile Detention Center

Letter to Benton County Juvenile Detention Center

The Department of Human Services on Friday sent out letters to three juvenile detention facilities with the WRAP, offering support and assistance in helping to adopt best practices and training or other resources in caring for the youth. The move came after the Human Services Department ordered Yell County's Juvenile Detention Center to stop using the restraint device.

Oct 11, 2014

Letter to Sebastian County Juvenile Detention Center

Letter to Sebastian County Juvenile Detention Center

The Youth Services Division on Friday sent out letters to three juvenile detention facilities with the WRAP, offering support and assistance in helping to adopt best practices and training or other resources in caring for the youth. The move came after the Human Services Department ordered Yell County's Juvenile Detention Center to stop using the restraint device.

Oct 11, 2014

Letter to Washington County Juvenile Detention Center

Letter to Washington County Juvenile Detention Center

The Department of Human Services on Friday sent out letters to three juvenile detention facilities with the WRAP, offering support and assistance in helping to adopt best practices and training or other resources in caring for the youth. The move came after the Human Services Department ordered Yell County's Juvenile Detention Center to stop using the restraint device.

Oct 11, 2014

Letter from Juvenile Ombudsman

Letter from Juvenile Ombudsman

In this Sept. 18 letter from Scott Tanner, coordinator of the Juvenile Ombudsman Division of the Arkansas Public Defender Commission, to the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center's administrator, the use of the WRAP restraint is addressed, citing interviews with youths who had the restraint used on them.

Oct 9, 2014

Letter to Yell County Juvenile Detention Center

Letter to Yell County Juvenile Detention Center

In this Sept. 29 letter from the Arkansas Department of Human Services to the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center, DHS directed the facility to cease using the WRAP restraint system. This document also includes responses to DHS from the Yell County sheriff's department.

Oct 9, 2014

10.05.14 Week Five Kickball

10.05.14 Week Five Kickball

Week Five Kickball

Oct 6, 2014

Downtown Rogers Inititiative

Downtown Rogers Inititiative

A presentation for the Downtown Rogers Initiative community closing.

Oct 3, 2014

Fort Smith wet weather overflows

Fort Smith wet weather overflows

Wet weather overflows from 2007 and 2013.

Oct 3, 2014