Documents for July 2015

Governor's Council on Common Core recommendations

Governor's Council on Common Core recommendations

The Governor's Council on Common Core released its findings and recommendations on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Jul 30, 2015

Timothy Spears arrest affidavit

Timothy Spears arrest affidavit

Former Danville Police officer Timothy Spears was charged with second-degree battery in a March 22, 2014 altercation at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center.

Jul 21, 2015

Michael Spears arrest affidavit

Michael Spears arrest affidavit

Former Yell County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Spears was charged with second-degree battery in a March 22, 2014 altercation at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center.

Jul 21, 2015

Russell Wood Statement on Timothy Spears

Russell Wood Statement on Timothy Spears

Russell Wood, attorney for Former Danville Police officer Timothy Spears, released this statement after Spears was charged with second-degree battery in connection with a March 22, 2014 altercation at a juvenile detention center.

Jul 21, 2015

Executive Order

Executive Order

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday issued a proclamation to close the state's nine storefront National Guard recruitment centers. The proclamation also moves Guard members from the centers to their nearest armory or wing as security improvements are in the works.

Jul 20, 2015

J.B. Hunt Transport 2nd-quarter 2015 earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport 2nd-quarter 2015 earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport on Friday, July 17, 2015, announced second-quarter 2015 net earnings of $103.4 million.

Jul 17, 2015

Central Arkansas Water letter to Judge Baker

Central Arkansas Water letter to Judge Baker

Central Arkansas Water letter to U.S. District Judge Kristine G. Baker.

Jul 17, 2015

Marshall Ney letter

Marshall Ney letter

A letter from Marshall Ney, attorney for the Bentonville School District, concerning the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriages on the school district.

Jul 17, 2015

Garland Avenue Interchange

Garland Avenue Interchange

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's initial concept for the Garland Avenue interchange showed five lanes of traffic, bike lanes and 6-foot-wide sidewalks on the bridge over Interstate 49. City officials want to remove the bike lanes and add a 12-foot-wide "side path" on the west side of the bridge with some kind of physical barrier between pedestrians and vehicular traffic.

Jul 17, 2015

Review of the Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services

Review of the Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services

Arkansas released Thursday, July 16, 2015, a report by the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group on the state Division of Children and Family Services.

Jul 16, 2015

Fayetteville Title IX lawsuit

Fayetteville Title IX lawsuit

A Title IX lawsuit against the Fayetteville School District.

Jul 15, 2015

Mission Heights site plan

Mission Heights site plan

A site plan for Mission Heights in Fayetteville.

Jul 13, 2015

VA parking map

VA parking map

Fayetteville VA parking map

Jul 12, 2015

Judicial retirement lawsuit

Judicial retirement lawsuit

Union County Circuit Judge Michael Landers filed a lawsuit on Monday, July 6, 2015, in Pulaski County Circuit Court against the Arkansas Judicial Retirement System to challenge a provision of the law that forces judges to retire at age 70 or forfeit retirement benefits.

Jul 7, 2015

Yell County clerk statement

Yell County clerk statement

Yell County Clerk Sharon Barnett issued a statement Wednesday, July 1, 2015, that despite a previously stated "conscientious religious objection," she will now issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Jul 1, 2015