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Arkansas man takes arrow through head; archer sought

Subscriber onlyAfter being shot in the head with an arrow early Monday morning, Raymond Van Holson of Chester drove home and called 911. Continue reading...

Head-on collisions in Arkansas fatal for two drivers

A 19-year-old Arkansan was killed Saturday morning after the vehicle he was in crossed into oncoming traffic and hit another car head-on, police said. Continue reading...

Pulled from Arkansas lake, 1-year-old boy dies

Subscriber onlyCHEROKEE VILLAGE -- A 20-month-old child who was reported missing and later found floating in a Cherokee Village lake died Sunday evening, authorities said. Continue reading...

I-30 study set on easing crowding; look at Little Rock-to-Benton stretch to include toll, carpool lane

Subscriber onlyA state study to address future congestion on Interstate 30 between Little Rock and Benton will include consideration of adding a traffic lane limited to high-occupancy vehicles and motorists willing to pay a toll. Continue reading...

Arkansas tax-redo body has first talks

Chair: Too early to vow specifics

Subscriber onlySen. Jim Hendren advised members of a new tax overhaul task force Monday to steer clear of making commitments to protect specific tax exemptions or promising changes in tax policy before the group considers the merits of any proposals. Continue reading...

Arkansas board OKs metrics of university funds; focus on finishers, not enrollment

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board gave the first approval Monday to the metrics behind a new way for the state to fund its public colleges and universities. Continue reading...

Arkansas Arts Center's economic clout sought

Trustee’s free study will help Arts Center solicit grants

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas Arts Center trustee's firm will produce a report about how the museum boosts Little Rock's economy and culture, with the findings to be used to solicit grant funding and private donations, officials said Monday. Continue reading...

High-achieving Little Rock seniors feted at mansion reception

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson, real estate developer Jimmy Moses, Little Rock School District leaders and others joined together Monday to honor more than 90 of the district's highest-achieving members of the Class of 2017. Continue reading...

North Little Rock aldermen put tax issue on ballot

Chronic deficits, capital projects cited

Subscriber onlyNorth Little Rock aldermen on Monday set a special election for Aug. 8 to ask city voters to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax, raising that tax to 2 percent. Continue reading...

Arkansas man reports being carjacked in North Little Rock

Subscriber onlyA 32-year-old man told police his vehicle was taken by two armed robbers Sunday night in North Little Rock, according to a police report. Continue reading...

1890-built Arkansas church burns up

A church that had been standing for more than 100 years caught fire Monday morning, authorities said. Continue reading...

3-state study sizes up gains via Medicaid; coverage soars in Arkansas, Kentucky, less so in Texas

Subscriber onlyThree years after their states expanded Medicaid, low-income people in Arkansas and Kentucky continued to be more likely to have a doctor and less likely to have trouble paying medical bills or to delay seeking care because of the cost, a study has found. Continue reading...

Director of Arkansas drug agency to resign

Former legislator Altes gives notice

Subscriber onlyArkansas Drug Director Denny Altes has resigned effective June 30 from the $73,865-a-year state job, a spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday. Continue reading...

On Lyme disease, recognition urged; it goes undiagnosed, Arkansas governor told

Subscriber onlyArkansans who advocated for state recognition of Lyme disease watched Gov. Asa Hutchinson sign an official proclamation Monday, and urged him to do more. Continue reading...

Crystal Bridges to team with 20 schools on arts

Subscriber onlyCrystal Bridges Museum of American Art will work with more than 20 schools over a multiyear period to determine the effect a sustained partnership could have on advancing education through the arts. Continue reading...

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