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To protect and to sell?

Law enforcement gun auctions pull in cash, but also put seized firearms back on street

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — In Clarksville and Fort Smith last year, two law enforcement agencies sold 261 firearms and netted more than $35,000. Continue reading...

Sheriff’s candidates focus on theft, illegal drugs

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — Johnson County Sheriff Jimmy Dorney faces a familiar foe in the May 22 Democratic primary election in Charles “Buddy” Beavers. Dorney defeated Beavers by 199 votes in a 2006 runoff to win his first term as sheriff. The two Democrats had survived a five-man primary election in which Beavers received 308 more votes than Dorney as the two sought to succeed retiring Sheriff Wes Kendrick. Continue reading...

Museum deal with Fisk sent to lower court

Tennessee justices refuse to consider O’Keeffe gift

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A $30 million deal between Nashville’s Fisk University and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to share in an art collection is heading back to Davidson County Chancery Court after the Tennessee Supreme Court declined to hear the case. Continue reading...

Families of military take stage

Grant funds talks, $5 tickets at center

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Performers like being talked to while on stage, as long as it’s done the correct way, Patricia Relph told participants of the Walton Arts Center Family First Nights program on Saturday. Continue reading...

State police investigating security, gifts

Captain in Petrino matter given over $3,000 in items

Subscriber onlyArkansas State Police commanders are reviewing the long-standing practice of providing security to the Razorbacks football team after questions were raised about gifts received by the captain who coordinated security for fired Coach Bobby Petrino. Continue reading...

County service contract granted

Eureka Springs wins over low bid

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS — The Eureka Springs Fire Department was awarded a new five-year contract for ambulance service by the Western Carroll County Ambulance District, which rejected a lower bid. Continue reading...

Cells latest addition to jail’s construction

Newton County targets July finish

Subscriber onlyJASPER — Newton County Sheriff Keith Slape didn’t try to contain his excitement as he watched his new jail cells arrive in the parking lot on a flatbed tractor-trailer. Continue reading...

Lawsuit filed on court’s funding

Madison County objects to order

Subscriber onlyA lawsuit filed against Madison County District Judge Orville Clift is the next step in the debate over how to fund the district court, Huntsville Mayor Kevin Hatfield said Friday. Continue reading...

State police auditing what troopers get at UA job

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Police is conducting an audit of gratuities troopers receive for providing security for the Arkansas Razorbacks and former Coach Bobby Petrino. Continue reading...

No bid to edit out 2nd rider, captain says

State police, Ozark couple recount Petrino accident

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — Razorbacks head football coach Bobby Petrino asked a state police captain April 2 if he would be required to identify Petrino’s passenger in a motorcycle accident the coach had had the previous day, according to a statement state police released Monday. Continue reading...

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