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Police tipped off as Arkansas escapee visited mom; police trying to learn where he hid for 32 years

Subscriber onlyA prison escapee who had been on the lam for 32 years was visiting his elderly mother in Springdale when police got a tip that he was there. Continue reading...

UA grad to probe collision for Navy

Rear Adm. Fort a native of LR

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock native and graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, will lead the U.S. Navy's investigation into the June 17 collision of a Philippine-flagged container ship with the USS Fitzgerald, which resulted in the deaths of seven sailors. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs sets July 4th fireworks

Display to be city’s first in 11 years

Subscriber onlyFor the first time since 2006, Eureka Springs will have a fireworks show to celebrate America's independence. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs sets July 4th fireworks; display to be city’s first in 11 years

Subscriber onlyFor the first time since 2006, Eureka Springs will have a fireworks show to celebrate America’s independence. Continue reading...

Fort Smith lawsuit claims records violation

Claims directors met using email

Subscriber onlyA lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Fort Smith accusing its board of directors of violating the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act by doing business privately through email from May 21 through May 31. Continue reading...

Ex-deputy gets six-year probation on possession, assault

Subscriber onlyA former Carroll County deputy was sentenced to six years' probation after he pleaded guilty last week to charges of aggravated assault, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Continue reading...

Museum won't take burned out Clinton house

Architect had proposed idea

Subscriber only A burned-out house that was once home to Bill Clinton won't be reconstructed on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Continue reading...

Ex-owner wants to restore burned home near Fayetteville where Clinton once lived

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Fayetteville physician wants to buy a burned-out house Bill Clinton once lived in and rebuild it. Continue reading...

Fay Jones home deemed total loss

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Bill Clinton's first Fayetteville home is a total loss after a June 8 fire. Continue reading...

Little left of school in Delta

UA exhibit recalls Southland College

Subscriber onlyThere are no remnants of Southland College in the fields of rural Phillips County. Continue reading...

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Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown ...

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown hasn't been able to get to her...

Published: May 7, 2017

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday ...

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday while in the bar of DeVito’s R...

Published: June 27, 2016

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursd...

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursday, said she worried she might...

Published: June 27, 2016

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have c...

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have complained Haunted Eureka Sprin...

Published: May 31, 2016

The old bridge is a safety issue, in particular, because it’s so narrow, said Steve Lawrence, distri...

The old bridge is a safety issue, in particular, because it’s so narrow, said Steve Lawrence, district engineer for the highway de...

Published: April 17, 2016

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