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Bill Bowden

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Cotton, Pryor swap jabs in NW

2 in Senate race stoke fears of high taxes, Medicare cuts

Subscriber onlyThe two candidates running for U.S. Senate in Arkansas traveled to the northwest corner of the state on Tuesday and talked about taxes and Medicare. Continue reading...

Plea deal reached in email hacking

Passwords lifted for over 11 years

Subscriber onlyA Cedarville man pleaded guilty in Fort Smith federal court Monday to one count of computer hacking in connection with the unauthorized access of 5,921 email accounts. Continue reading...

Power-line rulings delayed by panel

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Public Service Commission will have until June to consider petitions in a case regarding a proposed 56-mile electricity transmission line through Benton and Carroll counties. Continue reading...

City to hear noise ordinance

Some fear Eureka Springs plan will silence cash registers

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs is looking to ban loud noise from machinery, music and motor vehicles. Continue reading...

Sales tax loses again in Harrison

Subscriber onlyHarrison voters rejected a 1 percent sales and use tax Tuesday that would have helped fund its fire and police agencies. Continue reading...

Alternatives pushed for juvenile lockups

Subscriber onlyToo many nonviolent Arkansas youths are being detained in juvenile detention centers, according to a report released Tuesday. Continue reading...

Pamphlets left on front lawn cause clamor

Reward, lawsuit prompted by KKK imagery on fliers

Subscriber onlyHarrison police are investigating after a member of the city’s Community Task Force on Race Relations said someone threw offensive fliers and a pamphlet with Ku Klux Klan imagery on her front yard. Continue reading...

Smile was start of hate’s finish, teen crowd told

Hundreds gather in Harrison

Subscriber onlyHARRISON — It was an elderly, black woman behind the counter at McDonald’s who so upset Arno Michaelis one day in the late 1980s. Continue reading...

Harrison marchers ‘bury’ racial hatred

Subscriber onlyHARRISON — About 300 people marched through downtown Harrison on Tuesday night in a symbolic funeral procession to bury racial bias and hatred. Continue reading...

Trip to Cuba a bid to save the old

Conservator fears island’s historic places, relics at risk

Subscriber onlyGENTRY — It’s the humidity in Cuba that worries Rick Parker. That and the termites. Continue reading...

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Fed...

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Federal Bureau of Land Management...

Published: June 22, 2013

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