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4 new columns arrive at UA to be installed at Old Main

Subscriber onlyFour new limestone columns arrived at the University of Arkansas on Monday, but it may be a month before work crews begin to put them in the portico of Old Main, the oldest building on campus. Continue reading...

Four new columns get to UA

Old Main portico restoration starts

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Four new limestone columns arrived at the University of Arkansas on Monday but it may be a month before work crews begin to put them in the portico of Old Main, which is the oldest building on campus. Continue reading...

University giving Old Main a facelift

$900,000 job to restore building’s cracked, faded entryway

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Boards cover the front door of Old Main. Continue reading...

UA giving Old Main a $900,000 face-lift

Work will restore building’s cracked, faded entryway

Subscriber onlyBoards cover the front door of Old Main. Continue reading...

Old store in Combs getting a fresh look

Ex-owner takes quilts, memories

Subscriber onlyCOMBS -- Wanda Kimball removed 200 pictures from the walls of B&M Grocery and Cafe. Continue reading...

Rogerson chosen as next UALR chancellor

Subscriber onlyThe provost of a California university has been selected as the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock pending approval of the UA System board of trustees. Continue reading...

UA student, 19, dies; fell 100 feet from bluff

Rogers teen hiking at Hawksbill Crag

Subscriber onlyA student at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville died Sunday after she fell off a bluff near Hawksbill Crag in Newton County. Continue reading...

2 dry counties target of liquor-sale drives

Subscriber onlyEfforts are underway to legalize alcohol sales in two dry counties in western Arkansas. Continue reading...

Arkansas woman charged with 177 counts after 295 dogs removed from home

Subscriber onlyA Madison County woman has been charged with 177 counts of cruelty to animals after 295 dogs were confiscated from her home near Wesley on March 3. Continue reading...

District told its rights intact

Judge: State not at fault for woes

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Legislature didn't violate the constitutional rights of a Newton County school district that claimed it was underfunded, a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge ruled Wednesday. Continue reading...

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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

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department plans to tear down this 85-year-old bridge over t...

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department plans to tear down this 85-year-old bridge over the Buffalo National River in N...

Published: April 17, 2016

Contractor Buddy Shute is working on an expansion for the Kingston Community Library, which official...

Contractor Buddy Shute is working on an expansion for the Kingston Community Library, which officials say has outgrown its space. ...

Published: February 7, 2016

The Kingston Community Library is being expanded and the work should be complete by the end of Febru...

The Kingston Community Library is being expanded and the work should be complete by the end of February. The library, on the Kings...

Published: February 7, 2016

Linda Davidson, director of the Kingston Community Library, and Buddy Shute, a contractor, discuss t...

Linda Davidson, director of the Kingston Community Library, and Buddy Shute, a contractor, discuss the library’s expansion on Thur...

Published: February 7, 2016

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