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Drug-use rate a jobs barrier, governor says

State, industry partnership urged to reduce test failures

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Businesses sometimes have difficulty finding enough job applicants in Arkansas who can pass drug-screening tests, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday while speaking at the annual conference of Arkansas Economic Developers. Continue reading...

UA looks to replace oldest part of Senior Walk Section for seniors from 1876-1924 includes many hand-inscribed names

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A plan is in the works to replace the oldest part of the University of Arkansas' Senior Walk -- a section of sidewalk that contains the names of seniors in the classes from 1876 through 1924, many of which were inscribed by hand into wet concrete. Continue reading...

Vision is regional effort on showbiz

Push on to form film commission

Subscriber onlyEfforts are underway to form a regional film commission in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Years unkind to part of UA’s Senior Walk

Subscriber onlyA plan is in the works to replace the oldest part of the University of Arkansas’ Senior Walk — a section of sidewalk that contains the names of seniors in the classes from 1876 through 1924, many of which were inscribed by hand into wet concrete. Continue reading...

Northwest Arknasas film commission being considered

Subscriber onlyEfforts are underway to form a regional film commission in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Ferritor back in driver's seat

Former UA chancellor takes reins on interim basis

Subscriber onlyThe chancellor of the University of Arkansas' flagship campus can be seen some mornings pedaling his bicycle up the hill to campus. Continue reading...

Ferritor back in saddle at UA

Out-of-retirement chancellor traversing campus on bike

Subscriber onlyThe chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville can be seen some mornings pedaling his bicycle up the hill to campus. Continue reading...

Arkansas Klan makes offer for statue in Memphis of Confederate general

Subscriber onlyThe city of Memphis is deciding what to do with a century-old, 9,500-pound equestrian statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Continue reading...

Jasper theater is again in dark

Arts center cites mortgage costs

Subscriber onlyA "closed" sign is up in the window of the Buffalo Theater arts center. And there are no plans to reopen it anytime soon. Continue reading...

With no jail, county shuttling prisoners

Travel expenses up to $900 a month

Subscriber onlyWithout a jail, Madison County Sheriff Phillip Morgan has gotten used to hauling prisoners back and forth between the courthouse in Huntsville and the Washington County jail in Fayetteville, 30 miles to the west. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs woman amazed by Daily Show reaction

Subscriber onlyAn 83-year-old Eureka Springs City Council member said she was "overwhelmed" at the attention she was getting Thursday after appearing in a segment the previous night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Continue reading...

Daily Show airs segment about city's anti-bias law

Subscriber onlyA segment about Eureka Springs aired Wednesday night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Continue reading...

'Daily Show' segment on Eureka Springs to air Wednesday

A segment about Eureka Springs is scheduled to air Wednesday on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Continue reading...

Priority letter sent May 26, '98 finally lands in Harrison

Subscriber onlyA Harrison woman received a Priority Mail letter Friday that was mailed 17 years ago. Continue reading...

Despite law, city to apply anti-bias rule

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs will continue to enforce the anti-discrimination ordinance it has had on the books since Feb. 10, even though a state law went into effect Wednesday making the local law's legality questionable. Continue reading...

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