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Arkansas coroner says personal pickup occasionally used to transport bodies

Subscriber onlyAn effort is underway to get the Newton County coroner a work vehicle. Continue reading...

Bronze bust of Levon Helm unveiled; sculpture will reside at musician’s Arkansas boyhood home

Subscriber onlyA bronze bust of musician Levon Helm was unveiled Friday. Continue reading...

Officers seek Arkansas man, 23, in killings of his parents

Subscriber onlyAn arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for Dustin Zachary Jordan, 23, of Ratcliff, in the shooting deaths of his parents, Michael and Kathy Jordan. Continue reading...

Franklin County couple found dead in home; 23-year-old son a suspect

A 23-year-old Arkansan is sought on first degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of his parents, authorities said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Democrat-Gazette columnist Michael Storey, writer of Otus the Head Cat, dies

Subscriber onlyMichael Storey, an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist who channeled musings from his cat, died Sunday. Continue reading...

Residents take to electric scooters like ducks to water after company's first foray into Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe Birds have landed. Continue reading...

State working on pool's opening

Huntsville swim hole said unsafe

Subscriber onlyAfter being closed this past summer -- for the first time in 50 years -- the swimming pool at Withrow Springs State Park will be repaired and reopened, hopefully by late May, said Jordan Thomas, chief planner for Arkansas State Parks. Continue reading...

Meteorite, Satan ruled out, but fire in hole remains mystery for Arkansas town

Subscriber onlyMeteorites, methane and the devil have been ruled out as the cause of a flaming hole in the ground at Midway. Continue reading...

Rogers man wins acquittal in death

Jurors in 2015 capital-murder case return with verdict after 12 hours

Subscriber onlyCody Wade Wise of Rogers was acquitted on Thursday of capital murder in the 2015 shooting death of Ronald Lee Kultgen Sr. of Garfield. Continue reading...

Ban on pet pigs? Officials in 1 Arkansas city want to change law

Subscriber onlyThe ban will include potbellied pigs and other miniature pigs that are kept as pets. "The gist of it is no hogs or pigs will be allowed in town," Ann Armstrong, the city clerk, said, assuming that the ordinance passes all three readings. "I think some folks don't realize when they get them how huge they can become." Continue reading...

Ferry, black settlers' cemetery among Arkansas sites to make National Register

Subscriber onlyA towboat ferry on the Ouachita River and a cemetery for black settlers of Conway County have been added to the National Register of Historic Places along with five Arkansas properties built in the 1960s. Continue reading...

Defense in Arkansas murder case says other man did crime

Subscriber onlyThe attorney for a Rogers man charged with capital murder said another man actually committed the crime. Continue reading...

ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: In fall, shy elk draw crowds along two state highways

Grazing herds prime-time viewing

Subscriber onlyAutumn in Arkansas means football, fall foliage and the rutting of the elk. Continue reading...

Trump calls Democrats 'extreme,' 'dangerous' at Missouri rally

Subscriber only President Donald Trump urged Republicans to vote in the November midterm elections, saying the "Democrat Party" stands for crime and high taxes. Continue reading...

What caused flames to shoot 12 feet? Theories abound after fire flies from hole in Arkansas town

Subscriber onlyFlames flew from a hole in the ground in Midway early Monday. Continue reading...

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