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Arkansas man jailed, accused of making 'jihad' threat

Subscriber onlyA Berryville man has been arrested, accused of threatening to kill his wife and "homosexuals" at the Eureka Springs restaurant where she works, according to a probable-cause affidavit filed in Carroll County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Arkansas hunter's remarks about shooting man ruled OK for murder trial

Subscriber onlyA hog hunter's comments to police about intentionally shooting a man and planting a pistol near the body can be used during trial, a circuit judge ruled. Continue reading...

No change, no problem at phone

Prairie Grove’s telecom allows free local calls at pay phones

Subscriber onlyCollecting quarters from the phone booth in front of the Colonial Motel got to be more trouble than it was worth. Continue reading...

U.S. to reopen trail to Whitaker Point

Rain aids crews working to contain fire

Subscriber onlyThe trail leading to one of Arkansas' most scenic overlooks is scheduled to reopen today after being closed since Friday because of a wildfire in the valley below. Continue reading...

Arkansas man, 36, electrocuted by power line

Subscriber onlyA Marion County man died Friday apparently after coming in contact with a power line. Continue reading...

Roundabout in state’s plan for Bella Vista

Subscriber onlyBELLA VISTA — This is the end of the road. Continue reading...

Arkansas woman who shot son four times given 5 years

Son’s request reduces criminal charge

Subscriber onlyA Madison County woman who shot her son four times in the back with a .22-caliber rifle was found guilty last week of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree battery. Continue reading...

State homeless population falls 3.8% in '16

Report shows 10.8% decline from ’10; veterans category down 51% from last year

Subscriber onlyArkansas' homeless population has decreased by 3.8 percent from last year and 10.8 percent from 2010, according to a nationwide survey by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which reports the figures to Congress each year. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs tax rejected

1% sales levy would have gone to water, sewer upgrades

Subscriber onlyVoters in Eureka Springs rejected a 1 percent sales tax on Tuesday that would have gone primarily for improvements, maintenance and repairs of the city's aging water and sewer infrastructure. Continue reading...

GOP widens state House majority

Incumbents all hold their seats while 9 more picked up

Subscriber onlyRepublicans increased their majority in the 100-member Arkansas House of Representatives from 62 to at least 71 in Tuesday's election, said Doyle Webb, chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party. Continue reading...

Reviews mixed after one Arkansas county gets its first stoplight

There was a lot of complaining, Mayor Trahan says

Subscriber onlyHUNTSVILLE -- Madison County just got its first stoplight, and it's receiving mixed reviews. Continue reading...

College shuts Little Rock campus

Heritage closing all U.S. branches

Subscriber onlyDenver-based Heritage College has closed all 10 of its campuses, including the one in Little Rock. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Inquiry in works after no ticket issued to Arkansas police chief who reportedly drove 100+ mph

No ticket for top Brinkley officer

Subscriber onlyThe mayor of Brinkley said he will ask a prosecutor to investigate the Oct. 21 traffic stop of Police Chief Ed Randle, who reportedly was driving at more than 100 miles per hour on the way to referee a ballgame in Clarendon and wasn't given a speeding ticket. Continue reading...

Harrison airport selects airline

2 cities in state still undecided

Subscriber onlyContour Airlines has been chosen to provide scheduled air service at the Boone County Regional Airport in Harrison. Continue reading...

FBI charges Berryville man in bank robbery

Subscriber onlyThe FBI has filed a criminal charge against a 19-year-old Berryville man accused of robbing a Eureka Springs bank, fleeing in a taxi and then using the stolen money to buy a motorcycle from a Bentonville police officer. Continue reading...

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