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Assistant principal at Arkansas school faces sexual-assault charges

Subscriber onlyA Waldron Middle School assistant principal was arrested Monday after a 16-year-old student told police he'd had a sexual relationship with her since early in the summer. Continue reading...

Some lawmen in Arkansas opt to use pepper guns instead of Tasers

Subscriber onlySome law enforcement agencies in Arkansas have switched from Tasers to pepper guns. Continue reading...

Study points to need for higher Buffalo National River campsite charges, park says

Subscriber onlyAdministrators at the Buffalo National River want to increase fees at some campsites. Continue reading...

Foxes finally foiled in Arkansas newspaper caper; carriers ‘salve’ case with dab of Vicks VapoRub

Subscriber onlyNewspapers were mysteriously disappearing from doorsteps in Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

Deleted Facebook post spurs suit against police department in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe Walnut Ridge Police Department violated free-speech rights when someone in the department deleted posts from its public Facebook page, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday in Fort Smith. Continue reading...

3 state buildings added to register of historic places

Two Hot Springs structures, one at El Dorado on U.S. list

Subscriber onlyThree more Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, according to the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Continue reading...

Arkansas police officer faces battery charge over man's 2016 arrest

Subscriber onlyA Cherokee Village police officer has been charged with second-degree battery in connection with the 2016 arrest of an Ash Flat man. Continue reading...

School return a no-go for teen after gun post

Subscriber onlyA Huntsville High School student who posted a picture of himself on Instagram holding an assault rifle and wearing a trench coat won't be returning to the school this fall, said an attorney for the student's mother. Continue reading...

School return a no-go for Arkansas teen after gun post to Instagram

Subscriber onlyA Huntsville High School student who posted a picture of himself on Instagram holding an assault rifle and wearing a trench coat won't be returning to the school this fall, said an attorney for the student's mother. Continue reading...

Cemetery for black settlers pitched for U.S. historic list

Subscriber onlyA cemetery for black settlers of Conway County and a towboat ferry on the Ouachita River are two of the 12 Arkansas properties being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. Continue reading...

Musician Levon Helm's boyhood home in Arkansas added to Historic Register

Subscriber onlyLevon Helm's boyhood home in Marvell was added Wednesday to the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: 'True Detective' creator, star offer preview as HBO series films third season in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas landscape will be a character in the third season of the HBO television drama True Detective. Continue reading...

Flashlights, dark cited in '17 death of Arkansas camper; ranger-shooting inquiry wraps up

Subscriber onlyJonathan Bolger was blinded by flashlights in the darkness of his campsite on the Buffalo National River, his girlfriend told police. Continue reading...

U.S. clears Buffalo National River rangers in 2017 killing

Subscriber onlyWith a gun in one hand, Jonathan Bolger made a "sudden threatening move" with his other hand toward the door of his pickup, said Alexandra Picavet, chief of communications for the National Park Service's Midwest Region office in Omaha, Neb. Continue reading...

Arkansas father, one of his 2 kids aboard die in tourist boat sinking

Subscriber onlySteve Smith wasn't there to pick up his wife at Branson Landing at the appointed time Thursday evening. Continue reading...

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