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Migrants key issue in Arkansas congressional race

Candidates also spar over budget

Subscriber onlyFor the first time since he was elected in 2010, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., has a Democratic opponent. Continue reading...

Eureka Springs looks at letting pigs already in the city stay

Subscriber onlyTwo pet pigs that live in the historic district of this tourist town will be allowed to remain under a proposal being considered by the Eureka Springs City Council. Continue reading...

A shifting Tornado Alley: Numbers likely to rise in Arkansas, study finds

Subscriber onlyThe number of tornadoes in Arkansas will likely increase over the next 100 years, based on a study published Wednesday in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science. Continue reading...

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...

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