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Arkansas teen gets life in prison for killing his brother; victim beaten with bat, stabbed with sword

Subscriber onlyA Berryville man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder in the beating and stabbing death of his autistic older brother. Continue reading...

Slape wins in House seat runoff

Deputy Wheeler prevails in Newton County sheriff race

Subscriber onlyDuring his 12 years as Newton County sheriff, Keith Slape survived a plot to kidnap his son and an 80-mph collision with an elk. Continue reading...

Education notebook

Subscriber onlyGovernor to salute learning program Continue reading...

Education notebook

Subscriber onlyGovernor to salute Continue reading...

Wagon train hits the dusty trail; group harnesses horse power for 71-mile trek in state

Subscriber onlyNine wagons and about 60 horseback riders left Harrison on Friday morning on a six-day, 71-mile trip to Springdale. Continue reading...

Slape's winner in House runoff

His sheriff’s post goes to deputy

Subscriber onlyDuring his 12 years as Newton County sheriff, Keith Slape survived a plot to kidnap his son and an 80-mile-per-hour collision with an elk. Continue reading...

Artist at helm of boat project at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Subscriber onlyArtist Nancy Rubins spent three weeks in Bentonville working on Monochrome II. Besides canoes, the sculpture includes aluminum rowboats, jon boats and Instaboats, which are portable folding boats. Dents, scrapes and holes just give the boats more texture and character. Continue reading...

Small Arkansas town yearning to dim the lights; LED shift holds jarring cost

Subscriber only Arkansas' smallest incorporated town is suffering from light pollution. Continue reading...

Left disabled after beating by police during '16 arrest, Arkansas man says in lawsuit

Subscriber onlyA Sharp County man has filed a lawsuit saying police officers beat him so badly during a 2016 arrest that he is permanently disabled as a result. Continue reading...

Tunnel under town’s parking lot collapses

Subscriber onlyA tunnel has collapsed underneath a parking lot on Main Street in Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

8 houses 1st of 26 to go up, aid poor in state; vision is low-cost village

Subscriber onlyEight small houses sprang up last week among the 60-foot-tall pine trees on Passion Play Road. Continue reading...

BODY CAMERA VIDEO: Arkansas police chief steps down after suit says 1 officer 'unlawfully arrested, assaulted, harassed' motorist

Subscriber onlyThe police chief of Walnut Ridge resigned Monday, two months after a federal lawsuit was filed saying he failed to take appropriate action after one of his officers "unlawfully arrested, assaulted and harassed" a motorist during a traffic stop in December 2016. Continue reading...

Reward offered in suspected arson that destroyed Arkansas town's post office

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Postal Service is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for anyone with information indicating that a May 27 fire at the Compton post office in Newton County was intentionally set. Continue reading...

Tunnel fails under lot in Eureka Springs

Subscriber onlyA tunnel has collapsed underneath a parking lot on Main Street in Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

'It's going to be a long, hot summer': State park shuts pool built in 1960s, citing safety concerns

Safety concerns shut park’s pool

Subscriber only For 50 years, the swimming pool at Withrow Springs State Park has been the summer hangout for kids from Huntsville and surrounding towns. Continue reading...