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Ouachitas overlooked in state lore, films; Ozarks get all the attention, experts say

Subscriber onlyThe Ouachita Mountains gave us True Grit, Lum & Abner, Dizzy Dean and Bill Clinton. Continue reading...

Arkansas' governor touts benefits of $1.2 million mapping effort

Subscriber onlyFor 19 days in January and February, five airplanes flew 19,000 feet above Arkansas, shooting 30,066 digital images of the entire state's terrain. Continue reading...

Prominent Arkansas journalist Roy Reed’s funeral draws hundreds

Subscriber onlyThe curmudgeons were celebrating Jack Marr's 88th birthday on Dec. 6. Continue reading...

Arkansas nonprofit to build trails around historic site; properties include barn on 19th century stagecoach route

Subscriber onlyA nonprofit organization that builds trails has purchased the historic Fitzgerald Station in Springdale for $239,800, according to Washington County property records. Continue reading...

NYC doctor favored to take UAMS helm

Subscriber onlyA New York City cardiologist and native of Mobile, Ala., has been chosen to be the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, pending board approval. Continue reading...

Former Arkansas sport archivist gets 12 years for selling fake collectibles

Subscriber onlyA former Arkansas sports memorabilia dealer known for faking a Heisman trophy was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $23 million in restitution after pleading guilty to wire fraud in March. Continue reading...

Christmas trips forecast to surge; ice, snow possible in parts of Arkansas

Subscriber onlyA record number of Americans will travel during this Christmas holiday, according to AAA. Continue reading...

Clergy members from across Arkansas lament DACA's end in statement

Subscriber onlyMore than 100 clergy members from across Arkansas issued a statement Monday expressing "grief" over the end of the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals program and the lowering of refugee admission levels during a "global refugee crisis." Continue reading...

Man who spent 34 years as Chicago police officer fatally shot in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyChester Hornowski's friends can't believe that he survived 34 years as a Chicago police officer only to be gunned down in retirement at his Baxter County boardinghouse. Continue reading...

Complaint about noise preceded shooting that killed Arkansas man; 22 rounds fired, affidavit states

Subscriber onlyA man was gunned down near Mountain Home on Dec. 5 by a 59-year-old man who had complained about noise in the boardinghouse where the two lived, according to a court filing. Continue reading...

Wildfire in Northwest Arkansas fully contained within 425 acres

Flames staying out of trees, clearing out 2009 ice-storm debris, firefighters say

Subscriber onlyFirefighters have fully contained a wildfire within 425 acres of timber near Boxley Valley in the Ozark Mountains. Continue reading...

Arkansan, civil-rights reporter Roy Reed dies

Subscriber onlyOne of Arkansas' foremost journalists died Sunday night. Continue reading...

County JPs adopt King holiday; all of state’s 75 counties now honor civil-rights leader’s birthday

Subscriber onlyBaxter County will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday beginning next month. Continue reading...

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting

Man, 71, found dead in home

Subscriber onlyA Baxter County man has been arrested in the shooting death early Tuesday of Chester Raymond Hornowski, 71. Continue reading...

Base, cemetery, Johnny Cash's boyhood home among Arkansas sites nominated for National Register

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has nominated 14 properties for the National Register of Historic Places. Continue reading...