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Hearing, speech benefit gets perpetual chairman

Subscriber onlyLoris Fullerton of Little Rock considers herself somewhat of a super sleuth. Continue reading...

It's been fun, sort of

Subscriber onlyIt could be considered an impossible feat -- to summarize the 45-year career of University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel Anderson -- so faculty and friends took the opportunity to poke some good-natured fun at him instead. Continue reading...

Eve of Thea benefit features hospitality, music, libations

Subscriber onlyClark Trim and Henrik Thostrup opened their doors -- and their proverbial liquor cabinet -- to locals and out-of-towners the night of May 14 for a pre-party celebrating Into the Blue: An Evening With President Bill Clinton, which followed the next night at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading...

41 potential public servants get newly minted diplomas

Subscriber onlyThe look on Ashley-Brooke Moses' face was one of astonishment when Clinton School of Public Service Dean Skip Rutherford called her name as winner of this year's Shannon Butler Bridgebuilder Award, the school's highest nonacademic award. Continue reading...

Invitation to the dance

Opposites trip the light fantastic for law school’s party

Subscriber onlyAll it took was a $1,000 bid from a guest at the Barrister Gala for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's William H. Bowen School of Law to see former U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder -- the self-proclaimed "last living liberal in Arkansas" -- dance with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, a conservative. Continue reading...

Visitors sample art exhibit at St. Joseph Center dinner

Subscriber onlyArtists Kevin Kresse, Steven Rockwell, Jennifer Wilson and Jeff Waddle made their way down from their third-story studios at St. Joseph Center of Arkansas Inc. in North Little Rock to mingle with guests May 5 attending the center's Lettuce Dine Dinner & Art Show. Continue reading...

10 times Appomattox Club has paved way to education

Subscriber onlyThe Appomattox Club held its 10th scholarship banquet at Pleasant Valley Country Club on May 6. The group has come a long way -- and shared a lot of fun and fellowship -- since it started with a group of men who met at the home of the late Dan Stewart near 18th and Cumberland streets in Little Rock in October 1923. Continue reading...

Event honoring Navy SEAL raises $73,000 to help others

Subscriber onlyGuests at A Tribute to Adam Brown: Our Fallen Hero shared the same sentiment: Brown was a military rock star who died too soon and will be remembered for years to come. Continue reading...

Three men fined for roles in videotaped deer beating

Subscriber onlyThe case of three Georgia men involved in beating a deer inside a car in January was settled Thursday in Stuttgart District Court, where all three were fined for their actions. Continue reading...

3 men fined for roles in videotaped deer beating in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe case of three Georgia men involved in beating a deer inside a car in January was settled Thursday in Stuttgart District Court, where all three were fined for their actions. Continue reading...

Police: Arkansas woman arrested after hydrocodone pills fell out of bra

Subscriber onlyA Mabelvale woman was arrested Thursday while trying to cash a suspicious check at the U.S. Bank branch on Baseline Road. Continue reading...

Arkansas high school football star charged in second assault

Subscriber onlyA Pine Bluff High School football standout and a Little Rock man, already in jail after their arrest in connection with a shooting Saturday, face three additional counts of aggravated robbery and felony battery. Continue reading...

Fort Smith school chief ending run

Subscriber onlyFort Smith School District Superintendent Benny Gooden, the second-longest serving school superintendent in Arkansas, will retire effective June 30. Continue reading...

Arkansas high school football standout jailed in shooting

Pine Bluff star 1 of 4 arrested; victim critical

Subscriber onlyPine Bluff High School football standout David Beasley and three other men remained jailed Monday after a weekend shooting at a Pine Bluff convenience store that left another man in critical condition at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Continue reading...

Charges dropped for 2 in Arkansas funeral-home backlog of bodies

Relatives wanted to avoid corpse-abuse trial, prosecutor says; lawsuits pending

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County prosecuting attorney’s office on Thursday dropped criminal charges against a father and son who owned the now-defunct Arkansas Funeral Care funeral home, where investigators found a backlog of bodies waiting to be cremated or embalmed in January of 2015. Continue reading...

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