Elyssa Cherney

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UCA planting sculpture of sticks

Artist will weave materials gathered by 150 volunteers

Subscriber onlyCONWAY -- By the second week of her freshman year at the University of Central Arkansas, Kaitlin Carter was already hard at work. Continue reading...

Candidates stump in nod to the past

Hopefuls step up, air their platforms

Subscriber onlyPolitical hopefuls from across the state stepped onto a tree stump Saturday morning in Sherwood. Continue reading...

UAM's credits for teens disputed

Enrollment taking hit, PB college says

Subscriber onlyA Pine Bluff-area community college has complained to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board that a four-year university offering concurrent enrollment at a nearby high school has encroached on its service area and created friction in the community. Continue reading...

Police say 2 teens held 3 at Arby's, stole car, crashed

Subscriber onlyTwo teenagers held three Arby's employees at gunpoint early Saturday in a robbery attempt before fleeing in a stolen car and causing a head-on collision, according to a Little Rock Police Department news release. Continue reading...

Ghana, state benefits focus of symposium

Subscriber onlyAmong the business suits and ties worn by attendees at a symposium on sustainable farming Thursday in North Little Rock, some participants dressed in kente -- the traditional, brightly colored cloth from Ghana's Volta region. Continue reading...

Suit filed over film royalties

Not repaid, says Jacksonville man

Subscriber onlyAs a child, Jordan Cooper watched Texas Gov. Ann Richards make witty comments on late-night talk shows. Continue reading...

Mineral Springs stands again

District’s new leader, finances revive struggling system

Subscriber onlyMINERAL SPRINGS -- After Brock Byers graduated from Mineral Springs High School in 1998, he got a tattoo by which to remember his alma mater. Continue reading...

Forum gives female vets options

Sherwood event features resources for 24,000 in state

Subscriber onlyDeb Flynn scribbled notes in a journal Saturday morning as she sat in a room surrounded by more than 30 other Arkansan female veterans. Continue reading...

Shooting leaves two dead in Alexander

Two gunmen enter mobile home filled with 20 people, open fire, police say

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER -- Arkansas State Police is investigating a double homicide in Saline County where two men entered a mobile home filled with 20 people and opened fire late Friday night. Continue reading...

Jonesboro's police chief suspended

Subscriber onlyJonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin suspended the city's police chief for 30 days without pay Friday and ordered him to write a letter of apology to a former newspaper reporter he posted contentious comments about on his personal Facebook page. Continue reading...

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