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Emily Walkenhorst

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Property tax bills on their way

Pulaski County residents owe $13M more than last year

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County treasurer's office has started sending out property tax bills to county residents that total about $460 million. Continue reading...

Top spellers wage war of words

Paragould eighth-grader winner of state spelling bee

Subscriber onlyAfter finishing second last year in the state spelling bee, Jackson Parker said everyone expected him to win this time. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

Subscriber onlyUSDA grant to aid tornado cleanup Continue reading...

County fills spot on planning board

Subscriber onlyNeil Bryant will fill the vacant Pulaski County Planning Board position left by Chairman Ray Vogelpohl after Quorum Court approval of his appointment. Continue reading...

JPs vote to buy security cameras

Phone system, lot also OK’d by Pulaski County officials

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County Quorum Court approved spending $1 million on infrastructure projects at a Tuesday meeting, including $80,000 for security cameras outside of the county's downtown Little Rock offices. Continue reading...

JPs to vote on spending plan for $1M of carryover cash

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County Quorum Court is to decide Tuesday whether to spend $1 million in carryover funds from 2014 on various technology and maintenance projects, including up to $80,000 for parking lot security cameras. Continue reading...

Former pupils recall desegregation days

Panel shares junior high experiences

Subscriber onlyAttending a white junior high school in the early 1960s was a lesson in isolation and perseverance, black former Little Rock students told a crowd Saturday at Bullock Temple CME Church near Central High School. Continue reading...

Hill visits Keystone XL pipe fabricator

At LR’s Welspun Tubular, he promises to hand-deliver letter to president

Subscriber onlyU.S. Rep. French Hill was back in the state's 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday visiting Welspun Tubular LLC, a southeast Little Rock manufacturing company responsible for 800 miles of pipe for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Continue reading...

Environmental notebook

Subscriber onlyAgencies appeal ruling on hog farm Continue reading...

Schools seek tax-error option

Claim rejected, NLR district debates how to repay funds

Subscriber onlyNorth Little Rock School District officials are considering their options in paying nearly $900,000 to Pulaski County Special schools after an insurance claim submitted to cover the payments was rejected. Continue reading...

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