Emily Walkenhorst

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Subscriber onlyRule tweaks sought for disposal wells Continue reading...

Jefferson County sheriff wins in county judge race

Subscriber onlyThe Jefferson County sheriff will be the county's new chief executive, and his third-in-command will take over as sheriff. Continue reading...

Claim that Arkansas day care worker had boy pelted by rocks probed

Subscriber onlyPolice are investigating a claim that a Forrest City day care worker ordered children to pelt another child with rocks as punishment, authorities said last week. Continue reading...

Environmental notebook

Subscriber onlyRule tweaks sought for disposal wells Continue reading...

3 Democratic candidates spar in Jefferson County sheriff's race

Subscriber onlyFunding struggles and whether the current administration is adequately serving Jefferson County are major issues for the three candidates running for county sheriff. Continue reading...

$5.4M allotted to water districts

Subscriber onlyArkansas natural resources officials on Wednesday approved $5.4 million in loans and grants to water and sewer districts and accepted more than a half-million dollars back from a levee district. Continue reading...

Central Arkansas mayor, school board member faces theft, burglary, trespassing charges

Subscriber onlyA central Arkansas mayor and school board member told police days before his arrest that he would take away the belongings of a woman who was behind on paying rent to him, according to police documents. Continue reading...

Claim that worker ordered boy pelted with rocks probed

Subscriber onlyPolice are investigating a claim that a Forrest City day care worker ordered children to pelt another child with rocks as punishment, authorities said Monday. Continue reading...

Clean Power Plan comments filed

Subscriber onlyThe state, the Sierra Club and other stakeholders have submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan. Continue reading...

Jefferson County race focuses on population, jobs

2 men seek top Jefferson County post

Subscriber onlyThe biggest challenges facing Jefferson County are a declining population and the subsequent declining tax base, candidates for county judge said, but both men believe the county already has the infrastructure it needs to attract more residents. Continue reading...

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Angela Chandler, geologist supervisor with the Arkansas Geological Survey, marks locations of differ...

Angela Chandler, geologist supervisor with the Arkansas Geological Survey, marks locations of different rock types March 6 in an e...

Published: April 9, 2018

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