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Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium should be 'mecca of statewide football,' Arkansas governor says

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson wants War Memorial Stadium to serve as the "mecca of statewide football," a magnet for high school and college teams across Arkansas. Continue reading...

Hogs' Little Rock games hinge on stadium redo; deal has income, ticket thresholds

Subscriber onlyArkansas games in Little Rock hinge on upgrading War Memorial before Thanksgiving 2019, according to an agreement that partially keeps a seven-decade tradition intact. Continue reading...

Every other year, Hogs to play game in Little Rock, sources say

Contract for War Memorial covers Missouri matchup, spring scrimmage

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Razorbacks will host football games against the Missouri Tigers at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock every other year as part of a broader "compromise" agreement that partly preserves the long-standing tradition, according to two sources familiar with the deal. Continue reading...

Sources: Razorbacks to play Missouri at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium every other year

The Arkansas Razorbacks will play the Missouri Tigers in Little Rock in alternating years as part of an agreement that will extend Razorback football games in the state’s capital city, two sources familiar with the arrangement said Wednesday. Continue reading...

College gets withheld U.S. funds, pays staff

Subscriber onlyAfter a 10-day delay, Arkansas Baptist College has paid faculty and staff members by answering federal officials’ questions and then receiving money that had been withheld, the college announced Friday in a news release. Continue reading...

Little Rock college gets withheld U.S. funds, pays staff

Subscriber onlyAfter a 10-day delay, Arkansas Baptist College has paid faculty and staff members by answering federal officials' questions and then receiving money that had been withheld, the college announced Friday in a news release. Continue reading...

Police find 16 bombs in Pulaski County; man jailed

Subscriber onlyA 47-year-old man faces numerous felony charges after authorities said they found 14 pipe bombs in the yard of his Pulaski County home on Monday and two other bombs at his ex-girlfriend's address last week. Continue reading...

Report says Little Rock college misused federal funds

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College misspent hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money and "is in a serious financial crisis," according to an internal report obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Continue reading...

Report says Little Rock college misused $475,000 in federal funds

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College misspent hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money and "is in a serious financial crisis," according to an internal report obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Continue reading...

Cash woes leave college in Little Rock short

U.S. funds ‘delayed,’ Arkansas Baptist strains to pay staff

Subscriber onlyThe flow of federal money to Arkansas Baptist College has been "delayed," the college's interim president confirmed Monday, days after he sent an email to faculty and staff warning that the school may not be able to issue paychecks on time. Continue reading...

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