Mara Klecker

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Store owner quick to adapt approach

Subscriber onlyMarty Ward was scared of Eugene Lockwood the first time he met him. Continue reading...

Bricks build support for Bates house

Fundraiser’s proceeds to pay for furniture refinishing, basement restoration

Subscriber onlyIn the shade of a carport, rows of folding chairs stood Wednesday morning where a burning cross once was left as a message for civil-rights activist Daisy Lee Gatson Bates. Continue reading...

As speaker at Clinton School, ex-first daughter to be 1,000th

Subscriber onlyChelsea Clinton will be the 1,000th speaker in the Clinton School of Public Service's lecture series, the school announced Wednesday. Continue reading...

Computer science enrollment on course, Hutchinson says

Subscriber onlyStanding next to a large sign with the hashtag #ARKidsCanCode on Tuesday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said enrollment in computer science courses in the state has exceeded expectation. Continue reading...

Clinton School lecture series nears milestone

1,000th speaker set for September

Subscriber onlyActress Fran Drescher. Chinese civil activist Chen Guangcheng. Sen. John McCain. Dr. Phil McGraw. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Continue reading...

Dreaming of stardom, hopefuls dress up, line up, sing hearts out

Subscriber onlyAmong the thousands waiting Saturday morning in the line snaking around Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, the two girls stood out. Continue reading...

Students warm up for fall classes

Workshop a preview for advanced placement courses

Subscriber onlySixty-three Arkansas high school students gave up five days of their summer vacation last week to take part in activities to help them prepare for advanced placement courses they will take in the fall. Continue reading...

Sherwood committee chooses site for library

21-acre plot needs City Council’s OK

Subscriber onlyA site selection committee has chosen a 21-acre plot in Sherwood as the top choice for the location of the city's new library. Continue reading...

State booting up computer-science courses

Subscriber onlyThis fall, the Natural State will be the first in which every high school and charter school offers at least one computer-science course. Continue reading...

Religion waiver lessens gay-Scout-leader outcry

Subscriber onlyCompared with May 2013, John Carman's phone has been quiet the past couple of days. Continue reading...

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