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World No Tobacco Day observed

To honor World No Tobacco on Sunday, May 31, Stamp Out Smoking is joining forces with the World Health Organization and partners to focus on ending the harms caused by the illicit trade of tobacco products throughout the world.

Felony arrests

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any.

Sen. Cotton tours Arsenal

While the U.S. Congress was on a break this week, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, came to Arkansas for a few days and spent some time at the Pine Bluff Arsenal where, like Congressmen French Hill and Bruce Westerman did earlier this year, Cotton saw a pyrotechnic demonstration of the smoke grenades and ammunition the Arsenal produces, and got a look at chemical defense equipment.

Hutchinson signs session bills into law

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday signed into law all bills passed during the special session, including measures to authorize a bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas and move the state primary elections to March.