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King takes majority even in White Hall

Former Pine Bluff Mayor Dutch King can largely credit the city's voters for his decisive victory in the Nov. 6 Jefferson County judge's race. A Democrat, King garnered 73 percent of the votes in a 19,077-6,997 win over District 12 Justice of the Peace Ted Harden, a White Hall Republican.

Numbers show Hollingsworth dominated across board

Debe Hollingsworth's win in the Nov. 6 Pine Bluff mayoral election was so thorough that it's safe to say the political novice was the top choice among all voter groups, a feat made even more remarkable by her roughly 5-2 victory margin over her chief competitor, two-term incumbent Carl A. Redus Jr.

Election Results

With all precincts reporting and all the votes counted in Southeast Arkansas unless otherwise noted, the following is a list of the election results. They are still, however, unofficial until they are certified by their respective election...

Medical marijuana trails late

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for medical use in Arkansas narrowly trailed as general election ballots were still being tallied late Tuesday.

Darr announces support for highway tax

LITTLE ROCK — Lt. Gov. Mark Darr announced his support Tuesday for a proposed constitutional amendment for a temporary one-half cent sales tax increase to finance a $1.8 billion bond issue to build a four-lane highway system connecting all corners of the state.

AETN debates to include 4th district candidates

A debate for candidates seeking the U.S. Fourth District congressional seat will be held Oct. 25 in Conway featuring Republican candidate Tom Cotton, Green Party candidate Joshua Drake, Democratic state Sen. Gene Jeffress and libertarian Bobby Tullis.