FORT SMITH — A former state attorney general and Sebastian County prosecutor was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor in the Rickey Dale Newman case.
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LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., announced Thursday the creation of Women for Pryor, a grassroots coalition that will seek to rally the support of women voters in the second-term senator’s tough election fight with U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to Dollarway High School Thursday afternoon, with students cheering on two administrators.
The White Hall School District saw its enrollment decline by 23 students between 2012-13 and 2013-14, resulting in a loss of $150,000 in anticipated state funding.
The official dedication and opening of the newly renovated gymnasium at the Salvation Army on East 12th Avenue has been scheduled for next week.
LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Thursday it has completed its $8.55 billion merger with The Hillshire Brands Company based in Chicago.
Pine Bluff Fire Chief Shawn Howell completes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. The challenge was started by the ALS Foundation as a way to raise awareness about the disease and increase donations for the ALS Association. Several area law enforcement officers took the challenge last week.
James Lee Witt, Democratic candidate for 4th District congressman, left, talks to Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services employees Christopher Geiggar, Steven Rice and Harold Clark Wednesday. Witt met with Pine Bluff Democratic leaders as well as fire fighters and law enforcement officers at the Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign Headquarters at Jefferson Square. This was the third community conversation Witt has had in Pine Bluff.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the Republican Party’s “No. 1 pickup opportunity in the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday while visiting Arkansas to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Wednesday defended his decision to release a television ad this week that accuses Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle of voting to weaken the nation’s preparedness for a possible Ebola outbreak.