Arkansas’ voting equipment is out of date and Secretary of State Mark Martin said Tuesday his office is trying to improve it.
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A proposed appropriation ordinance that would transfer $334,100 to the Jefferson County Road Department to cover expenses for the rest of the year was approved by two committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court on Tuesday during a brief meeting.
The nonprofit organization supporting the proposed Redfield Tri-County Charter School’s application is hoping a fourth time will be the charm in its campaign to establish an open-enrollment charter school in the White Hall School District.
A third day of searching for a Gould teenager who disappeared Sunday and is believed to have fallen into a canal in Lincoln County was unsuccessful Tuesday and Sheriff Leonard Hogg said the effort will continue Wednesday.
Arkansas Congressman Bruce Westerman talked about challenges the nation faces Tuesday and the importance of education to improve the lives of citizens.
A proposed resolution seeking to set a deadline on the company clearing debris from fallen buildings on Main Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues was pulled from Monday’s Pine Bluff City Council agenda.
Pine Bluff Police Officer Hodges Stewart holds Bear, a 1-and-a-half year-old male Shih Tzu puppy that was turned in to the shelter Monday afternoon. Stewart said the owner of the dog was an elderly lady who could not take care of Bear anymore and brought him and another dog to the shelter. ‘That’s really smart,’ he said. ‘We can try to get them adopted or rescued by someone.’ (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
A group of parents from the Dollarway School District say they plan to oppose the application of a new charter school in the district.
Reconstruction of the Joe Thomas Public Safety building that will house the Police and Fire departments’ main stations has ground almost to a halt and architects say they need more money to complete the job.
A proposed resolution that would set a deadline for clearing debris from fallen buildings on Main Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues is the only agenda item before the Pine Bluff City Council on Monday.