A Bradley County man has been sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with three years suspended, on one count of adult abuse and one count of criminal use of property, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Monday.
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Cane Creek Lake at Star City is refilling with water after the completion of a drawdown during which the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission cleared some vegetation to mark boating lanes.
Circuit Judge Don Glover set a $500,000 bond Monday for Danny Joe Burchfield, the 26-year-old man suspected in the death of Rebekah Singh, a 33-year-old McGehee woman who was initially reported as a missing person.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson visited Tuesday with Lake Village officials to tour the Lakeport Plantation and discuss its economic impact on Chicot County.
On Oct. 11, 2013, the city of Monticello entered into a $10 million contract with Siemens Industry Inc. to upgrade the city’s water system with new water meters and replace aging water lines. A year and $7 million later, the city has hired an attorney to determine whether the transaction complies with applicable law and, if so, is the company fulfilling its obligations under the contract.
A Conway man was killed and two others injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in Grant County.
A fire that consumed the Arkansas County Courthouse annex Sept. 23 in Stuttgart has been ruled an arson, an official said Tuesday.
Three intrepid rock-wall climbers show their stuff Saturday at the 2014 Ding Dong Days Fun Day at Memorial Park in Dumas, which offered music, munchies and a lot of other family-oriented activities for everyone. Dumas also held its annual Ding Dong Days parade as part of the annual community celebration. (Special to The Commercial/Joe Dempsey)
The cause of an early morning fire that gutted the Arkansas County Courthouse annex in Stuttgart was electrical in nature, Arkansas County Judge Glenn “Sonny” Cox said Tuesday.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello saw its enrollment decline from 3,893 students in September 2013 to 3,854 students as of September 2014, according to numbers provided by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.