LITTLE ROCK — James Smith of Star City said he was honored to receive a Silver Star in a ceremony Tuesday at the state Capitol, even if the honor came 49 years after his actions on a battlefield in Vietnam that earned it.
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LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death-row inmates, including Kenneth Dewayne Williams of Pine Bluff.
LITTLE ROCK — Oil and gas company SEECO has agreed to pay $950,000 to the federal government to resolve allegations that it drilled into unleased, federally owned natural gas in Conway and Van Buren counties.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said in an opinion Tuesday she believes ordinances in some Arkansas communities that extend civil-rights protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are unenforceable.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday the state’s current formula for funding higher education is outdated and needs to be re-evaluated.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., an outspoken opponent of the president’s nuclear deal with Iran, met Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem during a weeklong trip to Israel.
LITTLE ROCK — Former Little Rock School District Superintendent Dexter Suggs no longer holds a doctorate degree, the district said Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a judge’s ruling that the Blytheville School District properly denied requests from several parents to transfer their white children out of the district.
LITTLE ROCK — Although the Army Corps of Engineers closed Murray Lock on the Arkansas River on Sunday so workers could “dewater” it to assess and repair the downstream lock gates, workers could not dewater the lock because maintenance issues made installation of a temporary dam impossible.
LITTLE ROCK — Thirteen Arkansas airports will share $8.5 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for facility upgrades and expansions, Arkansas’ congressional delegation announced Monday.