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AG rejects ballot proposal to toughen disclosure rules

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — For the fourth time, the wording of a proposed initiated act to toughen Arkansas’ campaign disclosure rules was rejected Wednesday by the state attorney general’s office.


County preparing for flooding

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

As low-lying areas of Jefferson County, particularly the Island Harbor area, brace for more water, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up in case they’re needed.


Trice due to appear in court over collapsed Main Street building

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

Condemned building owner Garland Trice is due to appear in court to respond to civil charges related to allegedly violating a city ordinance.

Trice is scheduled to appear in court on...

Court: 12-week abortion ban unconstitutional

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a judge’s ruling that struck down most of an Arkansas law that sought to ban most abortions at 12 weeks or later into a pregnancy.


Sheridan places five on AHSCA all-star rosters

May 28, 2015 3:05pm

CONWAY — Five Sheridan athletes lead the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star rosters, announced Wednesday by the Arkansas Activities Association. The games, which feature only...

Obama administration issues water protection rules

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday issued new rules clarifying which small bodies of water fall under federal anti-pollution protection over strong objections from Republicans in...

Recycling event set June 12 at Saracen Landing

May 27, 2015 2:05pm

Clean and Beautiful, Jefferson County Recycling and Shred-It will sponsor a recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Saracen Landing. All recyclable materials will be accepted....

Family agency to meet May 28

May 27, 2015 2:05pm

The monthly meeting of the Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28.

Ja’Xmyne Burnett, Neighborhood Watch coordinator with the Pine...

Cotton to tour Arsenal

May 27, 2015 2:05pm

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., will visit the Pine Bluff Arsenal Friday, May 29, for tours and an informational briefing.

The visit will include tours of manufacturing facilities and an...

Hogs’ Jackson, Teague return to Oklahoma for regional

May 26, 2015 11:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — By his estimation, Zach Jackson figures he grew up five minutes from Oral Roberts University. James Teague, about an hour with traffic.

They watched in the spring of 2013 as...