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Hutchinson appoints 32 to state boards and commissions

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday named 32 people to state boards and commissions.

Appointed are:

—Janet Moore, Hot Springs, to chair the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board...

Panel endorses bill to allow ads on school buses

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A House committee on Thursday advanced bills that would allow school districts to sell advertising space on school buses and end the state’s obligation to test home-schooled students...

House approves abortion bill; lottery bill fails in Senate

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Bills to impose new restrictions on the use of abortion-inducing drugs, assert that American law trumps foreign law in Arkansas courts and allow trained volunteers to give insulin...

House committee advances bill to allow concealed handguns in polling places

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Concealed handguns would be allowed in Arkansas polling places under a bill advanced Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee.

The panel also endorsed bill to require the...

Winter storm causes travel problems

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A late-winter storm contributed to at least one fatal crash Wednesday as well as numerous accidents Thursday that slowed or stopped traffic in Central Arkansas, according to the...

State Supreme Court reinstates most of 2013 law on petition process

Mar 05, 2015 10:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated most of a 2013 law regarding ballot initiatives that a Pulaski County circuit judge struck down last year.

In a split...

Arkansas awaits challenge from Loyola Marymount

Mar 05, 2015 8:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE — A sense of normality has finally come for the Diamond Hogs.

Snow didn’t delay, nor postpone, anything in the Arkansas baseball week. No sneak-in doubleheaders are scheduled...

Striders run at LSU

Mar 05, 2015 8:03pm

A Pine Bluff track team, the Louis Moss Striders, had an impressive showing at the Louisiana Governor’s Games Indoor Invitational held in the Carl Maddox Field House on the campus of LSU this past...

UAPB, Valley to play Friday

Mar 05, 2015 8:03pm

The regular season finale for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State basketball teams had to wait a day longer after inclement weather struck Mississippi on Thursday.


Lee Johnson

Mar 05, 2015 8:03pm

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - Lee Arthur Johnson, 61, of Milwaukee, Wis., formally from Pine Bluff, Ark., died on February 9, 2015 at his home. He was the son of Tom and Jessie (Battles) Johnson.