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Arkansas police have $34.2 million in surplus military gear

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON – Arkansas law enforcement agencies have received more than $34.2 million worth of M-16 rifles, armored vehicles, grenade launchers and other military gear similar to that spotlighted...

Parole board recommends four for pardons

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

Four Southeast Arkansas residents were recommended for pardons by the Arkansas Parole Board when they met Wednesday while applications by two others were turned down.

The board’s...


White Hall’s Sprinkle developing at TE

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas tight end A.J. Derby said the Razorbacks got a good look at Jeremy Sprinkle’s development during a practice earlier this month.

The sophomore lined up at fullback...

AG to present workshop on frauds, scams

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and representatives from other state agencies will host a free lunch-and-learn workshop in Jonesboro on Monday, Aug. 25, to help consumers who want to learn how to...

Space at airport not available to store fire equipment, panel says

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission advised Grider Field Airport Manager Doug Hale Thursday to turn down a request from the city fire chief to store equipment in the former National Guard Armory....

History panel receives grant to develop lesson plans

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas History Commission, in partnership with the Arkansas Humanities Council, received a $4,995 grant to develop lesson plans focusing primarily on state history.



Democratic candidate for attorney general outlines legislative agenda

Aug 21, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A sex-offender label for driver’s licenses and an end to parole eligibility for sex offenders are among the proposals that state Rep. Nate Steel said Thursday would be in his...


SEARK hosts orientation

Aug 21, 2014 4:08pm

Southeast Arkansas College’s new students prepare for the school year by attending one of two annual Fall Semester New Student Orientation sessions. Participants were from SEARK’s service area...

Bella Vista man wins $1 million lottery prize

Aug 21, 2014 3:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Bella Vista man is the latest person to win a $1 million lottery prize in Arkansas, lottery officials said Thursday.

David Dahlqvist claimed the prize Tuesday on a Powerball...


Lions aim for redemption after sour ‘13

Aug 21, 2014 3:08pm

About this time last year, Monte Coleman was living a coach’s nightmare.

He wasn’t quite ready going into Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s season opener to say what was going on, only indicating it...