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Executions set tone for year's peace march
Apr 24, 2017 7:47 am
The fourth annual Pilgrimage for Peace in central Arkansas took on a different feeling Sunday with the shadow of last week's execution and the looming specter of the two set for this evening.
Interest conflicts get more scrutiny
Apr 24, 2017 7:46 am
Pulaski County is paying more attention to potential conflicts of interest in the contracts it awards.
City rehires former attorney to help regain residents' trust
Apr 24, 2017 7:45 am
CAVE SPRINGS -- A former city attorney has returned to his old job in Cave Springs with a plan to help officials regain residents' trust after months of political upheaval in the Northwest Ark...
After flow of ideas, W. Memphis out to make water tower a tourist draw
Apr 24, 2017 7:44 am
Main Street West Memphis will illuminate a 94-year-old water tower on East Broadway and hang glistening cables from it, giving the effect of cascading water, as part of the Crittenden County town&...
As elections association comes to end, NW officials look to form replacement
Apr 24, 2017 7:44 am
FAYETTEVILLE -- A group of Northwest Arkansas election commissioners plans to start a new organization to replace the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association, which is set to dissolve this ye...
Chili Peppers age, but energy remains
Apr 24, 2017 7:43 am
Age presents a problem for most rock bands, and one would think that general rule would apply to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Man faces charges in machete threat
Apr 24, 2017 7:42 am
An Arkansas man is accused of brandishing an 18-inch-long machete at his roommate during a domestic disturbance.
Public housing overhaul planned in Hot Springs
Apr 24, 2017 7:41 am
HOT SPRINGS -- Contractors gathered Thursday at the Webb Community Center in Hot Springs to hear the requirements for bidding on a $22.1 million construction project that will overhaul all 365 of the ...
2 school aides OK'd to work after death
Apr 24, 2017 7:40 am
FAYETTEVILLE -- Two of five classroom aides on leave since the death of a Fayetteville first-grader were cleared to return to work at Vandergriff Elementary School, according to a school district news...
Men's Chorus put audience into spirit
Apr 24, 2017 7:39 am
The River City Men's Chorus and its audience really got into the spirit Sunday afternoon at Little Rock's Second Presbyterian Church.