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Arkansas country singer's legacy lives on through foundation
Apr 30, 2017 7:45 pm
Craig Strickland, country music lead singer for Backroad Anthem, loved people, said his mom, Joanne Craig of Fort Smith. Strickland "was all about relationships," Joanne said, adding that wh...
Third body recovered after boat capsized in Arkansas River
Apr 30, 2017 5:57 pm
The body of a third victim of a boating accident has been recovered from the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma.
Millage extension vote for Little Rock School District set to begin
Apr 30, 2017 9:30 am
Early voting begins Tuesday in the Little Rock School District's special election May 9 on extending the levy of 12.4 debt service mills by 14 years to help finance a new high school in the so...
$211M set for projects at Arkansas schools
Apr 30, 2017 9:30 am
Fifty-five Arkansas school districts will receive a total of $211.1 million in state aid to help finance construction of more than a dozen schools plus additions, renovations, roofs, storm shelters, a...
Special session's focus health law; Arkansas Works eligibility, U.S. waivers issues at hand
Apr 30, 2017 8:52 am
State lawmakers will consider Gov. Asa Hutchinson's latest proposals to change Arkansas' version of Medicaid expansion during a special session that starts Monday, against the backdrop...
Events that led the district to where it is
Apr 30, 2017 8:20 am
The Little Rock School District is asking in a May 9 special election for voters to approve a 14-year extension of 12.4 mills of its overall 46.4 mill property tax rate. Below are key events over rece...
Washington news in brief
Apr 30, 2017 8:11 am
Arkansas delegation remembers Dickey
Fly's Eye Dome falls into place at Crystal Bridges
Apr 30, 2017 8:01 am
Jennifer De Martino was a little concerned when it was time to put the cap of Buckminster Fuller's Fly's Eye Dome in place at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art earlier this month.
Puzzle day to include author talk
Apr 30, 2017 7:59 am
MANY A CROSSWORD SPOKEN: The Central Arkansas Library System's Literary Festival continues today with Arkansas Puzzle Day at the Clinton School of Public Service. Deb Amlen, columnist and edit...
Permit denial sinks plans for property
Apr 30, 2017 7:57 am
Last spring, Wesley Snodgrass and his wife, K.C. Cagle, purchased 90 acres in northwest Pulaski County near the Wye Mountain neighborhood on Arkansas 113.
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