Sunday Jul 27
North Little Rock notebook
Bullet-plant permit up before council A special use permit to allow the manufacture of a component for bullets at a former warehouse adjacent to the downtown Argenta neighborhood is to be considered by the North Little Rock City Council at its 6 p.m. meeting Monday.
Seven apply to open charter schools
Seven organizations applied to the Arkansas Department of Education to open new, publicly funded charter schools in 2015-16 in places that include Little Rock, Forrest City and Springdale.
Union to picket City Hall in Forrest City
I'm shy of details - and the vigorous Forrest City Times Herald requires on-line subscriptions for its ongoing coverage of the issue - but the formation of a public employees union local in city government in Forrest City has led to a labor dispute.
President Obama - dinner in Denver
The motorcade traveled empty highways and roads for 30 minutes before arriving in the LoDo section of Denver at 6:42 p.m. Along the way, a smattering of onlookers lined the streets, with one group holding a "Free weed for Obama" sign.
Police: Suspect also robbed Summit Bank in 2009 and 2011
Benton officers arrested the man believed to be responsible for a robbery that occurred around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday at Summit Bank on Highway 35 North.
Longest lane closures over holiday include Russellville
Arkansas highway officials say 48 miles of major state roads will be under construction and have lane closures during the Fourth of July weekend.