Thursday Aug 7
The City Wire
Arvest settles with 18 of 20 banks in the Smiley interpleading
Arvest Bank, which turned over $551,764 to the Benton County Court in the interpleader case of H. Dennis Smiley, has reportedly settled with 18 of the 20 banks holding claims against the money.
USDA commodities to be distributed in Lonoke Co.
The food items will be distributed Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. at Allport City Hall; Austin City Hall; Cabot Church of Christ; Carlisle Old City Gym; Humnoke City Hall; Lonoke County Fairgrounds; Ward Chamber of Commerce; Woodlawn Community Center; and the England Community Center.
Federal disaster declarations made for 10 counties
LITTLE ROCK, AR - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties who suffered losses due to storms that began in the affected areas June 29. Vilsack issued disaster declarations Wednesday in response to flood conditions in Cross, Independence, Jackson, Lee, Lonoke, Monroe, ... (more)
60-Year Prison Term for Lonoke Co. Man in Child Porn Case
A Lonoke County man arrested last year by agents with the Attorney General's Cyber Crimes Unit has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today.
Delta Farm Press
Jim Lingo - improving rice production
Rains delayed fieldwork this spring for Forest, La., farmer Jim Lingo, but the farm was starting to catch up as temperatures rose and rains waned in mid-June.