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Martha Shoffner Verdict Reached: Guilty
Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and David Resch, Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced today that a federal jury found former Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Ann Shoffner, age 68, of Newport, guilty on six counts of extortion under ... (more)
Recording from day of Shoffner's arrest on tap
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Jurors in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner's federal bribery trial are to hear an hour-long recording made on the day of her arrest at her Newport home in May. Shoffner's attorney, Chuck Banks, may get his first chance Monday to cross-examine bond dealer Steele Stephens, who was given immunity for help he gave the FBI in ... (more)
Little Rock's Vantage Points
Little Rock's food truck scene has taken off in the past year or so, providing the area with a wide array of mobile choices.
Kettle of Molton Steel Tips Over, Kills Bald Knob Man
A kettle of molten steel fell and tipped over, killing a 49-year-old Bald Knob man, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
One dead in industrial accident
NEWPORT, AR - One person has been killed in an industrial accident at Arkansas Steel Associates in Newport, according to Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas.
Log Cabin Democrat
Clinton School recruits new project partners in Conway Feb. 18
The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service invites nonprofits, government agencies, businesses, foundations, communities, other colleges and universities, or other organizations working on community-based issues to submit ideas for field projects to be accomplished during the 2014-2015 academic year.