Tuesday Aug 26
Some roadway lanes to be closed during holiday
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is advising that lanes on some interstates and highways will be closed during the coming Labor Day holiday weekend.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Behind the News
But they're not thinking big enough. Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, and Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, said last week that they will push a bipartisan proposal to get a constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot that would eliminate what should be the second most important of Arkansas' seven constitutional offices.
Monday's open line and video roundup; also school transfers sought in Garland County
Here's an open line and today's video news roundup: Jonesboro police chief; West Memphis hospital; Mark Darr; Stacy Hurst's low blow; Frontier leaves Little Rock; Brandon Allen loses a pickup.
Crittenden Regional Hospital to close Sept. 7
Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis will close Sept. 7, despite voters' recent approval of a county sales tax to help keep the doors open.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Bobby Blackford: A - larruping' good cookBobby Blackford: A -...
He learned to cook from his mama; now retired, he's back in the kitchen cooking for his wife and friends Bobby Blackford: A 'larruping' good cook He learned to cook from his mama; now retired, he's back in the kitchen cooking for his wife and friends Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
English Bulldog Fatcat returned to owner eight years after she was...
Rare English Bulldog found dumped by roadside returned to her overjoyed owner... EIGHT YEARS after she was stolen, abused and used for breeding But a good Samaritan from West Memphis who was moving to Arizona offered to drive her back, completing the miracle After being stolen from her eight years ago, single mother Lashena Harris had come to terms ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise
Over the past decade, more parents reported that their children have a physical, neurodevelopmental or mental health disability, especially more socio-economically advantaged parents, a study finds.
Sen. Mark Pryor plans stops across Arkansas
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is planning several stops in Arkansas cities this week as he faces a re-election challenge.
The City Wire
Government job cuts
Editor's note: Maylon Rice has 40 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several Arkansas newspapers.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Grants awarded to 21 Arkansas schools, districts
The Arkansas Department of Education says 21 schools and districts have received grants to establish before- and after-school programs.
Senators announce effort to abolish office of lieutenant governor
Sens. Keith Ingram of West Memphis, a Democrat, and Jimmy Hickey of Texarkana, a Republican, have announced an effort to abolish the office of lieutenant governor .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wanted man arrested after standoff with JPD
JONESBORO, AR - A standoff with police landed a man in the Craighead County Jail.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Daily News
Harahan Rebid Comes in $5 Million Lower
Preliminary bids on the Harahan Bridge pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk and a West Memphis trail system connecting to the bridge came in $5 million lower than the first round of bids on the projects.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The City Wire
AOG opens second CNG fueling station in Fort Smith, 8th in Arkansas
Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. President Mike Callan addresses the group that gathered for the formal opening of the company's second public CNG station.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Talk About It: Docs, film take look at Memphis 3Talk About It: Docs,...
Talk About It: Docs, film take look at Memphis 3 If you can stand the grim subject matter, works are a fascinating look at horrifying case.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
13 (5) Chilling True Crime Documentaries To Keep You Up At Night
The Imposter The case: In 1994, a 13 year-old Texan boy named Nicholas Barclay disappeared.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The City Wire
Five Rivers to build new bulk warehouse at port of Van Buren
The port of Van Buren is expanding with the addition of a new 15,000-square-foot bulk storage building to be built by Five Rivers Distribution, according to Five Rivers Distribution President Marty Shell.