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Sheriff's office: Fight over Arkansas man's porn viewing 'escalated quickly'; 1 arrested

updated: 11/15/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

An argument over a northeast Arkansas man’s viewing of pornography turned violent over the weekend, leading to his arrest, according to authorities.

TOP 25 MEN: Wisconsin defense overwhelms UCA

posted: 11/12/2016 3:13 a.m. Discuss

Bronson Koenig had 16 points, Nigel Hayes scored 10 of his 14 in the second half and No. 9 Wisconsin opened a season of high expectations with a 79-47 victory Friday night over Central Arkansas.

Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 interested in Mexico campus

posted: 11/06/2016 11:54 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.

Little Rock superintendent names four schools to potentially close

posted: 11/03/2016 4:09 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore outlined roughly $15.3 million in budget cuts in a news conference Thursday that include potentially closing up to three elementary schools and one preschool.

State Board of Education rejects applications for 2 open-enrollment charter schools

posted: 09/08/2016 11:52 a.m. Discuss

The state Board of Education on Thursday morning, after panel recommendations, rejected applications for two open-enrollment charter schools in Arkansas.

Arkansas State reports record enrollment at Jonesboro campus

posted: 09/07/2016 3:48 p.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University officials are reporting a record enrollment at the system's flagship campus in Jonesboro.

Audit: Ex-ASU chancellor used position to seek financial assistance for daughter

updated: 08/04/2016 3:07 p.m. Comments 12

Follow-up audit findings released Thursday by the Arkansas State University System express concern that Chancellor Tim Hudson, who resigned Tuesday night, used his position to seek financial assistance for his then-college-bound daughter.

Arkansas State University chancellor resigns after four years

updated: 08/03/2016 2:07 p.m. Comments 3

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson has resigned effective immediately after four years at the campus in Jonesboro, the university said Wednesday morning.

Arkansas board approves framework of new way to fund state universities

updated: 07/29/2016 1:39 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a framework of a new way to fund the state's public colleges and universities.

State board approves new location for Little Rock charter middle school

posted: 07/14/2016 3:23 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday approved a new location for the Little Rock Preparatory Academy’s charter middle school.

State education board overturns pair of rulings, will allow students to transfer districts

updated: 07/14/2016 3:01 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Board of Education voted Thursday to allow a pair of student transfers under the state's Public School Choice Act that had earlier been denied at the district level.

Former state representative named interim leader of Higher Education Department

posted: 07/08/2016 2:19 p.m. Discuss

A former state representative who now serves as the senior associate director for academic affairs at the Arkansas Department of Higher Education has been named the agency's next interim leader while a search for a permanent replacement is found.

In talk, new LRSD superintendent outlines district's troubles, goals

posted: 07/05/2016 3:07 p.m. Discuss

Days after officially taking the title, Little Rock Superintendent Michael Poore on Tuesday outlined how the district can work to solve some of what he called its most troubling inefficiencies.

Arkansas funeral home director found not guilty of corpse abuse

updated: 06/28/2016 5:52 p.m. Discuss

A former funeral director at Arkansas Funeral Care in Jacksonville has been found not guilty of all eight counts of criminal abuse of corpses.

Outgoing Little Rock schools chief: 'We're not out of the woods yet'

updated: 06/09/2016 12:33 p.m. Comment 1

Outgoing Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus bid a tearful goodbye Thursday after a year leading the district.

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