posted: 08/30/2014 3:16 a.m.
A Springdale landmark disappeared this summer. For almost half a century, a 7-foot-tall statue of the cartoon character Popeye stood in front of the canning plant on U.S. 71B on the city's north side.
posted: 08/30/2014 2:52 a.m.
OZARK -- Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation who were represented at a public meeting regarding plans for a power transmission line to send wind-generated power from Oklahoma to Tennessee have not taken a stand on the issue.
posted: 08/30/2014 2:35 a.m.
VAN BUREN -- A Van Buren man was jailed Friday after withstanding seven tear gas canisters while barricaded in his bathroom and finally giving up when police used a bomb squad robot to talk to him.
posted: 08/29/2014 4:30 a.m.
For a long time, engineers have made medical devices, said Ashok Saxena, head of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s Department of Biomedical Engineering.
updated: 08/28/2014 5:04 p.m.
A single-vehicle crash on Arkansas 59 in Washington County on Wednesday evening left a woman dead and a man injured, the Arkansas State Police said.
posted: 08/28/2014 7:05 a.m.
GREENWOOD — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for animal abuse after authorities found emaciated dogs at his former home.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:48 a.m.
Former prosecutor Ron Fields was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor for Ricky Dale Newman's capital murder retrial in Crawford County Circuit Court.
posted: 08/27/2014 6 a.m.
Just days into the academic year, Mary Wyandt-Hiebert’s team of peer educators has already been booked to give 24 anti-sexual-assault presentations to classes at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
posted: 08/27/2014 2:18 a.m.
On the first day of classes, 72 University of Arkansas at Fayetteville students living on campus had been assigned temporary living quarters.
posted: 08/27/2014 2:16 a.m.
With a new 30-bed jail in operation, Newton County deputies won't have to think carefully whether to take someone to jail on a warrant or for violating the law, Sheriff Keith Slape said.
posted: 08/26/2014 3:25 a.m.
Two University of Arkansas at Fayetteville professors will give natural history lovers in Northwest Arkansas a chance to learn about the passenger pigeon, the bird that once darkened the skies in huge swaths of the state for days at a time before it was hunted to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
posted: 08/25/2014 3:17 a.m.
A Texas company announced progress in its effort to build a power transmission line through Arkansas as opponents to the project planned to meet this week.
posted: 08/25/2014 3:10 a.m.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- French teacher Chris Young and a few volunteers unpacked boxes and filled bookshelves with French novels, textbooks and Disney children's books written in French inside his classroom in the recently constructed Joplin High School.
posted: 08/24/2014 3:20 a.m.
The endowment supporting the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has grown to $920.6 million, a record amount for the university and the first year it has surpassed its pre-recession total.
posted: 08/24/2014 3:03 a.m.
Just before the second day of school started Tuesday, Ramsey Junior High Principal Dennis Siebenmorgen saw a lot of students sitting on benches with their new school-issued laptops open.