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Collector buys rare lunar meteorite

posted: 09/01/2014 2:50 a.m. Discuss

A Eureka Springs man who is a renowned meteorite hunter said a laboratory confirmed Thursday that an object he raised more than $5,000 to buy is a rare lunar meteorite.

New Tech Network is a different take on school

posted: 08/31/2014 5:08 a.m. Discuss

Routines are different at Rogers New Technology High School.

Performer pulls in audience at festival

posted: 08/31/2014 5:05 a.m. Discuss

Musician Joe Craven believes music lives inside of everyone.

Gone but not forgotten: Disappearing Popeye back with new shine

posted: 08/30/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

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.

Lawmakers wait for power-line report

posted: 08/30/2014 2:52 a.m. Comment 1

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.

Disturbance call ends in standoff

posted: 08/30/2014 2:35 a.m. Discuss

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.

Biomedical unit dedicated at UA

posted: 08/29/2014 4:30 a.m. Discuss

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.

Lincoln woman dies in single-vehicle wreck

updated: 08/28/2014 5:04 p.m. Discuss

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.

Greenwood man gets 6 years for animal abuse

posted: 08/28/2014 7:05 a.m. Comments 11

GREENWOOD — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for animal abuse after authorities found emaciated dogs at his former home.

Newman retrial's prosecutor chosen

posted: 08/28/2014 3:48 a.m. Discuss

Former prosecutor Ron Fields was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor for Ricky Dale Newman's capital murder retrial in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Online program for UA aims to reduce assaults

posted: 08/27/2014 6 a.m. Discuss

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.

UA says 72 students in temporary housing

posted: 08/27/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

On the first day of classes, 72 University of Arkansas at Fayetteville students living on campus had been assigned temporary living quarters.

Newton County jail opens after 5 years

posted: 08/27/2014 2:16 a.m. Discuss

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.

2 focus on passenger pigeon

posted: 08/26/2014 3:25 a.m. Discuss

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.

Texas firm progresses in transmission line project

posted: 08/25/2014 3:17 a.m. Comments 3

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.

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