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Error flags voters on Arkansas list; thousands in jeopardy of having their registration canceled

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 8

Flawed data sent out by the Arkansas secretary of state's office in conjunction with the Arkansas Crime Information Center incorrectly flagged thousands of people to be removed from voter registration lists, meaning several Arkansas voters will have to prove their status before this year's presidential election if the issue isn't fixed.

For Arkansans, convention on bucket list

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 7

PHILADELPHIA -- For Arkansans supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, this week's Democratic National Convention is a chance to see barriers removed and a glass ceiling shattered.

For 5th year, Little Rock woman gives away free water outside home

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

When summer brings heat and humidity, a sign appears at the intersection of Cantrell Road and Kavanaugh Boulevard in Little Rock.

Arkansas district vows sweep of illegal tire dumps

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The West River Valley Regional Solid Waste Management District will figure out how to get rid of the hundreds of thousands of scrap tires the district has piled up illegally in Johnson County, district board Chairman Jimmy Hart said.

Lawmaker Sheilla Lampkin dies, 70

posted: 07/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, a retired Drew County teacher who was vice chairman of the House Education Committee, died Saturday night of ovarian cancer. She was 70.

Tire recycling needs a look, legislators say

posted: 07/25/2016 2:42 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas legislators have asked for Legislative Audit to look into each of the state's 11 scrap tire management districts to determine whether districts are complying with state laws and to review district records.

Deputies join residents for march

posted: 07/25/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

A mass of about 50 people marched down Chicot Road on Sunday flanked by the unmistakable white Stetson hats worn by Pulaski County sheriff's deputies.

Golf firm cited over pond use

posted: 07/25/2016 2:40 a.m. Discuss

FARMINGTON -- The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued violation notices last week against Valley View Golf LLC for irrigating its golf course with water from two ponds near the clubhouse. Ownership of the ponds is in question, and the golf course and Valley View Estates are embroiled in a lawsuit.

Democrats sue as Republicans look for county judge candidate

posted: 07/25/2016 2:36 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Democrats filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop Republican plans to nominate a replacement candidate for county judge in Washington County.

Volunteers sought to aid child welfare

posted: 07/25/2016 2:35 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- About 40 percent of children in Arkansas' child welfare system don't receive the assistance they need, according to Justin Buck, executive director of Garland County Court Appointed Special Advocates.

New Eagle Scouts

posted: 07/25/2016 2:35 a.m. Discuss

Austin Blacklaw, 18, is the son of Todd and Becky Blacklaw of Bryant. He is a member of Troop 99 at Salem United Methodist Church in Benton. For his Eagle Project, Austin built a flower garden box for Hill Farm Elementary School in Bryant.

Public art thriving in Fayetteville

posted: 07/25/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Enjoy Local, the mural painted by artist Jason Jones implores visitors in the Fayetteville Town Center square. People have the chance to enjoy more local art than ever as cities increasingly make public art a priority.

Woman pleads guilty to identity theft

posted: 07/25/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA -- A Malvern woman who tricked a lawyer into filing bankruptcy under another woman's name and Social Security number so she could keep her car pleaded guilty in federal court Friday.

River yields body after teen vanishes

posted: 07/25/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Authorities on Sunday found a body in the Arkansas River a few hundred feet down-current from the park where a swimmer vanished Saturday.

Other days

updated: 07/24/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

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