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CULTIVATING HOPE: Stint on Arkansas farm a life-changing sentence for drug addicts

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Michael Adkins is proud to show off his driver's license photo.

Ghost tours a walking dread, residents in one Arkansas city say

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Residents of one neighborhood in this Victorian-flavored town say they're being haunted by a ghost tour.

Little Rock police investigating year's 12th homicide

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock police were investigating a homicide at the 3900 block of West 11th Street on Saturday night.

Paper Trails: Pitcher from Arkansas hits big leagues; former Little Rock resident scales Mount Everest

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

CATCHING HIS BIG BREAK: That's exactly what Ashur Tolliver, 28, of Sherwood, a left-handed pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles' Class AA affiliate the Bowie Baysox, recently had when he caught a ball hit up the middle with his barehanded pitching hand. Big deal considering Tolliver, in the spring of 2012, underwent a major labrum surgery that could have ended his career. The Sylvan Hills graduate was called up to the Baltimore Orioles last Tuesday.

Forgotten North Little Rock graveyard earns a fan

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Walking through the long-neglected, 1880 Thomas Cemetery in North Little Rock's Levy area, Kristal Clark gestured toward an area that lacked any grave markers, despite the hundreds of dead interred there.

Little Rock drug dealer's sentence trimmed

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

In the 1990s, Maurice Jerome McDonald was considered a major drug trafficker in Little Rock, as reflected by the steep sentence imposed on him in 1999 -- three life terms plus 20 years.

Memorial Day events

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The following are some of the events taking place around the state today and Monday in observance of Memorial Day:

Memorial Day closings

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Most state, federal and local government offices and services will be affected by the Memorial Day holiday Monday.

Highways plan tied to earnings down the road

posted: 05/29/2016 3:51 a.m. Comments 4

The Legislature and Gov. Asa Hutchinson are relying on the state treasurer’s improved earnings on roughly $3 billion in investments to help generate more money for the state’s highway program and to help pay for a long-term reserve fund for use in economic downturns.

Washington news in brief

updated: 05/29/2016 3:19 a.m. Discuss

In San Diego visit, Hill tours border Second District U.S. Rep. French Hill toured the nation's southern border last weekend, traveling to San Diego and observing the frontier between California and Mexico.

Utility still seeking input on lakes plan

posted: 05/29/2016 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas Water is taking input through June 17 on its updated plan to govern recreational activities on and near its two water sources -- Lake Maumelle and Lake Winona.

House again favors Westerman's forest-management bill

posted: 05/29/2016 3 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas lawmaker's legislation that would overhaul national forest management passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, the second time in less than a year that the measure has received congressional approval.

Parkview honors go to Berjot, Yuen

posted: 05/29/2016 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Chloe Berjot is this year's valedictorian at Parkview High School in the Little Rock School District.

Other days

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100 years ago

Powerball

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The winning numbers drawn Saturday night in Powerball are: 6-33-34-58-59

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