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Arkansas justices reverse ruling for city in county jail fuss

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A dispute between the city of Blytheville and Mississippi County over the cost of housing municipal prisoners in the county jail was returned to circuit court Thursday, after the Arkansas Supreme Court reversed a lower court judge's decision for the city.

ASU's Mexico campus is scene of pay protest

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Protesters stating that they have not been paid for work related to the construction of the new Arkansas State University Campus Queretaro in Mexico held a rally at the campus this week.

Arkansas House OKs funds to fight Griffen suit

posted: 02/23/2018 4 a.m. Discuss

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation providing more than $385,000 to foot the Arkansas Supreme Court's legal bills in a lawsuit brought by outspoken Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen.

State budget panel denies special-ed increase

posted: 02/23/2018 4 a.m. Discuss

The Joint Budget Committee on Thursday balked at a proposal to increase the spending authority for the special- education catastrophic fund by $3 million, from the current $13 million, in the coming fiscal year.

Lawsuit against VA dismissed

posted: 02/23/2018 2:24 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit filed earlier this month by Ross Alan Hope and his business, Powers of Arkansas, challenging a recent notice that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is considering "debarring" the business from continuing to bid on federal contracts.

Flu vaccine will be available at LR site

posted: 02/23/2018 2:23 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Health announced Thursday that it will give out flu vaccines Saturday at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock.

Maumelle meeting centers on tax vote

posted: 02/23/2018 2:20 a.m. Discuss

A town hall-style meeting is set for later this month so residents can hear presentations on Maumelle's coming sales-tax special election.

UCA to host talk by Bush daughter

posted: 02/23/2018 2:19 a.m. Discuss

One of former President George W. Bush's daughters will give a speech at the University of Central Arkansas.

Arkansas Supreme Court

posted: 02/23/2018 2:18 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Supreme Court released opinions Thursday. The court's ruling and the names of the cases are reprinted here. The full opinions and other court proceedings, including per curiam decisions, orders and submissions, can be found on the Internet at

OUR TOWN : Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/23/2018 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Celebration set of LR record label

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Indicted Bentonville lobbyist sent to Missouri

posted: 02/23/2018 1:30 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Indicted lobbyist Milton Russell "Rusty" Cranford of Bentonville agreed Thursday to his transfer to Missouri where he faces federal charges of one count of conspiracy and eight counts of accepting bribes.

IMBA back to Bentonville to hold Trail Lab

posted: 02/23/2018 1:09 a.m. Discuss

The International Mountain Bicycling Association is organizing another event to be held in the city that will bring more national exposure to the local trail system.

Benton County OKs bid for bridge money

posted: 02/23/2018 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Benton County's justices of the peace on Thursday authorized participation in a federal grant program to replace the Wagon Wheel Road Bridge west of Interstate 49 near Springdale.






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