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LR board nears vote over youth-plan talks

posted: 01/29/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors will decide next week whether to allow the city to begin negotiations with an Ohio-based communication firm to develop a long-term Youth Master Plan.

Nonprofit in line to take over center for homeless

posted: 01/28/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

The nonprofit recommended to take over operations of Little Rock's day resource center for homeless people wants to use volunteers, interns and community partnerships to leverage funds to improve the center and add more services.

Threat suspect banned from LR-owned facilities

posted: 01/27/2015 3:19 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore issued a ban Monday preventing the man charged last week with threatening of Moore and the Public Works Department from entering any city-owned building.

Therapy program starts 15th year

updated: 01/24/2015 10:57 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock's Therapeutic Recreation program for youths and adults with special needs is unique in Arkansas for how it works to integrate people with disabilities into the community, according to the program's coordinator.

Man pleads innocent in threats to officials

posted: 01/24/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock man accused of threatening City Manager Bruce Moore and the Public Works Department pleaded innocent Friday and had his bail lowered to $5,000.

Threat suspect faces 3 felonies

posted: 01/23/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

Police charged a Little Rock man Thursday with felony terroristic threatening and two felony counts of making a terrorist threat in a case involving City Manager Bruce Moore.

Hairspray creator highlights lineup

posted: 01/23/2015 3:22 a.m. Discuss

The Central Arkansas Library System announced its 2015 events Thursday, including an Arkansas Literary Festival lineup that will feature John Waters, maker of the movie Hairspray.

Store near Capitol OK'd for beer

posted: 01/22/2015 3:32 a.m. Discuss

The state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board granted a beer sales permit Wednesday to the Dollar General Store on Broadway in Little Rock.

LR sewer panel backs refinancing of 6 bonds

posted: 01/22/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

The refinancing of six Little Rock Wastewater bonds will lessen the blow of future sewer rate increases, the utility's finance director said Wednesday.

LR board delays vote on multiuse streets policy

posted: 01/21/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors deferred voting on a complete streets policy Tuesday after some city directors said it contradicts the city's Master Street Plan and complained that private developers weren't informed of the new burdens that would be placed on them under an amendment to that plan.

At King tribute, immigrant tells of bias he faced

posted: 01/20/2015 3:24 a.m. Discuss

BENTON -- It was gospel singer Mahalia Jackson who whispered from her spot behind Martin Luther King Jr. for him to tell the crowd at the 1963 March on Washington about his dream -- a monologue he had first given the year before and had repeated several times since.

Board to vote on 'complete streets' for LR

posted: 01/19/2015 3:07 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors is ready to adopt a “complete streets” policy this week after already approving a resolution of its intent to do so last year.

Our Town : Little Rock notebook

posted: 01/18/2015 2:36 a.m. Discuss

City plans to buy lots for ball fields

LR housing board postpones vote on video-gear purchase

posted: 01/16/2015 2:27 a.m. Comment 1

The Metropolitan Housing Alliance in Little Rock plans to upgrade security methods and surveillance equipment at its public housing complexes soon.

Group counters resignation call over arrested city director

posted: 01/15/2015 3:26 a.m. Discuss

A group met Wednesday in support of Little Rock City Director Ken Richardson to counter the previous night's meeting of other residents who want him to step down.


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