posted: 03/06/2015 3:20 a.m.
The snowstorm that hit much of Arkansas forced the cancellation of basketball games and plane flights. Many schools and government offices closed. But Starbucks, fast-food restaurants and, more importantly, hospitals were among those open for business Thursday.
posted: 02/28/2015 2:15 a.m.
CONWAY -- A circuit judge on Friday set an Oct. 20 hearing in the cases of 18 families or businesses who have filed lawsuits against Exxon Mobil over the March 29, 2013, oil spill in Mayflower.
posted: 02/26/2015 3:07 a.m.
Supporters of Conway's new ordinance expanding a ban on discrimination against city-government employees to include sexual orientation and other factors gave the City Council and the mayor a standing ovation.
posted: 02/24/2015 9:54 p.m.
Conway aldermen voted Tuesday night to expand a ban on discrimination against city-government employees to include sexual orientation and “gender identity or expression.”
posted: 02/24/2015 3:13 a.m.
Conway aldermen will consider a proposal tonight to expand the city's ban on discrimination against municipal-government employees to include sexual orientation and "gender identity or expression."
posted: 02/15/2015 3:31 a.m.
"Welcome to the Arkansas Court Security Training Program," a man says shortly before gunshots interrupt him.
posted: 02/14/2015 2:17 a.m.
University of Central Arkansas students will pay more for room and board starting with the next academic year, the board of trustees decided Friday.
posted: 02/13/2015 2:15 a.m.
CONWAY -- An internal audit of the president's office at the University of Central Arkansas found that an employee who works on economic development has a previously undisclosed business partnership with Trustee Brad Lacy and a man who does surveying for UCA.
updated: 02/09/2015 12:05 a.m.
Like so many others, Michael Maggio enjoyed passing time on the Internet, so much so that he wrote himself out of a job.
posted: 01/31/2015 2:36 a.m.
Attorneys in a class-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil want a federal judge to order the oil giant to authorize one of its vendors to create a list of property owners along the Pegasus pipeline so that the lawyers can notify the owners about the case.
posted: 01/30/2015 2:28 a.m.
CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas will finance a study to determine whether it should become the state's first university to offer an optometry school.
posted: 01/29/2015 3:23 a.m.
Exxon Mobil has told a federal judge that its participation in a laboratory’s report on the cause of a Mayflower oil spill was appropriate and transparent.
updated: 01/26/2015 6:57 p.m.
Cleburne County Sheriff Richard Swain has died, less than a month after taking office. The county's Quorum Court quickly named Sgt. Bryon Rushing acting sheriff.
posted: 01/22/2015 4:44 a.m.
A retired judge from Jonesboro will preside over the trial of a lawsuit against an ousted judge who has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge, a former state senator and a nursing-home owner who contributes heavily to political campaigns.
updated: 01/21/2015 3:36 a.m.
A federal regulatory agency typically allows pipeline companies to make "minor" changes to laboratory reports on the causes of line accidents such as the one in Mayflower in 2013, a spokesman said Tuesday.