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Jeannie Roberts

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‘THAT MOMENT OF CHAOS’: 20 years ago, sad day at Westside

posted: 03/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

A breeze rustles through the pecan-tree grove as Dale Haas leans back in a wrought-iron chair on his back patio. A rooster crows, strutting from around the metal barn.

Those killed, wounded at Westside

posted: 03/18/2018 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Those who died March 24, 1998, at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro:

Hospital ready then, even more prepared today

posted: 03/18/2018 3:36 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO -- When the alarm sounded at 12:45 p.m. on March 24, 1998, at St. Bernards hospital, Brenda Million assumed it was just another disaster exercise.

23 hopefuls, including 2nd Democrat running for Arkansas governor, file on final day

posted: 03/02/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

On the sixth and final day of the state's campaign filing period, 23 candidates -- including for governor, treasurer and U.S. Congress -- filed Thursday to run for state and federal offices this election year.

2 challengers sign up to run for Arkansas AG's spot; campaign filing ends today

posted: 03/01/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

In the next-to-last day of the state's weeklong campaign filing period, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge ended up with two challengers -- a Democrat who switched from another race and a Libertarian.

High court justice Goodson, governor draw challengers

posted: 02/28/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson greeted politicians and supporters in the Capitol rotunda on Tuesday as she filed for re-election, while a state Court of Appeals judge said earlier in the day he would enter the race to challenge her.

Day 2 sees 17 candidates file to run in Arkansas

posted: 02/24/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Three of the state's four congressmen have attracted challengers thus far in the state and federal candidate filing period, which concluded its second day at the state Capitol on Friday.

Arkansas election season kicks off; 141 candidates file to run

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

Candidates -- along with their supporters and families -- packed elbow to elbow on the second floor rotunda at the state Capitol on Thursday for the opening of the state and federal campaign filing season.

Little Rock shelter Our House helps mom, her 3 kids find their footing

posted: 02/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Lindsey Fizer settled cross-legged on her gray couch. She swiped at a lock of her long, straight, strawberry hair that fell from behind her ear.

Teen parents of baby bitten by rats at Arkansas home plead guilty

posted: 02/02/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

MAGNOLIA -- The teenage parents whose 2-week-old daughter was bitten by rats nearly 100 times over her 5-pound body are headed to prison after they pleaded guilty Thursday to permitting the abuse of a minor.






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