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Jeannie Roberts

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Teague, Campbell win seats in NLR

posted: 09/17/2014 3:56 a.m. Discuss

Voters on Tuesday elected Sandra "Sandi" Campbell over incumbent Jon "J.T." Zakrzewski to the Zone 6 seat on the North Little Rock School Board and chose to keep incumbent Scott Teague in the Zone 5 seat over Patrick Lander.

Disabled take demands to Beebe

posted: 09/16/2014 3:43 a.m. Discuss

About 200 members of a national disabilities-rights organization flooded the state Capitol on Monday, armed with a list of demands and insisting on an audience with Gov. Mike Beebe.

High school lines up UALR degrees

posted: 09/13/2014 3:11 a.m. Discuss

MORRILTON -- The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Friday paved the way for Greenbrier School District students to earn an associate degree before they leave high school, a first for the state.

Skull said old for woman lost in river

posted: 09/10/2014 3:54 a.m. Discuss

A human skull found in the Red River on Monday is not likely that of a woman who drowned in February, Arkansas Game and Fish officials said.

Changes in district on minds of 4 candidates

posted: 09/07/2014 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Voters in the North Little Rock School District will decide Sept. 16 whether experience or new blood will better navigate the district through a challenging time.

Agencies say Hazen school facility unsafe

posted: 09/03/2014 4:17 a.m. Discuss

The Disability Rights Center of Arkansas said Tuesday that monitors visited the Hazen School District last week after parents complained about "unsafe and unsanitary conditions" at a house that serves as a classroom for about eight to 10 developmentally disabled students.

Report turned in, LR college staying silent

posted: 08/21/2014 4:11 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas Baptist College submitted a report to answer concerns raised by a national accrediting organization -- but the college said it won't release the document to the public, leaving students and civic leaders who championed the college's neighborhood revitalization efforts uncertain about the college's future.

Default leaving farmers in limbo

posted: 08/17/2014 3:40 a.m. Comment 1

An eastern Arkansas commodities broker has been shut down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, leaving farmers uncertain about whether they can recover money for their crops, officials said Saturday.

College exec's sights set high

posted: 08/17/2014 3:21 a.m. Comment 1

C.J. Duvall Jr. smoothed his yellow-and-blue-checked tie with his left hand as he swept the other out in front of him to point out the heavy wood and laminate conference tables on the second floor of the D.W. Reynolds Library and Technology Center at Philander Smith College.

District transfers revealed in report

posted: 08/16/2014 3:41 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Education released a report Friday showing the number and races of students who transferred to other school districts under the state's school-choice law for the 2013-14 school year.

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