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District 43 GOP rivals fault federal control

posted: 04/19/2014 3:19 a.m. Discuss

Two Republican candidates seeking the state House District 43 seat both agree that programs such as Common Core curriculum and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act allow federal government too much control of local communities.

In killing-for-hire case, trial is reset

posted: 04/19/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

A Craighead County circuit judge has moved to September the capital-murder trial of a Jonesboro woman accused of hiring someone to kill her husband.

OB-GYN released from jail

posted: 04/19/2014 3:05 a.m. Discuss

A Paragould gynecologist charged with photographing a woman during an examination without her consent was released from the Greene County jail after paying a $50,000 bond, 2nd Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said Friday.

OB-GYN’s bail set at $500,000

posted: 04/18/2014 2:34 a.m. Discuss

PARAGOULD — A Greene County District Court judge ordered a Paragould physician accused of photographing a woman during a gynecological examination to give up his passport and placed him in jail in lieu of a $500,000 bond Thursday.

OB-GYN is sought as voyeur

posted: 04/16/2014 4:31 a.m. Discuss

Police are searching for a Paragould physician accused of taking photographs of a woman during a gynecological examination without her knowledge.

$6.1 million awarded to lift 2 junior highs

posted: 04/15/2014 4:35 a.m. Comments 4

Two eastern Arkansas junior high schools that have seen declining test scores and enrollments will receive $6.1 million in federal improvement grants intended to fund programs to raise educational proficiency.

Injured vet aims to found group

posted: 04/14/2014 3:48 a.m. Discuss

A Baxter County man injured while fighting in the Vietnam War is seeking other combat-wounded veterans in the area to form a chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Coast Guard ends search for workers

posted: 04/12/2014 3:02 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. Coast Guard called off a search Friday for two men who fell into the Mississippi River when a barge they were on overturned and sank near Hickman Landing on Tuesday.

William “Bill” Trice: Theater the star of LR lawyer’s life

posted: 04/12/2014 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Whether in the courtroom or onstage, William “Bill” Trice III was a stickler for details and always wanted to be well-prepared.

Storms cut electricity to 10,000

posted: 04/09/2014 4:20 a.m. Comment 1

Scattered storms that popped up across the southern half of the state Tuesday knocked power out to nearly 10,000 people and toppled trees, meteorologists at the National Weather Service in North Little Rock said.


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