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Sheriff putting inmates in Nike shirts for booking photos, activists say
"We are not, and will not, be influenced by current political and social debates in the media,"Union County Sheriff Ricky Roberts said in a statement, KLRT reported. "This shirt is not only in use now, but has also been for several months prior. We have taken steps to rectify this issue and ensure t
West Monroe homicide under investigation
Car seats save children's lives during vehicle crashes. But, they can be tricky to install. Louisiana State Police held a free event to inspect car seats for children at Hixson Ford on Frontage Road in Monroe on Saturday, July 15, 2017.Hannah Baldwin/The News-Star
Most Wanted: Barry Payton
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- This Week's Most Wanted is Barry Payton, who is wanted for theft by receiving.
New Mexican restaurant on the square
A new Mexican grill is coming to Magnolia just off the downtown square. It is named Los Maguelles, which translates to “the magueys”; magueys are any of the fleshy-leafed agave, such as a century plant. The names hints to the artwork on the banner itself and will likely translate to the decor of the
Authorities investigate report of suspicious package
A Shreveport Fire Department bomb squad unit is among those that responded to a situation Sunday afternoon on Mansfield Road between Hoyte Drive and West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop.SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Authorities are investigating a report of a suspicious package.A police officer can be seen run
El Dorado & Murphy Arts District profiled by "Rolling Stone"
EL DORADO, Ark. - (10/15/2018)In an article in the national publication "Rolling Stone",El Dorado, Arkansas is getting some big publicity.
State releases updated grades for public schools
The report gives schools a letter grade – A through F – based on graduation rate, school quality and student success, progress to English language proficiency, growth indicators and weighted achievement indicators. For the 2017-18 school year, 152 schools scored an A, 313 schools scored a B, 380 sch
MusicFest kicks off this week
“I think that this year’s MusicFest will be probably not as big as last year’s opening weekend but will definitely be larger than kind of all of the MusicFests that we’ve had in the past for sure,” said Austin Barrow, MAD’s president and COO.
Evolution of a senator: Ted Cruz hasn’t mellowed, but doesn’t pick as many big fights
WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz arrived in the Senate as a man in a hurry.Barely two years into the job, he began running for president. Far sooner, really.Just three months after his swearing in, he appeared at a major GOP dinner in South Carolina, the third state on the quadrennial nominating calendar. He m
Calendar: Monday, Oct. 15
Denton Community Chorus, a volunteer, non-audition group, practices at 7 p.m. at Hope Church, 2550 Post Oak Drive in Corinth. Contact Tim McGaugh email@example.com 940-367-8881, or visit .
Woman indicted in boyfriend's death
Tonya Ruth Barnett, 40, was not immediately arrested in the May 24 death of Cecil Ellis Jr., 35, of Magnolia, Ark.
Giving Guide: University of Arkansas, Campaign Arkansas
All In for Arkansas is the university’s annual day of giving that supports students, academic programs and other initiatives across campus.Advance Arkansas is a University of Arkansas scholarship initiative to create campus-wide scholarship endowments for new, returning and transfer students from Ar
SAU constructing new space for shop classes, food science laboratory
The Department of Agriculture at Southern Arkansas University looks forward to opening a new shop that will expand programs and services to students.Dr. Jeffry Miller, department chair, said the shell of the shop has been erected but the interior remains to be finished. SAU Agriculture students will
El Dorado man says he's homeless after possible home
"They just came and knocked on the door, and I was inside," he said. "They just walked in. He said he was taking back his property."
The Latest: Saudis reject threats amid concern over writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local):3:15 p.m.Saudi Arabia says it rejects any "threats" of economic sanctions or political pressure after President Donald T
Police searching for man wanted for murder, other charges
Police are searching for 25-year-old Ira l. Baker, Jr., regarding an active felony arrest warrant for murder 1st degree, battery 1st degree, terroristic act, possession of a firearm by certain persons enhanced penalty-felony with a firearm, enhanced penalty-certain offenses committed in the presence
After Mug Shots Draw Social-Media Attention, Arkansas Sheriff Says Nike Shirt Not Meant To Demean Suspects
“It is not our intent, nor has it ever been our intent, to demean or disparage those who are innocent until proven guilty,” the sheriff said in the statement. “I require that my staff treat everyone with the utmost dignity and respect.”
Body of Missing Oklahoma Man Found in Arkansas River
Credit Google Street ViewThe Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of a missing Oklahoma man has been found in the Arkansas River.Troopers say the body of 29-year-old Luke T. Dennis of Muskogee was discovered about 10 a.m. Saturday southwest of Braggs.Dennis had been missing since Wednesday. Trooper
Popular TV show to be filmed in Arkansas
American Pickers is set to return to Arkansas this November to film episodes for its newest season on the History Channel. The show is a documentary series, exploring the world of antique "picking," following professional pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz across America as they hunt for valuable an
Entergy rebuilding electrical transmission lines in El Dorado
“Our first goal as a company is to provide safe, reliable electricity to our customers at a reasonable rate,” said Chris Wasson, customer service representative for Entergy Arkansas. “This project is an investment in the southwest part of Arkansas that will improve our service to the area. We apprec