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Water bill hikes, 'impropriety actions': Missing money triggers questions at Cotton Plant meeting
Before the meeting, Cotton Plant Mayor, Willard Ryland prayed for civility. At that point, you could cut the tension with a knife. Residents wanted to discuss not only the money missing from the department but also, what they called, “unreasonably high water bills."
Man shot and killed Saturday morning in Forrest City, Arkansas, suspect arrested
Man killed, another fighting for life after shooting in Orange Mound2-year-old attacked by pit bull at Shelby FarmsFedEx truck crashes on I-40, ends up over hillside in creek; driver flown to hospitalPHOTOS: Mid-South's Most Wanted Fugitives
Eradicating mosquitoes | The Arkansas Leader
The Lonoke City Council was updated on the city’s efforts to take a bite out of the mosquito population.Danny Meyers, control consultant with Clarke Mosquito Control of Madison, Miss., spoke durin...
Ward approves replat | The Arkansas Leader
Tim Lemons was at Monday’s Ward City Council meeting to discuss two replats for the Hunnington Place subdivision and update the council on the $5.8 million wastewater facility set to open in October....An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below orclick hereto request
Eastern Arkansas man in custody following fatal shooting
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Last Word: Hotel on the Mall, The Twist in Council Day and Rallings on Surveillance
At this point, the second convention center hotel is a bit like thePyramidwas at one point. Before the first dirt was turned on the Pyramid in the late 1980s, there was the discussion about where it should go and there were a lot of ideas on that covering a lot of territory – so much so that then-Sh
Public meetings set for this week
At 6 p.m., the Palestine Advertising and Promotion Commission is scheduled to meet at Palestine City Hall, followed by a Palestine City Council meeting at 7 p.m.
A judge in Arkansas makes $147,000 a year for turning poor people into indentured servants
A monument to Confederate soldiers stands outside the White County Courthouse in Searcy, Arkansas, where a new lawsuit says Judge Mark Derrick has been making indentured servants out of poor people who cant pay traffic tickets for decades. CREDIT: Shane Vaughn/Wikimedia Commons The dirt-poor residen
Police: Man shot, killed in Forrest City
Forrest City, Ark. — The Forrest City Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened Saturday morning.Forrest City police say a 41-year-old man was shot at the corner of N. Powell Street & Williams Avenue.He was pronounced dead at the hospital.A source tells WREG that the victim has bee
New episode of Rock the Culture podcast: 'We’re still dealing with that'
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Police: Man arrested after meth, stolen guns found inside Heber Springs home
A man is behind bars after authorities discovered meth, stolen guns, and other drug paraphernalia inside a Heber Springs residence.
11 schools to get playground trees
Schools that apply for the program must need shade, agree to utilize specified curriculum to teach students how the need for trees and forestry affects the state, hold a tree-planting ceremony, and agree to care for the trees after planting. Qualifying schools, selected by the commission, receive fi
Device Measures Health of Rice Plant, Goal is to Save Farmers Money
LONOKE, Ark. - Through water and fields, 2018 has placed technology in the hands of farmers.
Voters head to polls for bond, board elections
VotingPolls for the Rogers bond and Siloam Springs Board of Directors elections are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today.Voting in Rogers will be at the Southside Church of Christ, 919 Dixieland Road.In Siloam Springs, Ward I voters can cast ballots at the Community Building, 110 N. Mount Olive St
New Newport Police Chief Works to Keep Fallen Officer's Dreams Alive
The new Newport Police Chief, Allen Edwards, said that the position was always meant for a different man in the department.
Hayes seeks re-election to Rogers council
Hayes said he will continue working with the city government and his fellow council members, if re-elected, to build and improve roads and parks as well as to enhance the downtown area. Hayes had no announced opposition as of this morning
Fearless 40: Searcy Lions
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Stanford gives update on county fair
Tammie Stanford, Poinsett County Fair Board member, speaks about the upcoming Poinsett County Fair. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)
Lonoke School District kick-starting a new program on first day of school
Superintendent (Interim), John Tackett, said 8th and 9th graders will be given Chromebooks to develop portfolios.
Townzen seeks re-election to Rogers City Council
Townzen is seeking his fourth term on the council. He was appointed Feb. 26, 2008, to replace Jim Clark, who stepped down from the council to accept the deputy city attorney’s position. Townzen was elected to the seat in 2008. Since then, he has served Ward 2, which represents the northwest area of