Arkansas Blog

Feds announce West Memphis drug arrests

Federal agencies have made 22 more drug arrests in Operation Money Don't Sleep, which previously had produced 50 arrests in an investigation begun in 2015 by the Drug Enforcement Administration and West Memphis police. 

Motorycyclist killed in Little Rock accident

Sean Otts, 24, was fatally injured in an accident on his motorcycle about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at 19th and Summit, Little Rock police said.

UCA president orders removal of gay pride sign; reaction sharp UPDATE

Gay pride? The University of Central Arkansas won't allow it on a library signboard.

Arkansas Republicans support arms sales to Saudis

The U.S. House voted 237-191 last night in favor of a resolution to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. A few Republicans supported the resolution, but none of the four Arkansas Republicans.

A new look for two golf courses

Golfing will end in Hindman Park and War Memorial Park. So what next?

Scott agrees to close Hindman and War Memorial golf courses

In a Board of Directors meeting Tuesday evening, Mayor Frank Scott Jr. accepted the recommendation of Parks director John Eckart to cease golf operations at Hindman and War Memorial golf courses.

Another marijuana dispensary approved in Clinton

ABC Director Doralee Chandler today approved a medical marijuana dispensary permit for Arkansas Natural Products to open in Clinton, the third dispensary to receive approval since implementation of the cannabis amendment took effect.

ArkanTalk: An interview with Dr. Chris Jones from the Innovation Hub

ArkanTalk is a short-form, digital talk show created by Jimmy Warren in partnership with the Arkansas Times. ArkanTalk will showcase interviews with a variety of diverse movers and shakers around the Central Arkansas area. In this episode, Jimmy interviews Dr. Chris Jones, Executive Director and Lead Maker of Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub on a range of topics from NASA, fatherhood and being a scientist from Arkansas.

Today's video and the open line

Awaiting news as the daily video is recorded. This is the open line.

Readings in public corruption: The Hutchinson case in Missouri

Some new reading was filed last week in Missouri in the massive public corruption case against former executives of a health care company and former Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.

'Spying' on Trump

Riddle me this: Exactly how did the Deep State, anti-Trump conspirators in the FBI and CIA, persuade Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to hand over sensitive internal polling data to a Russian spy?

Trump promises to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. That could mean tens of thousands in Arkansas.

Donald Trump last night promised to begin a nationwide sweep to deport millions of immigrants without legal permission to be in the U.S.