More than 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills were distributed across the country between 2006 and 2012, according to a bombshell report this week from the Washington Post. That includes more than 894 million pills in Arkansas.
In a six-page letter sent by Dean Kumpuris to the board of directors, the longtime at-large director shared concern about the process for policy making on the board, the future of funding for the city's parks, the board's role in the city's school system, sources of economic development and the impact of Prevention, Intervention and Treatment programs on Little Rock's youth.
Beebe News editor tells citizens to move to Searcy or Cabot if they don't approve of the mayor and city council.
A Van Buren man has asked for assistance locating his pet Colombian red-tailed boa constrictor after it escaped from his home in Shirley, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reports, via a press release.
A federal court will hear arguments on Monday in a case brought by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood challenging state laws that ban or restrict abortions.
Two dead, including sheriff's deputy, after shooting in Stone County; Arkansas Racing Commission delays decision on Gulfside Casino appeal; County judge hears Walmart’s gimmick to slash its Pulaski County property tax bill; Wesley Pruden, longtime Washington Times editor with Arkansas roots, dies & former Arkansas Times art director, Jason Ho, has become a reality star in Vietnam.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bill 231-199 to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
At a meeting on Wednesday morning, the Arkansas Racing Commission delayed a decision on the appeal of Gulfside Casino Partnership, whose application to build a casino in Pope County was rejected by the Commission in June, along with those of 4 other applicants, because none of the applicants had letters of support from current government officials.
Trump lies. Dog bites man. The president, as is his wont, showed his typical sniveling contempt for the American people, telling yet another lie today obviously contradicted by video evidence.
The D-G reports on the first day of a huge case, almost certain to eventually wind up at the Arkansas Supreme Court, as Walmart aims to cut its Pulaski County property tax bill by $4.5 million.
Two Arkansas Democrats have announced candidacies for a pair of key state districts in the D’s uphill quest to retake the state House or Senate.
A Stone County sheriff's deputy and one other person died after a shooting took place this morning near the Van Buren County line, state police said.