Wednesday Aug 13
Batesville Daily Guard
Off-duty cop arrests theft suspect
Southside School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Lunch will be served. The number of students enrolled last year was 1,600.
Prisons reform moving to top of '15 agenda
With prison officials seeking up to $100 million for a new facility and both gubernatorial candidates offering competing public safety plans, prison reform is moving to the top of the agenda for lawmakers when they return to the state Capitol next year.
Officials: Up to $100M Needed for New Prison
Arkansas corrections officials told lawmakers Thursday they'll need up to $100 million to build a new prison and $25 million to operate it annually in order to ease prison overcrowding.