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3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

The Bagman Papers: Ethics report on Baker, Morton, Maggio and Co.

Political junkies might like to read the 46-page report by the Arkansas Ethics Commission staff that arose following complaints about campaign contributions to former judicial candidate Mike Maggio .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Democrat, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, Conway County, AR, Conway, AR

7 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Investigation continues in Arkansas jail narcotics

An Arkansas prosecuting attorney has called on state police to take over an investigation into allegations that a top jail administrator took a prescription narcotic meant for a prisoner.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Jul 28, 2014

FOX16

Deputy Arrests Tarnish Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Office Image

The Faulkner County sheriff's office is working to repair its tarnished reputation after another officer- lands in jail.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR

FOX16

Tornado Recovery: Moving Back Home

A tornado victim moves into her rebuilt home just three months after that deadly tornado ripped through Faulkner County.

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Related Topix: Mayflower, AR

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Make a Child Smile of Central Arkansas and Sheriff's Office team up

Make a Child Smile of Central Arkansas has helped Faulkner County Kids for the last 10 years at Christmas and Back to School time.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Conway, AR, Greenbrier, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Cabin Window: Faulkner County doesn't need to be used for political gain

We are big fans of political advertising in our newspaper, obviously, but aside from the benefit to us, those ads tend to highlight a particular candidate's attributes and qualifications for the job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Vilonia, AR, Opinion

Log Cabin Democrat

Roundabout July 28

Introducion to kindergarten routines and help ease the transition of starting to school.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Elaine, AR, Greenbrier, AR, Hendrix College, Vilonia, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Spilling T.E.A at Common Core debate

The Faulkner County T.E.A Party hosted a Common Core debate Thursday. The Common Core discussion has been divided into two camps and for many it has brought passionate emotions.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Yesterdays July 26

The Faulkner County Singing Convention held its 61st session with the Holland community July 21, 22 and 23. All sessions were attended by large crowds and the program was crowded with good song directors.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Log Cabin Democrat

Church Briefs July 25

The 2014 Faulkner County Singing Convention will be held at LifeSong Baptist Church on July 25 and 26. Singing will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday, break for lunch, and take up again at 1 p.m. The church address is 56 S. Broadview, Greenbrier.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

FOX16

Vilonia Police Officer Under Investigation For Intimidation, Fondling

"It's not good. Nobody wants to see or hear or be associated with any type of behavior like that," says Brad McNew, Vilonia Police Chief.

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Related Topix: Vilonia, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Roundabout July 25

65, Greenbrier. a Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Marge, 329-5360, or Wanda, 472-9703.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Vilonia, AR, Mayflower, AR, Conway, AR

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Vilonia officer under investigation for 'vindictive' traffic stops, possible assault

A Vilonia Police Department officer has been suspended with pay while being investigated for allegedly unlawful and vindictive traffic stops and searches.

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Related Topix: Vilonia, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

AARP Smart Driver Course July 27

AARP's Smart Driver course will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. The cost for AARP members will be $15 and members must have their AARP membership card with them.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Another step for 'new urbanism' on E. Oak and Harkrider

The Conway City Council signed off Tuesday night on tree and planter guidelines that were one of the last things to be ironed out by the city in its plan to expand a "new urbanism" city planning philosophy beyond downtown.

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Related Topix: Hendrix College, Conway, AR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Group needs over 3,800 more valid signatures

JONESBORO, AR - Falling nearly 4,000 signatures short, Our Community, Our Dollars will have 10 more days to gather the valid signatures needed to get the wet/dry issue on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR, Craighead County, AR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Conway Regional prepares for Baptist Health

On July 7, Baptist Health of Little Rock broke ground on a $130 million, 216,000-SF medical facility off Interstate 40 in Conway, leaving many wondering how the new hospital will affect Conway's flagship healthcare facility - Conway Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Little Rock, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Log Cabin Democrat

Conway, Arkansas

The Conway Kiwanis Club will mark 90 years of community service and camaraderie with a celebration at its meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Family, Kids

Log Cabin Democrat

Community Corner July 19

The 2014 Faulkner County Singing Convention will be held at LifeSong Baptist Church on July 25 and 26. Singing will begin at 6 p.m. on July 25, resume at 10 a.m. on July 26, break for potluck lunch, and take up again at 1 p.m. The Church address is 56 S. Broadview, Greenbrier, AR 72058.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR, Family, Kids, Russellville, AR, Conway, AR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Business Journal: Baptist Health breaks ground for new hospital

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was on hand for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Baptist Health-Conway hospital, which is slated to open in 2016 in Conway.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors, Conway, AR

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