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LITTLE ROCK - Cities and counties throughout Arkansas are deciding whether to get in the running for a proposed $100 million prison - which comes with a maximum-security rating and some of the state's most difficult inmates, but hundreds of new jobs.
Chapter 34 Arkansas Colonial Dames of America recently met in Little Rock Nancy Holder, Lisa Winkleman, Nell White, Barbara Battles Rhodes, Jackie Downs, Frances Jernigan, Diane Downs Newton, Jerri Townsend, Betty Korbus, Marjo Dill, Frankie Oschner Jean Hirsch, Virginia Frost, Betty Harp, Mary Reid Warner, Jean Pollard, and Dorothy Wilks.
A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.
A new study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting , and commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers , says new ozone regulations would cost Arkansas thousands of jobs per year and hundreds of millions of dollars in compliance costs.
Julius and Irene Russell can take their lawn chairs and sit in the shade of their champion slippery elm tree.
AWAITED ALBUMS On Tuesday, Fast Weapons Records released Bonnie Montgomery's self-titled full-length album debut.
A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey of 1,780 likely state voters shows Republican Asa Hutchinson with a 46-41% lead over Democrat Mike Ross in the Arkansas Governor's race.
The local homebuilding pace appears to be stabilizing among the majority of the large cities in the two-county area.
Arkansas officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to keep the state's marriage ban in place, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate purpose.
"We are so excited for this season to begin," said Karen Bassett, Executive Director of Ballet Arkansas since May of this year.
The Northwest Arkansas jobless rate in June was the lowest metro rate in Arkansas, but declines continued in the size of the regional labor force and the number of employed.
LITTLE ROCK The Arkansas Supreme Court has taken up the same-sex marriage lawsuit, according to affiliate station KTHV.
The project is expected to employ 52 people. Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC says the facility in Monticello will manufacture its Zilkha Black Pellet, the first commercially available advanced pellet in the biomass industry.
A flash flood watch goes into effect in western Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon as storms bringing heavy rainfall head toward the state.
Last year, some of the more talented Arkansas foodies took to tweaking a childhood favorite food, the humble Totino's pizza.
Governor Christie jumped to the top of the list of potential Republican presidential primary contenders in a nationwide poll released this week.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:39 am
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