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  1. Case dropped for lawmaker filming policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    In this photo taken March 25, 2015, Rep. John Walker, D-Little Rock, speaks during a meeting of the House State Agencies Committee at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Little Rock police on Tuesday dropped a misdemeanor charge against a state representative who was arrested after filming a traffic stop the previous day.


  2. 2 taping LR police arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | NWAonline

    Police said Walker, 79, who is also a prominent civil-rights lawyer, was recording officers who were conducting a traffic stop at Commerce and East Ninth streets about 11 a.m. The officers reported that Walker and another Little Rock lawyer, Omavi Kushukuru, 29, moved too close to the traffic stop. Officers warned them several times that they'd be arrested if they didn't back away, according to a police report.


  3. Mayor to veto PB ordinance on residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | NWAonline

    Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said she will veto an ordinance passed by the City Council on Monday requiring all city department heads to live in Pine Bluff. Hollingsworth said the ordinance would limit the applicant pool and could prevent the city from hiring the most qualified people for those jobs.


  4. ARKADELPHIA 38, SHERIDAN 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 10 | NWAonline

    Cannon Turner and Logan Lucas each passed for two touchdowns to lead Class 4A Arkadelphia over Class 6A Sheridan . Lucas' second touchdown pass of 29 yards to Shemar Dickens -- Dickens' third touchdown reception -- with 9:11 remaining provided the final margin.


  5. Smokers notified on filing claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | NWAonline

    Smokers who want to file a claim on a $45 million settlement payable to Marlboro Lights users in Arkansas can now apply through a website, A monthlong advertising campaign has also begun to notify potential claimants -- anyone, regardless of residency in the state, who bought Lights or Marlboro Ultra Lights in Arkansas over 32 years between November 1971 and April 18, 2003 -- about how to apply for payment based on how many cigarettes they purchased during that period.


  6. LR native snatches Auburn opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | NWAonline

    Will Hastings stepped onto the grass at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday night, more than 87,000 fans surrounding him, and the defense of No. 2 Clemson standing across from him.


  7. Facilities give more to playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | NWAonline

    The most noticeable difference is Cliff Harris Stadium, the 3-year-old grandstand long sought by program supporters. Behind the scenes, Price and his Tigers teammates have gotten to use an expanded and updated weight room, opened before last season, and now a glitzed-up team meeting room opened this summer.


  8. Duet of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    Phillip Schroeder, who teaches music theory and composition at Henderson State University, and Margaret Jones, who plays violin regularly with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will perform four free concerts of Schroeder's music in central Arkansas. Some 34 years ago, composer/pianist Phillip Schroeder pushed a musical score across a table in the student lounge to Margaret Jones, an undergraduate student and violinist at Butler University in Indianapolis.


  9. Preserve historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | NWAonline

    Curtis is now and has always been a small Clark County community just 3 to 5 miles south of Gum Springs on U.S. 67, but the number of black families in the community was probably as many as whites. Even though the numbers of black families are greatly diminished now, some families of the first settlers still reside there.


  10. Heat advisory covers much of Arkansas through Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    A heat advisory will remain in effect for most of Arkansas through Thursday night as temperatures hit the upper 90s and triple-digits and high humidity makes condition feel even hotter, the National Weather Service said. The heat index, which measures how hot the air feels when humidity is considered, will range from 105 to 110 Wednesday and Thursday for much of the state.


  11. New higher-ed director namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | NWAonline

    Maria Markham talks with Stan Sullivant, a vice chancellor at Phillips Community College, after Markham was hired Friday as director of the state Department of Higher Education. The outgoing director, Brett Powell, will have started his new job as vice president for finance and administration at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.


  12. Cossatot official backed for state postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    A search committee on Tuesday recommended the hiring of a community college administrator as the next director of the state Department of Higher Education. Maria Markham, 35, of Nashville is a step closer to moving from the vice chancellor for academic services at the University of Arkansas System's Cossatot Community College into the director's post at $165,000 per year.


  13. Cruz stance rankles ArkansansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    Members of the Arkansas delegation applauded when U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz took the stage Wednesday evening, but by the time he departed, many of them were booing the former presidential candidate. Afterward, some of the Arkansas Republicans were angry that the Texas lawmaker hadn't endorsed presidential nominee Donald Trump clearly and unambiguously, accusing him of selfishness and of sowing division at the Republican National Convention.


  14. For higher-ed job, 3 selected for interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    The committee searching for the new leader of the state Department of Higher Education on Monday invited three candidates, including one from Arkansas, for final interviews next week. The committee whittled down the list of 16 applicants to three and will meet with them July 26. The winning candidate will succeed Brett Powell, who in May announced his resignation effective July 29. a MacGregor Stephenson of Austin, Texas, former deputy chief of staff to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former assistant commissioner for workforce, academic affairs and research for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


  15. 2 ex-presidents, U.K.'s Blair in LR for scholars eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | NWAonline

    British former Prime Minister Tony Blair holds a press conference at Admiralty House, London, after retired civil servant John Chilcot presented The Iraq Inquiry Report on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. A former British prime minister, two ex-presidents and three members of the Little Rock Nine will gather at Central High School today to celebrate with Presidential Leadership Scholars program graduates.


  16. Ex-legislator to fill in as higher-ed directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    Longtime college instructor and administrator Ann Clemmer - a former state legislator - will serve as the interim leader of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Longtime college instructor and administrator Ann Clemmer -- a former state legislator -- will serve as the interim leader of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.


  17. One lane reopens to traffic on Arkansas bridge damaged in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    One lane of the Ouachita River Bridge on Arkansas 51 leading into Arkadelphia has reopened to traffic after an accident in late June forced its closure. The bridge was reopened to traffic about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, said Danny Straessle, spokesman for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.


  18. Hit by truck, Arkadelphia bridge closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Ouachita River Bridge on Arkansas 51 leading into Arkadelphia is closed indefinitely after a vehicle struck part of the span Tuesday morning, leading to long detours for commuters and emergency workers in Clark County. Bill Sadler, a spokesman for the Arkansas State Police, said a truck hit the bridge around 7 a.m., damaging several of the bridge's overhead beams.


  19. Henderson State football player found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | NWAonline

    In a statement sent out to the campus community, spokesman Tonya Smith said the Henderson State Police Department responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to a welfare check. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said the student, Trevon Del Rio, 22, was found on the ground near a fence outside campus housing.


  20. Glenwood sawmill to reopen; investors' $50M effort to create 136 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    David Henderson with the Caddo River Partnership said Wednesday that work to reopen the Glenwood lumber mill began about three years ago. Caddo River Forest Products will invest $50 million to reopen a Glenwood sawmill, a move expected to create 136 jobs in the Pike County town.


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