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Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., left, huddles with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Wednesday. (Peter Urban Photo)

Air Force sees Little Rock as home for C-130J aircraft

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 8:48pm

WASHINGTON – Calling it one of the gems of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on Wednesday said the Pentagon has no plans to degrade its tactical air lift mission...

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Beebe names 23 to state boards, commissions

Oct 09, 2013 6:27pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 23 appointments to state boards and commissions Wednesday.

Those appointed from Pulaski County:

—Dr. Mary Aitken, Maumelle, reappointed to the...

Governor names 31 to state boards, commissions

Sep 10, 2013 8:00pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 31 appointments to state boards and commissions Monday, including two local residents:

—Drew Crawford, Sherwood, reappointed to the Arkansas Building...

Highway Department to limit lane closures during holiday

Updated: Aug 29, 2013 5:34pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is limiting lane closures in construction zones during the Labor Day holiday.

AHTD, however, reminds drivers to use extra caution...

Governor names 63 to state boards, commissions

Aug 20, 2013 9:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 63 appointments to state boards and commissions on Tuesday, including appointees from North Little Rock, Maumelle and Jacksonville:

—Lonnie Burrow,...

Rx Drug Abuse: Addiction treatment available locally

May 02, 2013 6:00pm

Editor’s Note: This article concludes a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series is available online at www.jacksonvillepatriot.com.

FORT SMITH — For...

Rx Drug Abuse: ‘Growing problem’ also makes transition to college

May 02, 2013 6:00pm

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.jacksonvillepatriot.com. Next: State...

Rx Drug Abuse: Take-back aims to eliminate access

May 02, 2013 6:00pm

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.jacksonvillepatriot.com.

FORT SMITH —...

Rx Drug Abuse: Addict turns life around with drug court

Apr 25, 2013 6:02am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.nlrtimes.com. Next: State Take-Back program...

Editorial: Prescription drug abuse requires coordinated response

Apr 25, 2013 6:02am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.jacksonvillepatriot.com.

Last week, we...

Rx Drug Abuse: Arkansas implements prescription monitoring program

Apr 24, 2013 6:01am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series will be published online at www.jacksonvillepatriot.com. Next: Addict turns...