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Mark Eubanks, left, and Darron Berry of North Little Rock kiss after being pronounced married Monday at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock. (John Lyon photo)

AG seeks stay of marriage ruling; licenses issued to hundreds of same-sex couples

May 12, 2014 6:55pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state attorney general’s office on Monday requested a stay of a Pulaski County circuit judge’s ruling that struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, but meanwhile gay...

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Lawmaker says private option delay being considered

Oct 30, 2013 11:29pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislator said Wednesday there is talk among some lawmakers of delaying implementation of Arkansas’ plan to use Medicaid money to subsidize private insurance coverage for...

Two GOP hopefuls announce for 2nd District congressional seat

Updated: Nov 01, 2013 9:31am

LITTLE ROCK —Two Republicans said Tuesday they plan to run for the 2nd District congressional seat.

Banker French Hill of Little Rock, and Conrad Reynolds of Conway are the first Republicans...

Corps waives day use fees Nov. 11 for veterans and their families

Updated: Nov 01, 2013 9:34am

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Little Rock District of the Army Corps of Engineers will join Corps districts nationwide and waive day use fees at its recreation areas Monday, Nov. 11, for...

Jacksonville officer recognized at law enforcement summit

Oct 09, 2013 9:59pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Jacksonville police officer was recognized Wednesday at a ceremony honoring outstanding officers during the Attorney General’s 2013 Law Enforcement Summit.

Officer Daniel...

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: 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: 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...