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Steve Barnes | Campaigning is a family affair

Jul 22, 2014 11:15am

It wasn’t stop-the-presses news, not “Breaking News” news on a television screen, which would have indicted it wasn’t news at all or had actually “broken” hours earlier. Indeed it was so...

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Rx Drug Abuse: Combating Abuse Among Youths Can Mean Culture Change

Apr 18, 2013 6:00am

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.maumellemonitor.com. Next: Some schools...

The predicted storm timing on Thursday is shown in this graphic by the National Weather Service, which has predicted the storms will reach Southeast Arkansas by 1 p.m. and be directly overhead by 4 p.m. (National Weather Service Graphic)

Severe weather possible Thursday

Apr 17, 2013 6:34pm

Severe weather is possible Thursday across Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain, large hail in excess of 1 inch in diameter, wind gusts in excess of...

Rx Drug Abuse: Arkansas Uses Statistics To Guide Decisions

Apr 17, 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.maumellemonitor.com. Next: Overprescription...

Rx drug abuse: Congress, FDA study solutions to ‘growing problem’

Apr 17, 2013 6:00am

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.maumellemonitor.com.

An estimated 20...

Wife of Dillard’s Inc. founder dies

Feb 20, 2013 6:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — The widow of Dillard’s Inc. founder William T. Dillard has died.

Alexa Latimer Dillard of Little Rock died Tuesday. She was 96.

She was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Nashville,...

Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:19pm

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties affected by the Christmas Day storm that brought ice and record snowfall.

Federal funding is...

Beebe requests federal disaster declaration

Jan 22, 2013 5:19pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday sent a letter to President Obama requesting a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties effected by the Christmas Day winter storm that brought ice...

Dillard’s declares special dividend

Updated: Nov 27, 2012 5:59pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Dillard’s Inc. Board of Directors has declared a one-time cash dividend of $5 per share in addition to a quarterly cash dividend of 5-cents per share.

“This special, one-...

Stephens head calls for more transparency on valor awards

Nov 27, 2012 2:13pm

NEW YORK — The Pentagon should make it easier to learn more about service members who are recognized for performing acts of heroism, according to the head of a media organization that chronicled...

“Saluting American Valor” wins award

Nov 26, 2012 2:56pm

NEW YORK — “Saluting American Valor,” a series of stories published by Stephens Media that detailed the actions of U.S. service members decorated for combat heroism in Iraq and Afghanistan, has...