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Steve Barnes | Holding back the tide

Oct 21, 2014 8:48am

FAYETTEVILLE — It’s a win if Arkansas loses to Alabama by one point, especially in a drizzle that makes the pigskin as slippery as a hog slathered in Crisco. It’s a loss for ‘Bama if it defeats...

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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...

Attorney: Religious music, art at state-funded preschools can be OK

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed rule that would ban state-funded religious activities at Arkansas preschools would not ban religious songs and art if they are not presented in a way that amounts to...

Arkansas up to seventh in obesity ranking

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the seventh most obese state in the nation, according to a national report released Tuesday.

The state ranked ninth last year in the annual report by Trust for...

White House to honor Little Rock Kiwanis member

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:10pm

WASHINGTON – Sanford Tollette will be honored Friday at the White House for his long-time service as director of the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp in Little Rock.

Tollette is one of 14 Kiwanis...