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Pulaski County crime victims receive $95, 485.80

Mar 17, 2014 6:06pm

Pulaski County crime victims received $95, 485.80 in reparations from the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board in January, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

In a news release,...

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Another bump in the road for North Belt Freeway

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 2:05pm

Construction of the North Belt Freeway from U.S. Highway 67/167 to Interstate 40 could require novel approaches to funding, Jim McKenzie, Metroplan executive director, told the group’s board of...

Pulaski County comment sought

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 12:54pm

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has scheduled a “listening session” to gather information for the next Arkansas Historic Preservation Plan. The session, focusing on Lonoke, Pulaski,...

<p>Jacksonville Firefighter Jason Riggs carries some hose in preparation of a firefighting exercise his department is getting ready to perform as they use its new fire training complex to prepare firefighters for actual fires.</p>

Jacksonville FD conducts fire training

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 10:37pm

Nothing trains a firefighter better for an actual fire than a real blaze.

However, getting as much practice as possible can help firefighters when they go out and risk their lives.


Sherwood man arrested on charges of video voyeurism of stepdaughters

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 10:09pm

A 39-year-old Sherwood man appeared in the city’s district court via video conferencing Monday morning in an attempt to reduce his bond following his arrest in which he was charged with video...

Jacksonville gets $105,000 emergency grant to finish sewer project

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 10:01pm

It appears after about 20 years of effort, Jacksonville’s Valentine-Wooten neighborhood finally will be getting a sewer line to treat its sewage.

In a joint press conference Tuesday morning...

Sherwood receives electric proposals

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 9:58pm

Sherwood city officials now have a lot of homework to do as they have received proposals from three different electric utilities to be the city’s next provider of electricity.

Currently, the...

Report: Central Arkansas Water in full compliance with federal, state regulations

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 8:04pm

Central Arkansas Water recently found itself to be in compliance with federal and state drinking water regulations.

“Since the enactment of the federal law in 1974, we have had zero...

Texting by driver may have caused fatality

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 7:28pm

The death of a 23-year-old Sherwood man Tuesday night in a one-car accident on Batesville Pike could be the result of texting while driving.

North Little Rock police Sgt. Brian Dedrick said...

Busing around town: CATA ridership up 15 percent

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 7:16pm

Usage of the Central Arkansas public transportation system is up substantially when compared to 2011.

According to Betty Wineland, director of the Central Arkansas Transit Authority,...

<p>Workers of Kullander Construction of Little Rock continue to build the new $5 million public safety building for the city of Jacksonville on Marshall Road. The city is borrowing money to help complete the project. (Photo by Greg Rayburn)</p>

Jacksonville borrows $3.1 million to complete five city projects

Updated: Jun 29, 2012 7:14pm

The Jacksonville City Council voted Thursday to authorize Mayor Gary Fletcher to borrow up to $3.1 million to continue funding for five municipal projects that are under way.

During the last...