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North Little Rock: Counting their chickens

Jun 22, 2016 1:54pm

A committee of students at Boone Park Elementary School are giving back in a big way through fundraising efforts. The committee of fifth graders has partnered with Chicks for Children, a non-...

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Jun 22, 2016 11:07am
The 2015 North Little Rock airshow. (Debbie Kelly photo)

Airshow this Saturday

Jun 20, 2016 10:38pm

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Riverfest to be this weekend

May 31, 2016 9:48am

Riverfest returns to downtown Little Rock this weekend.

The event has traditionally been held Memorial Day weekend but was pushed back a week.

It starts on Saturday with shows going...

Summer feeding programs set

May 31, 2016 8:21am

The Pulaski County Special School District and the Landing at Fellowship North will be hosting summer feeding programs starting in June.

Fellowship North, 1 East 52nd Place, North Little...

UA System board OKs merger with Pulaski Tech

May 31, 2016 7:54am

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees last week approved system-wide tuition and fee increases and the mergers of schools in Mena and North Little Rock into the UA System.


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Updated: May 31, 2016 1:13pm

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The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce will have its Monthly Membership Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at The Greens at North Hills. For more information, call...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, and Matt Snead, director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, place a memorial wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. (Jeremy Peppas photo)

Governor notes importance of military during Memorial Day event

Updated: May 30, 2016 4:11pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said here Monday that Arkansas needs to remember not just its fallen service members but those still “on the front lines.”

“We live in a dangerous and unstable world,”...

Pulaski County Director of Elections Bryan Poe, left, discusses a new change to election law during a meeting Tuesday of the Pulaski County Election Commission. Also pictured is Commissioner Kevin Gorman. (John Lyon photo)

Official: New law fixes election problems

May 25, 2016 1:30pm

Newly passed state legislation appears to have resolved numerous issues related to holding school board elections on the same day as a general election, Pulaski County Director of Elections Bryan...

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May 25, 2016 3:38pm

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The Arkansas Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial will at Maumelle’s Lake Willastein on Friday to honor Arkansas military members who have died while serving on...

UAMS names local graduates

May 24, 2016 11:23am

UAMS awarded certificates and degrees last weekto 1,002 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.


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May 18, 2016 1:00pm

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The Dragon Boat races get started in Maumelle on Friday with the bulk of the action on Saturday at Lake Willastein.


The Greek Food Festival...

Carol Thomas

North Little Rock: Thomas earns degree in honor of mother

May 17, 2016 8:21am

“My mom’s name was Carol Thomas,” he said. “My mom was my queen. She was my everything,” he said.

Carol Thomas passed away March 12, 2012, during her son’s sophomore year at the University...