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Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., left, huddles with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Wednesday. (Peter Urban Photo)

Air Force sees Little Rock as home for C-130J aircraft

Apr 02, 2014 8:45pm

WASHINGTON – Calling it one of the gems of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on Wednesday said the Pentagon has no plans to degrade its tactical air lift mission...

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Pollution, Ecology Commission public hearing set

Aug 29, 2013 8:30pm

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in North Little Rock to receive public comments on proposed changes to APC&EC...

Highway Department to limit lane closures during holiday

Updated: Aug 29, 2013 5:37pm

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 9:04pm

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,...

Andy Aldridge, 85, of North Little Rock views a photo of himself taken in 1951 when he was serving with the Marines in the Korean War. A ceremony was held Wednesday at the state Capitol to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the war. (John Lyon photo)

Korean War commemorated with ceremony, exhibit

Jul 24, 2013 8:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — Andy Aldridge of North Little Rock didn’t recognize himself at first.

Aldridge, who attended a ceremony at the state Capitol on Wednesday marking the 60th anniversary of the...

Beebe names appointments to state boards, commissions

Jul 03, 2013 6:26pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 26 appointments to state boards and commissions Wednesday.

Those appointed:

—Daniel Bryant, North Little Rock, reappointed to the State Board of...

Gov. Beebe announces appointments

Jun 25, 2013 6:36pm

Gov. Mike Beebe has announced appointments to boards and commissions, including several in Pulaski County:

• Una Carroll, North Little Rock, reappointed to the Universal Newborn Hearing,...

Rx Drug Abuse: ‘Growing problem’ also makes transition to college

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.nlrtimes.com. Next: State Addiction...

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.nlrtimes.com.

FORT SMITH — The Drug...

Rx Drug Abuse: Arkansas Survey Tracks Abuse Among Students

May 02, 2013 6:00pm

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith, although the statistics cited in this article have been updated for Pulaski, Faulkner, Lonoke...

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.nlrtimes.com.

FORT SMITH — For prescription...