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Ken Bridges | Pope had key role in state’s history

Aug 26, 2014 7:29am

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Pope had key role in state’s history

John Pope was the third territorial governor of Arkansas and a man who helped steer Arkansas out of its wilderness era. However, his...

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Class-action status upheld in lawsuit over hotel taxes

Oct 10, 2013 3:52pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a circuit judge’s decision to grant class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that online travel companies are not paying their fair share...

Beebe names 23 to state boards, commissions

Oct 09, 2013 6:26pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 23 appointments to state boards and commissions Wednesday.

Those appointed from Pulaski County:

—Dr. Mary Aitken, Maumelle, reappointed to the...

State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in hotel tax dispute

Oct 03, 2013 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The courts are not the proper venue for a claim that online travel companies like Hotels.com are paying their fare share of taxes to cities and counties, a lawyer for the companies...

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: 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...