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Editorial| Think Before You Shop, Spend And Give

Nov 25, 2014 9:24am

Despite our best attempts to keep Christmas madness corralled until after Thanksgiving, it arrives even earlier this year than last, which was earlier than the year before.

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Forestry Commission: No sign of plane, pilot missing since Friday

Feb 03, 2014 8:53pm

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas Forestry Commission plane and pilot that disappeared Friday were still missing late Monday afternoon, the commission said.

Jake Harrell took off Friday from Malvern...

This map by the Arkansas Forestry Commission shows the burn bans in Arkansas as of 7:30 p.m. Monday. (www.arkfireinfo.org)

50 Arkansas counties now under burn bans

Jan 27, 2014 7:27pm

LITTLE ROCK — Burns bans are now in effect in 50 counties and outdoor burning is strongly discouraged across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday.

The commission said 48...

Burn bans declared in 19 counties

Jan 21, 2014 9:36pm

LITTLE ROCK – High winds, low humidity and mild temperatures have contributed to an increase in wildfires across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Tuesday, adding that county judges...

Commission recommends NLR for location of new veterans home

Jan 21, 2014 8:49pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Veterans Commission voted Tuesday to recommend a golf course in North Little Rock as the location for a proposed new state nursing home.

The 9-3 vote came at the...

Beebe declares 22 counties disaster areas after winter storms

Dec 13, 2013 6:51pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Friday declared 22 counties disaster areas because of damage caused by severe winter storms last week.

Included in the declaration are Baxter, Crawford,...

29 counties hit by drought, floods get fed disaster declaration

Dec 12, 2013 8:33pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made secretarial disaster declarations for 29 Arkansas counties that experienced droughts or flooding this year, Gov. Mike Beebe’s...

Brady Aldy, transmission and distribution operations director for Entergy Arkansas, left, discusses the utility company’s preparations for the winter storm predicted to hit Arkansas as Hugh McDonald, president and CEO of Entergy, listens. (Rob Moritz photo)

State bracing for winter storm; high school playoff games canceled

Dec 06, 2013 6:48pm

LITTLE ROCK — All high school football playoff games, including three state championship games at War Memorial Stadium, have been postponed a week because of a winter storm that is bearing down on...

A Central Arkansas Transit bus was one of the few vehicles on the Main Street Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock Friday as a winter storm, packed with ice and sleet, moved across Arkansas. (Rob Moritz photo)

Winter storm causes power outages, wrecks across state

Dec 06, 2013 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Sleet and ice covered most of Arkansas Friday as a winter storm moved across the state, causing thousands of power outages and wrecks.

By mid-day, Entergy Arkansas was...

This National Weather Service map shows the Hard Freeze Warnings and Freeze Warnings as of 10 p.m. Monday.

Freezing temperatures in state forecast

Nov 11, 2013 9:50pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A cold front approaching from the north will bring the coldest temperatures of the season so far to Arkansas, with mid-week lows dipping below freezing statewide, the National...

Beebe announces 19 appointments to state boards, commissions

Nov 08, 2013 10:40am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 19 appointments to state boards and commissions Thursday, including one from North Little Rock.

Those appointed:

—Terry Imus, North Little Rock...