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Justin Matthews, Sr.

The life and legacy of Justin Matthews, Sr.

Apr 10, 2014 5:12pm


Here is the first part of a two-part series detailing the life of Justin Matthews Sr. Matthews was responsible for many landmarks and developments in the North Little Rock-...

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Beverage Association: Forcing LR clubs/bars to shut down at 2 a.m. would impact ones open North of the River

Jan 23, 2014 8:38am

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Such is also the rule of legislation being considered in the City of Little Rock. If it passes, then it might lead to more late...

EAST gets $60,000 grant

Jan 23, 2014 8:36am

Wal-Mart recently awarded the EAST Initiative, a national education non-profit organization, a $60,000 grant to continue developing projects to address health and wellness issues, especially...

Rabid bat found in North Pulaski County

Jan 23, 2014 8:35am

A rabid bat was found inside a home in North Pulaski County on Jan. 13.

Sherwood Animal Services received notification from the Arkansas Department of Health on Jan. 14 that a bat found...


Sherwood woman charged with rape

Jan 16, 2014 12:53pm

On Nov. 27, 2013, the Sherwood Police Department Criminal Investigation Division received a referral from the Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline containing allegations of a sexual assault by Andrea...

Sherwood PD getting new phone lines

Jan 16, 2014 12:40pm

Contractor Andrew Davis helps clear a ditch on East Kiehl Avenue in Sherwood in front of Sherwood City Hall. The construction crew was getting ready to install new telephone lines into the city...

County school district new student registration begins Jan. 27

Jan 16, 2014 12:39pm

New student registration for the Pulaski County Special School District is Jan. 27 through Feb. 7.

Those who must register are pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students and those new to the...

Young Africans to perform in Sherwood on Sunday

Jan 16, 2014 12:48pm

The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African Children’s Choir.

They will be performing at Friendship Baptist...

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel talks with reporters Monday after a federal judge gave final approval to a desegregation agreement to end state desegregation funding to the three school districts in Pulaski County. (Rob Moritz photo)

Judge gives final approval to deseg agreement

Jan 13, 2014 8:34pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge Monday gave final approval to a settlement that will end decades of state desegregation payments to the three school districts in Pulaski County.

U.S. District...

Hearing signals end to Little Rock area school desegregation case

Updated: Jan 25, 2014 12:37pm

A federal court hearing this week could be the last step toward ending two decades of state payments — more than $1 billion so far — to bolster desegregation programs in the three Pulaski County...

Sherwood’s animal shelter seeking barns to house feral cats

Jan 09, 2014 1:14pm

Cats are known to have independent streaks. But in the cold weather even a cat of nine lives can buckle under the weather.

The Sherwood Animal Shelter sometimes receives feral cats from the...