Monthly Archives: January 2011

Speeding Arkansas senator: ‘I’m sorry’

A state senator who received only a scolding after leading a deputy sheriff on a chase through two counties says he’s sorry for his actions, reports the Associated Press. Republican Sen. Bruce Holland of Greenwood on Tuesday apologized for speeding … Continue reading

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Man wanted in Oklahoma found dead in Ashdown, Ark.

An Oklahoma man wanted for assaulting his wife has been found dead in southwestern Arkansas, reports the Associated Press. Arkansas State Police say the body of 41-year-old Stephen Cox of Broken Bow was found Sunday with a gunshot wound to the … Continue reading

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Human development centers suit dismissed by federal judge

A federal judge has dismissed a Justice Department lawsuit that accused the state of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act at its six human development centers throughout the state, reports the Associated Press. U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes dismissed the … Continue reading

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Arkansas panel votes down health insurance bill

A legislative committee has blocked an attempt to reject a key portion of the federal health care overhaul, reports the Associated Press. The House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee on Tuesday voted down a proposal by Republican Rep. David Meeks … Continue reading

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Arkansas lawmakers back e-mail renewal notices

A proposal to allow Arkansans to receive their vehicle renewal notifications by e-mail is heading to the state House of Representatives for a vote, reports the Associated Press. The House Public Transportation Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill by Democratic Rep. … Continue reading

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Camden Police seeking info on bogus payroll checks

A preliminary report by our friends at the Camden News advises against cashing payroll checks from Comfort Inn and Holiday Inn Express, both located in Camden. The newspaper reports that check-cashing facilities in and around that city have already been … Continue reading

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In today’s Banner-News . . .

In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, you’ll get the inside details on last night’s Magnolia City Council meeting, and you’ll learn which amended ordinances, proposed by new Mayor Parnell Vann, fell short before the council. Also in today’s newspaper, … Continue reading

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El Dorado bank executive sentenced to prison

A former executive at Timberland Bank in El Dorado has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of bank fraud, reports the Associated Press. U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge says 48-year-old Mark Turner … Continue reading

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AP names 2010 NFL All-Pro Team

Want to know who the Associated Press named to the 2010 NFL All-Pro Team? OFFENSE Quarterback—Tom Brady, New England. Running Backs—Jamaal Charles, Kansas City; Arian Foster, Houston. Fullback—Vonta Leach, Houston. Tight End—Jason Witten, Dallas. Wide Receivers—Roddy White, Atlanta; Reggie Wayne, … Continue reading

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