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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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Spring break at Toltec Mounds

Mar 19, 2014 10:06pm

Families of students know that Arkansas’ spring break is fast approaching, and Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park is ready with family-friendly outdoor programs and activities to make good use...

Memorial run/walk to aid family

Mar 12, 2014 9:55pm

From a few fellow runners of Cabot Country Cruisers memorializing a tragically lost friend, the Sharae Bryant Memorial 5K Run/Walk has just “blown up,” organizer Heather Sanders said. The event is...

Obama’s 2015 budget draws criticism from Arkansas delegation

Mar 04, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas congressional delegation offered a cool response to the $3.9 trillion budget plan offered Tuesday by President Barack Obama that he called a blueprint for his “...

Arkansas guardsman suspended over casket photograph

Feb 21, 2014 6:36pm

The Arkansas National Guard has confirmed in a press release that one of the soldiers in a photograph posted on a social media site by a Wisconsin national guardsman is a member of the Arkansas...

Democrat McPherson enters 1st District congressional race

Feb 20, 2014 6:56pm

LITTLE ROCK — Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson, a Democrat, announced his candidacy Thursday for the 1st Congressional District seat now held by Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford of Jonesboro...

More than blooms at Flower and Garden Show

Feb 20, 2014 9:36am

This year’s Arkansas Flower and Garden show will feature not only flowers but foods as well with cooking demonstrations by the Cooperative Extension Service.

The show, “Gardening - That’s...

Senate agrees to end military pension cuts

Feb 12, 2014 6:47pm

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave final approval Wednesday to legislation to fully restore pension benefits to veterans that were cut as part of a recently adopted budget resolution.

Working-age...

Cotton, left; Pryor, right.

House, Senate at odds over restoring military pensions

Feb 11, 2014 5:50pm

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday agreed to rescind a $6 billion cut to military pensions but the bill conflicts with a similar measure now under debate in the Senate.

The House voted, 326-...

Cotton, left; Pryor, right.

Military pension cut sparks partisan fight in Senate

Feb 10, 2014 6:09pm

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans clashed Monday over military pension benefits in what has become the latest conflict in the heated Arkansas race for U.S. Senate.

The Senate opened...

Griffin seeks protection for military commissaries

Feb 07, 2014 8:39pm

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock, launched a preemptive strike Wednesday to protect military commissaries from the budget axe.

Griffin filed legislation that would essentially...

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