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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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Recent rain has improved the look of the U.S. Drought Monitor map with more counties losing drought classifications, with the exception of Jefferson County. This map was issued Aug. 1. (Image courtesy U.S. Drought Monitor)

Recent rains make improvements in weekly drought map

Updated: Aug 01, 2013 8:40pm

LONOKE, Ark. — Rain over the last two weeks has made a marked improvement in the U.S. Drought Monitor map, with the area covered by drought in Arkansas dropping from about 91 percent last week to...

Cattle deaths to blackleg reported in county

Jul 24, 2013 10:15pm

A bacterial infection that often occurs during drought has claimed cattle in herds in Lonoke and Sebastian counties, Tom Troxel, associate head - Animal Science for the University of Arkansas...

Arkansas Rice Expo to be held in Stuttgart

Jul 24, 2013 10:00pm

The 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo is 8 a.m. on Aug. 2, Grand Prairie Center, 2709 U.S. Highway 165, Stuttgart.

The keynote speaker is Sen. Mark Pryor; also Janet Carson, extension horticulture...

Carter opts out of 2014 governor’s race

May 17, 2013 2:47pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Republican House speaker who considered using his leadership in Arkansas’ first GOP-led General Assembly since Reconstruction as a stepping stone to the state’s highest office...

Rx Drug Abuse: Addiction treatment available locally

Apr 27, 2013 6:01am

Editor’s Note: This article concludes a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith. The entire series is available online at www.cabotstarherald.com.

FORT SMITH — For...

Rx Drug Abuse: Arkansas Survey Tracks Abuse Among Students

Apr 26, 2013 6:00am

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series produced by the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith, although the statistics cited in this article have been updated for Lonoke, Faulkner, Pulaski...

Rx Drug Abuse: ‘Growing problem’ also makes transition to college

Apr 25, 2013 6:02am

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.cabotstarherald.com. Next: State Addiction...

Rx Drug Abuse: Take-back aims to eliminate access

Apr 25, 2013 6:02am

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.cabotstarherald.com. The entire series will...

Editorial: Prescription drug abuse requires coordinated response

Apr 24, 2013 6:01am

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.cabotstarherald.com.

Last week, we...

Rx Drug Abuse: Addict turns life around with drug court

Apr 24, 2013 6:00am

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.cabotstarherald.com. Next: State Take-Back...