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The Little Rock Air Force Base Color Guard presented the colors to open the annual Ward Fourth of July City Picnic, held at the Ward Ball Park.

Ward celebrates the Fourth of July

Jul 05, 2016 5:04pm

The Little Rock Air Force Base Color Guard presented the colors to open the annual Ward Fourth of July City Picnic, held at the Ward Ball Park.

Sydney Starnes dresses one of the free...

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Winter storm causes power outages, wrecks across state

Dec 06, 2013 3:56pm

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...

Troopers busy assisting motorist during snow and ice

Dec 06, 2013 2:47pm

State Troopers across Arkansas have spent most of last night and today assisting motorists who have been victims of snow or ice covered highways.

Most of the motor vehicle crashes involved...

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 04, 2013 7:50pm

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...

Court: Lonoke County, city of Lonoke must split cost of funding district court

Updated: Nov 18, 2013 10:24pm

LITTLE ROCK — Lonoke County must continue paying a portion of the operating costs of the Lonoke District Court, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

In a 5-2 decision, the high court...

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...

Insurance cancellations add to controversy over health care law

Nov 08, 2013 10:54am

LITTLE ROCK — When Jerry Buckley of Marion bought a health insurance plan for him and his wife two years ago, he wasn’t worried about whether he would be able to keep it after new regulations took...

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Arkansas Army National Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

Nov 08, 2013 10:53am

The Arkansas Army National Guard will welcome its new commander, Brig. Gen. Patricia Anslow of North Little Rock, to command state’s 7,500 Army National Guardsmen with a ceremony at 2 p.m....

Feds accepting applications for water quality monitoring assistance through next week

Oct 30, 2013 11:38pm

LITTLE ROCK – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have through the end of next week to apply for federal assistance to monitor edge of field water quality on agricultural lands in targeted...

Corps waives day use fees Nov. 11 for veterans and their families

Oct 29, 2013 2:57pm

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Little Rock District of the Army Corps of Engineers will join Corps districts nationwide and waive day use fees at its recreation areas Monday, Nov. 11, for...

Governor names 31 to state boards, commissions

Sep 10, 2013 7:56pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 31 appointments to state boards and commissions Monday, including two from Lonoke County.

—Gil Mayer, Ward, reappointed to the Criminal Detention...