Faulkner County http://ualrpublicradio.org en 2 Lawsuits Challenge Judicial Candidates In Conway http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/2-lawsuits-challenge-judicial-candidates-conway <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Two lawsuits have been filed challenging the eligibility of two people running for separate judgeships in Faulkner County.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The lawsuits allege that candidate Angela Byrd and current Circuit Judge H.G. Foster are ineligible for the ballot because both had their law licenses temporarily suspended for not paying annual state-bar fees.</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:22:31 +0000 Associated Press 21253 at http://ualrpublicradio.org UCA Ex-Administrator Gets 3-Year Prison Sentence http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/uca-ex-administrator-gets-3-year-prison-sentence <div><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">A former University of Central Arkansas administrator remains free on bond pending an appeal after a jury convicted him of six counts of commercial burglary.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:51:21 +0000 Associated Press 20222 at http://ualrpublicradio.org UCA Ex-Administrator Gets 3-Year Prison Sentence Faulkner Co. Man Runs But Can't Hide From Latest Conviction http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/faulkner-co-man-runs-cant-hide-latest-conviction <P>The moral of this story is the moment when the jury says, “Guilty” is not a good time to lose track of the defendant.</P> <P>Twenty-four year old Rolandis Chatmon already had three previous felony convictions and a record of bad behavior in prison.</P> <P>So, when a Faulkner County Circuit Court jury came back with a guilty verdict on three new counts of aggravated armed robbery and one theft-of-property charge, he knew the penalty would be bad.</P> <P>So, the <EM>Arkansas Democrat-Gazette </EM>reports, he ran.</P> <P>Chatmon bolted out of the county courthouse in Conway Friday. Sat, 10 Aug 2013 14:21:14 +0000 David Wallace 9391 at http://ualrpublicradio.org