File photo of current and former University of Arkansas officials testifying before the Joint Performance Review Committee in January. From left to right, Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration Don Pederson, Associate Vice-Chancellor for Financial Affairs Jean Schook, Chancellor David Gearhart, former Vice-Chancellor of Advancement Brad Choate, former Associate Vice-Chancellor of University Relations John Diamond (behind Choate) and former Advancement Division Budget Director Joy Sharp.
The Pulaski County prosecutor says conflicting testimony from University of Arkansas officials isn't enough to warrant criminal charges under the state's perjury laws.
Prosecutor Larry Jegley reviewed testimony from a legislative hearing last fall about reported problems at the university's Division of Advancement. At the hearing, former UA spokesman John Diamond told lawmakers that school officials ordered him to "get rid" of records regarding a multimillion dollar deficit in the division.
An Arkansas electric cooperative says an Environmental Protection Agency plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants will reduce utility companies' use of coal in favor of more expensive fuels.
The Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation says it was disappointed by the implications of Monday's announcement by the Obama administration to cut carbon dioxide emissions from plants over the next 15 years.
Economic development officials say a new rice mill is headed to Pine Bluff. The state announced Monday that Southwind Milling Co. LLC will build a rice mill at the city's port.
The corporation is part of Optimum Group, which has been farming in Mississippi Delta states since 2010.
Construction of the new mill is expected to begin immediately at the site in the Pine Bluff Port's Harbor Industrial District. Officials say the plant will be operational by February 2015 and will initially employ 25 people.
Early voting opens Tuesday for Arkansas' primary runoff, though state election officials aren't expecting many people to take part.
Just 21 percent of the state's 1.6 million registered voters showed up for April's primary. And with only one statewide race headed to a runoff, the Secretary of State's office says only around 4 percent of voters - or about 30 people per precinct - are expected.
The National Park Service is accepting public comment on possible changes or improvements to the Clinton Birthplace National Historic Site in Hope.
The public comment period opened last week and runs through June 30. The park service hopes to identify projects that can document the historic character of the neighborhood as experienced by former president Bill Clinton.
Clinton was born in Hope in 1946 and lived in the home with his mother and grandparents for four years.
The filing period for residents seeking disaster unemployment assistance after April's deadly storms is ending.
Claims by those affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began in Faulkner County April 27 must be filed by Monday.
Residents must have worked or have been scheduled to work in the disaster area, but because of the disaster they no longer have a job, a place to work or could not get to their place of work because of the damage.
An author whose extensive work helped build support that led to the release of the West Memphis Three has teamed up with one of the men to tell his story. It’s the second book on the case for Mara Leveritt whose previous book, Devil's Knot, was recently made into a movie.