Police in Fort Smith are searching for vandals who have damaged more than 30 headstones at a cemetery.
Sgt. Daniel Grubbs says the vandalism began July 25 and that headstones have been knocked over, damaged or destroyed at Calvary Cemetery on the city's west side. Grubbs says police have made no arrests and have no suspects.
Federal agriculture officials have told members of Arkansas' congressional delegation that China has stopped imports of the state's poultry products.
Sen. Mark Pryor decried Tuesday's decision, saying an "isolated incident" led to the ban. Pryor didn't say what the incident was, but birds on a Scott County farm tested positive for a low-pathogenic strain of avian flu in June.
Pryor said Arkansas poultry products are "safe, healthy and nutritious" and that his family would continue to eat them.
Following the trend of other successful local business incubators across the state, North Little Rock will be the new home to the latest entrepreneurial hub, the Argenta Innovation Center.
The center, which has raised $2.5 million from private sources, will be the first phase of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, which will house three inter-connected ventures that will work together to provide education, training, prototyping and startup and entrepreneurial opportunities.
A Jackson County jail escapee has been killed during a police pursuit in Missouri.
Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas says Steven Mitchell died Tuesday afternoon after crashing the vehicle he was driving while trying to elude police in Mtn. View, Missouri, about 140 miles north of Newport.
Lucas says police stopped the vehicle driven by Mitchell's wife about noon Tuesday for speeding and when she was removed from the car Mitchell got behind the wheel and drove away.
The president of the Little Rock School Board says she's dropping out of the Democratic race for lieutenant governor and is instead considering a run for Congress.
Dianne Curry told supporters Monday that she's dropping out in hopes of uniting the Democratic Party behind candidate John Burkhalter. Curry announced her decision the same day Bill Halter dropped out of the governor's race, leaving former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross as the only Democrat in the race.