The north Arkansas town of Harrison has long been associated with the Ku Klux Klan, creating an image that city leaders say is just not true.
News articles about Harrison’s inglorious past and proximity to the home of national Knights of the K-K-K Director Thom Robb trend toward the top of internet searches of information about the Boone County town.
Robb lives in nearby Zinc Arkansas but for years used a Harrison post office box.
Authorities say an inmate who escaped from a central Arkansas jail last month has been recaptured in the Florida Panhandle.
The Garland County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Derrick Estell was in custody in Florida.
Sheriff's Deputy Scott Hinojosa says Estell had escaped the agency's custody on July 28 with help from Tamara Upshaw and others after returning from the Arkansas Department of Correction for a court appearance.
The FBI is now offering a reward of $20,000 for information leading the person responsible for intentionally bringing down a power line in Cabot.
The line, located on Arkansas Highway 321, was reported Wednesday afternoon by Entergy officials. The subsequent investigation revealed the line was purposely severed with a saw or similar tool. Bolts for the 100-foot tower that held the line were also removed.
Lawyers for a group of same-sex couples seeking to overturn Arkansas' ban on gay marriage want to drop the state's governor and attorney general from a lawsuit.
Attorneys for the couples filed a notice of dismissal Thursday in Pulaski County Circuit Court. That notice says the plaintiffs dismiss Gov. Mike Beebe and Attorney General Dustin McDaniel from the lawsuit. They're asking the court to issue an order making it official.
Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr says he made errors on campaign finance reports that are now being questioned by a political website.
In a series of reports this week, the Democrat-leaning Blue Hog Report says Darr's campaign reports listed expenses like four season tickets to Arkansas Razorback games, expensive dinners and charges at convenience stores as fundraisers.
Actions are being taken by the Game and Fish Commission to stop Chronic Wasting Disease, in the same family of diseases as Mad Cow, from infecting the state’s deer and elk populations. Cases in northwestern Missouri are the closest to Arkansas.
New steps ban the transportation of live cervids and carcasses hunted in all other states. This adds to a 2003 law which only prevented importation from states with known cases.
Corey Gray, the Deer Program Coordinator with Game and Fish said Arkansas is being proactive.