A Pulaski County judge is reluctantly allowing an eight-time parole absconder who is charged with murder in Little Rock to be given new public defenders, but declined the man's request to represent himself.
Darrell Dennis is charged in the May 10 kidnapping, robbery and shooting death of 18-year-old Forrest Abrams. Dennis was free at the time despite multiple felony charges and parole violations.
The Delta Regional Authority is making a $150,000 investment in a sustainable agriculture program in eastern Arkansas.
The group is planning a Wednesday event in Forrest City to mark the start of the funding.
Officials say the money will help East Arkansas Enterprise Community Inc. to work with Arkansas Delta Seeds of Change to assist 100 farmers in the region. The program will assist farmers and entrepreneurs through job training, financial planning, access to equipment and product marketing.
A scene from Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Kiki Porter as Peaseblossom, Thatcher Pitkoff as Moth, Benjy Wenzelberg as Mustardseed, Seth Ewing-Crystal as Cobweb, Matthew Rose as Bottom and Kathleen Kim as Tytania.
Arkansas State Highway commissioners have accepted two bids that total nearly $3 million for road improvements in Pulaski County.
The commission met Monday in Little Rock and approved a $2.2 million bid from Redstone Construction Group, Inc. of Little Rock to widen Scott Hamilton Drive between Interstate 30 and Baseline Road in southwest Little Rock.
In addition to the holiday-themed programming you can already hear on our regularly scheduled programs, KLRE is running two special programs this holiday season.
Christmas Day, Wed., Dec. 25, from 3-6 p.m. KLRE's Matt Patton will air Bach's Christmas Oratorio in its entirety. The work for choir and orchestra depicts the events of the Christian holiday and was intended for performance during the season.
Talk Business Arkansas — in conjunction with the State Chamber of Commerce and consulting group CEG Partners — released its first “Business Leaders Confidence Survey,” which found that company leaders across Arkansas see sizable revenue growth in 2014 but it may not correlate to hiring or capital investments.