In June of 2017, U. S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-Jonesboro) told Roby Brock during an interview on Talk Business and Politics that he plans to run again in 2018. Like 2016, Crawford may have a challenger. Unlike 2016, Crawford's challenger may be a Democrat rather than a Libertarian. A Democrat who calls himself a "semi-retired cattle rancher."
Proposed tuition increases and handling the new campus carry law are among the biggest topics on the agenda of the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees. The board is meeting at the ASU Newport campus to discuss the topics. You can watch KASU's live stream of the board meeting below.
That's the only way Kary Story, Mayor of Pocahontas, can describe the record flooding coming to his city. The National Weather Service in Memphis on Tuesday issued a Flash Flood Warning for southeastern Randolph County, and central Lawrence County.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson held a press conference in Pocahontas Tuesday after surveying the damage to Sharp and Randolph Counties from the severe storms that hit over the weekend. The GOP Governor held the presser in the #4 Fire Station in Pocahontas with Mayor Kary Story and AJ Gary, Director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.
After lien filings from 2 companies and an ultimatum from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission, another company has filed a lien against Northern Arkansas Hotel and Convention Center, LLC.
The Sun reports that HD Supply Construction Supply of Allen, Texas filed a lien against the company earlier this week. The lien is in regards to the delayed construction of the Hyatt Place Hotel and Convention Center to be built near Interstate 555 on Browns Lane Access Road.
Arkansas State Police have activated a Silver Alert for a missing Woodruff County woman and local authorities are requesting help from the public.
The McCrory Police Department is looking for Merle Marie Miller. The 83-year-old woman was reported missing from a nursing home around 7:30 Wednesday night. According to the ASP, it is unclear if she walked off of the property or was picked up by someone possibly driving a blue Toyota Tundra.