News

Rutledge: 2013 law allows open carry, with limitations

LITTLE ROCK — A 2013 Arkansas law allows a person to openly carry a handgun as long as he or she does so without intent to use it unlawfully against another person and does not violate any other gun law, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said in an opinion Friday.

Panel OKs moratorium on hog farms

LITTLE ROCK — The state Pollution Control and Ecology Commission on Friday unanimously approved a rule imposing a five-year moratorium on new medium and large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed.

Sports

Hogs Reserve Punter Arrested

FAYETTEVILLE - An Arkansas football reserve was arrested early Saturday morning on alcohol-related charges just about 24 hours after another Razorbacks player was booked on charges, as well.

The Bolin Alley: Bielema Revitalizes Auburn Rivalry

FAYETTEVILLE – Everything was going typically Friday night at the Springdale Convention Center. Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was doing what coaches do at kickoff dinners – telling stories, delivering a few jokes, going over the roster and schedule.

Opinion

PATE: A job not done and not well

I’ve been a bit out of sorts lately. It’s not that good things don’t happen to me every day, but life’s little travails just seem to have come in a big pack in recent times. As I’ve gotten older, I deal with setbacks better than I would have a few years ago. It’s like picking out splinters — after you’ve done it a couple hundred times, you develop a technique, but you probably don’t want any more practice.

Editorial: Call-Blocking Essential To Consumer Protection

As recently reported by the Arkansas News Bureau, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Wednesday joined 44 other state attorneys general in calling on phone carriers AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and CenturyLink to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. We believe this is a necessary step to improve consumer protection.

Editorial: Baaatter up!

In his Epistle to the Romans, the Apostle Paul wrote at 13:12, “The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.” This verse has an interesting relevance today as we note an important turning point in American sports history.

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