LITTLE ROCK — A former Trumann High School teacher was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a former student with whom he fathered a child.
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LITTLE ROCK — A state House candidate who is the subject of an ethics complaint over a campaign contribution said Wednesday he has taken steps to comply with campaign finance laws.
LITTLE ROCK — A judge on Wednesday scheduled a May 2 hearing to consider motions in a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
LITTLE ROCK — Expenditures associated with the so-called private option slightly exceed budget targets but will fall within the targets when allowable adjustments are made, according to actuaries hired to analyze the program.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., remains hospitalized Wednesday as doctors monitor his recovery from heart surgery at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, according to an update from his office.
LITTLE ROCK — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ voter ID law said in a court filing Wednesday that they, and all Arkansas voters, will be irreparably harmed if a judge does not bar enforcement of the law before the May 20 primary and nonpartisan election.
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Tuesday the hiring of a new director for its Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy and the receipt of $20 million in contributions for the institute.
FORT SMITH — The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Robin E. Bowen on Tuesday to be ATU’s next president, according to an ATU news release.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended the position he took on the farm bill during a speech Tuesday at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, which opposed Cotton’s position on the issue.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman received an outpouring of prayers and well wishes from Republicans and Democrats in and out of Arkansas on Tuesday after undergoing heart surgery at a hospital in Rogers.