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Driver dies two days after single-vehicle wreck
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:58:57 -0800

A Russellville man died Wednesday, two days after he was ejected from his vehicle in a wreck in Johnson County.

Here come the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase finals
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:14:59 -0800

Enchiridion wins last semifinal round. by Will Stephenson Last week's round of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, the last of the semifinals before this Friday's finals concert, was opened by Pine Bluff singer-songwriter Katie Johnson, who claims on Facebook that she aims "not just to make feel-good music but to make feel-everything music." Judge Joe Holland, of last year's showcase winners ...

Family Member’s Dogs Killed Johnson County Man, Sheriff Says
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:47:15 -0800

JOHNSON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Coal Hill man found dead in the woods near his home earlier this month died from “canine injuries” from a family member’s dogs, according to newly-revealed autopsy results. Fredrick Crutchfield, 63, was found dead Feb. 4 by a family member. Investigators sent his body to the Arkansas State Crime Lab […]

Man Mauled to Death by Dogs in Johnson Co.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:39:51 -0800

On Feb. 4, Fredrick Crutchfield, 63, was found at 10:20 p.m. by a family member.

Taylor's transfer to center gets OK
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:45:22 -0800

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson on Tuesday approved Jermain Taylor's transfer from a secured hospital to a locked-down substance-abuse program for treatment.

Judge limits state in trial against drugmaker
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 01:48:20 -0800

Arkansas can pursue only the deceptive-marketing accusation against Johnson & Johnson that its lawyers brought to the first trial three years ago, a Pulaski County circuit judge has ruled.

JPs Declare Constable Positions Vacant, Adopt Changes in Budge
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:56:06 -0800

The members of the Ashley County Quorum Court, in their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 10, approved three changes in the budget for this year and declared vacancies in the position of constable in two townships.

Basketball: Urquidi, Decatur eye state tournament berth
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:23:09 -0800

Mario Urquidi has developed into an all-around player over the past four seasons.

Seasonal jobs bump unemployment rates
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:07:43 -0800

Editor's note: The December 2014 figures in this article are according to preliminary figures released by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and is the most recent data available. ...

Senate passes school district bill
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:03:39 -0800

The state Senate on Tuesday sent to the governor legislation that would make it easier for a community to carve out a new school district from an existing one.