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T' noose staff o'T' Sheridun Press covers noose, sperts an' lifestyle steries throughout Sheridun an' its surroundyun' region. Noose tips an' ...

Arkansas' largest citee is fixin ta phase out curbside glass recycleeun', joinyun' mos o't' state's citees o'40,000 er mer folk n' nairy offerin t'servus.

P'r a tantatif' contrack revision wiff Waste Management, Lil Rock, Nerth Lil Rock an' Sherwuod will no long'r accept glass n' curbside recycleeun' carts startin April 1 through March 31, 2021, an' t'citees will roll out un skoolin plun ta encourage folk ta recycle onlee t'rite materials.

Lil Rock an' t'Regyunal Reet Moe →

N' t'Arkansas congressyunal districk at skewet mos heevilee n' faver o'Presdint Donald Trump, Chintun Desai wuz a'trine ta innerduce hissef ta voters one by one durin un August catfish festivul n' Grady.

T' voters thar greetid t'Demokratic can'idate wiff openness an' a dose o'skepticism, accerdyun' ta intervioos wiff sevrul.

T' incumbent, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawferd, a Republicun frum Jonesbero, has a neerly 14-ta-1 fundraisyun' advantage ov'r Desai an' has name recognishun frum fer terms Reet Moe →

FAYETTEVILLE -- Increeses ta facultee salaries have bee a pryeritee fer t'Univesty o'Arkansas, Fayetteville, sed Chanceller Joe Steinmetz, wiff full professers un avridge earnyun' $128,947 n' t'12-month period at endet June 30.

T' avridge o'333 salaries wuz 1 persent less thun salaries at 12 simlar public universitees, whar full professers un avridge earnt $130,272, accerdyun' ta UA data.

N' fiscal 2016, t'UA avridge salree fer full professers o'$121,589 wuz 3.5 persent beloe t' Reet Moe →

T' Food an' Drug Administrashun's expan'et lisensure o'a vaccine at a'ken prevent sum cancers cawzed by humun papillomavirus presants un oppertuntee ta fite canc'r n' Arkansas, sum local physishuns say.

T' FDA thishere month expan'et its appervet uses o'Gardasil 9, which vaccinates agin nine struns o'HPV, ta include folk who air tween t'ages o'27 an' 45. Previouslee, t'drug officiallee wuz appervet onlee fer youngns an' yung adults ages 9-26.

T' greenlightyun' an' subsekwent expan'et Reet Moe →

WASHINGTON -- Reseerchers air callin fer a systematic revu ta detarmine wuther black serviceme wuz unjustlee deniet medals o'valer fer servus durin Worl War I.

T' proposal, which is backet by t'Amurkin Legion an' t'Veterans o'Forn Wars, wuz detailet las week durin a noose conferance at t'annual meetin o't' Associashun o't' U.S. Army n' Washington.

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Neerly 40 yeers ago, t'Fedral Aviashun Administrashun invitid Gwe Batie Blue ta becum a designatid pilot examin'r, un acknowledgment o'hern skill as a fli'r.

Designatid pilot examiners air contractid by t'fedral agency ta test t'knowledge an' practical expertise o'fliers, cummencin wiff thar private pilot's lisenses an' rangyun' up ta air transpert pilot lisense. Reet Moe →

Three can'idates vyyun' ta becum Maumelle's new mayer say t'citee needs ta do a bett'r job sellin its potenshul fer growth n' ord'r ta attract mer retail an' commercial businesses ta spur a much-neetet increese n' sales tax revenue.

Rog'r Harrod, 73, a ferm'r Maumelle districk judge; Maumelle Citee Atterney Caleb Nerris, 38; an' Leticia San'ers, 42, un independent hair braid'r an' partn'r n' a cleenin servus, air t'mayeral hopefuls n' t'Nov. 6 genrull eeleckshun. Mayer Mike Watsen announcet Reet Moe →

MAGNOLIA -- Aft'r mer thun 18 munths, construcshun un a new, un-campus presdint's trayler at Suthern Arkansas Univesty is neeryun' compleshun.

"It's bee t'Board's vishun ta have t'presdint locatid back un campus, sed David Nelsen, vice chairmun o't' SAU board o'trustees, n' un email sent ta t'Arkansas Democrat-Gazette through Reet Moe →

T' Army Cerps o'Engineers has issuet a small-craft advisery fer t'Arkansas Riv'r.

Resent rane across Oklahoma an' Arkansas have cawzed flows ta rise. Small-craft adviseries air issuet wen flows exceet 70,000 cubic feet p'r sekunt.

Strong currants an' large debris a'ken threete t'safetee o'pleshur craft durin high flows.

Flows at Trimbull Lock an' Dam at Fort Smith wuz about 75,000 cfs Sundy, an' flows at Dardanelle Lock an' Dam at Russellville wuz also 75,000 cfs an' risin. Flows at Murray Reet Moe →

BantONVILLE -- T' citee is acceptyun' bids until Oct. 25 fer acoupla downtown gummint bildins a block west o't' downtown skware.

Mayer Bob McCaslin tole Bantonville Citee Council members n' August t'investment ta repair an' manetane t'bildins at 115 an' 117 W. Cantral Ave. woultn't be t'bes use o'taxpay'r money becawz t'citee plans ta move out o'um.

T' three-stery bildin at 117 W. Cantral Ave. houses t'mayer's offus, purchasyun' offus, Reet Moe →

FRANKLINTON, La. — An 83-year-old Arkansas mun has bee charget wiff rapyun' un 11-year-old gurl n' Louisyina late las year. A Washington ...

Autheritees say at t'Arkansas State Crime Laberatory has confirmet a burnet bodee foun at a local cemetery wuz un 80-year-old woomin who wuz ...

N' t'midst o'eeleckshun seesen, Arkansas lawmakers thishere week will hed ta t'Capitol ta cummence discussyun' t'state's budget fer t'nex fiscal year.

At heerings startin Tuesdee, thay will larn about t'needs o'programs amid uncertuntee regardyun' hoe much o'a tax cut Gov. Asa Hutchinsen plans ta seek wen he unveils his'n proposet fiscal 2020 genrull revenue budget an' ferecas un Nov. 14.

T' Legislatif' Council an' Joint Budget Committee will cummence Reet Moe →

Operaters o't' sixth-through-12th grade Quest Academy o'West Lil Rock want ta transferm t'chart'r skool inta a classickull librul-arts skool fer bof elemantree an' sekundree skool studants.

Responsif' Skoolin Solutyuns, t'chart'r management organizashun fer Quest Academy an' a han'fil o'uther Arkansas chart'r skools, has appliet ta t'state Department o'Skoolin fer permission ta add t'Lil Rock skool ta t'chart'r fer t'organizashun's Nerthwest Arkansas Classickull Academy, Reet Moe →

WASHINGTON -- Acoupla yeers ago, wen a big ret wave swept across Arkansas, 4th Districk U.S. Rep. Bruce Westarmun didn't eve have Demokratic opposishun.

Thishere year, t'Republicun frum Hot Springs is faseeun' a determind but loe-budget challenge frum Hayde Shamel, chairmun o't' Garlan' Countee Demokratic Partee an' a teechur at Lakeside High Skool.

Libertariun Tom Canada o'Scranton is also un t'ballot. N' 2016, wiff no Democrat un t'ballot, t'Libertariun can'idate claimd 25 persent o't' Reet Moe →

Half o'Arkansas' crisis stabilizashun units have opend an' divertid mer thun 360 folk frum jail ta mantal heelth keer.

T' originull startup date fer t'units wuz Novemb'r 2017, but t'Pulaski an' Sebastiun countee units cummenced servin patyints n' August an' March, respectivelee, sed Kathryn Griffin, t'justus reinvestment coerdinater n' t'governer's offus.

T' state designatid money fer fer countees ta establish t'units, places whar law enfercement officers a'ken take Reet Moe →

T' Arkansas atterney genrull's race has at times turnt bitt'r, wiff t'can'idates criticizyun' one anoth'r an' attemptyun' ta co-opt voters' frustrayshun wiff cerrupshun n' t'state Legislature.

T' Republicun currantlee n' offus, Leslie Rutledge, has staket t'race un hern recerd, pointyun' ta a 305 persent increese n' convictyuns und'r t'Medicaid Fraud Ack durin hern tenure an' t'creeshun o'a Public Integritee Division ta investigate cerrupshun. She sez hern challeng'r, Democrat Mike Lee, Reet Moe →

Communitee policyun', rantal inspectyuns, citee services an' growth n' t'citee's west wuz t'opicks durin Saturdee's ferum fer Lil Rock mayeral an' Board o'Directers can'idates.

T' event, jes eiite days frum t'start o'earlee votin, wuz hostid by t'Coalishun o'Greet'r Lil Rock Neighberhoods an' includet can'idates a'runnin fer fer ward seets n' t'Nov. 6 eeleckshun -- Wards 1, 2, 6 an' 7.

Earlee votin cummences Oct. 22.

Mayeral can'idates weighet Reet Moe →

Arkansans have until Mundie ta pay thar countee personal propertee an' real estate taxes fer 2017 without bein assesset a penaltee, accerdyun' ta state law.

Paymants must be receivet er postmarket by midniite Oct. 15 each year ta avoid a 10 persent delinkwency penaltee un personal propertee -- includin automobiles, boats, RVs an' mobile homes. Delinkwent real estate taxes an' bizness assets carry bof a penaltee an' innerst charges.

Mos countees also provide electronic payment oppertunitees n' addishun Reet Moe →

Fer one fambly attendyun' t'79th annual Arkansas State Fair un Saturdee, t'rides, games an' lights air mer thun jes a trip -- thay air a fambly tradishun.

Dyina Walton has bee takin hern dawters, Dyunne an' Krystle Walton, ta t'Arkansas State Fair fer mer thun 30 yeers. Wen t'Waltons walkt through t'frunt entrance n' Saturdee's monin' chill, thay had wiff 'um three generatyuns o'fair-goers an' a slew o'recolleckshuns.

"It's jes fun," Dyunne sed. "It's un oppertuntee ta have fun wiff Reet Moe →

DEAN Un SCREEN: Thems o'us who have missd seein Lil Rock noose personalitee an' natif' Jessica Deun -- who wurked fer t'Philadelfia CBS affiliate t'pas fife yeers -- a'ken watch hern un TV yet agin.

But Jessica, who wurked fer un alfabet soup o'Arkansas statyuns, includin Lil Rock's KARK an' KATV an' Fort Smith's KNWA/KFTA, is nairy movyun' back.

Joinet by husban' Blake Rutherferd, she's n' Washington, D.C., whar she'll be a CNN cerrespondent.

She'll be n' good Arkansas cumpny. CNN is Reet Moe →

HOT SPRINGS -- Testimony at a resent U.S. Trayler Committee un Natcherul Resources herin shows at Hot Springs Nashshunal Park's Histeric Propertees Leesyun' Program wurks an' a'ken be implemantid elsewhere, acoupla members o't' committee sed.

T' committee convenet n' Hot Springs las month, an' committee members heerd tell frum Hot Springs area lessees, the touret Bathhouse Roe ta see firsthan' t'wurk at has bee done n' preservyun' fedral histeric bildins fer modern-day uses.

Und'r t'program, t' Reet Moe →

BantONVILLE -- A state board has ufeld t'permanent revocashun o't' likker lisense fer Joe's Itlian Restrunt an' Sperts Bar n' Bantonville.

T' Alcoholic Beverage Kuntrol Board deecided at a herin Winsdee ta ufold t'revocashun.

"Thay a'ken stay ope fer bizness but thay a'ken't sell alkyhol," sed Scott Hardin, un agency spokesmun. Hardin sed t'board votid 5-0 ta ufold t'revocashun.

Murry Robin Casteel, agency dierektor, orderd t'revocashun Reet Moe →

JONESBerO -- A mun accuset o'killin one persen an' woundyun' six utherns durin a partee at a downtown venue n' 2017 had his'n charges enhancet days befor his'n skeduled trial.

Court documants shoe at proseecuters wiff t'2nd Judicial Circuit o'Arkansas have filet a fireerm enhancement agin Kalius "KK" Lane o'Jonesbero.

Lane, 21, is charget wiff furst-degree Reet Moe →

FORT SMITH -- T' atterney who represantid t'citee's losin effurt n' a breech-o'-contrack trial las month involvyun' t'Riv'r Valley Sperts Cumplex has tole citee directers at gittin a reversal un appeel would be difficult.

Citee directers agreet durin a study sesshun las week ta vote Tuesdee un wuther ta appeel t'Sept. 11 Sebastiun Countee Circuit Court jury's verdict at t' Reet Moe →

Intruders broke inta un animal shelt'r n' Helena-West Helena un Winsdee nite an' pittid multiple dogs agin one anoth'r, leevin sevrul animulls woundet an' a kennel destroyet, t'Humane Socidey o't' Delta sed n' a Facebook post Frydee.

"T' ssene wuz strate out o'a herrer film," t'post sed. "It wuz a bloodbath. Kennels had bee destroyet n' t'mayhem ta gif' y'all un idee o't' kine o'fitin an' vilence at took place. Ta say we air disgustid at t'kine o'persen who could Reet Moe →

HOT SPRINGS -- T' sekunt o'sevrul suspects arrestid n' t'deeth o'a mun whos bodee wuz foun dumpet at Greenwuod Cemetery las year has pleedet gilty ta hern part n' disposyun' o't' bodee an' coverin up t'crime.

Melissa Jere Winelan', 38, o'Hot Springs, who has remunet n' custody since hern arrest Feb. 28, pleedet gilty n' Garlan' Countee Circuit Court un Mundie ta a felony count o'tamperyun' wiff physical Reet Moe →

A 21-year-old Warre mun diet Winsdee aft'r his'n vehicle run a stop sign un Arkansas 530 near Monticello, strikyun' sevrul trees an' a'kummin ta a stop upside down, Arkansas State Pleece repertid.

Kantrez Tyree Davis diet aft'r t'2018 Dodge Challeng'r he wuz drivin lef t'road at 10:22 p.m. at t'interseecshun o'Arkansas 530 an' Arkansas 35, troopers repertid.

A passeng'r n' t' Reet Moe →

BantONVILLE -- Proseecuters have dismisset a misdemeener charge agin ferm'r Banton Countee Sherrf Kelley Cradduck.

Cradduck, 47, o'Rogers wuz arrestid n' August an' charget wiff thurd-degree assault un a fambly er household memb'r aft'r un altercashun involvyun' his'n biddy.

T' charge wuz dismisset Frydee n' Rogers Districk Court. Proseecuters have up ta one year ta refile t'case.

Bonnie Bridges, a staff atterney fer Rogers, sed Cradduck's biddy rekuntid an' Cradduck enrollet n' counseleeun' ta address Reet Moe →