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Claim that Arkansas day care worker had boy pelted by rocks probed

Police are investigating a claim that a Forrest City day care worker ordered children to pelt another child with rocks as punishment, authorities said last week.

Environmental notebook

Rule tweaks sought for disposal wells

3 Democratic candidates spar in Jefferson County sheriff's race

Funding struggles and whether the current administration is adequately serving Jefferson County are major issues for the three candidates running for county sheriff.

$5.4M allotted to water districts

Arkansas natural resources officials on Wednesday approved $5.4 million in loans and grants to water and sewer districts and accepted more than a half-million dollars back from a levee district.

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Central Arkansas mayor, school board member faces theft, burglary, trespassing charges

A central Arkansas mayor and school board member told police days before his arrest that he would take away the belongings of a woman who was behind on paying rent to him, according to police documents.

Claim that worker ordered boy pelted with rocks probed

Police are investigating a claim that a Forrest City day care worker ordered children to pelt another child with rocks as punishment, authorities said Monday.

Clean Power Plan comments filed

The state, the Sierra Club and other stakeholders have submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

Jefferson County race focuses on population, jobs

2 men seek top Jefferson County post

The biggest challenges facing Jefferson County are a declining population and the subsequent declining tax base, candidates for county judge said, but both men believe the county already has the infrastructure it needs to attract more residents.

Central Arkansas water utility set to buy 460 acres for $3.5 million

Board OKs purchase at lake

About 460 acres near Lake Maumelle soon will belong to Central Arkansas Water for about $3.5 million after the utility's board of commissioners approved the purchase Thursday.

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Ex-county chief in Arkansas investigated for election actions

Changing of board’s locks reviewed as misdemeanor

The Jefferson County prosecuting attorney is reviewing an investigative file received Monday alleging possible criminal action by former County Judge Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV.