2 kids with guns opened fire, killed 5 people on schoolyard
A breeze rustles through the pecan-tree grove as Dale Haas leans back in a wrought-iron chair on his back patio. A rooster crows, strutting from around the metal barn.
Those who died March 24, 1998, at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro:
JONESBORO -- When the alarm sounded at 12:45 p.m. on March 24, 1998, at St. Bernards hospital, Brenda Million assumed it was just another disaster exercise.
On the sixth and final day of the state's campaign filing period, 23 candidates -- including for governor, treasurer and U.S. Congress -- filed Thursday to run for state and federal offices this election year.
In the next-to-last day of the state's weeklong campaign filing period, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge ended up with two challengers -- a Democrat who switched from another race and a Libertarian.
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson greeted politicians and supporters in the Capitol rotunda on Tuesday as she filed for re-election, while a state Court of Appeals judge said earlier in the day he would enter the race to challenge her.
Congressman, lieutenant governor join others making re-election bids official
Three of the state's four congressmen have attracted challengers thus far in the state and federal candidate filing period, which concluded its second day at the state Capitol on Friday.
Candidates -- along with their supporters and families -- packed elbow to elbow on the second floor rotunda at the state Capitol on Thursday for the opening of the state and federal campaign filing season.
Lindsey Fizer settled cross-legged on her gray couch. She swiped at a lock of her long, straight, strawberry hair that fell from behind her ear.
In plea deal, they’re eligible to get parole after 304 days
MAGNOLIA -- The teenage parents whose 2-week-old daughter was bitten by rats nearly 100 times over her 5-pound body are headed to prison after they pleaded guilty Thursday to permitting the abuse of a minor.