Benton High School students have a chance to get into local politics.
Candidate will make presidential announcement on May 5.
There are a few snags for the State Supreme Court before it can rule on a challenge to the state's gay marriage ban.
The campaign announcement was made via email on Sunday.
Trey Ashcraft was the clerk and election commissioner in recent years.
Chief Justice Jim Hannah and Justice Paul Danielson will not be involved in the new case ordered by the court last week to re-hear arguments.
A Pine Bluff council member responded to calls for him to resign.
Dozens of people packed the Conway district court building on Tuesday hoping to influence the Conway City Council's decision on a proposed recreational facility.
Animal advocates are urging a last-minute veto of a bill they say could put both animals and the public in danger.
The governor has signed three bills aimed at improving workforce training across the state.
The LGBT community is celebrating and planning Saturday after what they call a week-long battle.
A new law passed by the legislature sets protocols for carrying out the death penalty in Arkansas.
Music superstar Miley Cyrus is using Twitter to criticize Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton's comments on CNN.
The plan, containing dozens of provisions, would effectively require Iran to wind down or suspend parts of its nuclear program that could be used for nuclear weapon development in exchange for sweeping sanctions relief.
The amended measure passed the Arkansas House Thursday afternoon and went straight to the governor's desk.
The amended measure now goes back to the desk of Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
In the wake of Governor Asa Hutchinson announcing he did not intend to sign HB1228, lawmakers in the House say they tried to warn legislators that the bill could have unintended consequences built in to the language.
He says HB1228 needs to mirror federal law before he can sign it.
House Bill 1228 passed the Senate and was sent to the Governor's desk on Tuesday, but the legislation has come under fire from groups who say it allows discrimination against the LGBT community.
He's requested a review of HB1228.
The 92-year-old died in a Springdale hospital Wednesday.
Those who have concerns over the language of HB1228 say the bill isn't the mirror of federal law people may think. Sponsor continues to defend bill in face of criticism.
According to the attorney general's office the earliest this could appear on the ballot, if enough qualifying signatures are gathered is in 2016 which is a general election year.
Despite mounting opposition, the state house Tuesday passed controversial legislation dealing with religious protections.
The measure now goes to the governor's desk. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has said he will sign it into law, despite protests requesting that he veto it.
Mark Stodola writes in letter to the governor that it's "the right thing to do for all of Arkansas's people."
An ESPN report states Arkansas organizers may be planning to have a bowl game in the Natural State.
Hutchinson who originally voted for the bill later changed his vote after advancing the bill out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The request has been made in a letter signed by CEO Scott Howe and Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Jerry C. Jones, is pointed in its criticism of the bill.
The bill provides limitations on how pictures of you, taken in public view, can be used.
Crowds gather to urge Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto the controversial bill on religious freedom.
Hundreds of LGBT members and civil rights activists set up across the state this weekend voicing their opposition on the proposed Conscience Protection Act.
The gathering in Conway is an opportunity for Veterans to hear the latest updates related to the VHA, VBA, and express concerns or ask questions.
Supporters say the bill would protect religious freedom in Arkansas but those against it say it discriminates against the LGBT community.
Sheriff Larry Jones says there have been a rash of recent break-ins.
Some are calling for the resignation of a Pine Bluff Alderman after a tiff on social media centering on a racial slur.
Critics say HB1228, or as it is also known as the "Conscience Protection Act" would allow Arkansas to discriminate against LGBT people based on their personal interpretation of religion.
A bill requiring some welfare recipients to take drug tests before getting benefits has taken another step toward becoming law.
Mike Preston will lead the agency. He has an extensive career in politics and economic development.
Certain employers are seeking access to the social media accounts of employees making their case to lawmakers today. The move was blocked after a representative of Facebook spoke against it.
After a 2013 audit revealed illegal bonuses, the Jefferson County Clerk faces charges.
Patricia Johnson, 67, was booked into the detention center Wednesday afternoon.
A state representative proposed in a house bill that was referred to committee to provide financial incentives to unwed mothers receiving Medicaid to choose long-term birth control options.
It comes after the state supreme court found Arkansas' current law did not violate the state constitution.
Speaking from the newly-opened 12th Street Station at noon on Thursday, Stodola summarized the city's accomplishments of the past year and outlined visions, goals and challenges for this year.
There were worries about the privacy of inmates and whether putting their behavioral records online would make it harder to reintegrate back into society when they are released.
He's giving up the Vice Chair of the Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative & Military Affairs committee.
Members of the Arkansas Legislature will receive a pay hike of 150 percent. Judges and constitutional officers also to be paid more.
The Arkansas Attorney General's Office says Dennis Milligan will pay a $1,000 penalty. Milligan says he will reimburse the state nearly $7,000 in salary paid to Sam Swayze.
Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed a bill creating new restrictions on where the most dangerous sex offenders can live. But some worry the law will have unintended consequences putting the public at risk.