The Week That Was

Coronavirus, coronavirus, coronavirus 

The new coronavirus that has now circled the globe and, as of this writing, infected 46 people in Arkansas, was local news first when a female defendant who appeared in Mayflower District Court in February announced she believed she had the disease caused by the virus, COVID-19.

Month that was: judge holds city in contempt over Starks case


The Month That Was: more State Board meddling

New head Hog, Little Rock hires education chief, Cranford sentenced and Trump impeached.

Teachers, impeachers

The biggest stories of November.

Gates out; greyhounds, too

Also, corporate tax rates hurt state, Trader Joe's opens and more.

Pope County casino gambit

Convoluted casino proceedings; Gates gets probation, agrees to repay state; Suhl commuted; and new Arts Center leader.

Former senator admits to fraud, bribery

Also, a new federal judge appointed, ACLU director retires, Little Rock adds citizens review board and entertainment districts.

The Month That Was: High water on the Arkansas, deep trouble for an ex-legislator in court

Flooding, an ex-senator murdered, a corruption hearing, challenge to the method of judicial elections and more.

Goodbye, Arkansas legislature

A new police chief for Little Rock, a Hutchinson indicted, a new head Hog and the Medicaid work requirement struck down.

LRSD targeted

Rutledge cheers potentially kicking folks off their health care and more.

Historic mayoral election

Also, LRSD teachers in crosshairs and D-G scales back.

DYS director to new role

Also, Quapaw closer to running Pine Bluff casino and student newspaper stifled.

ACLU to sue

Former First Lady Betty Bumpers dies and LR seeks bike-share program.

'Being poor is a ... personal choice'

Also, end to coal burning planned and state budget unveiled.

Still seeing red

Interstate widening targeted in a lawsuit and Arkansas's work rules for Medicaid not working, according to a federal panel.

Attack on the LRSD

Also, independent redistricting plan approved and twerking in Bryant.

State seeks to break agreement with LRSD teachers

Also, Inman left off the ballot and marijuana scoring progress.

More cut from insurance rolls

Plus, police misdeeds chronicled and more.

Reorganization plan

French Hill's empty promises and more.

Idiocy all around

Rapert sued and more.