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Driver seen having sex in convertible while striking officer in graduation traffic, NLRPD says  KLRT - FOX16.com

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A man has been booked into jail nearly four months after police say he struck an officer with his convertible while engaged in ...



Little Rock student arrested after alleged threats against ex-girlfriend  Arkansas Online

Officers arrested a Little Rock student with a gun as he attempted to enter the Little Rock Central High School campus Tuesday after the boy threatened to kill his ...



Little Rock Central High School Presents: Sister Act!  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre rocked our studio with a special preview of their upcoming production of Sister Act, ...



Central High School Walked Out In The Footsteps Of The Little Rock 9  NPR

Best known for its role in the 1957 school desegregation crisis, Little Rock Central High School saw hundreds of students walk out of class on Wednesday to ...



Newly online files cover history of state schools' desegregation  Arkansas Online

More than 350000 digital files related to the history of segregation and integration of Arkansas schools are now available at no cost to researchers and to others ...



2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team  Arkansas Times

The 2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team, the 25th team the Times has honored , is made up of coders, musicians, scientists and championship ...



'I Had a Right to Be at Central': Remembering Little Rock's Integration Battle  TIME

Sixty years ago, a group of nine students walked into a school and changed America. "I had a right to be at Central," one of them tells TIME.



Central High School 60th Anniversary Commemoration Events Begin In Little Rock  KUAR

Four days of events marking the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock's Central High School got underway Friday with the eight surviving.



Legislation Introduced To Expand Central High School National Historic Site  KUAR

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, joined Tueday (May 23) with civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and U.



Little Rock high school staff member placed on leave as allegations of inappropriate behavior investigated  Arkansas Online

A Little Rock Central High School staff member has been placed on paid leave pending the review of an "alleged incident," the school said Wednesday.



Replica Of Bus Stop Bench To Help Tell Story Of Little Rock 9  KUAR

A bench now on display across from Little Rock's Central High School commemorates one key moment from the school's desegregation. It is a replica of one.



Blake Pizan named new football coach at Little Rock Central High School  KATV

Blake Pizan has been named head football coach at Central High School, according to the Little Rock School District. He replaces Ellis Scooter Register, and ...



Federal Shutdown Closes Major Tourist Draws In Little Rock  KUAR

Two major tourist attractions in Little Rock are at least partly closed becuase of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The Clinton Presidential.



Member of Little Rock Nine visits Washington, D.C.  www.fox16.com

In the clip above, Washington D.C. correspondent Brie Jackson reports Eckford came to Washington, D.C. this week to share her story, at the invitation of the ...



Fairfield by Marriott Hotel Now Open in Little Rock, Arkansas  Hospitality Net

The 114-room Fairfield by Marriott in Little Rock, Arkansas opened on Monday, July 29, 2019 with a new décor that provides guests with a feeling of warmth and ...



2019 Arkansas Times Academic All-Stars Nominees  Arkansas Times

Here are the students nominated to be Academic All-Stars. They are listed by their hometowns as indicated by mailing addresses. ALMA. EMILY FOWLER.



Arkansas House OKs Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues For U.S. Capitol  KUAR

Arkansas is moving closer toward replacing its statutes at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash. The.



'CIVIL TWILIGHT' TO COMMEMORATE DESEGREGATION OF LR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL  UCA News

CORE Performance Company will perform “Civil Twilight: Reflections on Fear, Courage and Resilience,” a site-specific dance/spoken word event, as part of the ...



10 Things to Know About Arkansas  U.S. News & World Report

Arkansas was formed from part of the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. It became a separate territory in 1819 and, in 1836, Arkansas became the 25th ...



New App Lets People Follow In Footsteps Of Little Rock Nine  KUAR

Visitors to Little Rock's Central High School will now have a way to explore the school's historic past. An app developed by the Central High Civil Rights.



BPCC welcomes member of Little Rock Nine to campus  KSLA

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier Parish Community College Rotaract and the Rotary Club of Shreveport will welcome a member of the Little Rock Nine to ...



Little Rock schools' top seniors celebrated  Arkansas Online

One by one the top-achieving, graduating seniors from the Little Rock School District's five high schools on Monday announced their college plans and career ...



Little Rock, Arkansas, elects black mayor for first time; Frank Scott defeats Baker Kurrus in runoff election  CBS News

Frank Scott wins a runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas' capital city.



Ticket Sales A Boost For Little Rock's Repertory Theatre  KUAR

After financial troubles last year, officials with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre hope their first show of the season is a sign of future success. The Rep.



Heart Ball introduces 66 sophomore Sweethearts  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Sixty-six Sweethearts were presented Saturday at the American Heart Association of Central Arkansas' annual Heart Ball at the Statehouse Convention Center.



A Member of the Little Rock Nine Discusses Her Struggle to Attend Central High  Smithsonian

At 15, Minnijean Brown faced down the Arkansas National Guard, Now Her Story and Personal Items are Archived at the Smithsonian.



Christian Liberal Arts College  Ouachita Baptist University News

Melba Pattillo Beals visited Ouachita Baptist University on April 2 as part of the university's Birkett Williams Lecture Series, hosted this semester by Ouachita's ...



Little Rock school activists announce events for 60th anniversary of Central High crisis  Arkansas Times

On Thursday, a group calling itself Grassroots Arkansas held a press conference in front of the Arkansas Department of Education to announce a schedule of ...



Student shot in residential area after Central High prom  THV11.com KTHV

A student was shot in Little Rock while hanging out with a group of friends after Central High prom. He was treated at a hospital and released.



President Clinton to attend 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central's desegregation  THV 11

Former President Bill Clinton is returning to his home state of Arkansas to speak at an event marking the 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central High School's ...



HIGH PROFILE: Terri Hollingsworth, Pulaski County clerk, has made her mark in Arkansas with several firsts  Arkansas Online

Terri Hollingsworth's resume is packed with high powered jobs -- from handling special projects for the secretary of state's office to heading up the Delta ...



Arkansas' capital city could elect its first black mayor  The Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the ...



U of A Honors College Selects 2019 Class of Honors College Fellows  University of Arkansas Newswire

The $72000 Honors College fellowship spans four years and is awarded to top young minds, most of them from Arkansas.



How Segregation Has Persisted in Little Rock  The Atlantic

Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city's schools are still divided by race.



Big Ideas for Arkansas 2019  Arkansas Times

In a near-annual tradition, the Arkansas Times recently solicited suggestions from thinking people — from experts to the creative-minded — on how to improve ...



Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances  KUAR

A proposal to replace Arkansas's two statues in the U.S. Capitol with singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates has advanced to the state House of ...



New Book Tells The Story Of Students Who Desegregated Little Rock's Junior High Schools  KUAR

The story of the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School by nine black students is well known. But overshadowed is phase two of the school.



Excessive Heat Warning for Central Arkansas, Tuesday, August 20  KARK

Heat Index Values are expected to climb above 110° Tuesday afternoon, so the National Weather *Service* has upgraded the Heat Advisory to an Excessive Heat ...



Government shutdown impacts sites in Arkansas  KATV

Several places around the state are closed because of the government shutdown. There is a sign on the doors of Central High School explaining to visitors that ...



Six Little Rock Landmarks Included In National Civil Rights Trail  KUAR

Little Rock Central High School is now joining five other sites across the city as part of a national project highlighting historically significant.



Little Rock police identify homicide victim near Central High  KATV

Little Rock police have identified the man killed Wednesday morning at a convenience store near Little Rock Central High School.Police identified the victim as ...



A mural to move Little Rock forward  Arkansas Times

When artist Joe Jones painted a dramatic mural depicting the misery of sharecropping, the plight of coal miners and the lynching and burning of a black man ...



Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues headed to US Capitol  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

LITTLE ROCK — Statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and country singer Johnny Cash — two of Arkansas' most celebrated icons — are headed to ...



Weekend Calendar  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits. Central Arkansas. ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.



Little Rock School District Teacher Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  Harrison Daily

LITTLE ROCK — When Stacey McAdoo arrived at school this morning, she had no idea she would receive the surprise of a lifetime. During a special ...



The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Speaks About Holding on to History  Smithsonian.com

Carlotta Walls LeNier, whose school dress is in the Smithsonian, says much was accomplished and now we need to hold onto it.



Arkansas Senate Passes Plan To Replace U.S. Capitol Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny ...



Documentary Chronicles Plight Of Little Rock Nine, Ongoing Issues With Public Schools  KUAR

Elizabeth Eckford only had one concern before her first day of school. She wanted to make sure her white dress was finished so she could wear it. The next.



Conway High School is the 2019 mock trial state champion  Log Cabin Democrat

Conway High School defeated Little Rock Central High School in the championship round of the competition to become the 2019 Arkansas High School Mock ...



Little Rock Nine Memorial Foundation Falling Apart, State Official Says  KUAR

The concrete base of a popular memorial at the Arkansas State Capitol in honor of the nine black students famous for integrating Little Rock Central High.



Arkansas House Panel OKs Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel has advanced a proposal to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer ...



Jurnee Taylor  KAIT

Jurnee Taylor is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and she won't let you forget it! She joins us from WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tenn., where she worked ...



In City's School Discrimination Lawsuit, Burden Of Proof Is 'Did They Mean To?'  KUAR

It's been 60 years since Central High School was forced to desegregate, but a federal lawsuit now claims the Little Rock School District is racially biased when it ...



HIGH PROFILE: Rodger Bumpass, Little Rock native who voices Squidward on 'SpongeBob SquarePants'  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Rodger Bumpass wants it to be known that Rodger Bumpass is not his stage name. And he has not died twice.



Ark. football coach resigns job one week after appointment, cites inability to commit  USA TODAY High School Sports

Just a week after being named as the head coach at Little Rock Central High School, Blake Pizan withdrew from consideration for the position, which, again, ...



On This Day in Arkansas History: September 4  KARK

On this day in 1957, The Little Rock nine attempted to attend Little Rock Central High School.



Exhibit Touts Hoxie's End Of School Segregation Two Years Before Central High  KUAR

Before the Little Rock Nine desegregated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, the northeast Arkansas town of Hoxie had already integrated its schools two ...



Jamee McAdoo: Extraordinary Teens  www.fox16.com

Jamee McAdoo is a seventeen year old Little Rock Central High School honor student, published author and professional playwright who was recently crowned ...



A trip to Arkansas results in an emotional conversation about racism in America  KCBX

When I stopped in to visit with Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site , our conversation quickly led to.



Police: Little Rock teen found unconscious in school bathroom; fellow student provides spray to counteract overdose  Arkansas Online

The Little Rock Fire Department administered an anti-opioid medication Monday after a 16-year-old was found unconscious in a Little Rock Central High School ...



Democrat on top in clerk race  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters elected Democrat Terri Hollingsworth circuit/county clerk, giving her about 30000 more votes than her opponent, Republican Steve ...



HIGH PROFILE: Jay Jennings, senior editor at Oxford American, talks friendship with Charles Portis, ambitions  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

At the end of a 90-minute interview at Lost Forty Brewing last month, Oxford American senior editor, author and Little Rock native Jay Jennings mulls that ...



Gallery: Little Rock Nine | Digital Exclusives: Photo Galleries  nwitimes.com

The Little Rock Nine were the first group of African American students to enroll in Little Rock Central High School, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the ...



Annual ARTful Conference Draws Educators From Across State  University of Arkansas Newswire

More than 90 educators from a dozen Arkansas colleges, universities and schools attended the University of Arkansas' eighth annual ARTful Teaching ...



Remains in pipe at west Little Rock park are missing teen's  Arkansas Online

Authorities identified human remains found at a west Little Rock park as those of teenager Ebby Steppach, who disappeared in October 2015, police said ...



Profile of Little Rock Central High School teacher George West  Harvard Magazine

George West '72 and his students foster oral history at Little Rock Central High.



Recalling When JFK Came To Little Rock And Focused On A 'New South'  WBUR

WBUR's Delores Handy was in high school when the president came to her hometown.



Paratroopers with bayonets escort Little Rock 9  Arkansas News

Editor's Note: On Sept. 25, 1957, two days after a large, white mob turned violent outside Little Rock Central High School, nine black teenagers returned with ...



8 students, 7 teachers from Little Rock-area schools honored as Stephens Award winners  Arkansas Online

Eight high school seniors and seven teachers from Little Rock-area public and private high schools have been named recipients of the 2018 Stephens Award.



LR Central student scores perfect on ACT  Arkansas Times

The Little Rock School District announced yesterday that Karina Bao, a senior at Little Rock Central High School, had scored a perfect 36 composite score on ...



News – PREVIEW PERFORMANCE AT UCA SET FOR 'LR NINE' OPERA  UCA News

A preview scene from the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication-commissioned opera, The Little Rock Nine, is scheduled for ...



Little Rock Mayor-Elect Frank Scott Jr. Announces Transition Team  KUAR

Two weeks before Little Rock Mayor-elect Frank Scott Jr. takes office, on Monday he announced the members of a transition team who will help him plan the.



Photo Flash: President and Hillary Clinton Attend LITTLE ROCK  Broadway World

The Little Rock Nine made history when on the first day of school, September 4, 1957, they were barred from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little ...



Arkansas lawmakers do away with high school journalism requirements  THV11.com KTHV

The decision was met with pushback from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, journalism students and advocates.



Henry S. de Linde  Hot Springs Sentinel

Henry S. de Linde, 96, Hot Springs, Ark. died on April 4, 2019. He was born March 21, 1923, to the late John Henry de Linde and Hester Barber de Linde.



New eStem high school opens on UA Little Rock campus  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's that time of year that parents love, and many kids do too. School will be back in session Monday morning for thousands around ...



1 dead, 2 injured in pair of Little Rock shootings  Arkansas Online

Two people died and two others were injured in a pair of shootings Friday night in Little Rock, police said.



Quapaw Quarter Association's 54th Spring Tour of Homes concentrates on Central High district  Arkansas Online

Claretha Nelson, retired chief probation officer for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, always loved historic houses. She grew up ...



Joe Johnson Leads Newest Group Of UA Sports Hall Of Fame Members  KFSM 5Newsonline

Arkansas Sports Information. FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A total of 15 former University of Arkansas student-athletes will be inducted as members of the 2019 ...



Central student a winner in international science and engineering competition  Arkansas Times

Big deal. Meghana Bollimpalli of Little Rock Central High School was named a grand prize winner in the Intel Internatoinal Science and Engineering fair .



Sarah Huckabee Sanders Biography  Biography

Sarah Huckabee Sanders has served as White House press secretary under President Donald Trump since July 2017. She is the daughter of former Arkansas ...



Events In Little Rock To Honor Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  KUAR

Two events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr will be held in Little Rock Wednesday.



2016 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team  Arkansas Times

The class of 2016, our 22nd, is made up of inventors, Olympic-caliber athletes, poets, programmers and Quiz Bowlers. There's rarely a B on the transcripts of ...



Peter Ambros has been appointed General Manager at Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown  Hospitality Net

Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), is happy to announce that team member Peter Ambros has taken the role of ...



Students inspired about STEM from Garver Chain Reaction challenge  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-An engineering firm hopes to inspire students to pursue careers in the STEM field by participating in the Garver Chain Reaction challenge.



Review: 9 Brave Students and the Shame of ‘Little Rock’  The New York Times

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj's visceral play with music explores an ugly historical chapter in the fight for school integration.



Little Rock Police Academy Class 90 Takes Multicultural Tour  KARK

On Friday, the 14 recruits spent the day on a multicultural tour of the Little Rock Central High School Museum and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.



Southern Schools Once The Most Integrated In U.S. Says Researcher  KUAR

On their 60th anniversary return to Central High School last week, the Little Rock Nine — the nine students who desegregated Central in 1957 — called for.



Little Rock's Historic Central High Would See Aid Under President's Budget  KUAR

Little Rock's Central High School would be in line for restoration money under President Barack Obama's budget. The president's budget would set aside $50.



Q+A: The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Talks About Her First Day of School  Smithsonian

One of the nine students who desegregated Little Rock, Carlotta Walls LaNier (top row, third from right) recently donated her dress (left) from what would have ...



Former Arkansas Baptist professor 'exploring' run for Little Rock Ward 7 city director  Arkansas Times

Edmond “Ed” Davis, a former professor at Arkansas Baptist College and the executive director of a school applying for a charter in Southwest Little Rock, will ...



Little Rock teen killed in 1 of 7 gunfire incidents  Arkansas Online

Driving his red Hyundai Sonata, Jatyrian Lovelace grew lost through a Little Rock neighborhood Saturday afternoon. The 20-year-old was on his way to a Little ...



Full transcript of Little Rock's 2018 State of the City Address  THV11.com KTHV

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Here is the full transcript of the 2018 State of the City Address from Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola. Public Safety. 2017 proved to be a ...



Daniel Breen  KUAR

Daniel Breen is a Little Rock-based reporter for KUAR and Arkansas Public Media. Daniel's interest in writing began at a young age, and he later.



Fifth medical marijuana dispensary given ok to open  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Arkansas Beverage Control Board approved Native Green Wellness Center in Hensley to open for business. Officials say the approval ...



Federal grant awarded to build 58-mile recreational trail in Central Arkansas  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A vision is coming to life.



CHS Mock Trial team wins  Log Cabin Democrat

The Conway High School Mock Trial Team won the state championship Saturday and will compete at the 2019 National High School Mock Trial Championship ...



HIGH PROFILE: Eric Higgins, Pulaski County's next sheriff  Arkansas Online

Eric Higgins was clearly the underdog. His opponent was endorsed by the retiring Pulaski County sheriff. He was outspent almost 2-1 — leaving him without the ...



The search for Ebby  Arkansas Online

Police showed Laurie Jernigan the muddy, pink Nike tennis shoe, taken from a young woman's severed leg found in the Arkansas River. “Does this look like ...



2019 Session: AR Senate endorses Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues  www.fox16.com

Arkansas senators are endorsing putting statues at the U.S. Capitol of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash to replace ones depicting two 19th ...



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