May 23, 2013 8:12 PM
HOOVER, Al. - Aaron Nola tallied eight strikeouts in seven innings and Alex Bregman gave the Tigers a head start 1-0 lead with a single in the third inning, but it wasn't enough for #2 LSU to hold on vs Arkansas Thursday night. The Razorbacks came up with clutch hitting... more »
May 23, 2013 10:49 AM
HOOVER, Ala. - Second-ranked LSU takes on No. 15 Arkansas today in the SEC tournament.
The Tigers are coming off a 3-0 win over Alabama in the opening round, while the Razorbacks escaped Ole Miss in the 10th inning 2-1 after a wild pitch with the bases loaded.
... more »
May 22, 2013 12:52 PM
HOOVER - Brian Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to give Arkansas a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday. Anderson started the Razorbacks' 10th inning rally with a one-out, ground-rule double. Dominic Ficociello followed with a single... more »
May 22, 2013 12:47 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Nov. 29. The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday the kickoff for the Tigers and the Razorbacks is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.... more »
May 20, 2013 12:57 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' state treasurer is being accused of repeatedly taking cash payments, sometimes in a pie box, from a broker who saw his share of business with the state increase in recent years. Martha Shoffner made her initial court appearance Monday and was released on her own... more »
April 26, 2013 9:03 PM
METAIRIE- The New Orleans Saints have selected Terron Armstead, an offensive tackle out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, with their third-round pick in the NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 306-pound lineman, picked 75th overall, represents New Orleans' lone pick on Friday night. The Saints were docked their second-round selection as part of their... more »
April 14, 2013 4:04 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The #1 LSU Tigers found a way to win Sunday afternoon,5-3, against #10 Arkansas in extra innings.
Alex Bregman, a day after having his 23-game hitting streak snapped, came through with three hits on the day, including a hit in the tenth that propelled the Tigers... more »
April 13, 2013 8:49 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - #1 LSU(33-3) saw its15-game win streak finally came to an end with a 8-3 loss, Saturday night in northwest Arkansas.
The #10 Razorbacks raced to a 5-0 lead after five innings of play and never looked back. The Hogs even posted a three-run inning in the... more »
April 12, 2013 9:31 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The LSU Tigers extended their win streak to 15 games(10 in SEC play) with a 6-2 win in game one over Arkansas.
Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 at the plate to keep his 23-game hit streak. Aaron Nola pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts to lead... more »
April 11, 2013 7:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU leads the SEC in Batting Average, meanwhile Arkansas leads the nation in team pitching Earned Run Average; as head coach Paul Mainieri noted Thursday, "something's got to give."
The Tigers and Razorbacks will play a three-game series beginning 6:30pm Friday in Fayetteville, Ar. more »
April 9, 2013 6:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's private hospitals are supporting the expansion of the state Medicaid program under the federal health care law. The Louisiana Hospital Association's announcement Tuesday puts the organization at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the expansion. The announcement comes the same day the Jindal administration said... more »
April 2, 2013 10:24 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is going to open an investigation into the cause and impact of last week's ExxonMobil pipeline rupture. McDaniel's office said Tuesday that ExxonMobil has been asked to preserve all documents and information related to Friday's oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts... more »
March 6, 2013 2:30 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House has completed a veto override that gives the state the toughest anti-abortion law in the country. Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe had vetoed a ban on most abortions beginning in the 12th week of pregnancy. The GOP-dominated House voted 56-33 on Wednesday to override.... more »
February 7, 2013 10:49 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU continued preparations for this weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., one of the nation's biggest indoor competitions.
It's the second time in the last three weeks the Tigers and Lady Tigers will compete at the Randal Tyson Track Center. They were last there on Jan.... more »
December 6, 2012 10:31 AM
JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
December 5, 2012 12:48 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Bret Bielema will earn $3.2 million annually for six years in his new job at Arkansas, which will also pay its new coach's $1 million buyout to Wisconsin. Arkansas on Wednesday released its signed letter of agreement with Bielema, which includes another $700,000 in annual incentives. The... more »
December 4, 2012 2:40 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- A person familiar with the situation says that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas. Bielema will sign a multi-year contract soon, according to the person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the school had not yet made an official announcement.... more »
November 28, 2012 3:26 PM
BATON ROUGE- An excited Les Miles confirmed he's staying in South Louisiana as head coach of one of the best college football program's in the country.
"This Miles family is awful comfortable in South Louisiana," Miles said during a news conference to announce a contract extension and pay increase.... more »
November 28, 2012 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU will pay more to keep Les Miles as head football coach. Miles will get a salary increase and a contract extension.
The deal was announced a day after rumors swirled Arkansas was in talks to pay Miles $27.5 million to move to Fayetteville.
Specifics have... more »
November 28, 2012 1:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m.
The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
November 24, 2012 10:49 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says interim football coach John L. Smith will not return next season. Long says in a statement released by the university that he met with Smith on Saturday, a day after the Razorbacks' season-ending 20-13 loss to LSU, and told him the... more »
November 23, 2012 10:45 AM
UNDATED - LSU's role in the SEC and national championship pictures have faded with two losses this season, but the No. 8 Tigers aren't totally dead yet. Just close to it. LSU tries to keep hope alive when it visits disappointing Arkansas this afternoon. A Tigers win is a must... more »
November 19, 2012 5:23 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith expects an overflow of emotions as he prepares for this week's season-finale. The Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) end their season Friday against No. 8 LSU, doing so with full knowledge they any hopes of a fourth straight bowl game ended... more »
November 12, 2012 2:34 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - John L. Smith is optimistic about returning as Arkansas' coach next season. The interim coach says he isn't concerned about the ongoing coaching search by athletic director Jeff Long. Arkansas started the season ranked in the top 10. After a loss at South Carolina, Arkansas (4-6, 2-4... more »
November 5, 2012 4:51 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says senior linebacker Terrell Williams, who was arrested hours after a win against Tulsa over the weekend, is suspended for this week's game at South Carolina.
Smith says he is very upset with Williams, who is accused of driving while intoxicated.... more »
October 17, 2012 5:09 PM
UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover, one which has nothing to do with expansion.
The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.... more »
October 12, 2012 3:29 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - An attorney for Arkansas coach John L. Smith says a computer error in his bankruptcy case is behind what appeared to be a huge jump in his debt. Smith's initial Chapter 7 filing in September listed $25.7 million in debt. He later amended that to $40.7 million,... more »
October 9, 2012 10:34 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith appears to have structured the bulk of his $850,000 salary to be paid after the likely end of his bankruptcy proceedings.
Smith, who was hired to a 10-month contract in April, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in early September. An amended... more »
September 20, 2012 10:43 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
August 14, 2012 2:57 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by Louisiana utility regulators to make Entergy Corp. subsidiaries in Arkansas and Mississippi pay for ending an agreement with their Entergy counterparts in Louisiana and Texas. The ruling Tuesday by an appeals court in Washington deals with an agreement... more »
August 9, 2012 12:47 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino expresses regret for the affair that led to his April firing, and says he hopes to coach again. Petrino, speaking publicly for the first time since his firing in an interview with ESPN, admits to the affair with former football staffer Jessica... more »
August 8, 2012 10:46 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas backup quarterback Brandon Mitchell has made the most of his part-time position switch to wide receiver so far during camp.
If Mitchell's accelerated learning curve continues, it's a move that could become full time.
The junior served as Tyler Wilson's backup last season, completing... more »
August 2, 2012 12:36 PM
SHERWOOD, Ark. - A bull in the mood for love damaged an Arkansas sheriff's patrol car when it tried to mount a man who was leading the animal across a yard. Authorities said Wednesday that a Faulkner County sheriff's deputy was responding to a call about a bull running loose... more »
July 13, 2012 7:28 PM
Four people are in custody in Arkansas after two 18-year-olds were found dead at the same house within a week. A minor was arrested Friday and charged with capital murder for killing Nicholas Zurosky. Three others, including another juvenile, were arrested for hindering the investigation. But authorities won't say if... more »
July 11, 2012 3:17 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley. Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. Virgin Islands a decade ago but it was only recently unveiled as "Gnathia marleyi"... more »
July 4, 2012 12:41 PM
VAN BUREN, Ark. - A woman accused of leaving the scene of a minor traffic crash in western Arkansas told police she did it because she didn't want her ice cream to melt. Van Buren police say one vehicle rear-ended another on Arkansas Highway 59 on Sunday evening, but that... more »
July 4, 2012 9:34 AM
FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says he is making plans to declare bankruptcy as a result of several land developments gone bust in Kentucky. Smith was hired by the Razorbacks in April to replace Bobby Petrino, who was fired after revelations that he had hired his mistress in... more »
June 27, 2012 3:43 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Three Arkansas players have pleaded not guilty to felony charges tied to the burglary of their fellow students' room. Wide receivers Marquel Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey and tight end Andrew Peterson entered the pleas on Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court.. Judge Ray Reynolds' office confirmed the... more »
June 22, 2012 7:21 AM
Freshman Jordan Montgomery and Matt Price combined on a three-hitter Thursday night, lifting two-time defending national champion South Carolina to a 2-0 victory over Arkansas at the College World Series.
Michael Roth of the Gamecocks threw a two-hitter against Kent State earlier in the day.
South Carolina and... more »
June 19, 2012 10:43 AM
OMAHA - The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-0 in Omaha, knocking off the two-time defending national champion South Carolina Gamecocks.
Arkansas won 2-1 last night to snap South Carolina's NCAA Tournament-record 22-game winning streak.
Ryan Stanek pitched six solid innings, surrendering just three hits and one run.
The... more »
June 11, 2012 9:35 AM
WACO, Texas - Arkansas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning on hit batters with the bases loaded and the Razorbacks beat Baylor 5-4 on Sunday to force a decisive third game in the super regional. Arkansas (43-20) entered the ninth inning trailing 4-3 with Baylor closer... more »
April 18, 2012 8:45 AM
The University of Arkansas says the former mistress of fired football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned her position with the program. Jessica Dorrell stepped down as the football team's student-athlete development coordinator. Athletic Director Jeff Long said the decision was mutual and that there are no immediate plans to try... more »
April 13, 2012 2:27 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the affair that cost Bobby Petrino his job lasted for "a period of several months" before the coach recommended hiring his mistress. The detail is disclosed in the letter that Long sent to Petrino on Tuesday to tell him he had... more »
April 6, 2012 9:18 AM
Freshman right-hander Andro Cutura pitched a career-high 7.1 innings Thursday as Southeastern Louisiana defeated Central Arkansas, 5-4. Cutura (3-1) earned a win for the second-consecutive start and Stefan Lopez struck out the side in the ninth for his 12th save of the season. Lopez ties former Lion Chris Franklin for... more »
April 6, 2012 9:14 AM
Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino has been put on paid leave. Athletic director Jeff Long announced the decision late Thursday, capping a stunning day in which it was revealed that Petrino had a 25-year-old female employee with him during a weekend motorcycle ride that ended in a crash. A police... more »
March 22, 2012 11:30 AM
JACKSONVILLE - A mother and four children have been found dead inside a duplex in central Arkansas. Firefighters arrived at the duplex around 6am this morning after a neighborhood smelled smoke. Firefighter did not see a fire and knocked on the door. There was no answer. Firefighters used thermal imaging... more »
March 14, 2012 7:37 PM
Police in Arkansas say its no accident that a 9-year-old girl shot her younger brother while their parents were away. The Little Rock Police Chief says the girl pulled the trigger after initially telling officers two men broke in and did it. There are no signs of forced entry to... more »
February 17, 2012 11:41 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Arkansas will play its traditional season-ending game against LSU on its Fayetteville campus this year, citing the desire to play in a larger stadium and the need to avoid a three-game road trip. The Razorbacks had played LSU at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium every other year... more »
February 2, 2012 4:05 AM
FARMERVILLE, La. - A 53-year-old Arkansas man has died after the log truck he was driving veered off the road and crashed into a creek. Louisiana State Police say Cleotha Avery, of Strong, Ark., was pronounced dead at the scene by the Union Parish Coroner's Office.
Authorities say Wednesday's... more »
November 25, 2011 11:30 AM
BATON ROUGE - Number-three Arkansas tees it up this afternoon against top-ranked LSU in the battle for "The Boot."
A second loss would be a major blow to the national title hopes of the Razorbacks, who are 6-1 in the SEC and 10-1 overall.
The Tigers are 7-0... more »
November 24, 2011 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE- As huge and heavy as the trophy known as "The Boot" may be, Arkansas and LSU have much bigger things to play for when their annual Thanksgiving week rivalry is renewed Friday. This is arguably the biggest game to be played in venerable Tiger Stadium in more than... more »
November 23, 2011 5:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - Many LSU fans will spend Thanksgiving in the gravel RV parking lots on campus.
The most popular item on the menu: hog or cochon de lait. It's not exactly a delicacy in these parts.
"I'm thankful for the Arkansas fans to show up so we... more »
November 23, 2011 12:43 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference has played significant games every week for the last six seasons.
This weekend might be bigger than any of the others.
Yes, the league that has won five consecutive national championships and had a regular-season matchup dubbed "The Game of the Century"... more »
November 21, 2011 12:43 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson is Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week.
Wilson completed a school-record 32 passes for 365 yards and three touchdowns against Mississippi State.
LSU defensive back Ron Brooks and Kentucky Danny Trevathan shared defensive honors, while Georgia kicker Blair Walsh is... more »
November 7, 2011 12:24 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Florida running back Jeff Demps, LSU safety Eric Reid and Arkansas return specialist/running back Dennis Johnson are the Southeastern Conference players of the week.
Demps rushed for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns against Vanderbilt.
He had 213 all-purpose yards.
Reid had six... more »
September 14, 2011 7:47 PM
Authorities in Crawford County, Arkansas say immediate security steps are being taken after a gunman stormed the historic courthouse on Tuesday and shot and wounded a judge's receptionist. The courthouse has six entrances, none with metal detectors and no guards. The detectors are only at the front doors of the... more »
September 5, 2011 12:26 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and Arkansas return man Joe Adams are Southeastern Conference players of the week.
Ballard rushed for a career-high 166 yards and three touchdowns at Memphis.
Mathieu led LSU with 10 tackles and scored on a... more »
August 30, 2011 7:34 PM
A man In Arkansas taking pictures of his house during his first plane ride instead caught two men burglarizing it and called 911. Steven Lynn says he also called a nearby uncle after he spotted the men taking stuff from his house to a trailer attached to a truck. When... more »
August 19, 2011 2:27 PM
JONESBORO, Ark. - They've been behind bars since their conviction in the death of three Boy Scouts in 1993. But now, three men in Arkansas are going free immediately.
Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley agreed to a plea bargain Friday in a court in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It... more »
August 8, 2011 12:49 PM
JONESBORO, Ark. - A longtime member of country music superstar Johnny Cash's original band - the Tennessee Two - has died in a Jonesboro hospital.
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., says 83-year-old Marshall Grant died Sunday.
A spokeswoman at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center... more »
July 19, 2011 2:06 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- Arkansas' women's volleyball team will play LSU on national television this fall.
The university announced Tuesday that the Oct. 26 match at Fayetteville will be carried by ESPNU.
The game is part of the network's regular women's volleyball programing on Wednesday nights.
LSU is the... more »
July 8, 2011 12:33 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State says it's vacating its wins from the 2010 football season, including the Buckeyes' victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl.
Responding to NCAA allegations over a memorabilia-for-cash scandal that cost former coach Jim Tressel his job, Ohio State says Friday it also is... more »
May 23, 2011 12:36 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The search for survivors and victims of the tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., is being complicated by a fresh round of heavy weather.
The city has been pounded by strong winds, rain and hail.
Yesterday's tornado damage thousands of buildings and left at least... more »
May 4, 2011 9:57 AM
LAFAYETTE - Six Boy Scouts and their two leaders who were stranded by high water in Arkansas for two days are back home safe in Lafayette.
"Oh, man, I want to thank all the thousands of people who helped and prayed for the safety of these boys," said Chester... more »
May 3, 2011 3:35 AM
LANGLEY, Ark.- Arkansas State Police say six Louisiana scouts and two leaders have been rescued by helicopter after they were stranded by high water in a wilderness area. Spokesman Bill Sadler says a trooper at the scene reports that National Guardsmen spotted the group from the air early Tuesday morning.... more »
May 2, 2011 3:53 PM
LODI, Ark. - Boy Scouts officials in Louisiana say search teams have not been in contact with six boys and two adults believed to be stranded by high water in an Arkansas forest.
Art Hawkins of the Evangeline Area Council in Lafayette, La., says the eight have not been... more »
April 26, 2011 10:57 AM
VILONIA, Ark. - A tornado tore through a small central Arkansas town, killing four people and leaving the governor wondering Tuesday how so many others managed to survive. The night of brutal storms killed at least seven people in the state.
Rescue crews combed the tornado-battered wreckage of Vilonia... more »
April 20, 2011 7:36 PM
Two natural gas exploration companies agreed to extend the shutdowns of two injection wells as researchers study if the wells are linked to a recent increase in earthquakes in central Arkansas. Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Clarita Operating LLC requested a continuance on hearings about the wells but the state oil... more »
April 15, 2011 9:50 AM
TUSHKA, Okla. - Dawn is shedding light on the damage to a southeast Oklahoma town where two elderly sisters were killed when a tornado struck.
Salvation Army Capt. Ric Swartz says the women killed by the twister in Tushka late Thursday were in their 70s. Their names have not... more »
April 13, 2011 3:43 PM
TRUMANN, Ark. - An Arkansas couple says a policeman killed during a late night traffic stop pushed his colleague out of harm's way despite having been shot in the neck.
Keith Elumbaugh says Trumann police stopped his car shortly before midnight Tuesday while he and his girlfriend gave 37-year-old... more »
April 7, 2011 9:35 PM
HOUMA- Two wanted fugitives from Arkansas were caught and arrested for possession and use of illegal drugs.
Police say that earlier this week Arkansas authorities contacted the Terrebonne Sheriff Office asking for help to locate Lonnie Johnson, 41, and his wife Karen Johnson, 33, who might be hiding in... more »
March 2, 2011 3:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announces a life sentence was handed down for the explosives crime that severely injured an Arkansas doctor.
Earlier this week, former Arkansas doctor Randeep Mann was sentenced in the U.S. Eastern... more »
February 23, 2011 1:50 PM
BATON ROUGE - Arkansas's top education leader could be Louisiana's next commissioner of higher education.
Dr. Jim Purcell received a favorable recommendation from the Board of Regents Search Committee today, and his hiring will go before the full board Thursday for consideration.
Purcell has been the director of... more »
February 20, 2011 4:55 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas rallied from a four-point deficit in the final five minutes and LSU freshman Jeanne Kenney's potential game-winning three-point attempt in the final second missed off the back iron as the Lady Tigers fell to the Razorbacks, 42-40, on Sunday afternoon in Bud Walton Arena.
The... more »
February 19, 2011 11:54 AM
BATON ROUGE- The top college policymaker in Arkansas is the front-runner to become Louisiana's next commissioner of higher education.
Jim Purcell, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, told The Times-Picayune on Friday that he has submitted his application for the job.
State officials cleared a major... more »
February 10, 2011 12:31 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Winter weather across the South has kept a pair of Southeastern Conference basketball teams on the road longer than planned.
Both Arkansas and LSU stayed in Mississippi following games Wednesday night.
The Razorbacks, who lost 67-56 at Mississippi State, stayed because of heavy snow in... more »
January 27, 2011 10:10 PM
Baton Rouge, La. – Arkansas went more than nine minutes without a field goal in the second half but pulled out a 53-45 win at LSU Thursday.
The Razorback (16-4, 4-4 SEC) win is the first at LSU since 1996 and stops a 16-game losing streak to the Tigers.... more »
January 18, 2011 11:30 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU football fans now know what they'll be doing the day after Thanksgiving for the next two years. LSU announced today that their football regular-season finale against rival Arkansas, "The Battle for the Boot", will return to a Friday afternoon kickoff for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.... more »
January 4, 2011 10:35 AM
RICHMOND, Va. - The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of robbing 25 banks in 13 states has signed papers to plead guilty to three heists in Alabama and Arkansas. Michael Francis Mara is being held in Virginia facing two bank robbery charges. His trial is scheduled for Jan. 13.
Mara... more »
January 3, 2011 4:30 PM
LABARRE, La. - Around 500 dead blackbirds and starlings have been found in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to state wildlife officials.
The birds were spotted lying in roads and ditches near Labarre Elementary School. The community is between Morganza and New Roads on Highway 10.
Scientists from the... more »
January 3, 2011 3:23 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Scientists are wondering whether fireworks or poison may have caused thousands of birds to fall from the sky in Arkansas. But one expert is sure it was the weather. Experts are investigating the deaths of more than 3,000 blackbirds that fell to the ground over a... more »
January 2, 2011 9:57 AM
BEEBE, Ark.- Wildlife officials are trying to determine what caused more than 1,000 blackbirds to die and fall from the sky over an Arkansas town.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said Saturday that it began receiving reports about the dead birds about 11:30 p.m. the previous night. The... more »
December 1, 2010 11:02 AM
BENTON, La. - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 35-year-old Bossier City woman on two counts of bigamy. Sheriff Larry Deen says Bridget K. Mize was taken into custody Tuesday after she admitted to investigators that she is currently married to three different men. Deen said Mize also admitted... more »
November 25, 2010 6:41 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Ryan Mallett has made record-breaking almost a weekly occurrence in less than two full seasons at Arkansas. He has set 37 school or stadium records in 24 games with the Razorbacks, and his career passing efficiency (158.6) is third in Southeastern Conference history, For all of... more »
November 22, 2010 4:16 PM
Les Miles says he likes the position LSU is in heading into its regular season finale at Arkansas. After surviving close games against North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Ole Miss this season, the fifth-ranked Tigers have a chance to finish a regular season at 11-1 for the first time since... more »
November 10, 2010 6:40 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - It might seem hard to hope for a BCS bowl berth after being on the wrong end of a 65-43 score. Yet No. 14 Arkansas is daring to dream. That shootout loss to Auburn on Oct. 16 seems a distant memory after a dominating win at... more »
November 8, 2010 12:35 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Arkansas tailback Knile Davis and LSU linebacker Kelvin Sheppard are the SEC's offensive and defensive players of the week.
Florida's Chris Rainey received special teams honors on Monday.
Davis rushed for 110 yards and three touchdowns in Arkansas' win at South Carolina.
Sheppard... more »
October 27, 2010 1:36 PM
A member of a northern Arkansas school board is accused of commenting on Facebook that the only way he'd wear purple when others were wearing purple to show support for bullied gay teens was "if they all commit suicide."
The Arkansas Department of Education on Wednesday condemned the alleged... more »
October 2, 2010 3:55 PM
Authorities say no one was hurt when a plane making an emergency landing ended up in the driveway of a southern Arkansas farmhouse. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said Saturday the single-engine Maule MXT7 180A landed in a field south of Magnolia then went through a fence before stopping... more »
September 27, 2010 12:29 PM
The Southeastern Conference named Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Alabama safety Robert Lester and LSU cornerback/return man Patrick Peterson players of the week.
Newton passed for 158 yards and ran for 176, accounting for five touchdowns in a win over South Carolina.
Lester had two interceptions and seven tackles... more »
September 6, 2010 11:07 AM
Jefferson Thomas, one of the first nine black students to enroll in desegregated Arkansas' schools, has died at age 68 in Columbus, Ohio. Fellow Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Trickey Brown says Thomas died Sunday. Trickey Brown did not know the cause of death and declined further comment. In 1957,... more »