Arkansas Blog

Sorvillo drops court appeal in election contest

He'll contest the outcome at the Claims Commission, at least for now.

Today's news -- Bill Barr told the truth for once! -- and the open line

Caution on the COVID-19 front and some rare honesty from Bill Barr in today's news roundup.

Paul Petersen sentenced to six years, two months in adoption fraud case in Northwest Arkansas

Former Arizona official gets federal prison term in Fayetteville hearing.

Coronavirus today: A lull before a possible surge

Governor Hutchinsons' weekly coronavirus update revealed little new and was marked by caution about the future.

When you've lost Bill Barr ....

... it's time to hang it up.

Dangerous times demand leadership. So where is it among Arkansas Republicans? Will none say Trump lost?

The silence of the Republicans on Trump's defeat is bad. Worse are the calls for violence.

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Windgate Foundation gives $10 million to Eureka Springs School of the Arts

It's envisioned as a permanent endowment.

Make twice the impact; support investigative journalism in Arkansas

Support the Arkansas Nonprofit News Network on Giving Tuesday. Thanks to the NewsMatch program, donations between now and the end of the year are matched dollar for dollar.

Some ideas for the governor's briefing today

Some questions worth answering. But don't hold your breath.

Runoff election day: Important races in Little Rock and North Little Rock

Tip: Sen. Joyce Elliott is a better guide to Little Rock School Board choices than the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Romero reports on vaccine: Shipment could come as early as the end of next week

The state's secretary of health said he'd been advised the state would receive around 25,000 doses

Former youth pastor pleads guilty to sex charges involving minors

Robert Shiflet, who once worked in Little Rock, enters a plea in federal court.

Today's news -- still not tired of Joe winning -- and the open line

Arizona is officially added to Joe Biden's swing state sweep. And other news in the daily roundup.

Coronavirus today: Another relatively light day for new cases

32 deaths and a new record in the hospital count are NOT good news, however.

Defeated Republican House member goes to Claims Commission to prevent seating of Democratic winner

Republican Jim Sorvillo turns to state Claims Commission to hold onto his Little Rock House seat, narrowly won by Democrat Ashley Hudson.

George’s and other midsize Arkansas poultry companies struggled to control COVID-19

Large poultry processors like Tyson have come under public fire for failing to protect their workers from COVID-19. But smaller poultry companies have had the same problems — and much less scrutiny.

Biden certified winner in Arizona

It's all over except more Trump whining, lies and losing lawsuits.

Do mask mandates work? Kansas offers some clues

Kansas offers some evidence that mask mandates might slow COVID infection rates.

Coronavirus Sunday: Troubling indicators

The U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at same-sex parents, which could upend an Arkansas precedent

Equal rights for same-sex couples may be at risk thanks to new members of the U.S. Supreme Court.