LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Matt DeCample, a former television reporter who later served as spokesman for Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, has died after battling a rare form of cancer. He was...
Arkansas House backs increasing homestead tax credit
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House has approved a proposal to raise the property tax credit that thousands of homeowners receive for their primary residence.
Arkansas’ capital city elects black mayor for first time
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A banking executive and former highway commissioner won Tuesday's runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas' capital six decades after it was the center of a school desegregation crisis.
Frank Scott, 35, defeated Baker Kurrus in the runoff election for the nonpartisan, open seat. He'll succeed outgoing Mayor Mark Stodola, who announced earlier this year he wouldn't seek re-election.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas-born film writer and director will chair a state group hoping to build a film community in Arkansas.
Little Rock native Jeff Nichols was announced Wednesday as the chair the Arkansas Cinema Society, which plans to bring together residents to watch films, share ideas and provide connections with other filmmakers.
Nichols also plans to host three seminars on filmmaking during the first year of the society.