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Updated at 10:27 AM

Lafayette County Treasurer Keesha Rose pleaded guilty to a single count of Theft Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds in U.S. District Court here Wednesday, where federal investigators disclosed that two separate investigations determined that Rose had allegedly embezzled a total of $243,893 in federal funds.

Updated at 10:22 AM

Hope Fire Chief Dale Glanton said this morning that a house fire at 816 W. Seventh St. is under investigation by the Hope Police Department as a suspicious fire.

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 10:42 AM

The Hope Police Department continued its investigation into a fatal house fire at press time today after characterizing the death involved as a homicide.

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 9:58 AM

One of the two incarcerated principal owners of the former Medical Park Hospital here has responded to a lawsuit filed by the estate of a woman who died after extended treatment at the hospital while a resident of a local nursing home.

Posted Oct 26, 2014 at 12:01 AM

When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

Posted Oct 26, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton made his case before the Hempstead County Quorum Court here Thursday to join other counties in pushing the state to pay its bills to county jails, and Singleton appealed to the court to help him raise deputy...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:36 AM

The recent decision by the Arkansas Supreme Court to allow the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment on the Nov. 4 general election ballot settled the question of petition filing deadlines in favor of Secretary of State Mark Martin, but left the...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The Majestic Hotel complex in central Arkansas will be for sale until next month, according to a real estate auctioneer.

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 12:01 AM

They were hidden away in closets just a few feet from where their siblings slept: the skeletal remains of three infants found in a squalid, vermin-infested house.

Posted Oct 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Lafayette County Treasurer Keesha Rose is expected to appear before a federal district judge here Oct. 29 to formally change her pleading to federal embezzlement charges.

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