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Crittenden County sales tax canceled after hospital closure
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:48:25 -0700

A Crittenden County sales and use tax dedicated to hospital renovations won't go into effect Wednesday after a circuit court enjoined its collection, the state Department of Finance and Administration said Tuesday.

Collection of Crittenden County sales tax to fund now-bankrupt hospital enjoined
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:02:23 -0700

The Department of Finance and Administration yesterday announced that a sales tax enacted by voters in Crittenden County for “repairing, improving, renovating, equipping, operating and maintaining” Crittenden Regional Hospital will not be collected. CRH closed and filed for bankruptcy last month . The Crittenden County Circuit Court last Friday issued an order enjoining collection of the one ...

Crittenden Co. Feeling Strain Of Ambulance Shortage
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:47:37 -0700

School football games are stretching ambulance services to the max in Crittenden County, Arkansas.

Beebe appoints retired Harrison judge as special justice in same-sex marriage case
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:02:55 -0700

Gov. Beebe has appointed Robert W. McCorkindale , a long time circuit judge in Boone County, as special justice in the Arkansas Supreme Court case Nathaniel Smith, M.D. et al v. M. Kendall Wright et al., the appeal of Circuit Judge Chris Piazza's ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. McCorkindale retired in 2002 after 24 years on the bench, but continues to ...

Hughes man dies from crash injuries
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:04:08 -0700

A Hughes man died from his injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Arkansas 38 in Crittenden County earlier this month, state police reported Friday.

Small Business Administration To Provide Aid To Flood Victims In 3 States
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:52:12 -0700

The Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee affected by the September the 11th flooding.

SBA to provide aid to flood victims in 3 states
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:32:13 -0700

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee affected by flooding on Sept. 11.

37 years working from the heart
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:13:11 -0700

Freddie Smith has been on the job with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services for 37 years and has decided it's time to close the books and go home.

Body found along I-40 in St. Francis County
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:10:23 -0700

Investigators hope a tattoo on the woman's arm will help identify her

The Max Despairs Edition
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:02:50 -0700

The latest on statewide political races, Leslie Rutledge’s past, top secret divorces in Faulkner County, a victory for Little Rock private clubs and something rotten happening in Crittenden County — all covered on this week's edition. Subscribe via iTunes . Download . [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]