Some early morning news for Wednesday

Two companies of the Arkansas Army National Guard’s 875th Engineer Battalion will prepare for mobilization to Afghanistan.

Arkansans Against Abusive Payday Lending says that the last payday lender has shut down.

Arkansas Business report that if Southwestern Electric Power Co. can’t complete its coal-fired power plant in Hempstead County, Swepco customers in Arkansas and elsewhere could be on the hook for more than $876 million.

The Arkansas Lottery Commission Legislative Oversight Committee delays action on its review the lottery commission’s online gaming contract with Intralot. It comes up again Thursday.

Arkansas Realtors reports statewide home sales are down 4.5% and the average sale price declined 6.75% compared to June last year.

Harvey Doerr, who resigned last week as executive vice president of Murphy Oil will leave the company with cash payments of about $4 million, according to information filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Animals inflicted wounds upon three West Memphis boys killed in 1993, a forensic pathologist testified Monday during a hearing to determine the adequacy of attorneys representing two men convicted in the slayings.

Channel 4 reports that polygraph testing of almost two dozen Pulaski County employees has begun in an effort to solve the theft of $15,000 left in a drawer in a county office.

A 23-year-old South Carolina man faces three years in prison after admitting he received an explicit picture of an Arkansas teenage girl.


About patlynch
I am a broadcaster in Arkansas, a former freelance writer and political columnist in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Writing Coach. Speaker. Director of the Christian Foundations for Ministry program, and presently enrolled in the Anglican School of Ministry Master of Ministry program.

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