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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Arkadelphia 42, Harmony Grove 19 Ashdown 26, Nashville 21 Beebe 56, Jacksonville 14 Benton 52, Mountain Home 23 Bentonville West 46, Har-Ber 45 Bigelow...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

Leslie Rutledge raises $190K in bid for Arkansas governor

Oct. 15, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge raised $190,970 over the past three months in her bid for Arkansas governor, her campaign said Friday, as she continued trailing former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders in fundraising for the state's top office. ...

Sarah Sanders raises $2.1M in bid for Arkansas governor

Oct. 14, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has raised $2.1 million over the past three months in her bid to be Arkansas' next governor, her campaign announced Thursday. Sanders' campaign said the latest contributions brought her total...

No. 17 Arkansas in rare role of favorite vs. Auburn

Oct. 14, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

Auburn (4-2, 1-1 SEC) at No. 17 Arkansas (4-2, 1-2), Saturday at noon EDT (CBS). Line: Arkansas by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Auburn leads 18-11-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams are...

No. 17 Arkansas hosts Auburn after back-to-back losses

Oct. 14, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has been on the road for so long that the Razorbacks may feel like strangers in their stadium. No. 17 Arkansas has not played at home since Sept. 18, when the Razorbacks dismantled Georgia Southern 45-10. They are excited to host...

Boozman raises $1.1M during quarter for reelection bid

Oct. 13, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman's campaign said Wednesday it has raised more than $1.1 million over the past three months for his reelection bid. The campaign for the two-term senator from Arkansas said it has more than $2.7 million cash on...

Arkansas governor OKs House map splitting Little Rock area

Oct. 13, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new U.S. House map that critics say weakens minority voters' influence in the state by splitting the Little Rock area among three congressional districts. The Republican governor...

Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

Oct. 13, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow Republicans to challenge federal vaccine mandates. Hutchinson allowed the measure to...

Police say man found dead in central Iowa; arrest made

Oct. 13, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

UNION, Iowa (AP) — A 74-year-old man found dead in his central Iowa home this week was killed, police said, and detectives have arrested a 22-year-old Arkansas man in the case. Steve Reece was found dead Tuesday morning in a bedroom in his home in Union, the Iowa...