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Fulfer wins GOP nod for Arkansas Senate special election

Jan. 12, 2022 10:07 AM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — A Springdale city official and former councilman has won the Republican nomination in a special election for a northwest Arkansas state Senate seat. Colby Fulfer defeated retired U.S. Navy Capt. Steve Unger Tuesday in the primary runoff for the state Senate...

Duggar fails to make runoff in Arkansas state Senate primary

Dec. 15, 2021 10:30 AM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — A former city council member and a retired U.S. Navy captain are headed toward a runoff for the Republican nomination for an Arkansas state Senate seat, beating out candidates in a special primary that included “19 Kids and Counting” father Jim Bob...

Tyson Foods to spend $50M on bonuses at its meat plants

Dec. 06, 2021 12:24 PM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods said Monday that it plans to spend roughly $50 million on year-end bonuses for over 80,000 hourly workers at its meatpacking plants that will give them between $300 and $700 apiece. Those bonuses are on top of wage increases the company has...

Police: Body of man killed in Arkansas found in Missouri

Nov. 30, 2021 15:22 PM EST

SELIGMAN, Mo. (AP) — Police say the body of a man killed in northwestern Arkansas was found last week in southwestern Missouri, and two suspects in the case were later arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Officers called to an apartment unit in Springdale, Arkansas, on Nov. 23...

'19 Kids and Counting' father running for Arkansas Senate

Oct. 31, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Jim Bob Duggar, whose large family was featured in the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting," has announced he's running for a seat in the Arkansas Senate. Duggar, who previously served in the Arkansas House, announced Friday on the family's...

Northwest Arkansas state senator resigns to take new job

Oct. 29, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — A special election will be called to fill the term of Republican state Sen. Lance Eads, who resigned from his position Thursday to take a job in the private sector. Eads, who won re-election last year to a four-year term, represented a district...