Rutledge discusses opioids

There is a rapidly growing prescription drug and opioid abuse problem in Arkansas and there is no "silver bullet" to solve it, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Tuesday.

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Society breaks ground on archives

Wielding the ceremonial shovel, longtime Garland County Historical Society volunteer Orval Allbritton officially broke ground Friday morning on the planned expansion to the society's archives building at 328 Quapaw Ave.

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Woman sentenced on multiple charges

A habitual offender was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty in Garland County Circuit Court to multiple felony charges stemming from incidents last year and earlier this year.

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Judge's ex-assistant pleads guilty to fraud

The former administrative assistant to the county judge pleaded guilty Monday in Garland County Circuit Court to six felony counts of fraudulent use of the county's credit card, and a sentencing hearing was set for Nov. 22.

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