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Former state senator also tested positive for meth during DWI arrest 

Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker tested positive for methamphetamine, according to a toxicology report released Wednesday.
Two blood samples were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab following an Aug.

Parents, students gather for SYATP  Last update:

More than a 100 parents and students gathered at Carolyn Lewis Elementary School to pray together during a See You at the Pole Rally on Wednesday.

Official: Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition  Last update:

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local...

Teen accused in double murder asks for immediate hearing  Last update:

The defense attorney for a 19 year old accused in the deaths of a Conway couple has asked for an "immediate and expedited hearing" before a scheduled transfer hearing is held later this month, according to court documents.

Former state senator pleads guilty to DWI charge  Last update:

Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker pleaded guilty Tuesday for driving while intoxicated as well refusing to take a breath test on Aug. 26.
Defense Attorney Frank Shaw asked Monday for the scheduled Oct. 3 plea hearing be pushed to an earlier date.

Arkansas deputy identified in fatal shooting of armed man  Last update:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man who refused to drop a shotgun has been identified as Deputy Joe Oberle....

Mayflower teacher mixes science with art  Last update:

One Mayflower High School chemistry teacher has chosen to bring artwork into the classroom.
Heather Templeton said the periodic table is the most important part of chemistry. Without basic knowledge of it, a student cannot move on.