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Same Sex Marriage Approved in Arkansas

Same Sex Marriage Approved in Arkansas

The rights of gay people to commit to same-sex marriage have finally been approved in Arkansas. The Pulaski County Circuit Court has ruled that a constitution amendment that was passed in 2004 by voters was an unconstitutional crack at trying to constrict the meaning of equality as set forth in the charter. The ruling also […]

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down in Arkansas

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down in Arkansas

  On Friday, a judge in Arkansas struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. The judge ruled that the ban violated the U.S. Constitution’s equal protection clause. Judge Chris Piazza said that the ban was an attempt by a majority to exclude a small minority, and would set a precedent he does not support. Although […]

Arkansas Judge Supports Gay Marriage

Arkansas Judge Supports Gay Marriage

Arkansas’ Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza supports gay marriage, and has now paved the way for same-sex couples to get married in the state. After a state ban was voted into law in 2004, Piazza has since deemed there was no real logical reason to disallow these couples equal access to marriage. Judge Piazza […]

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

The fierce tornadoes that ravaged Central Arkansas on Sunday were just the beginning.  As the death toll of 16 Arkansans and one person from Oklahoma was confirmed on Monday morning, several other southeastern states prepared for a cluster of twisters as the devastation moved east and claimed more lives. The residents of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, […]

Oklahoma and Arkansas Hit by Violent Tornadoes Leaving 18 Dead

Oklahoma and Arkansas Hit by Violent Tornadoes Leaving 18 Dead

Oklahoma and Arkansas were hit by violent tornadoes Sunday which left up to 18 dead, along with a trail of destruction in their wake. Of the two states, Arkansas was the most severely damaged, with at least 16 dead. Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe gave his condolences and explained that it was one of the deadliest […]

Super Mario Brothers Video Game Theme With a Twist [VIDEO]

Super Mario Brothers Video Game Theme With a Twist [VIDEO]

University of Central Arkansas College student Dan Newbie may be intent on getting a college education but he also has a unique set of skills that have recently made him a YouTube sensation. Using unconventional tools, the young musician has recreated an almost flawless rendition of the Super Mario Brothers video game theme with a […]

Arkansas Woman Jailed After Caught Breastfeeding and Drinking at One Time

Arkansas Woman Jailed After Caught Breastfeeding and Drinking at One Time

Should an Arkansas woman have been charged with jeopardizing the welfare of her baby when she breastfed the child after she was caught drinking alcohol in a Conway, Arkansas restaurant? Well she was and she was jailed due to the fact. Even though the charge was dropped, the issue of drinking and breastfeeding remains a […]

Walmart Opens First Convenience Store and Gas Station

Walmart Opens First Convenience Store and Gas Station

Walmart has now entered into the small-format store business and opened doors to its first convenience store and gas station in Bentonville, Arkansas earlier this week. Walmart To Go offers typical convenience store groceries and snack options — with the addition of a gas station with six pump canopies and an outdoor picnic area. “It […]

Arkansas Governor Declares State of Emergency

Arkansas Governor Declares State of Emergency

Arkansas news channel THV11 is reporting that the state’s governor, Mike Beebe, has declared a state of emergency. The declaration came in response to power outages within the state following an ice storm which has left many unable to travel to work or school. The announcement applies to utility company work trucks and delivery trucks […]

Show Me Your Breast or I’ll Tase You

Show Me Your Breast or I’ll Tase You

Sexual harassment comes in many forms, and undoubtedly, someone saying, “show me your breast or I’ll tase you,” is one of them.  Allegedly, Police Officer Brandon Carter of the Haskell City Police Department, made this demand as he chased a helpless woman through her workplace in Haskell, Arkansas.  “Show me your breast or I’ll tase you,” were […]

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