Pat Lynch, who scours local news, notes this item: The Danville School District, which is losing students because of a poultry plant closure, is also losing its school superintendent. But, not to worry, construction of a new field house continues.
Without comment today, the Arkansas Supreme Court rejected a request for a rehearing of its decision killing a proposed amendment to allow three more casinos in Arkansas because of a flawed ballot title.
Rep. Justin Harris and his wife, Marsha, have issued a statement through their lawyer in advance of tomorrow afternoon's press conference, at which Harris is expected to offer comment on the rehoming of their adopted daughters at a home where they were subsequently sexually abused.
The Arkansas Times has received more details on the circumstances surrounding the Harris rehoming case. Among them: A third sister was nearly adopted by Justin and Marsha Harris, but that adoption was disrupted before it was legally finalized. The girl left the home long before her younger sisters.
The independent citizens commission that sets pay for politicians under Amendment 94 held its public hearing on its plans this morning and drew scant response — with a notable exception of Supreme Court Justices Karen Baker and Jo Hart asking for even more money than the commission already plans to give them.