Here's the trailer of a news documentary, "Through our eyes 4.27.14," from KARK/Fox 16 on the tornado that struck Mayflower and other communities April 27. The one-hour film will be shown first at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Mayflower High School. It will be televised at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19, on KARK and at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, on Fox 16. It includes news footage, interviews and coverage of subsequent events.
Columnist Joe Nocera examinesthe Big River Steel deal in Arkansas — the state's largest foray into corporate welfare yet and a deal in which the billionaire Koch family, nominally opponents of corporate welfare, will benefit handsomely.
University of Arkansas President Donald Bobbitt and five members of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees took off for Rome Sunday for a five-day trip for what a press announcement said was "informational purposes... to learn more about the operations of the University of Arkansas Rome Center. " One faculty member isn't happy about it.
It is not exactly shocking that a consultant group that's had the inside track all along to realize profits from the Arkansas Lottery has an even more profitable deal in the works than originally described.