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    Man arrested after leaving scene of accident involving stolen car

      The search for a Pine Bluff man involved in a traffic accident in a stolen vehicle ended two hours later when he was arrested in a wooded area on Old Highway 13, north of Monticello, according to Monticello Police Chief Eddy Deaton. Chad Hubanks, age unavailable, of Pine Bluff, is facing a drug possession charge and a felon in possession of a firearm charge, Deaton said. Other charges are possible. The traffic accident occurred … Continued

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    Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection law, drug secrecy provision

      Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says she will ask Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set new execution dates for eight death-row inmates following the Arkansas Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on the state's method of execution and secrecy provision. “Today's decision from the Arkansas Supreme Court reversing the decision from Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen once again shows that Arkansas’s method of execution by lethal injection is lawful,” Rutledge said in a news release Thursday. “It also … Continued

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    Drew Memorial Hospital Board hears expansion update, hires security firm

      The Drew Memorial Hospital Board on Wednesday heard an update on the hospital expansion project and contracted with a company to provide security. In his update of the expansion project, Drew Memorial Hospital CEO Scott Barrilleaux said representatives from  approximately 23 contractors and subcontractors were present at Monday's pre-bid conference where Scott Hines, project architect with TEG Architects, reviewed the project specs, scope of work and the bidding process. Ben Moore, the hospital's director of … Continued

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