At the Martha Shoffner Sentencing, Questions Over 'Benefit,' Jurisdiction
Martha Shoffner and her lawyer Chuck Banks leaving federal court on Friday.

At the Martha Shoffner Sentencing, Questions Over 'Benefit,' Jurisdiction

Federal prosecutors scored point after point Friday, but U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes ultimately sentenced former State Treasurer Martha Shoffner to 30 months in federal prison — less than half the time that the U.S. Attorney's office sought for accepting $42,000 in bribes.
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Update: Judge Sentences Martha Shoffner to 30 Months in Prison

U.S. District Court Judge Leon Holmes on Friday sentenced former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner to 30 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release.
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Leslie Rutledge: Arkansas Law Allows 'Open Carry' of Guns

Leslie Rutledge: Arkansas Law Allows 'Open Carry' of Guns

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says a 2013 law allows someone to openly carry a handgun as long as they don't plan to illegally use it against another person.
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Inaugural Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

Inaugural Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

The new Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame inducted its first members, 11 women and one group, during a ceremony Thursday night at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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The List Top Lottery Retailers

The list of Arkansas Scholarship Lottery retailers ranked by sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015.

Rank Name Address City
1 Y&E Superstop 23190 Interstate 30 N. Bryant
2 Tobacco Corner Plus 319 E. Broadway Morrilton
3 Freeway Mart 7515 Baseline Road Little Rock
4 Big Red Valero 2317 W. 28th Ave. Pine Bluff
5 28th Street Store 2901 W. 28th St. Pine Bluff

Executive Q&A

Sissy's Log Cabin President Bill Jones on Selling Jewelry in the Diamond State

Bill Jones, the son of Sissy Jones, founder and CEO of Sissy's Log Cabin, and Murphy Jones, secretary-treasurer, runs much of the day-to-day business of the jewelry franchise, which has locations in Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Jonesboro and Memphis.