US Attorney Files to Dismiss Mail Fraud Charges Against Martha Shoffner
Martha Shoffner (file)

US Attorney Files to Dismiss Mail Fraud Charges Against Martha Shoffner

U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer of the Eastern District of Arkansas says his office has filed a motion to dismiss the mail fraud charges against former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner. "We don't have any objection to it," Chuck Banks, Shoffner's defense attorney, said of the motion to dismiss.
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Faulkner County's Sallis Ranch Gives Sanctuary to Horses in Need

Greg Sallis has been rescuing horses from bad situations for 30 years. After nursing them back to health, he would train them and resell them to recoup some of his out-of-pocket costs.
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Federal Judge Overturns Arkansas' Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Arkansas' gay marriage ban, which could pave the way for county clerks to eventually resume issuing licenses.
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Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson said Tuesday he will not serve in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.
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Top Stockholders in Arkansas list includes value of stock, companies in which they have major holdings, number of shares, etc.

Rank Name Total Holdings
1 Walton Family, Sam 131,782,729,466
2 Tyson Family, Don 2,966,149,069
3 Hunt Family, J.B. 1,553,148,957
4 Murphy Family, Charles 909,597,157
5 Dillard Family, William 837,338,321

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CEO Dan Cushman Shares 'Secret' on Turning Around PAM Transport

Dan Cushman became CEO of PAM Transport in 2009 after the company had reported nearly $19 million in annual losses in 2008. During the past three years, PAM entered positive territory, earning $5.91 million in 2013, and it's headed to another profitable year in 2014.