Martha Shoffner, Convicted of Bribery, to Be Sentenced Today

Martha Shoffner, Convicted of Bribery, to Be Sentenced Today
Martha Shoffner and her attorney Chuck Banks in May 2013.

Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner is scheduled to be sentenced for her convictions on extortion and bribery charges. Prosecutors have asked the federal judge to make Shoffner an example for other state officials with a 15- to 18-year sentence.
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Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate its historic Wilson Hall, which it plans to lease to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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Receiver Seeks Another Contempt of Court Ruling Against John Rogers

Receiver Seeks Another Contempt of Court Ruling Against John Rogers

John Rogers has drawn another contempt of court action after allegedly taking property under the control of the Sports Cards Plus receiver. Includes video.
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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.