Tagged: Doug Martin

Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit

Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit

Banking & FinanceLegal

First Security Bank of Searcy last week settled its lawsuit against Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville, ending a legal battle that included allegations that the women’s clothing company conducted a sham foreclosure sale in August to avoid paying the bank. read more >

Disputes Doomed John Daly Steakhouse

Disputes Doomed John Daly Steakhouse

Banking & FinanceLegalRestaurants & FoodCover Story

The John Daly Steakhouse belatedly opened on Front Street in Conway in September 2017 with high hopes of becoming the flagship of a national chain. Instead, it crashed in just 10 months. read more >

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

Judge Doug Martin’s failure to recuse himself from Courtney Goodson's case at the start undercuts faith in the judicial system and is just as worrisome as the dark money seeking to influence the Supreme Court election. read more >

Arkansas Appealing Ruling on City's LGBT Protections

Arkansas Appealing Ruling on City's LGBT Protections

Legal

Arkansas' attorney general is appealing a judge's ruling that a city ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity doesn't conflict with a state law aimed at blocking local protections for gays and lesbians. read more >

Bill Would Help Appointed Judges on Ballots

Bill Would Help Appointed Judges on Ballots

Legal

Senate Bill 694 would allow judges who have been appointed and who have served at least a year to use the title of “judge” before their names on the ballot in an election for a judicial office. Now only incumbent elected judges are allowed to use the title when seeking re-election or election to another position. read more >