Gavin Lesnick, Arkansas Online

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Arkansas Online

Big Rock, AR, United States

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Past articles by Gavin:

Boxer OK'd to say goodbye to mother

Boxer Jermain Taylor will be allowed out of jail to say his final goodbyes to his mother, who died earlier this month, but he can't attend her funeral. → Read More

Boxer Taylor can't attend mother's funeral, but allowed to say goodbye

Boxer Jermain Taylor will be allowed out of jail to say his final goodbyes to his mother, who died earlier this month, but he can't attend her funeral. → Read More

State Democrats hire new executive director

The Democratic Party of Arkansas on Monday named a Montana official as its new executive director. → Read More

Math teacher in White Hall arrested on drug charges

A seventh-grade math teacher in the White Hall School District in Jefferson County was arrested on drug charges after undercover investigators bought suspected marijuana from him, authorities said. → Read More

Suspect in lingerie store robbery nabbed in Texas

A man suspected of robbing a Little Rock lingerie store has been arrested in Texas, authorities said. → Read More

Cotton calls on EPA to release all mine-spill documents

Sen. Tom Cotton on Tuesday derided the Environmental Protection Agency as a "rogue agency" and said it should release in full all documents tied to the major spill this month of toxic wastewater from an inactive gold mine in Colorado. → Read More

Boxer Jermain Taylor back in court but mental evaluation not complete

Boxer Jermain Taylor was back in court Monday for a hearing on a pending mental evaluation requested by his attorneys, but the report wasn't complete and a judge set a new date for next month. → Read More

Lingerie shop robbed in Little Rock

Authorities in Little Rock are searching for a man who robbed a Little Rock lingerie store early Monday with a gun now believed to have been a fake. → Read More

Construction worker hospitalized after hole collapses

A construction worker was hospitalized after dirt and rocks caved in on him while working in a hole in west Little Rock on Friday morning. → Read More

Missing woman's body believed found in vehicle in lake

A body found in a submerged vehicle in Tablerock Lake in Carroll County is believed to be that of a missing 77-year-old Holiday Island woman. → Read More

Hot air balloon lands in Little Rock neighborhood

A hot air balloon made a landing in a west Little Rock neighborhood Thursday morning after entering airspace where its pilot should have been in contact with air traffic controllers, officials said. → Read More

Judge holds off on PCSSD-Jacksonville separation decision

A federal judge has delayed a decision on whether to approve a separation agreement between the Pulaski County Special School District and the newly formed Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District until at least next month. → Read More

Teen driver killed in Hot Spring County wreck

A teenage driver was killed Wednesday night when his pickup veered off a Hot Spring County highway and hit a tree, authorities said. → Read More

Motorcycle rider hurt, passenger killed in Garland County crash

A motorcycle rider was hurt and a passenger with him killed Tuesday in a crash in Garland County, authorities said. → Read More

Hutchinson: Open to Medicaid expansion if more flexibility granted

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he would support continued Medicaid expansion in Arkansas if the state is allowed changes from the federal government that provide greater flexibility. → Read More

Brad Paisley to play free concert in LR after UA game

Country music star Brad Paisley will play a free post-game concert outside War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock after the Razorbacks play next month. → Read More

'Strong to possibly severe' storms could develop today, weather service says

Much of Arkansas is said to be under a marginal risk for severe storms as a cold front moves into the region Wednesday. → Read More

Confederate-flag demand boosts sales, LR store says

A Little Rock-based flag business said sales have increased 50 percent in part because of increased demand for the Confederate flag after other retailers stopped selling it. → Read More

Haskell officer fired after arrest on sexual-assault charge

A police officer in Haskell has been fired after his arrest Monday on a charge of second-degree sexual assault. → Read More

New partnership will investigate fraud in disability programs

A new federal-state partnership program in Arkansas will attempt to ferret out fraud in Social Security and other disability programs. → Read More