LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A school board in northwestern Arkansas voted Monday to drop a high school’s “Johnny Reb” mascot and “Dixie” fight song after the shooting deaths of nine people inside their historic black church in South Carolina reignited a debate nationwide about the use of symbols of the Confederacy.
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CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Central Arkansas will appear on TV this season under a deal the Southland Conference has reached with the Sinclair Networks Group.
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — Trevor Olson has been named the top assistant coach for the Henderson State women’s basketball team.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Former Northwest Arkansas pitcher Cody Reed picked up his first honor as the Texas League’s Pitcher of the Week just before being traded from the Kansas City Royals’ organization to the Cincinnati Reds’.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Police arrested three University of Arkansas basketball players Wednesday, alleging they used counterfeit money to buy merchandise at three locations near campus.