IDABEL, Okla. (AP) - A January sentencing date has been set for a former Southern Arkansas University student accused of stealing horses from the school's stables. Jaci Jackson pleaded guilty in August to theft, animal cruelty and other charges. Prosecutors say the horses were taken from the school in Arkansas and were discovered in McCurtain County, Okla.
NORPHLET, Ark. (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing that a former oil refinery site in Union County be added to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. The EPA says the MacMillan Ring-Free Oil site in Norphlet was used as a crude-oil refinery and as a maker of lubrication and asphalt products. Adding the site to the Superfund list would allow the EPA to begin cleanup efforts.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Fayetteville Half Marathon that's scheduled for Saturday has been called off due to ice lingering from last week's storm. Race organizers say people who paid entry fees will not be getting their money back because most of it has been spent on race preparations. All Sports Productions says runners will be offered other options next week.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock is preparing to open an exhibition centered on the Bowie knife. The display will feature more than 200 historic blades. It's set to open tomorrow with a reception.
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