Chicot County Judge Dismisses Felony Conviction of Former Lawmaker

If you’ve been following the local news about this situation, here’s an update from Andrew DeMillo with the Associated Press, who reports that Chicot County Judge Sam Pope “has dismissed former lawmaker and Harlem Globetrotter Fred Smith’s felony theft conviction while state Democrats are suing to keep the ex-legislator off the May primary ballot for his old House seat.” Click here to read more.

Razorback Garrett Uekman Remembered Today

“Family, friends, teammates and coaches gathered outside Christ the King Catholic Church on Monday, released red and white helium-filled balloons, raised their hands and Called the Hogs,” reports Robbie Neiswanger with the Arkansas News Bureau. “It was a fitting tribute to Arkansas tight end Garrett Uekman, who was remembered during a funeral service in West Little Rock.” Click here to read the rest of the story.

Our prayers continue to go out to Uekman’s family, friends, and teammates during this difficult time.