The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $339,092 in reparations to victims of crime in the month of May. Victim reparations are funded through court cost, fees, and fines imposed on convicted criminals.

Congratulations to Sen. Paul Bookout, Sen. Robert Thompson, Rep. Butch Wilkins, and Rep. Homer Lenderman, all of whom were receipients of the Arkansas Municipal League’s “Distinguished Legislator Award” awarded last night at the Municipal League’s Convention in Hot Springs. All four of these legislators reside in the Second Judicial District. Congratulations, gentlemen!