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Arkansas Business
No Easy Path For Arkansas-backed Local Projects (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)to corruption charges after prosecutors said they participated in a scheme unde
Arkansas Business / Posted 12 days ago
to corruption charges after prosecutors said they participated in a scheme under which Woods allegedly directed money to Ecclesia College in return for kickbacks, and are set to go to trial later this year. Republican former state Rep. Micah Neal... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Gravy Train Stops Here (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)Federal prosecutors haven’t identified the nonprofits, but they can only be Ecc
Arkansas Business / Posted 12 days ago
Federal prosecutors haven’t identified the nonprofits, but they can only be Ecclesia Inc., the church that operates tiny Ecclesia College in Springdale, and Alternative Opportunities Inc. of Springfield, Missouri, which did business as Decision... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Grants ruling draws reactiondirecting grants to a local Christian college and an addiction treatment center
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
directing grants to a local Christian college and an addiction treatment center. Former state Sen. Jon Woods, R-Springdale; Ecclesia College President Oren Paris III; and consultant Randell Shelton Jr. face similar charges and have pleaded... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MASTERSON ONLINE: Day late, dollar shortkickback fiasco (beginning with former Northwest Arkansas legislators now facin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
kickback fiasco (beginning with former Northwest Arkansas legislators now facing trial along with the president of Ecclesia College and his promoter) the entire program fell under scrutiny, leading to more questions, most recently about the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State pet-projects grants ruled illegalto one fraud charge involving accepting $38,000 in kickbacks in exchange for ch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
to one fraud charge involving accepting $38,000 in kickbacks in exchange for channeling General Improvement Fund grants to Ecclesia College in Springdale and Decision Point Inc. addiction treatment center in Bentonville and its related... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Days-old firm won state grantand admitted taking $38,000 in kickbacks for authorizing grants to two nonprofi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
and admitted taking $38,000 in kickbacks for authorizing grants to two nonprofits that grant records identify as private Ecclesia College and a Bentonville addiction treatment center, Decision Point Inc., and related entities. Former Sen. Jon... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Defendants renew not guilty pleas in Arkansas bribery caseguilty pleas to a revised indictment. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 23 days ago
guilty pleas to a revised indictment. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that former state Sen. Jon Woods, Ecclesia College President Oren Paris III and consultant Randell Shelton Jr. entered not guilty pleas Wednesday to charges,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Accused in grants case say innocentinnocent to a revised set of charges Wednesday. Former state Sen. Jon Woods of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
innocent to a revised set of charges Wednesday. Former state Sen. Jon Woods of Springdale; Oren Paris III, president of Ecclesia College in Springdale; and consultant Randell Shelton Jr., formerly of Alma, are accused of participating in a plan... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Former State Senator Pleads Not Guilty to New ChargesSept. 27 to new charges stemming from fraud allegations. Former Sen. Jon Woods
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
Sept. 27 to new charges stemming from fraud allegations. Former Sen. Jon Woods is accused of accepting kickbacks from Ecclesia College for giving grants to the university. He is one of three defendants in the case. Woods is facing 15 counts... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
state senator, 2 others plead not guilty to revised charges in case involving state grantsSen. Jon Woods of Springdale faces 15 counts of fraud and one count of money la
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Sen. Jon Woods of Springdale faces 15 counts of fraud and one count of money laundering. Oren Paris III, president of Ecclesia College in Springdale; and consultant Randell G. Shelton Jr., formerly of Alma, face 14 counts of fraud, and all... Read more
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