Meeting set to replace Wilkins; U.S. attorney provides more details of payments

The Pine Bluff Commercial reports on a fractious discussion by the Jefferson County Quorum Court last night on steps to replace Henry Wilkins IV as county judge. He's resigned effective Thursday after disclosure in a federal court in Missouri that he'd said he'd received $100,000 in bribes from indicted former lobbyist Rusty Cranford while Wilkins was a legislator.There was some desire to discuss Wilkins at the meeting, but the effort eventually failed.  A public meeting to declare a...

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