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Historical society Welcome Wagon on June 26
Welcome Wagon, a celebration for the opening of the new wagon exhibit, is planned for Saturday, June 26, from 1-4 p.m., at the Bradley … Read More
James announces for U.S. Senate
LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas native small business owner and community advocate has announced that she plans to seek the Democratic … Read More
For long-term health benefits, choose healthy lifestyle over fad diets
PINE BLUFF — As fad diets continue to gain popularity, more people fall prey to solutions that promise big results, but in … Read More
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Test your Arkansas knowledge with new digital games

Travelers in The Natural State have a new way to enhance their explorations. A new series of digital games will help visitors delve deeper into Arkansas destinations and test their knowledge about …

VA responds with record number of Fourth Mission assignments to assist America during pandemic

WASHINGTON — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, since March 2020, the Department of Veterans Affairs has completed 150 Fourth Mission assignments nationwide.COVID-19 mission assignments are …

Artists chosen for National Statuary Hall statues

LITTLE ROCK – The selection review committee for the National Statuary Hall statues of Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash met to review and evaluate final scores of the finalists for each sculpture. …

Rutledge announces federal lawsuit against an illegal pyramid scheme

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Leslie Rutledge in partnership with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), filed a lawsuit against BINT Operations, LLC and its officers LaShonda Moore and Marlon …

Court orders removal of unconstitutionally appointed members of State Plant Board

The Pulaski County Circuit Court, 6th Division, entered an order removing nine of the 18 members of the State Plant Board from their positions on the Board. The Court’s action was a result of a …

CDC awards Arkansas $40,411,710 to address COVID-19 related health disparities

CDC has awarded the Arkansas Department of Health $40,411,710 to address COVID-19-related health disparities. The funding, part of a $2.25 billion nationwide investment, seeks to advance health …

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ASP DL testing facilities now open. At each facility written exams are given from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the skills exam is by appointment times only. Here is a list of those testing sites and …

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USDA reminds producers to file crop acreage reports

WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office before the …

ATU women’s tennis receives recognition

RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Tech women's tennis team received regional recognition from the ITA on Tuesday for their efforts in community service.The recognition comes in the form of the Golden …

Commission pursuing opportunity with ASU to expand Cypress Bayou Wildlife Management Area

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously at today’s meeting to authorize the agency’s director to enter into a 10-year cooperative agreement with …

Razorbacks make coaching moves

FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas Razorback quarterback and NFL offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains has been named the tight ends coach by Head Coach Sam Pittman.Loggains, who lettered for the …

$2.8 billion to support economies, outdoor recreation and access to public lands

WASHINGTON — The Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced their proposed Fiscal Year 2022 allocations of $2.8 billion in projects, grants and programs authorized in the Great …

Arkansas State Parks reopens shooting range at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

ROGERS – The shooting range at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area reopens at 8 a.m., on June 18, 2021. The redesigned shooting range has five shooting lanes, including one lane designed for …

Commissioner’s Cup youth bass fishing tournament heads to Lake Ouachita

HOT SPRINGS — The Commissioners’ Cup High School Bass Fishing Tournament is back for a third year, and it will be back to a live weigh-in when it visits Safe Harbor Brady Mountain Boat …

ADH urges Arkansans to take precautions during tick and mosquito season

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans plan to enjoy the outdoors during the coming summer months, the Arkansas Department of Health stresses the importance of taking precautions against ticks and …

Keep some striped bass for conservation

ROGERS – With summer heat finally breaking loose, water temperatures are on the rise. With warmer water temperature comes an inevitable increase in fish mortality, even with catch-and-release …

AGFC helping youth fishing clubs with funding through habitat grants

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering up to $1,000 to youth fishing clubs for completing habitat projects in their home waters to help improve fishing opportunities on …