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NRCS accepting 2022 EQIP applications
LITTLE ROCK — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Arkansas is accepting applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through the …
ServSafe course offered Oct. 20
The Extension Offices of Boone, Carroll and Newton Counties will be providing training on Oct. 20, at the Northwest Arkansas District Fair Grounds in Harrison for the Food Service ServSafe Managers …
NARMC CEO announces retirement
Vince Leist, president and CEO of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31 (2021), the hospital announced Monday.Leist has served NARMC as president and …
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Senior center set for yard sale, fish fry

"We are having a yard sale Oct. 21-22. If you have gently used or new items you can drop them here at the center," said Nickie Henderson, director of the Newton County Senior and Wellness Center. She …

ACT releases test scores for 2021 graduating class

LITTLE ROCK — ACT scores released today for Arkansas’ 2021 graduating class held steady compared to results from 2020.A total of 31,152 public school students who graduated in 2021 took …

Color Fest /Tour set for elk country

PONCA – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Ponca Nature Center will hold its 16th annual Color Fest Fine Art Exhibition, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 22-23. The event offers an open-air …

Weekend news wrap-up

Officer’s use of force investigated by state police Arkansas State PoliceThe Arkansas State Police has been asked to investigate an incident involving a Pine Bluff police officer who shot a …

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

LITTLE ROCK, — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is encouraging women to talk with their healthcare providers about getting screened.According to …

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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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Color Tour Oct. 22

The Annual Fall Color Tour is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 22.. The tour will leave from Bradley Park in Jasperat 9 a.m. and the cost is $10 per person.The Forest Service is not sponsoring the event …

Arkansas wins SEC match play

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Wil Gibson and Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira put two points on the board with 5&3 wins. Later, Luke Long, playing in the anchor spot, earned the third and decisive point …

Auburn next on agenda for Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE — Gus Malzahn, the former Arkansas Razorbacks offensive coordinator and state champion high school via Springdale, no longer head coaches Auburn.Chad Morris, the former Arkansas …

Waterfowl guidebook available online

LITTLE ROCK — The 2021-22 Waterfowl Guidebook will soon be arriving in AGFC regional offices, nature centers and local sporting goods stores and license vendors throughout the state. An …

Little Red River Nimmo Access ramp renovation delayed

SEARCY — The boat ramp at the Nimmo Access on the Little Red River was scheduled to be replaced in the coming weeks. However, due to ongoing work across the river on Mallard Pond Road at …

Color Fest returns to Arkansas elk country

PONCA – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Ponca Nature Center will hold its 16th annual Color Fest Fine Art Exhibition, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 22-23. The event offers an open-air …

Bear hunters needed to provide research samples

SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking anyone who harvests a bear in the Ouachita Mountains or Ozarks to consider helping collect valuable samples from their bear to help …

Bird bands continue contributions to waterfowl conservation

CALION — When you harvest a wood duck wearing a band around its leg and report it, you’re helping biologists gather critical data needed to make waterfowl management decisions in …

Early start for Arkansas homecoming

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas post football game homecoming activities will get an early Oct. 16 start.It was announced Monday that Arkansas’ Oct. 16 homecoming SEC West game …

Red-White game set for Oct. 17

FAYETTEVILLE – After the success and excitement surrounding the Arkansas men’s basketball Red-White game two seasons ago, the Razorbacks will return to Barnhill Arena for the 2021 …
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