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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has canceled the upcoming season of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program due to concerns stemming from the current coronavirus status in the United States. All regional shoots, as well as the 2020 AYSSP State Championship, have been c…

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Buffalo National River announces that beginning the morning of Monday, March 30, 2020, overnight stays in designated park campgrounds are being suspended and these areas are temporarily transitioning to day use only, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. This additional modification to park operations is in resp…

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LITTLE ROCK – Going fishing doesn’t have to mean expensive equipment. It simply takes a hook, some fishing line and some sort of bait. You could dig around in the refrigerator for food-type baits, or make the bait-gathering duty an adventure in itself by gathering worms from the wild. Earthw…

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LITTLE ROCK — Spring is in the air, and many Arkansans are looking for reasons to break away from the house and explore The Natural State. According to Karen Rowe, nongame bird program leader for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, birdwatching (called “birding” by those who pursue the in…

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LITTLE ROCK — Duck hunters looking for publicly available opportunities this fall will have even more options to enjoy The Natural State’s calling card. The Arkansas Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement program was awarded a grant to expand, keeping food on the ground for ducks …

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PINE BLUFF — Every year, March 30th is designated as “Take a Walk in the Park Day,” Teresa Henson, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Extension specialist – nutrition outreach coordinator, said. Spring weather offers a great opportunity to enjoy beautiful outdoor scenery at communit…

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The announcement for the best players amongst high school basketball players in the state of Arkansas earning All-State accolades has been announced after being voted by each conference.

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas governor Asa Hutchison announced public schools in Arkansas would be out until April 17.

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EROS — With all the issues happening in our country and around the world, when things happen locally it seems like the old saying “when it rains it pours.” On Thursday night at Eros, it rained, poured and an F2 tornado dropped into the mix.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Because they were actually warming up in Albuquerque, N.M. for their NCAA Indoor Championship meet, the University of Arkansas’ men’s and women’s indoor track teams likely took the immediately hardest jolt in the Razorbacks program the day all collegiate sports went dark.

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FAYETTEVILLE – Later this week, fans who have purchased season tickets or single-game tickets for Razorback events canceled due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), will receive an e-mail asking for their preference in how they would like to receive or apply any eligible refundable a…

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The unexpected end to the season left the Lady Pioneers of North Arkansas College no opportunities to improve their statistics on a national level.

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Arkansas State Parks remain open as officials monitor COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus in the state. We are taking the CDC’s recommended precautions as we work to provide a safe environment for our guests.

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LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s open public forum and monthly meeting, scheduled for March 18-19 in Hope, have been canceled because of concerns caused by the spread of the coronavirus. All AGFC facilities have been closed to the public until March 30.

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LITTLE ROCK — Hunters can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission track hunting effort and success throughout turkey season this spring by signing up to be a part of the annual Spring Gobbler Hunting Survey. It’s free to participate, and your responses will help shape future wild turkey m…

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LITTLE ROCK – Bass and crappie received a boost in Lake Maumelle, thanks to a donation from a Lonoke commercial fish hatchery to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Early last Thursday morning (March 12), personnel from the AGFC’s Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery in Lonoke stocked 290,000 redear s…

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DANVILLE — The Yell County Wildlife Federation, Arkansas Tech University Fisheries and Wildlife Society and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently combined efforts to pave the way for better habitat on Petit Jean River Wildlife Management Area in Yell County. The team gathered for a day …

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The unexpected end to the season left the Lady Pioneers of North Arkansas College no opportunities to improve their statistics on a national level.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it will close its nature centers, visitor centers, and education centers around the state to visitors effective Thursday, March 19, to help protect the public amid ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The indoo…

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — During the summer there are two weeks known as the “dead period” that are scheduled by the Arkansas Activities Association.

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FAYETTEVILLE — TV viewers of Wednesday night’s SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament needed a laugh.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas 2019 junior turned pro defensive back Kamren Curl joined 10 seniors from the 2019 Razorbacks of former Arkansas coach Chad Morris auditioning for representatives of 22 NFL teams Wednesday at Arkansas’ annual Pro Day.

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Activities Association announced the cancelation of sporting events through March 30. 

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CHAROLETTE, N.C. — The National Junior College Athletic Association is following in the footsteps of the major NCAA conferences. Then the NJCAA is taking a little detour.

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The Kingston Junior Lady Yellow Jackets won the 1A-1 Junior High District Tournament this year held at Alpena High School. Team members include: Lila Harness; Layla Rottweil; Grace Cooper; Paige Randall; Rilee Pittman; Madison Bellinger; Averie Dunn; Callie Edgmon; Alivia Hasty; Karli Myers;…

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The Jasper Junior Pirates were presented the first-place trophy for winning the 1A-1 Junior High District Tournament held at Alpena High School. Team members include: Huston Davidson; Brennan Davis; Nick Dexter; Ryan Haight; Caden Hatfield; Levi Johnson; Logan Keller; Jackson Kilgore; Jonas …

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MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a second public workshop at the Mammoth Spring School Complex from 10 a.m. until noon Dec. 21 to talk about a new trout management plan specific to the Spring River. The Complex is at 410 Goldsmith Ave. in Mammoth Spring.

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LITTLE ROCK - If you’re looking for big bass and plenty of good angling action, look to South Arkansas. According to the recently released 2019 Arkansas Tournament Information Program Annual Report, south Arkansas lakes such as Lake Columbia, Lake Erling and Millwood Lake had the best overal…

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MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has canceled its upcoming public workshop at the Mammoth Spring School Complex on March 21 concerning the new trout management plan for the Spring River.

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HOT SPRINGS – For the fourth year, Hill Farm Elementary School in Bryant will be sending several youngsters to Louisville, Kentucky, for the National Archery in the Schools Program Eastern National tournament.

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HOT SPRINGS – Alpena High School came into the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament as the top scoring team from February’s Senior Division regional competitions. Alpena’s balanced scoring among team members held up again Saturday, March 7, in winning a state cha…

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LITTLE ROCK – An Arkansas resident of Midway, near Mountain Home, was the first civilian honored in the seven years of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Enforcement Awards. The honorees, including 10 AGFC enforcement officers, were feted Tuesday, March 3, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in w…

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Teams from Grant and Madison counties placed first out of 42 teams from 16 Arkansas counties at the 2020 Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas and Arkansas 4-H SeaPerch Challenge on Friday, March 6. The event was held at The Center at Bishop Park in Bryant with more than 162 students participati…

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STRAWBERRY — The trip to Hillcrest High School for the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament was the last for Western Grove on Thursday night.

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PEARCY — The Jasper Pirates were back in the state tournament this season.