The Arkansas House of Representatives passed Senate Bill (SB) 6 by a 75-18 vote on Wednesday, sending a controversial near-total abortion ban to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s desk for his signature. SB6, sponsored by Faulkner County’s own State Sen. Jason Rapert as well as State Rep. Mary Bentley of…
In lieu of the annual St. Joseph Family Literacy Night, held Feb. 25-26 at the Elementary School, students kicked off Read Across America with Dr. Seuss-themed games and activities. This fun event encouraged kids to start (or continue) reading at home.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday signed two bills into law – the Stand Your Ground legislation which eases the state’s restrictions on the use of deadly force in self-defense and the Voter ID legislation, which make the state’s existing voter ID law even stricter by no longer allowing people…
A Sherwood man will remain in custody to await trial after being indicted on federal firearm charges. Noah Shoemaker, 37, appeared for a bond hearing on Monday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Patricia S. Harris.
A “demand and hunger for more granular data than county level data” led to the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement becoming involved in providing specific statistics about COVID-19, according to Dr. Joe Thompson, chief executive officer for ACHI and the state’s surgeon general from 2005-15.
After weeks of speculation and assumptions, Arkansas has confirmed a case of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced in his weekly coronavirus briefing at the State Capitol on Tuesday.
St. Joseph High School’s Quiz Bowl Team won first place in the Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association 2A Regional Tournament conducted virtually on Feb. 27.
The Faulkner County Election Commission established the framework for the forthcoming school board elections at its March 3 meeting. Candidates for office were recently certified by the county clerk’s office.
The Guy-Perkins Board of Education finalized the submission of a grant application to fund the addition of air conditioning to its high school gym at its monthly meeting on Feb. 24, District Superintendent Joe Fisher confirmed to the Log Cabin on Monday.
The League of Women Voters of Faulkner County (LWV) will hold three events in the upcoming weeks on a range of topics, including Arkansas’ current legislative session, voter registration and women’s suffrage in Central Arkansas, the organization confirmed to the Log Cabin.
Arkansas Farm Bureau, known throughout Arkansas for supporting rural communities and public policies like healthcare, agriculture and access to services, is now partnering with Arkansas PBS on community programming and other local projects. This partnership is the perfect alignment of two no…
Due to the health emergency brought on by COVID-19, many facilities at Arkansas State Parks have had reduced hours and limited occupancy for the past year. Beginning Monday, March 1, 2021, park visitor centers and museums will again have regular hours for visitors.
The beauty industry is one that is constantly changing – with new products and trends always on the rise. While false lashes, or falsies, are not new to the industry by any means, a local company has transformed the popularity of wearing false eyelashes.
The Arkansas State Legislature passed three bills that address controversial political topics this week as part of a push by both chambers to clear the backlog of bills that accumulated while the legislature was in recess due to the winter storms which hit Arkansas two weeks ago.
Earlier this month, I gave my annual the State of the City address. I encourage you to visit our website and watch it. In the meantime, I want to share a few highlights.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a significant shift in the state’s coronavirus response in a special COVID-19 update at the State Capitol on Friday.
The Arkansas State Senate passed House Bill (HB) 1112 in a 25-9 vote on Wednesday, sending an amended version of the voter identification bill the state passed in 2017 to Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his signature.
Arkansas PBS celebrates music legends during February and March with a series of concerts and documentaries. Additional music favorites will be available through Arkansas PBS Passport – a video-on-demand member benefit – including local series “On the Front Row,” the “Classic Albums” collect…
Through a partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Hendrix College students have a unique opportunity to address a critical human health issue in the new Clinical and Translational Research Immersion (CTRI) Program.
Conway Public Schools (CPSD) is preparing to hold its second and final virtual day on Friday to administer coronavirus vaccines to its staff, District Spokesman Heather Kendrick confirmed to the Log Cabin on Wednesday.
The Faulkner County Quorum Court reviewed and discussed two ordinances on Tuesday. A discussion also took place as tax revenues were an unexpected bright spot in department reports.
- CPS purchases disinfectant foggers for all its schools
- EcoFest organizers giving students face masks, care packages
- Arkansas to fund Wi-Fi access points for students in the state
- Arkansas records 990 new cases of COVID-19
- Vilonia School District will require all students to wear face masks
- Arkansas records largest increase in community cases of coronavirus
- Senator tests positive for COVID-19
- State records 591 new cases, hospitalizations decrease from peak
- FCSO says it will assist businesses with mask complaints
- Confirmed coronavirus cases at FCDC
- Volunteers handing out free food for fourth consecutive week
- CHDC has 92 active COVID-19 cases
- Food assistance available on Tuesday
- Inmate populations at a 10-year low in Faulkner County
- Sunday parade celebrates WWII vet's 95th birthday
- Council approves establishing $200K credit line during pandemic
- Greenbrier park nearing completion
- Brothers hope residents 'don't lose heart'
- Conway teen missing out on senior activities remains focused on his future
- State officials release statements on clinic's noncompliance
- Yesterdays 3/5/21
- Science experiments
- Guy-Perkins to host virtual town hall next week
- Police beat 3/5/21
- Arkansas panel OKs proposed overhaul of Medicaid expansion
- By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief bill
- Arkansas governor, court split on vaccine eligibility order
- Court raises bar for some immigrants to avoid deportation
- New businesses open in Conway
- Police beat 2/27/21
- Snow-covered blessings
- Proposed overhaul of Arkansas Medicaid expansion unveiled
- Student shot at Arkansas junior high school
- Police beat 3/2/21
- Charges after Sheriff makes traffic stop
- Police beat 3/3/21
- After big Alabama win, Arkansas refocuses on LSU
- Conway's inspirational team manager scores first points of career
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