In just a few short weeks parents, teachers, and staff will head back to school. The return to in-person learning is a cause for concern from public health officials. Infection rates are rising among unvaccinated teens. Chief of Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Dr. Jennifer…
When the dog days of summer deliver hot temperatures and high humidity, the American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas urges residents to take precautions against the heat.
This week, a subcommittee of Arkansas Legislative Council that provides oversight for Arkansas Game and Fish and Arkansas State Police heard from Arkansas State Police Director Col. Bill Bryant regarding recent successes and challenges facing state troopers.
With the support of Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and State Legislature, the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) will be distributing $173 million of federal funding for the Arkansas Rent Relief Program (ar.gov/rentrelief).
Dear Athletic Support: I wasn’t really into sports but my kid wanted to play, and now she really loves it. Loves all the camaraderie, the friend group. I like seeing her work toward a goal and achieve it. But why does every sport have to be year round? Is there not a way to do sports without…
The career of Rickey Cooper came to and end as the 2021 school year drew to a close. Cooper finished his 31-year educational career. It was a career that spanned 31 years and four different schools. He spent the final 27 years of his career at Clinton High School where he found a home and bu…
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will change its visitation policy to limit patients to one visitor per day, effective Monday, July 26. Previously, patients could have multiple visitors a day as long as only one visitor was in the patient’s room at a time.
City of Fairfield Bay Mayor Linda Duncan has released a timeline related to events surrounding the May suspension of operations of the city’s ambulance service. Details include an ongoing investigation, and an ongoing investigation into possible misappropriation and mishandling of EMS depart…
Fireworks highlighted the Van Buren County Republican meeting recently when 12 locally-elected officials exited early—frustrated by Committee’s stonewalling their renewal membership requests.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas remained the nation’s top spot for new COVID-19 cases per capita on Friday, as the state reported 1,342 more cases.
We went to the music at the Community Center tonight. There was only about half of the people there tonight as there was last month. A lot of the musicians had other commitments. It was a great time for all of us that attended and the musicians that was there. I am sure everyone will be back…
TEXARKANA — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn’t change many minds either. And this being red-state Arkansas, mandatory vaccinations are off the table.
CLINTON — Conway Regional Health System announced July 15 it has purchased Burnt Ridge Enterprises, LLC, to include The Doctors Building, a two-story medical office building located at 2526 Highway 65 South effective June 2.
Dear Athletic Support: I recently overheard my son’s travel-league baseball coach giving the team a pre-game pep talk. This speech started off fine, but then ventured into the “success-at-all-costs” sort of rhetoric that you see in sports movies. I was flabbergasted. Here was a full-grown ma…
This week, we want to remind you about the upcoming Arkansas Sales Tax holiday. This year, the event will begin at 12:01 am on Saturday, August 7, and end at 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 8.
The U.S. surgeon general said Sunday that he’s concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated and a highly contagious virus variant spreading rapidly.
Cannaday Abstract & Title Company is your locally owned title and abstract company and has been closing deals since 1951. Beatrice Cannaday founded Cannaday Abstract and they were originally located in the old Clinton State Bank building at 264 Main St. Mrs. Cannaday known to most as B h…
The best thing about memories is making them. And making them is just what I did last week. I took a dear friend of mine on a trip. We desperately needed some “girl time” so we gassed up Scarlet (yes I named my car) and headed north for what we were hoping would be a grand adventure, we were…
The state continues to make national headlines and for all the wrong reasons. COVID-19 cases continue to be on the rise and vaccination rates are struggling to climb. Arkansas has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country with only a third of its residents deciding to roll up their …
Arkansas’ annual sales tax holiday is set for Aug. 7-8, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration announced in a tweet on Monday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Unlike some past years under retired Arkansas coach Norm DeBriyn (1970-2002) and Dave Van Horn, head coaching Arkansas since 2002, the Razorbacks weren’t left out in the cold by the Major League Baseball draft.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.36 million grant to researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to develop a non-invasive means of detecting weaknesses in a pregnant woman’s pelvic floor muscles that could lead to injury while giving birth.
I got into a rather lengthy conversation with friends the other day on the power of social media. We debated on the virtues of social media. Social media can be used to share kindness and it can be used to be unkind and hateful. I like technology. I find it challenging at times but it certai…
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