Winter CRISIS Utility Assistance Program

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas will begin a Winter Crisis Utility Assistance Program beginning Monday, February 27, 2017. More »


High School Basketball Playoffs Underway

The girls and boys Arkansas High School Basketball Playoffs have begun. 1A, 2A, 3A & 4A Conference Tournaments are over More »


$8.3 Million For Local Water Projects

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive More »


Hutchinson’s 2017 Legislative Agenda

LITTLE ROCK – In a news conference Tuesday morning, Governor Asa Hutchinson laid out his full list of priorities for the More »

State Flu Cases On The Rise


Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging Arkansans to get their flu shot this flu season. ADH is now reporting “widespread” flu activity around the state to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

State Executions Can Proceed


Nine Arkansas death row inmates who have exhausted their appeals are a step closer to being executed after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb. 21) denied a petition for a writ of certiorari regarding the state’s method of execution.

Powerball Tops 403 Million Dollars


What would you do with 403-million dollars? If you have a couple of extra bucks you may want to buy a Powerball ticket.

Tonight’s estimated jackpot is 403-million or 243.9 million in a lump sum payout before taxes.

Campus Gun Bill Moves To State Senate Floor


The latest version of a proposal to allow concealed handguns on Arkansas’ public college campuses was approved by a Senate panel Tuesday.

The bill would allow permit holders age 25 and older to take handguns to campus if they complete additional training.

State Lawmakers Block Satanic Monument


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would effectively block a push for a satanic monument at the state Capitol.

The Senate on Tuesday voted 27-5 for a House-backed measure preventing the state’s Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission from considering proposals to build or remove any monuments without legislative authorization. The bill now heads to Governor Asa Hutchinson’s desk.

ASU Suspends Greek Activities


According to a letter sent out Tuesday by Greek Life officials at Arkansas State University, all fraternity and sorority life social events are suspended effective immediately until April 1st.

Black History Month Art Exhibits At Harding


The Harding University Stevens Art Gallery is hosting “Ole Jolly,” an exhibit including oil paintings and photographs produced by Lee Watts Jr. in honor of Black History Month. The Watts family donated the original artwork for the art department’s permanent collection.

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