Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The State of Arkansas is observing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday today. State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings More »

Arkansas Activities Association

Dear Mom And Dad: Cool It

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Arkansas, this message is primarily for More »


LIHEAP Winter Assistance Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the LiHEAP Winter Assistance Program. The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas is accepting More »

Arkansas Century Farm

17 Area Farms Inducted

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward inducted 42 Arkansas farms into the Arkansas Century Farm Program More »

blood donations

Give The Gift Of Life

The American Red Cross has a critical need for O Negative Blood Donors. O negative blood is used when there More »

AGFC Amended Captive Wildlife Regulations


The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first official reading of amended regulations concerning importing, breeding and selling of captive wildlife species and educational animals in the state at today’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

Officer Involved Shooting

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A Jackson County man has been identified after being shot by an Arkansas State Trooper Thursday afternoon.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department dispatched deputies at approximately 1:00pm to a residence along Jackson County Road 76, east of Swifton.

Internet Stalking Of A Child Arrests

Independence County Sheriff

The Independence County Sheriff’s Office recently started an Internet Crimes Against Children program.

During its short tenure, it has already warranted four cases in less than two days.  

Net Income Tops $300 Million

Centennial Bank

Home BancShares, parent company of Centennial Bank, on Thursday announced reaching $300.4 million in net income for the year of 2018, an increase of $165.3 million or 122.4%, compared to $135.1 million for the year of 2017.  Additionally, the Company ranked #1 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for the second consecutive year.

Chicken Nugget Recall

Perdue Chicken Nugget Recall

Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday.

Holiday Closing

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The State of Arkansas will officially observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday on Monday, January 21st, 2019.

State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings will be closed.

Racoon Rescue

UCA Racoon Rescue

University of Central Arkansas Police made an odd rescue on Thursday.

Apparently a raccoon got stuck in the grate of a storm drain south of New Hall.

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