Memorial Day Boating

Safety First For Memorial Day Boaters

LITTLE ROCK – The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer for Arkansas’s boating fraternity. It’s one of More »

Click It

“CLICK IT OR TICKET” Enforcement Campaign

(LITTLE ROCK) – As Arkansas families begin to make plans for summertime road trips and vacations, law enforcement officers are More »

Farm Family Of The Year

2019 County Farm Families Of The Year Named

County farm families for the 72nd annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected. The county winners More »

Arkansas Activities Association

Getting Smart But Acting Foolishly

We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using smart cards and even drink smart water. But, really, More »

State Law STKR

Arkansas Motorist Proper Lane Usage Law

The Arkansas Department of Transportation is installing signs across the State to remind motorists of an existing law that prevents 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 »

Area Road Improvements Green-Lighted

ARDOT

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for several area road improvements in Faulkner, Independence, Izard, Lawrence and White Counties.

School Board Election Results

I Voted

It was not a good night for area incumbent school board members as all lost in yesterday’s elections.

In Faulkner County, unofficial results have Ron Ussery defeating incumbent Tammy Sublett for the Zone 3, At-Large seat on the Mt. Vernon-Enola school board and Sherie Cochran defeating incumbent Tonya Hammontree for the Position 1 seat on the Greenbrier School Board.

Murder Suspect Fit For Trial

Tacori Mackrell

On Tuesday, Faulkner County Circuit Court Judge Troy Braswell ruled that 19-year old Tacori Mackrell, of Pine Bluff, is mentally fit to proceed to trial.

Intimidator Facility Ribbon Cutting

Spartan Mowers

Tuesday saw a ribbon cutting for Intimidator’s new facility in Batesville.

The 206,000 square foot facility will house three areas for building Spartan lawn mowers.

Conway Schools District Teacher Of The Year

CPS Melissa Spence

Conway Public Schools has named Melissa Spence, a first grade teacher at Theodore Jones Elementary School, as its District Teacher of the Year for 2020.

Spence was attending the annual first grade end of school picnic with her students Tuesday morning when Superintendent Dr. Greg Murry, along with her Principal and other school leaders, approached the playground with balloons and cookies.

Car-Mart Beats Earnings Expectations

Car-Mart

America’s Car Mart beat earnings estimates but missed revenue expectations in fiscal 2019 as profit rose 30.5%, and revenue increased 9.3%. Also, the Bentonville-based buy here, pay here used car dealer plans to open two dealerships in central Arkansas soon.

Graduation Spending To Top $5.5 Billion

NRF

May is synonymous with graduations and the end of school for millions of students across the country. With a strong overall economy fueled by low unemployment and scant inflationary price pressures, consumers are expected to increase their overall spending on graduation this year to more than $5.5 billion, up 5.97% from spending a year ago. That equates to $107.46 per household.

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