Drive Sober

Labor Day “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over”

(LITTLE ROCK) – Over the next few weeks, Arkansas law enforcement officers will participate in the national campaign to prevent More »

Murder-Suicide

Man Kills Pregnant Girlfriend Calls 911

Arkansas cops on Tuesday released a chilling 911 call made after a man killed his pregnant girlfriend — and just More »

LIHEAP

Summer Utility Assistance Program Now Open

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas and Northcentral Arkansas Development Council summer utility assistance program opened on July 2nd. 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 »

Safewise Safest Cities In Arkansas

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Safewise is out with its list of Arkansas’ 20 Safest Cities of 2018.

For the third year in a row, Arkansas is showing itself to be a leader in fostering safe communities, with the city of Greenbrier again leading the way.

Arkansas Rural Teacher Of The Year

Connie Moser
Connie Moser, a 42-year educator, was recently named the 2018 Arkansas Rural Education Association’s Teacher of the Year. The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas have sponsored the Rural Teacher of the Year Award since 2004.

FDA Poppy Seed Wash Directive

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Arkansas U.S. Senator Tom Cotton on Tuesday released a statement after the Food and Drug Administration issued a new directive on Poppy Seed Wash:

“The FDA is right to recognize unwashed poppy seeds for what they are: a deadly drug that can destroy lives. This directive is an important first step towards solving this problem.”

McDonald’s To Modernize Arkansas Stores

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McDonald’s on Tuesday announced plans to invest $69 million in 100 of the more than 170 stores in Arkansas by 2019. The work is part of a $6 billion plan to modernize many U.S. McDonald’s restaurants by 2020.

ASP Looking For Recruits For 2019 Academy

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The Arkansas State Police is looking for eligible recruits to fill the 2019 academy class. Qualified individuals will be selected to enter the Arkansas State Police Recruit Academy, with a start date of February 24, 2019.

WBU Commemorative Postmark

WBU Stamp

As Williams Baptist University celebrates its transition from college to university, the US Postal Service is planning a special stamp cancellation.  Postal Service representatives will be on hand for WBU’s opening convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 22, to cancel envelopes with a postmark created especially for the occasion.

Hot Retailers Top 100

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Two Arkansas-based retailers – Harps Foods of Springdale and Murphy USA of El Dorado – ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing retail companies by year-over-year domestic sales growth, according to the National Retail Federation annual report conducted by Kantar Consulting.

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