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With only 3 percent of the state’s population vaccinated so far, Arkansas is expanding its distribution of the coronavirus vaccine to teachers and people aged 70 and older, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday.

The anchorwoman on the cable news network I watched Wednesday night said the mob that forced its way into the Capitol marked the first time it had been breached since the War of 1812.

BATESVILLE — White River Health System (WRHS) announced Wednesday the opening of the WRMC Medical Detoxification Unit located inside White River Medical Center (WRMC).

M&P Community Bancshares is pleased to announce that Jamie Chapman has joined the Merchants and Planters Bank team as Assistant Vice President-Loan Officer. Jamie will be responsible for managing commercial and consumer loans and establishing and maintaining business relationships in New…

Joe Biden won’t become President of the United States for a few weeks yet, but it’s fair to say he’s already feeling the pressures of the office. I think being president-elect may be the second hardest job in the world. For one thing, as president-elect he’s encircled by people who want some…

Modern moviegoers often go to the movies looking for newer and more dazzling features for their movies, looking for clever computer-generated graphics, stirring soundtracks, stereo surround sound, and high-definition digital pictures.

The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce and local retailers have “wrapped up” the 2020 Shop Til You Drop holiday promotion in Newport.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday he was extending his coronavirus disaster emergency for another 60 days, which means that by the time it expires Feb. 28, the declaration will have been in place for almost a full year.

If you pay attention to global affairs, you know that increasing numbers of people believe US leadership in the world is coming to an end and the West more broadly is being eclipsed. I think these predictions are exaggerated, but they are not without some basis. Our challenges have grown. It…

Pharmacists and nurses at White River Medical Center began the process of vaccinating front line healthcare workers with a successful controlled vaccination clinic held Wednesday (Dec. 16). The full clinic began Thursday and continues until the initial shipment is used. The first vaccines ar…

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that two facilities will be constructed to provide more than 100 additional hospital beds if needed in the state’s fight against COVID-19.

Millions of people around the world are looking to Christmas in 2020 as a time of hope and look to the holiday as a turning of the page from one disastrous year into a brighter 2021. Though the day comes to a markedly different environment than the previous year, many of the old traditions w…

Looking at the official certified election results in Arkansas can be fun.

For his outstanding efforts, Brian Dooley, head coach of the Arkansas State University Red Wolves soccer team, has been named Coach of the Year by the Sun Belt Conference.

The Newport Economic Development Commission and ASU-Newport are partnering with the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences (ACDS) to bring a regional Information Technology training center to downtown Newport.

Joseph Carter Corbin built one of the most successful African-American universities in the nation from nothing and helped keep it alive when so many forces threatened to wreck it. He was born in Chilicothe, Ohio, in 1833, into a family of free African-Americans and the oldest of twelve child…

Merchants and Planters Bank insurance sponsors the Tuckerman Bulldog Player of the Month and Spur Player of the Month for the Bulldog and Lady Bulldog Sr. High teams.