COTTON PLANT — Soil health is a critical component of crop success for growers. Arkansas farmers will have a chance to learn and implement soil practices at the Soil Health Field Day and Training at the Adam Chappell Farm in Cotton Plant on May 25 from 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Area residents celebrate the opening of the Mary Alice Holden Conner Memorial Park, which was officially opened to the public on Friday, May 6. The new park features seven playground stations, a zip line, walking trail, dog park, basketball court, restroom facilities and a large pavilion.
Having just watched a Supreme Court nominee supported by a comfortable majority of Americans draw just three Republican votes in the Senate, you could be forgiven for thinking bipartisanship in Congress is a thing of the past. And in the case of Supreme Court nominees, you’d be right: The la…
An Arkansas State University-Newport Career Coach earned national recognition for his dedication to ACT’s American College Application Campaign.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday said he was refusing most of $146 million in federal pandemic rental assistance the state was to receive, citing the state’s low unemployment rate and economic climate.
It has been said that heroism is defined as holding on for one moment longer. A moment can save a life or change the destiny of a nation. Travis Watkins, a native Texas resident, was one such hero who took charge and held on against overwhelming odds, saving the lives of his men in the proce…
On Saturday, April 23, the Tuckerman LadyDogs defeated the Melbourne Bearkatz 5-0 to clinch the 2-A Conference Championship. Makaylie Gist pitched a no-hitter with 5 strikeouts. Mackenzie Soden was 2 for 3 hits; Shanley Williams, Hannah Nicholson, Reagan Washam, and Audrey Altom were 2 for 4…
The 1880s and 1890s saw the rise of some of the most notorious criminals in American History, mostly riding the dusty trails of the West. One of the most infamous was the Dalton Gang, made up of outlaws from Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. The Dalton Gang terrorized the frontier, with a stri…
Swifton resident Weston Gates, a textile care territory manager for Ecolab, has been awarded the Dave Knabe Above and Beyond Award for exceptional performance.
An interesting thing happened after Russia invaded Ukraine. Though US standing in the world had taken a knock after the much-needed but chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, there was no question where the world’s democracies would turn for leadership in the Ukraine crisis. As much of Europe …
The Tuckerman High School Odyssey of the Mind Team competed Saturday in the State OM Competition. The team placed second in the state for their division, qualifying them for the World Finals at Iowa State University. Pictured are team members Noah Bartsch, Alexxia Toddy, and Kadin Adams, Coa…
Average gasoline prices in Arkansas dropped a little last week, just 0.7 cents per gallon, to $3.67 per gallon at the beginning of the week, but the state average as of Wednesday crept back up to $3.73 per gallon.
U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford (from left), Jackson County Republican Party Chairman Don Ivie, State Rep. Craig Christiansen, and State Sen. Ronald Caldwell pose for a photo at the Jackson County Republican BBQ Bash held recently at the Jacksonport State Park Visitor Center. Ivie was honored during…
The Arkansas Department of Transportation is reminding candidates for political office and their supporters that it is unlawful to place campaign signs on highway right of ways.
National Banned Book Week isn’t until Sept. 18-24 this year, but you can start making a reading or gift list now if you want to get in on this annual celebration of the freedom to read.
A writer opens a window to new worlds using only words. Those words can entertain for a short while, or they can change the way readers see the world, or they can even inspire others to change themselves or change their own corner of the world. Bernie Babcock, a writer perhaps not well-known…
He had to wonder where it all went wrong. He had gone from a country peddler to the top of the state’s politics. By this time, the year 1862, he was on the run. He was a sitting governor but a fugitive from his own people. Claiborne Jackson entered Arkansas in the midst of the Civil War as t…
Maybe it’s the perspective a long life brings, but I find myself eyeing with some skepticism the glut of “personal brands” that assault us every day on television, in print, and through social media. Entertainers, celebrities, politicians striving for acclaim, artists and writers who’ve mast…
- Drugs, gun charges likely to be dismissed
- Candidate's tax liens total $80,000
- Electric vehicle charging stations open
- Charges dropped against Jonesboro man
- Six area teams reach state finals
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- House fire claims man's life
- Brookland man charged with assault
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