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Federal Programs News ItemsSewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette8/11/2019 2:00:00 AM
Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Human waste threatens to foul the highly touted nest called Northwest Arkansas.
Arkansas Rural Connect grant program announced to boost rural broadband - talkbusiness.net8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Rural Connect grant program announced to boost rural broadband talkbusiness.net Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to improve broadband access to rural areas of the state took another step forward Tuesday (Aug. 6). The governor's office ...
Preserving family farms in Arkansas - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette8/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Preserving family farms in Arkansas Arkansas Democrat-Gazette There's a small black-and-white picture in my mother's photo box. In it, I'm not quite 2 months old and a family friend, near 90, is holding me and smiling as we ...
Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas | News - Tahlequah Daily Press8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas | News Tahlequah Daily Press More than 8000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership.
Mine-pollution ruling favors US - Arkansas Online7/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mine-pollution ruling favors US Arkansas Online A U.S. appeals court panel sided Friday with the administration of President Donald Trump in a mining-pollution dispute, ruling that state and federal programs ...
Barr sees legal way on census - Arkansas Online7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Barr sees legal way on census Arkansas Online Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a way to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it.
UPDATE: Yes, add Sen. Jason Rapert to the mix in gay pride sign takedown at UCA - Arkansas Times6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
UPDATE: Yes, add Sen. Jason Rapert to the mix in gay pride sign takedown at UCA Arkansas Times The University of Central Arkansas has belatedly admitted that president Houston Davis communicated with anti-gay Republican Sen. Jason Rapert about the ...
4 flood-hit counties in Arkansas added to federal list for disaster aid - Arkansas Online6/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
4 flood-hit counties in Arkansas added to federal list for disaster aid Arkansas Online Four additional Arkansas counties have been approved to receive federal aid after major flooding along the Arkansas River, according to a spokesman for the ...
In talks for director, Little Rock housing authority board says - Arkansas Online6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
In talks for director, Little Rock housing authority board says Arkansas Online The board of commissioners for the Little Rock housing authority announced Thursday that it will begin negotiations with a finalist to fill its executive director ...
Disaster aid: Federal programs available for Arkansans affected by floods - Arkansas Online6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Disaster aid: Federal programs available for Arkansans affected by floods Arkansas Online A summary of federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald Trump's disaster declaration issued ...
Flood-recovery work begins - Arkansas Online6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flood-recovery work begins Arkansas Online The Federal Emergency Management Agency and various state agencies will be on the ground in the coming days as plans take shape for local and federal aid ...
RELATED: Aid in works to repair Lollie Bottoms levee - Arkansas Online6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
RELATED: Aid in works to repair Lollie Bottoms levee Arkansas Online Temporary repairs to Faulkner County's 90-year-old Lollie Bottoms levee, which survived historic flooding of the Arkansas River, should begin in roughly three ...
River crests in 2 spots, starts to fall - Arkansas Online6/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
River crests in 2 spots, starts to fall Arkansas Online The Arkansas River has crested in Pine Bluff and Pendleton, and floodwaters aren't expected to linger as long as originally expected, weather officials said ...
Remains Found in Arkansas Identified as Those of Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Maleah Davis - The Epoch Times6/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Remains Found in Arkansas Identified as Those of Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Maleah Davis The Epoch Times Officials on June 3 said that the remains of missing 4-year-old Houston girl Maleah Davis were found in Arkansas, according to reports.
Innovative mural survives in Benton - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Innovative mural survives in Benton Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BENTON -- The Saline County Courthouse is a government building, not a museum. But it does house one vivid piece of art that brings to life local history.
Bentonville tops 50,000 as Northwest Arkansas keep growing - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bentonville tops 50,000 as Northwest Arkansas keep growing Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Population growth in Northwest Arkansas continues to lead the state, with Bentonville's jump to more than 50000 residents making it one of 10 cities in the ...
Runaway Barges Slam Into Arkansas River Dam - The Epoch Times5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Runaway Barges Slam Into Arkansas River Dam The Epoch Times Two runaway barges, torn free by floodwaters on the Arkansas river, slammed into a dam as onlookers evacuated from the town below, anxiously watching to ...
State school districts see increase in graduation rates - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
State school districts see increase in graduation rates Arkansas Democrat-Gazette This year's graduation rates aren't known yet, but the 2018 statewide rate of 89.2% marked Arkansas' third-straight year of improvement, according to U.S. ...
Arkansas governor releases plan to expand broadband access - WREG NewsChannel 35/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas governor releases plan to expand broadband access WREG NewsChannel 3 Arkansas' governor has released a plan to expand access to high-speed broadband communities with more than 500 residents by 2022.
Arkansas still leads nation in food insecurity - KATV5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas still leads nation in food insecurity KATV Feeding America, a nationwide network of foodbanks leading the effort to end hunger in America, released its annual Map the Meal Gap report this week.
69-Year-Old Arkansas Wife Guilty of Murdering Husband After Finding Bill for Adult TV Channel - The Epoch Times4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
69-Year-Old Arkansas Wife Guilty of Murdering Husband After Finding Bill for Adult TV Channel The Epoch Times A 69-year-old wife has been found guilty of murdering her husband when she snapped after finding a bill for an adult TV channel and shot him.
Bentonville School District names deputy superintendent - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bentonville School District names deputy superintendent Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BENTONVILLE -- Janet Schwanhausser will fill the School District's new deputy superintendent and chief financial officer position starting this summer.
School administrator in Northwest Arkansas charged with three counts of sexual assault - Arkansas Online3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
School administrator in Northwest Arkansas charged with three counts of sexual assault Arkansas Online FAYETTEVILLE — A School District administrator resigned Thursday, the same day he was charged in Washington County Circuit Court with three felony counts ...
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Federal environmental regulators are reviewing an Arkansas Senate bill that would change how hog farms and other farms are permitted, concerned that it might ...
SAU welcomes four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame - SAU3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
SAU welcomes four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame SAU Four regional educators were inducted into the Third Annual Educational Leadership Hall of Fame at Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday, March 12, ...
SAU honors area's educational leaders | Southern Arkansas University - Magnoliareporter3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
SAU honors area's educational leaders | Southern Arkansas University Magnoliareporter Four regional educators were inducted Tuesday into the Third Annual Educational Leadership Hall of Fame at Southern Arkansas University.
Arkansas Senate passes bill banning abortion at 18 weeks - Lifesite3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Senate passes bill banning abortion at 18 weeks Lifesite 18-week abortion ban, abortion, arkansas, asa hutchinson, incest exceptions, jason rapert, late-term abortion, rape exceptions. ARKANSAS, March 13, 2019 ...
Little Rock seeks groups' aid in kid-feeding effort - Arkansas Online2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Little Rock seeks groups' aid in kid-feeding effort Arkansas Online Little Rock leaders are calling on community groups, churches and other organizations to help provide locations where children can get the nutrition they need ...
Arkansas Senate passes bill to ban most abortions once Roe v. Wade falls - Lifesite2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Senate passes bill to ban most abortions once Roe v. Wade falls Lifesite SCOTUS must 'redress...the grave injustice' of allowing abortion, the Act states.
Hundreds of food inspectors in state work without pay amid shutdown - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of food inspectors in state work without pay amid shutdown Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Rhonda Hulse, a meat and poultry inspector in Springdale, is one of the many federal employees in the state who has not been paid since the partial ...
Former senator indicted - Log Cabin Democrat1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former senator indicted Log Cabin Democrat Conway's Gilbert Baker, a former Arkansas senator, was indicted on federal charges of one count conspiracy, one counts bribery concerning programs receiving ...
Fayetteville School District official placed on leave - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fayetteville School District official placed on leave Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Police are investigating a matter concerning a School District administrator who was placed on paid administrative leave last week, according to a Fayetteville ...
Fayetteville school administrator placed on leave - Arkansas Online1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fayetteville school administrator placed on leave Arkansas Online A Fayetteville School District administrator is on leave pending resolution of a personnel matter, according to a district spokesman.
State savings plan for disabled begins - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
State savings plan for disabled begins Arkansas Democrat-Gazette An Arkansas program to help people with disabilities save money has been implemented, state Treasurer Dennis Milligan announced on Thursday.
3 more suspects arrested in jobless-benefits fraud - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
3 more suspects arrested in jobless-benefits fraud Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The arrests Wednesday of Mark "Big Head" King of Judsonia and two other men prompted the unsealing of an Oct. 4 federal indictment accusing 20 White ...
Two youths arrested after shooting in Hot Springs critically injures girl - Arkansas Online9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Two youths arrested after shooting in Hot Springs critically injures girl Arkansas Online Two youths have been identified as persons of interest in the shooting of a high school student, the Garland County sheriff's office said Monday.
Ted Suhl's appeal has friend in conservative lawyer James Bopp - Arkansas Times8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ted Suhl's appeal has friend in conservative lawyer James Bopp Arkansas Times Ted Suhl, the former operator of behavioral health agencies in Arkansas who is now serving a federal prison sentence for bribing a state Human Services official ...
Little Rock selected for nearly $140,000 grant to help feed children - Arkansas Online8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Little Rock selected for nearly $140,000 grant to help feed children Arkansas Online Little Rock has received a grant of nearly $140000 that aims to mount a "full-court press" to feed more children in need.
District to buy building for health clinic - Arkansas Online7/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
District to buy building for health clinic Arkansas Online The Highland School Board voted 6-0 Tuesday night to spend $800000 to buy a medical building adjacent to the high school to create a school-based health ...
Bottlenecks hold water on WMA - Arkansas Online5/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Bottlenecks hold water on WMA Arkansas Online If recent weather trends persist, Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area will continue to see sustained flooding into late spring for the foreseeable future.
North Little Rock School Board decides to take more time to hire superintendent - Arkansas Online5/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
North Little Rock School Board decides to take more time to hire superintendent Arkansas Online The North Little Rock School Board has decided to take more time to find a superintendent. Meanwhile, the board said it planned to appoint an interim leader.
Drug testing plan considered for some food stamp recipients - Arkansas Online4/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Drug testing plan considered for some food stamp recipients Arkansas Online WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing.
Former Rep. Micah Neal details alleged "slush fund" kickback scheme in federal corruption trial of former Sen. Jon Woods - Arkansas Times4/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Former Rep. Micah Neal details alleged "slush fund" kickback scheme in federal corruption trial of former Sen. Jon Woods Arkansas Times The indefatigable Doug Thompson has the latest in the federal corruption trial of former state Sen. Jon Woods. Federal prosecutors allege that Woods took ...
President Trump's 2018 budget proposal expected to hit Arkansas with cuts - KATV5/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
President Trump's 2018 budget proposal expected to hit Arkansas with cuts KATV President Trump's proposed 2018 budget – while it includes increased funding for the military, tax cuts for the wealthy and funding to begin building a border ...
State and Local Programs News ItemsQuail Forever Hires Their First Biologist in Arkansas - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News8/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Quail Forever Hires Their First Biologist in Arkansas AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Quail Forever and its partners have selected Ryan Diener as the organization's first Senior Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist in the state of Arkansas.
Tom Cotton voted against Children's Hospital — and a whole lot more - Arkansas Times1/17/2014 3:00:00 AM
Tom Cotton voted against Children's Hospital — and a whole lot more Arkansas Times When you are more extreme than Sen. John “Dr. No” Boozman, you are extreme. It couldn't have been clearer this week. Boozman joined in overwhelming ...