Federal and State Conservation Programs in Ouachita Mountains Region

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How to receive conservation assistance from NRCS
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Do you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease? NRCS offers technical and financial assistance to help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.

 

Barthell Joseph and the Wetland Reserve Program

While in college, Barthell Joseph made several trips to the home of a friend whose family owned property near Hollandale, Mississippi, close to the Mississippi River.

 

Financial Assistance for Wildlife Habitat

Summarizes opportunities in Arkansas for tax incentives, loans, grants, land retirement and easements, and cost-share programs for conservation management - from state, federal, and nonprofit sources.

 

Show Federal Programs Organizations & Professionals (146)
There are 146 resources serving Ouachita Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Federal Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Ouachita Mountains Region
Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Dr. Susan Pasko - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fish Passage Program - Southeast Region
Walter “Tripp” Boltin - Fish Biologist - Wadmalaw Island, SC
Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Greg Wathen - LCC Coordinator - Nashville, TN
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Arkansas
Joe Krystofik - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Conway, AR
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
- Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
Samantha Brooke - Coastal Program Team Lead - Falls Church, VA
EPA Programs
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices-NPDES
Deborah G. Nagle - Division Director - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Federal Incentives
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Sustainable Ranges Initiative
John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) - US Department of Defense
Grant Programs
Acorn Foundation
- Oakland, CA
Acres for America
Thomas E. Kelsch - Vice President, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund - Washington, DC
Arkansas SARE Program
Leslie Glover - SARE State Coordinator - Pine Bluff, AR
BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grants
Alanna Keating - Alexandria, VA
Bring Back the Natives
Kirstin Neff, Ph.D. - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Portland, OR
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Common Counsel Foundation
Laura Livoti - CEO - Oakland, CA
Conservation Partners Program
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation Office of Program & Policy Services - Denver, CO
Environmental Solutions for Communities
Carrie Clingan - Manager, Community-Based Conservation Programs - Washington, DC
FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
FishAmerica Foundation Conservation Grants
Ruth Jackson - Grants Manager - Alexandria, VA
Forestry on Indian Lands
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs - Washington, DC
Keystone Initiatives
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA)
Yasuyuki Sugiura - President - New York, NY
National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Brise Tencer - Executive Director - Santa Cruz, CA
Pulling Together Initiative
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. - Washington, DC
The Conservation Alliance
John Sterling - Executive Director - Bend, OR
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Chris Mittelstaedt - Founder and Project DirectorCA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Summerlee Foundation
Lynne Starnes - Director of Administration - Dallas, TX
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service - Asheville, NC
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
- Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
Southern Research Station, USDA-US Forest Service
Rob Doudrick - Station Director - Asheville, NC
USDA - FSA Programs
Arkansas Organic Certification Cost Share Program
Christian Olson - Arkansas Agriculture Department - Little Rock, AR
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Bottomland Hardwood Trees initiative
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
CP33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
Kristine Evans, Program Coordinator - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Mississippi State University - Mississippi State, MS
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Conservation Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Forest Restoration Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans - Arkansas State Farm Service Agency
Linda Newkirk - State Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
Farm Ownership Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Ownership Loans - Arkansas
Linda Newkirk - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Little Rock, AR
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Grassland Reserve Program- REPEALED
USDA Farm Service Agency
Guaranteed Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers - Arkansas
Linda Newkirk - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Little Rock, AR
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Source Water Protection Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Tree Assistance Program (TAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
USDA - NRCS Programs
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)- REPEALED
Mark Parson - Program Contact
Arkansas Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Corey Farmer - Resource Conservationist - Little Rock, AR
Booneville Plant Materials Center
- Booneville, AR
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
Stacy Swartwood - National CIG Program Analyst - Washington, DC
Conservation of Private Grazing Land (CPGL)
Conservation Security Program
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
Conservation Stewardship Program - Arkansas
Jena Moore - Resource Conservationist - Little Rock, AR
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
NRCS
Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)- REPEALED
East Texas Plant Materials Center
R. Alan Shadow - PMC Manager - Nacogdoches, TX
Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP)
Fred Reaves - National Emergency Watershed Protection Program Manager
Emergency Watershed Protection Program- Floodplain Easement
Jason Weller, Chief - USDA-NRCS - Washington, DC
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
USDA NRCS
EQIP Organic Initiative
Lindsay Haines - EQIP Specialist for Organic
Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)- REPEALED
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) REPEALED
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
USDA NRCS
Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center
Jon Allison - Farm Foreman - Coffeeville, MS
Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative
Martin Lowenfish - Landscape Conservation Initiatives Coordinator - Washington, DC
Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative
Dianne Schlenker - Initiatives Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative
Scott - EdwardsDC
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - Fort Worth, TX
National Water Quality Initiative
USDA NRCS
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
David Kidwell-Slak - PMC Manager - Beltsville, MD
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Louis Aspey, Chief of Staff - Regional Conservationist - Washington, DC
Small scale solutions for your farm
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)- REPEALED
Garry Lee - Acting Director, Easement Programs Division - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Washington, DC
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Conservation Reserve Program Longleaf Pine Initiative
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development
Farmers Market Promotion Program
Douglas Keeler, Director - Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
Food Linc
Jim Barham - USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
New Farmers
USDA
Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Rita Meade - OCCSP Coordinator - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
Lori Washington - USDA Rural Development Loan Specialist
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
Dr. Jimmy Avery, Director - Delta Research and Extension Center Mississippi State University - Stoneville, MS
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Business and Cooperative Programs - National Office, USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development - Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants - Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development

 State and Local Programs

   
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Landowners Guide to Voluntary Wetland Conservation Programs in Arkansas

The purpose of this guide is to assist private landowners in the conservation and management of Arkansas’ wetlands and associated agricultural lands.

 

Cost Comparison for Participation in Arkansas's Illinois River CREP Project -updated 2012

This table provides a comparison of total return, after variable and fixed costs, for land enrolled in the new Illinois River CREP program in Arkansas.

 

Increased Income in Arkansas's new Illinois River CREP on 1 acre of land using CP22 Riparian Buffer Practice for Planting Trees

This example compares 2009 versus 2012 Illinois River CREP payments when installing CP22, a riparian buffer.  This spreadsheet shows the substantially increased new CREP payments.

 

Increased Income in Arkansas's new Illinois River CREP on 1 acre of land using CP29 Marginal Pastureland Wildlife Habitat Buffer Practice

This example compares 2009 versus 2012 Illinois River CREP payments when installing CP29, a grass buffer for marginal farmland.  This spreadsheet shows the substantially increased new CREP payments.

 

Financial Assistance for Wildlife Habitat

Summarizes opportunities in Arkansas for tax incentives, loans, grants, land retirement and easements, and cost-share programs for conservation management - from state, federal, and nonprofit sources.

 

Show State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals (28)
There are 28 resources serving Ouachita Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Ouachita Mountains Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Private Wetland/Riparian Zone Creation and Restoration Incentive
AR
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Tax Incentives via the Water Resource Conservation and Development Incentives Act
Gina Wilson - Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Wetland and Riparian Zones Tax Credit Program
John Turner - Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
 

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Federal Programs News Items
Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/11/2019 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.net
8/6/2019 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-Gazette
8/4/2019 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 Press
8/1/2019 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 Online
7/20/2019 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 Online
7/9/2019 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 Times
6/19/2019 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 Online
6/15/2019 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 Online
6/14/2019 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 Online
6/11/2019 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 Online
6/11/2019 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 Online
6/11/2019 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 Online
6/8/2019 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 Times
6/3/2019 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-Gazette
5/28/2019 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-Gazette
5/23/2019 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 Times
5/23/2019 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-Gazette
5/20/2019 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 3
5/16/2019 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 - KATV
5/3/2019 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 Times
4/24/2019 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-Gazette
4/3/2019 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 Online
3/29/2019 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 ...

Arkansas legislature sends bill banning Down syndrome abortions to pro-life governor’s desk - Lifesite
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas legislature sends bill banning Down syndrome abortions to pro-life governor’s desk    Lifesite The legislation passed overwhelmingly in the state House and Senate and now awaits Gov. Asa Hutchinson's signature.

Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/21/2019 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 - SAU
3/14/2019 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 - Magnoliareporter
3/14/2019 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 - Lifesite
3/13/2019 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 Online
2/14/2019 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 - Lifesite
2/8/2019 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-Gazette
1/24/2019 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 Democrat
1/11/2019 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-Gazette
1/11/2019 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 Online
1/10/2019 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-Gazette
10/26/2018 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-Gazette
10/11/2018 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 Online
9/25/2018 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 Times
8/21/2018 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 Online
8/8/2018 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 Online
7/22/2018 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 ...

Housing obstacles challenge homeless - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Housing obstacles challenge homeless    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette After two years of homelessness, George Morrison in December had the money to pay deposits and part of the rent at a Fayetteville apartment, if he could find ...

Bottlenecks hold water on WMA - Arkansas Online
5/17/2018 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 Online
5/7/2018 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 Online
4/11/2018 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 Times
4/11/2018 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 - KATV
5/24/2017 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 ...

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Quail Forever Hires Their First Biologist in Arkansas - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
8/17/2017 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 Times
1/17/2014 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 ...