Federal and State Conservation Programs in South Central Plains Region

 Federal Programs

   
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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 (149)
There are 149 resources serving South Central Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Federal Programs Organizations & Professionals serving South Central Plains 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
Plains & Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Rick Nelson - LCC CoordinatorND
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
Will McDearman - Red-cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Coordinator - Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- Arlington , 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
Civil War Battlefield Acquisition Grants
Bill Conkle - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
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
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
U.S. Endowment for Forests and Communities Program
SFI and US Endowment for Forest and Communities Inc - Washington, DC
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
James (Randy) King - PMC Manager - 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)
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
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
Ramon Ortiz - PMC Manager (acting) - 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
The Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center (MSPMC)
Alayna Jacobs - PMC Manager - Coffeeville, MS
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program
USDA NRCS
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)
- 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 (31)
There are 31 resources serving South Central Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving South Central Plains Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
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
Land and Historic Resource Tax Credit
Steve Seidel - Delaware Division of Revenue - Wilmington, DE
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
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
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
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/21/2019 5:08:21 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 ...

School district in Hot Springs cancels class due to illness - Arkansas Online
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
School district in Hot Springs cancels class due to illness    Arkansas Online Fountain Lake School District in Hot Springs has canceled classes for the second time in two weeks because of an unusually high number of student absences ...

SAU welcomes four into Educational Leadership Hall of Fame - SAU
3/14/2019 10:21:51 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, 2019 ...

SAU honors area's educational leaders | Southern Arkansas University - Magnoliareporter
3/14/2019 4:28:00 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.

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 ...

Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency - Arkansas Online
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency    Arkansas Online WASHINGTON — Congress steamed toward lopsided approval of a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government ...

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 ...

Government shutdown affects the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas - KAIT
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Government shutdown affects the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas    KAIT The longest government shutdown in history is now on day 26 and affecting millions of Americans. With no end in sight for the shutdown, people and ...

Gov. Hutchinson gives views on wall, US shutdown; he praises, cautions Trump - Arkansas Online
1/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Hutchinson gives views on wall, US shutdown; he praises, cautions Trump    Arkansas Online Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday praised President Donald Trump for spotlighting the "humanitarian crisis" at the southern U.S. border, and the governor said the ...

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.

MIA on the shutdown: Arkansans in Congress on thousands of federal workers in state - Arkansas Times
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
MIA on the shutdown: Arkansans in Congress on thousands of federal workers in state    Arkansas Times The federal government shutdown affects more than Democratic-leaning voters in the Washington area. You'd think we'd have heard at least some sympathetic ...

The Heltons - Arkansas Farm Families - AMP - amppob.com
10/31/2018 5:38:11 PM
The Heltons - Arkansas Farm Families - AMP    amppob.com The Heltons • Lonsdale, Saline County • West Central District Farm Family. Cattle, Hogs and Broilers. By Caleb Talley. Agriculture is Arkansas' largest industry, ...

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.

Treasurer kicks off savings program for people with disabilities - Pine Bluff Commercial
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Treasurer kicks off savings program for people with disabilities    Pine Bluff Commercial Arkansas' Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program, a tax-advantaged investment account for people with disabilities, has been implemented in ...

Trump administration's expanded attack on transgender people - Arkansas Times
10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump administration's expanded attack on transgender people    Arkansas Times If you don't like something, define it out of existence. The latest from the Trump administration:

Senate majority leader expresses worry as deficit swells - Arkansas Online
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Senate majority leader expresses worry as deficit swells    Arkansas Online Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday called the ballooning budget deficit "very disturbing" but said large federal spending programs were to ...

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 HOT SPRINGS -- 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 ...

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.

Quail the focus of northwest Arkansas landowner workshop - Newton County Times
5/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Quail the focus of northwest Arkansas landowner workshop    Newton County Times HARRISON — A small group of local landowners interested in restoring quail populations joined Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Quail Forever and the ...

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.

NLR schools post draws 14 applicants - Arkansas Online
4/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
NLR schools post draws 14 applicants    Arkansas Online Fourteen people submitted applications for the superintendent's job in the 8500-student North Little Rock School District as of Monday's deadline.

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 Micah Neal testified that, hard up for cash, he noticed the high-priced sports memorabilia in Jon Woods' fancy apartment and asked how he was raking the cash.

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 ...

District levels of poverty affects Title I money for Northwest Arkansas campuses - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/2/2017 3:00:00 AM
District levels of poverty affects Title I money for Northwest Arkansas campuses    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The elementary schools sit 11 miles apart, one in Fayetteville and the other in Springdale.

Prison ministry support disrupted by benefactor's legal problems - Arkansas Times
3/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
Prison ministry support disrupted by benefactor's legal problems    Arkansas Times A prison ministry featured in today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette encountered money problems because one of its biggest backers ran into legal problems of his ...

Brochure lists New Deal structures across state - Arkansas Online
11/24/2016 3:00:00 AM
Brochure lists New Deal structures across state    Arkansas Online The Great Depression of the 1930s was a profound disaster for many Arkansans and their fellow Americans. But one positive legacy of that deep economic crisis ...

State and Local Programs News Items
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 ...