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Schools can apply for fitness center

Apr 23, 2015 3:40pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is encouraging Arkansas elementary and middle schools to compete for three fitness centers that will be created in the state by the National Foundation for Governor’s Fitness...

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Commission bans firewood imports

Dec 24, 2014 2:26pm

During last week’s monthly meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, commissioners permanently adopted a ban on the importation of firewood into the state’s wildlife management areas....

Panel takes look at home-care program

Dec 24, 2014 2:26pm

A state legislative panel on Monday officially reviewed a proposed rule requiring insurance companies that offer plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace to participate in the state’s...

Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe last week unveiled his 42-by-50-inch portrait by artist Ovita Goolsby of Royal. The painting will be hung in the governor’s conference room at the Capitol on Jan. 13, the day that Republican Asa Hutchinson will be sworn in as governor. Goolsby spent five months painting the portrait and the $12,500 cost was raised from private donors.

Portrait unveiled

Dec 24, 2014 2:24pm

Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe last week unveiled his 42-by-50-inch portrait by artist Ovita Goolsby of Royal. The painting will be hung in the governor’s conference room at the Capitol on Jan. 13,...

House Call

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Q: During allergy season, I use nasal spray every day so I can breathe better. Is that safe to do on

a daily basis?

A: Nasal sprays and other decongestants purchased over the counter...

Christmas Frolic set for this weekend

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Historic Arkansas Museum’s annual Christmas Frolic is a free family event to kick-off the holiday season. The 47th Annual Christmas Frolic is Sunday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the historic...

Christmas at Big Mamma’s

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Part 3 of 4

After dinner, we laughed again at all of Mamma’s stories and she laughed louder than us all. Since she’d entered her 80’s, and that was almost 10 years ago, she’s become awful...

Fort Smith has history

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

FORT SMITH — Two Sebastian County historic districts already listed on the National Register of Historic Places may be expanded to include additional properties.

The State Review Board of...

Lawmakers hope to clear up confusion on amendment

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Two state legislators who helped craft a constitutional amendment that voters approved last month on legislative ethics and other issues said Monday they hope to pass new legislation that will...

Communities see economic possibilities in proposed prison

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

LITTLE ROCK — Travis Plummer of Waldron sees a proposed 1,000-bed state prison as a potential economic boon for Scott County, which has had a hard time keeping residents from going elsewhere for...

Mitch Bettis, president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, discusses the company’s plans to partner with the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce to create the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. (John Lyon photo)

Nominees to be sought for Women’s Hall of Fame

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

Organizers of the planned Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame said last week they will begin taking nominations in March for the first group of inductees.

“Just take 15 seconds and think of women...

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