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The two easternmost internment camps in the country were in swampy, tax-delinquent lands in the Arkansas Delta. ... And this city is sharing the story. ... McGehee in 1878 and branched from here in four directions as it headed to Little Rock, Memphis and the Louisiana towns of Tallulah and Alexandria.
Little Rock has been selected as one of 14 cities to participate in the CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger Leadership Academy in Kansas City, Mo. The city will partner with the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and the Central Arkansas Library System in the effort. CHAMPS stands for Cities Combating ...

Carilia Bonilla, associate admissions officer for diversity at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. • Dalton Person, attorney at Jones, Jackson & Moll PLC. • Mosie Boyd, founding attorney at True Grit Law Firm and Sebastian County Judge candidate. The town hall meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday at ...
The city of Walnut Ridge is working on a drainage project ahead of a major asphalt overlay project. Mayor Charles Snapp said drainage work is being done in a residential area, near County Road 434 and Highway 67. Snapp said the work is one of the final projects before the city begins working on a ...
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -- The governor of Arkansas has authorized a $100,000 grant for a town recovering from a tornado that recently swept through the area. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is using specialized funds to aid Mountainburg, a northwestern Arkansas town that didn't qualify for state of federal assistance. Hutchinson ...
The national theater scene was shaken this week by news that Arkansas' flagship playhouse, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, is suspending operations because of financial woes. It is laying off nearly all of its staff, including former Twin Cities director John Miller-Stephany, who had taken over leadership ...

The problem is literal; Washington brought in city code enforcers to a town-hall-style meeting last month to speak to residents about the practice. ... The Southeast Arkansas Community Corrections Center, a facility with about 350 nonviolent female prisoners, moved in 2016 from Pine Bluff to West Memphis.
From that point on, history becomes cloudy. Hundreds of residents from surrounding cities and Mississippi flocked to Elaine and Phillips County to squash what they called an "insurrection" of black citizens. Then-Arkansas Gov. Charles Hillman Brough asked for and directed U.S. troops to Phillips County.
They suspected that the Spanish conquistador searching for the fabled city of gold exaggerated accounts of a town that stretched on for miles. It will take years for the preservation and development of Etzanoa to be made ready for year-round visitors, but in the meantime, Arkansas City historians and ...
Allen Moore, sometimes known as the Southern Gentleman of Mushing is an elite sled dog runner, who's path from small-town Arkansas to mushing fame surprises even him. “It does not make sense, a redneck from Arkansas coming here and runnin' dogs.” Moore said. Moore grew up in Arkansas' ...
Caddo Valley City Council addresses RV parking; new alcohol statute .... The Caddo Valley City Council adopted two ordinances and their emergency clauses during their recent meeting. The Caddo Valley City Council adopted two ordinances and their emergency clauses during their recent meeting.
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Arkansas' capital city in this free weekly email newsletter. ... Russ Racop, who will run for the Ward 6 seat on the city board, said that opened the door for him to begin raising funds, as well. He formed the Racop for Little Rock Board Exploratory Committee on Friday.
Jason Owen, who leads Sandbox Management representing artists like Little Big Town, Faith Hill and Kacey Musgraves, said in the letter that his clients would no longer support the foundation. Owen and his husband have one child and are expecting more, but Owen said that Huckabee has made it clear ...
The full-time, directly elected mayor has some powers — appointment and veto — and a city manager whose significant administrative powers include hiring top department heads. I don't think I exaggerate in saying a lot of people see flaws in the system. In the end, the mayor's power begins and ends with ...
NEWFOUNDLAND, Pa. (AP) -- Crown-wearing worshipers clutching AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday, prompting a nearby school to cancel classes. With state police and a smattering of protesters ...
In its lawsuit, Mississippi County pointed to Arkansas Code Annotated 12-41-506, which states in part, "In the absence of an agreement on jail costs between a county and all municipalities having law enforcement agencies," a quorum court may "establish a daily fee to be charged municipalities for keeping ...
Arkansas town braces for heavy rain, possible flooding ... One area bracing for the worst is Northeastern Arkansas. ... The city says crews have been clearing storm drains, and the Mississippi County Office of Emergency Management says the Blytheville rescue squad can go into action if needed. The unit is ...

The proposal would've barred anyone under the age of 21 from using or purchasing tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and vaping devices. More than 160 cities, including New York City, Kansas City and Chicago, have adopted similar city ordinances. Arkansas law allows anyone 18 years old and ...
KEISER, Ark. — As the sun sets on Keiser, though devastation reared it's head, the small town sees hope on the horizon. "I wouldn't hesitate to say the population of Keiser is about double right now," resident Gary Gardner said. The community is uniting by blowing away debris and taking the time to pass ...
Officials with the Association of Arkansas Counties say that a recent marketing decision by Purdue Pharma will not affect their statewide lawsuit against ... 70 counties and around 170 cities in Arkansas as of Tuesday, including Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, Logan and Scott counties, and the cities of Fort ...
He told Damascus City Attorney Beau Wilcox the constitutional question belonged with our lawmakin' Legislature. The judge also said if Wilcox wants to challenge whether the Arkansas State Police somehow miscalculated the number of citations written by the town's four full-time and two part-time officers, ...
CAVE CITY, Ark. -- A student in the northeastern Arkansas town of Cave City was arrested Saturday after a school-related threat. ... "On February 17, 2018, Cave City School Resource Officer Lt. Edwards contacted me that a picture of a middle school student standing in front of the school holding a pistol ...
The airport, which is operated by the city of Arkadelphia, serves as a general-aviation airport for southwest Arkansas with 28 based aircraft. The airport also serves as an operational base for the Henderson State University flight training program, corporate aviation and recreational flying. The Henderson ...
The Arkansas Legislature is back in town. You can break out the stale old jokes about hiding the women and children. This year's fiscal session comes at a time when the legislative branch is roiled by federal investigations into the General Improvement Fund. Based on the work of the FBI and the continued ...
Third-graders in a Missouri community are continuing to sell raffle tickets for an AR-15 to benefit their traveling baseball team after the same type of rifle was used to slaughter and injure dozens at a Florida school. .... (Images from the Associated Press) Monty Davis and Kaitlyn SchwersThe Kansas City Star.
The Landmark Recognition feature, as it's called, comes on the heels of Blippar's AR City, Public Faces, and Flower Recognition features, which are all part of a larger effort to map the physical world through AR and “change the way people interact with and experience their surroundings,” as the company ...
The John H. Johnson Cultural and Educational Museum in Arkansas City tells the story of Arkansas native John H. Johnson, who created EBONY and JET magazines, Fashion Fair cosmetics, and was the first African-American on the Forbes list of 400 wealthiest Americans. The museum, built with wood ...
And in Kansas City, they are taking a lot of our students,” Razer says. University of Arkansas spokesman Steve Voorhies tells Missourinet they are recruiting in neighboring states. The number of undergraduate students from the Show-Me State who are enrolled at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville ...
At New York City's Toy Fair, the AR models appeared quickly when a representative held an iPad over a playset's title. They captured most of the detail of the physical toy, and they made it clear how your Hot Wheels car would be traversing the track. That's important, since Mattel will have 12 different Hot ...
About $13 million was included in the original budget for capital improvements to the city, Mayor Harold Perrin said at his state of the city address. These improvements will include sidewalks, adding turn lanes in the town and work on a bypass project on Arkansas 18. Chief Financial Officer Bill Reznicek ...
I'm in a bad mood by the time I reach the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newsroom in downtown Little Rock most mornings. It's not because of anything ... bags and cups to count. It's a deplorable sight when you consider that this is a major entrance to the downtown business district of the state's largest city.
We will take appropriate school disciplinary action. Our students are safe and were not in danger, but I encourage yo...u to be vigilant - we can't be too cautious. We are all Star City Bulldogs and that makes us family. As a family supports one another, we need continued parent and community support so our ...
A Leavenworth Republican looking to replace U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins in Kansas' second congressional district is giving away an AR-15 rifle for his campaign — and he has no plans to stop it despite social media pushback in light of Wednesday's Florida mass school shooting. Tyler Tannahill, a Marine ...
An adult store franchise trying to open in Arkansas is suing after the city denied the business a permit because its planned location was too close to a church, court records show. Adam and Eve Jonesboro LLC states in its suit filed Monday that the business was granted a license to operate at 1518 S.
ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Across the state law enforcement is requesting for drivers to stay off the roads, if possible, due to icy conditions. ... Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Sheriff's deputies are stationed at the small bridges and overpasses throughout town due to multiple wrecks and extremely icy roads.
Captain Holt with El Dorado Police says the department received a welfare concern call at about 3:30 P.M. about a vehicle parked at Oak Valley and w. Main St. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered a woman's body in the vehicle. Police are not identifying the woman or releasing a probable cause of ...
Sebastian County Parks Advisory Board: Noon Monday, Ben Geren Park Community Building, 7200 Zero St., Fort Smith, 783-6139. Magazine City Council: 5 p.m. Monday, City Hall, 23 N. Arkansas 109, (479) 969-8555. Ozark City Council: 5:30 p.m. Monday, City Hall, 2910 W. Commercial St., (479) ...
The festival, now stylized as RiverFest, will again feature two main performance stages in the River Market District of Arkansas' capital city — the First Security Amphitheater and, tentatively, the Clinton Presidential Center, Daniels said. RiverFest's music lineup is set to be released in April. In July, officials ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- "Delicious" isn't always a word we use to describe hospital food, but one chef is changing perceptions of what cafeteria food can be. Three days a week at the Arkansas Heart Hospital, chef Coby Smith dishes out what's arguably the most authentic Japanese ramen in town.
Mayor Kenneth Jones said he was proud to say one of those cities was Brookland. “Safewise is a company that tracks cities and their types of crime,” Jones said. “They track murders, assaults and different things. The city of Brookland, for the first time, has come in at #9 out of the cities in Arkansas, we're ...
"I'm not going to legislate" in terms of what the Arkansas General Assembly can require of cities, the judge told Wilcox and Assistant Attorney General William ... A city is in violation of the state speed-trap law if its revenue from traffic fines and costs related to its traffic citations exceeds 30 percent of the town's ...
CONWAY - A judge in Wednesday rejected a motion by the city of Damascus to declare the state's speed-trap law unconstitutional. Judge Chris Carnahan ruled in a lawsuit Damascus filed in Faulkner County Circuit Court. The small town has been barred from issuing traffic tickets on U.S. 65 and a state ...
Meanwhile, over in contentious Mansfield, the city government admitted it violated the Freedom of Information Act by exchanging text messages to discuss city business rather than notifying the public and conducting their business in the open. Fort Smith ... Mike Masterson is a longtime Arkansas journalist.
Jeremy Hyman was the only scholar from Arkansas to last year win one of 74 fellowships from the independent federal agency, receiving $50,400 to support work on translating a pre-publication draft of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy. In 2016, Hyman traveled from Arkansas to the city of ...
14, attorneys for the city and its hot-check judge, Milas "Butch" Hale, joined five Sherwood residents who sued over the practices in signing a 20-page agreement that put an end to the case. The residents were backed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and the national Lawyers' Committee ...
The measure would raise the Faulkner County town's local sales tax to 2.5 percent and would generate an estimated $500,000 in revenue annually, Greenbrier Mayor Sammy Hartwick said. Fire Department renovations are projected to cost $2.2 million, and park construction is expected to cost $3.8 million, ...
LUBBOCK, Texas – The top-ranked Arkansas women's track and field team closed out the weekend at the Texas Tech Open in Lubbock, Texas Saturday with a dominant day on the track, while senior Nikki Hiltz placed in the top-10 at the Millrose Games Women's Wanamaker Mile in New York City.
The shooting suspect with right-wing political ties had an Italian flag tied around his neck when he was arrested hours later in the city of Macerata. Authorities identified him as Luca Traini, a 28-year-old Italian with no previous record. Traini had run for town council on the anti-migrant Northern League's ...
Assessments by the Fire Department of current and future needs for the city's 11 fire stations have determined which stations have the most immediate needs ... The proposal would exchange the city building, and the school district's Administration Building at 2700 Poplar St. and the adjacent Arkansas Army ...
Henderson State University wants to offer two doctoral degrees — one in nursing practice and another in instructional leadership — by fall 2019. The Arkadelphia university is the second public four-year school in the past six months to start the process to offer its first-ever degrees above the master's level.


 

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