The week of record-low temperatures may leave its mark on Arkansas’s fire ant populations, but don’t look for the cold to have reduced fly or tick numbers, Kelly Loftin, extension entomologist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said recently.
For anyone that has been looking for a good reason to start working off that “quarantine 15” or a cure winter’s cabin fever, registration is open for the spring 2021 edition of Walk Across Arkansas.
Lions Continue To Second RoundHamburg will advance to round two of the 4A Region 8 state playoffs after beating Jonesboro Westside at home Friday night. Hamburg running back Armodd Taylor ran for seven touchdowns Friday night as the Lions won with a high score of 76-47 against the Westside Warriors. Hamburg jumped on them early and was up 20-7 in the first quarter. The ball game wasn’t over though as Westside rallied to take the lead in the second quarter. Hamburg pushed back for the lead, but the Warriors were only down 41-35 at the half. The Lions scored 28 points in the third quarter to secure their win. The Lions will travel to Stuttgart on Friday night to take on the Rice Birds in round two of the playoff bracket. The Ricebirds are undefeated in 2020 which is a huge turn around from last season when they went 0-9. They secured their own conference championship on Nov. 7 when they beat Centra Arkansas Christian which earned them a bye in round one of the playoffs.
Hamburg Lions are victorious in round one of the playoffs Friday night and will continue the battle against the Stuttgart Rice Birds.