The Arkansas Court of Appeals, in a decision announced on Wednesday, March 31, affirmed the conviction of Paula Rena Martin, now 40, on six counts of fraudulent use of a credit or debit card, felony theft, second-degree forgery, and computer fraud.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Ashley County appear to be holding near-steady over the past two weeks, but the county hospital is planning a community vaccination clinic in an effort to push the trend of the virus’s spread into negative territory.
Governor Asa Hutchinson, after consultation with the legislative leadership, has extended the deadline for filing state individual income tax until May 17, 2021, to coincide with the extended federal deadline.
With the youth turkey hunt one month away and regular turkey season beginning nine days later, many hunters are dusting off their shotguns and brushing up on their calling. Seasoned veterans of the turkey woods also have their eyes glued to aerial images right now, looking for the most likel…
The members of Ashley County Quorum Court were told this month that a private company is no longer used to handle the district court’s probation funds.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the availability of a Draft Compatibility Determination for commercial fishing within Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service is accepting Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) renewal applications through March 31.
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.
Hamburg City Council held its regular monthly meeting Thursday night. The council approved an ordinance for City Attorney Paul Keith to chair the council meeting in absence of the late Mayor Dane Weindorf.
There’s still time to enjoy one of the many private-land locations reserved throughout the state through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Wildlife Management Division’s Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement Program, you’ll just need to switch from the shotgun to binoculars…
Hamburg School District’s administration is working on its plan for how school will work next year, and Superintendent Tracy Streeter said that at this point administrators don’t feel like a virtual option will be best for students.
Applications are now being accepted for AgDiscovery, a residential career and science exploration program for teens. March 25 is the application deadline, Willie Columbus, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) educational outreach coordinator and AgDiscovery program director, said.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge awarded the Ashley County Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Trooper Charles “Ross” Allen with Arkansas State Police. Rutledge presented the county winners at the annual awards and recognition luncheon during the 2020 Officer of…
The Hamburg Economic Development Team has announced its new board. The 2021 members are Inez Barnes, Amy Bantly, Richard Byrd, Shann Carpenter, Lezlie Foote, David Harrod, Dea Hill, Arlice Jacobo, Ephriam Johnson, Cecilo Mondragon, Maria Mondragon, Smiley Mondragon, Kristin Morris, Lee Nimme…
Banners decorating the streets of Hamburg hold two purposes: grow community pride and act as one of this year’s major fundraisers for Hamburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Banners may be sponsored in honor of students, classes, businesses, family, or in memory of someone. Order forms can be foun…
As the City of Hamburg looks to expand its rural water service, it’s likely to have to consider using eminent domain to get some of the necessary easements.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Quail Forever are hosting special classes this February and March to teach landowners in southern Arkansas how to use fire to substantially improve wildlife habitat on their property.
What is a hunter to do? January is running out. Deer season is over except for a handful of bowhunters looking for a last-chance tag. Duck season also is beginning its swan song for the year, and turkey season is still months away.
Ready for Life, an initiative for those who want to improve their skills or change careers as well as gather career and employment data from business and industry, will strengthen the state’s workforce and offer business leaders better information about the state’s talent pool, Gov. Asa Hutc…
Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up until Feb. 12. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual rental payments for land devoted to conservation purposes.
Just as 2020 drew to a close Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed executive order 20-54, which order provides relief to employers by excluding unemployment claims during the second quarter of 2020 in the calculation of employer UI tax rates.
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow... and it did just that. Though a little too late for Christmas, the feel of the new year took on a positive edge for many as they considered the future through a veil of flakes Sunday night and a fluffy, white blanket Monday morning.
For those needing certification or recertification, the Ashley County Extension Office will be conducting six PAT (Pesticide Applicator Training) in person sessions in 2021. These classes will be limited to nine per class; attendees will be required to call and reserve a seat at 870-853-2080…
CNN's Pamela Brown presses Republican Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes on the bill he authored that will tighten voting restrictions in his state.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg responds to a recent poll showing White evangelical Christians are reluctant to receive the coronavirus vaccine in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper.
Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about the potential timeline for President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan to pass.