The Ashley County 4H Outriders competed at State in Searcy on July 13-14. They competed in barrels, poles, keyhole, stakes, flags, and goat tying. The junior team competed in hippology and horse judging. Across the group, many ribbons were won. Katie Duncan won junior barrels and the junior …

Arkansas State Troopers will intensify their patrols across 16-thousand miles of Arkansas highway during the upcoming July 4th holiday. The stepped-up patrol presence by state troopers and local law enforcement authorities is part of a statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled-Over enforcement ope…

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Landowners and agricultural producers currently enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) now have a wider opportunity to enroll in a 30-year contract through the Clean Lakes, Estuaries, And Rivers initiative, called CLEAR30. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expanding CL…

State and local law enforcement officers across Arkansas are sending a reminder: Drivers who aren’t already in the habit of using a seat belt need to start. Without it, drivers will be stopped and ticketed. Much worse, someone not buckled-up stands a greater chance of losing their life in a …

The sixth University of Arkansas at Monticello Kids’ University will be held July 12-15. The summer enrichment program carries out a mission of serving capable and motivated students who are entering first through sixth grades in the fall. The day camp aims to cultivate new interests, expand…

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There are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher threshold). Living in poverty can have serious consequences and impacts nearly every aspect […]

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta took on one of the hardest interviews, taking questions from children. He met with elementary students in Atlanta to answer their questions about Covid-19 and how to stay safe. They spoke outside in masks in compliance with school policy.