After reaching a $7.48 high in mid-August, the July wheat futures market fell to below $7 this week, and the outlook for the commodity’s profit margin is mixed at best.
Duck hunters visiting Arkansas’s famous waterfowl-focused public greentree reservoirs may see some changes on three of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s wildlife management areas this year.
Despite a year featuring record flooding events, heavy insect pressure and a near brush with a recent hurricane, Arkansas rice is moving toward a harvest that may see near-record yields on par with the last several years.
LHC Group, Inc. has announced that it finalized acquisition agreements for three home health, hospice, and palliative care providers in Arkansas, Indiana, and Virginia. The initial agreements were first announced by the company in July.
It’s been more than a decade since Lonni Davis taught in a classroom environment. In that time, many things have changed, but one thing hasn’t: identifying the students’ goals and helping them succeed.
Crossett City Council heard Monday, Aug. 16 from representatives of River City Hydraulics about the costs and benefits of switching the city’s garbage pickup from the traditional back-end loading trucks to a truck with a boom arm — a so-called “one-arm bandit.”
Arkansas Farm Bureau (ArFB) is requesting Arkansans complete an anonymous three-question survey to collect information on the state’s broadband and cellular networks.
As summer progresses and people begin to see deer more frequently in the open, many of the deer they witness will be seen with ticks or bare spots in their fur from scratching at parasites on the skin.
As Arkansans begin looking forward to plans of a final summer getaway, law enforcement officers are preparing to saturate the highways with additional patrols during the Labor Day holiday. The mission is to keep streets and highways safe by identifying and arresting drunk drivers.
Even as the company works to remove structures that are no longer in use because of its 2019 partial closures in Crossett, Georgia Pacific-Crossett announced plans to invest approximately $38.5 million in the remaining operations this year.
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture entomologists are seeking an emergency exemption to allow for the use of Intrepid to help control armyworms that threaten the state’s 1.24 million acres of rice.
As COVID-19 ravaged the world, the Commissioner of State Lands Office was forced to cancel public auctions in 2020. But it still sold thousands of parcels of tax-delinquent land last year.
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 …
The Hamburg School District’s building-level administrators said that this year’s summer school program was successful while school board members prepared for board changes.
Eligible parents may see Advance Child Tax Credit payments in their accounts as early as this summer, said Laura Hendrix, associate professor and extension personal finance expert for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
Nearly 100 people attended Governor Asa Hutchinson’s first Community COVID Conversation, which he held in the Veterans Park Events Center in Cabot on Thursday night.
The majority of Hamburg residents who took an online poll said they would like to see the area where the former Hamburg Shirt Factory is located redeveloped into a park.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration is asking for comments from anyone who believes the East Crossett Sewer project may negatively impact the environment or historical sites.
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…
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…
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will present a series of online and in-person field days this summer that will display key research and extension programs. The series will kick off with a Cotton Sustainability Field Day in July.
The Hamburg City Council gave its approval Tuesday, June 15 for the city’s grant writer to continue to gauge public interest in a splash pad and other parks improvements.
(From left) Police Chief Johnny Oliver, Sen. Ben Gilmore, Judge Reid Harrod, Rep. Howard Beaty, Mayor David Streeter gather after Streeter’s swearing-in last Tuesday, June 15 just before his first city council meeting.
While the COVID pandemic hasn’t been declared over — and the state is actually seeing the biggest rise in new cases in three months — Ashley County’s active case count has remained in single digits in recent weeks.
Members of Hamburg Economic Development Team told Ashley County Quorum Court that they want to use a county-owned building to house a health center for the eastern end of the county, but the process can’t move forward without a nod from Little Rock.
Two unsuccessful attempts to get the superintendent’s recommendation approved means that who will lead the Hamburg School District’s athletic program next year is still in question.
Milo’s volunteer fire department received one of 96 Wildfire Suppression Kits issued through the Rural Fire Protection program, managed by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division.
Tenth Judicial District Circuit Judge Sam Pope correctly decided that the failure to pay the fines, penalties and costs assessed justified the revocation of a suspended sentence given to a drug violator, the Arkansas Court of Appeals decided in an opinion issued on Wednesday, May 19.
The consumer price index rose 0.8 percent between March and April, the highest single-month increase since June 2009, as well as its highest year-over-year increase — 4.2 percent — since September 2008.
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…
Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers can now nominate eligible candidates to serve on the Farm Service Agency County Committee. While the nomination period runs from June 15 through Aug. 2, nominations can be taken now.
(The Center Square) – Congressional Democrats have hit a snag in their plan to push amnesty provisions through Congress as the immigration crisis at the southern border grows worse.
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 […]
As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, Italian educator Selene Biffi reached out to her former Afghan students. Three of her students and their families made it out of Afghanistan and after quarantine they were finally reunited with their teacher. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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.
Canadians are heading to the polls in a snap election that could bolster Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's position -- or imbue the country's government with bitter political polarization. CNN's Paula Newton reports.