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A REMEDY… OR A TRAP?

    IS the Arkansas Association of Counties’ (AAC) proposed resolution to “support the creation of critical habitat…” for muckets and mussels, etc. a remedy… or a trap that will…

Arkansas County Quorum Court Meeting

  By Kevin Brown   The Arkansas County Quorum Court Meeting was held yesterday at the DeWitt Courthouse. The committee congregated for a treasury update issued by Charles Horton, as…

Hunting In Arkansas

Hunting activities add close to $100 million to our state and local tax revenue.  It also helps to support over 17,000 jobs. That statistic may not sound surprising to many…

Arkansas Agriculture Department Announces Arkansas Festival Grant Program

The Arkansas Agriculture Department will administer $45,000 in one-time funding made available to the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission for Arkansas festivals featuring an agricultural or forestry product, commerce, or…

Impact of Federal Government Shutdown on Arkansas

Arkansas has felt the impact of the federal government shutdown, however it is not as drastic for us as it is for other states.  California, for example, is a state…

National Wildlife Refuges Closed Due to Federal Government Lapse in Appropriations

The Federal Government will be closed as current funding expired on September 30, 2013. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is very much aware that any lapse in appropriations…

Corps Temporarily Suspends Arkansas River Recreational Lock Closures Until Further Notice

Because of the government shutdown and furloughs, the Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District is temporarily suspending recreational lock closures at all Arkansas River locks. “All locks on the…

House of Representative Learn More About Health Care Independence Act

This week, members learned more about where we stand on the biggest issue that was before us during the recent legislative session.  That is the implementation of the Health Care…

Judge Cox Signs Arkansas County Fair Proclamation

Judge Cox Signs Arkansas County Fair Proclamation

Judge Glenn “Sonny” Cox signed a proclamation for the Arkansas County Fair on August 26, 2013 with Ruby Allen and Bill Paxton present. Judge Cox says that this is the…

ARKANSAS HIGHWAY COMMISSION APPROVES BID FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN ARKANSAS COUNTY

  The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Arkansas County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. The purpose…