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ARKANSAS EQUALITY GROUP TO TURN IN BALLOT INITIATIVE

 Arkansas Initiative for Marriage Equality is Set to Turn In Ballot Initiative on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Arkansas Initiative for Marriage Equality (A.I.M.E.) will submit their ballot initiative to the Arkansas…

County receives voting grant from Secretary of State’s Office

County receives voting grant from Secretary of State’s Office

Secretary of State Mark Martin recently presented county clerks with grant checks to purchase or upgrade voting equipment. “This is something we began working on soon after I took office,…

Presents Turnback Check to Arkansas County Officials; Reminds Public of Upcoming Auction

Presents Turnback Check to Arkansas County Officials; Reminds Public of Upcoming Auction

Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston presented a checkrepresenting 2012’s turnback funds to Arkansas County officials at the Courthouse Annex inStuttgart on Thursday. These funds stem from the redemption and…

Commissioner of State Lands to Present Reproduction of Historic Plat Map to Arkansas County Officials

Commissioner of State Lands to Present Reproduction of Historic Plat Map to Arkansas County Officials

Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston presented Arkansas County officials with reproductions of the original general land office plat maps containing Stuttgart and DeWitt on Thursday, June 20, at the…

Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due by June 14

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Stewardship Program will provide about $175 million in funding for up to 12.6 million additional acres enrollment this year.   Although applications are accepted…

Three Public Scoping Meetings for White River National Wildlife Refuge Proposed Expansion

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will host three public scoping meetings to gather input on a proposal to increase the size of the acquisition boundary for White River…

PBJCEOC and USDA team up to deliver Food Commodities

  Hard times across the region have left many struggling to feed their homes. For those needing help with food programs, Food Commodities may be the answer. The Emergency Food…

Arkansas Agriculture Department Accepting Specialty Crop Grant Applications

The Arkansas Agriculture Department is accepting applications for proposals to enhance the competitiveness of Arkansas specialty crops such as fruits, vegetables floriculture and nuts. Applications will be considered for inclusion…

Between the Lines

By Brenda Blagg Mississippi County and arguably the rest of Arkansas could soon have cause to celebrate. Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to sign the enabling legislation as soon as…

Arkansas County Farm Bureau Applauds House Vote on Tax Cut

Reps. David Hillman of Almyra, Walls McCrary of Lonoke and Chris Richey of West Helena drew praise Monday from Arkansas County Farm Bureau for their vote on HB 1039, the…