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The Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will accept applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program starting Monday, July 6, until all the funds are gone.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced the appointment of three new members to the state Board of Education.
LITTLE ROCK — Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made gay marriage legal nationwide does not affect private individuals or churches, Gov. Asa Hutchinson reiterated Thursday, after state House and Senate Republicans issued statements pledging to pass legislation to protect people and churches from the ruling’s impact.
As cattle ranchers and other growers continue to struggle with the fallout from weeks of flooding in central and southwest Arkansas, row crop farmers along the state’s eastern border brace for likely flooding and crop loss as the Mississippi River continues to swell toward flood stage.
Imagination Library in Jefferson County organizers are planning a “Two Years On” celebration, according to Linda F. Bateman, executive director of YouthPartners.
The Greater Faith Ministry at Altheimer is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children free and are the same for all children without discrimination at three locations Monday through Friday.
Parents As Teachers group connection will meet at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, July 6, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be “Baby Bytes: Computers and Your Toddler Safety.”
The Pine Bluff unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in May and is the highest among cities in Arkansas, according to information released Thursday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas military veterans who farm will be able to affix a “Homegrown by Heroes” label to their produce under a new program announced Thursday by the state Agriculture Department and the state Department of Veterans Affairs.