Idonia L. Trotter, executive director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, will leave the agency Sept. 19 to lead a Houston-based program.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded approximately $9.2 million to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission for projects such as replacing sewer lines, improving wastewater treatment facilities and upgrading collection systems.
Simmons First National Corporation’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.22 per share quarterly cash dividend payable Oct. 1 to shareholders of record Sept. 15. This dividend represents a $0.01 per share, or 4.8 percent increase over the dividend paid for the same period last year.
Arkansas State University’s 2014 summer commencement ceremony Aug. 8 included residents from Southeast Arkansas listed by hometowns and degrees:
The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.
State Rep. Bruce Westerman, Republican candidate for 4th District congressman, will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 8 meeting of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party in Monticello.
Brenda A. Martin has been named chair of the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She will provide leadership to the department that includes four units – food service/restaurant management; human development and family studies; merchandising, textiles and design; and nutrition and dietetics.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello annonced that 103 students graduated in August, including the following Southeast Arkansas students listed by hometown and degrees or certificates:
LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas History Commission announces the opening of several collections of gubernatorial papers. Over the last year, the gubernatorial papers of Charles Hillman Brough, Harvey Parnell and John E. Martineau have been conserved and have had updated guides created and are now newly available for research.
KEISER – A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.