The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas recently awarded $2.7 million in grants to 35 health improvement programs in Arkansas. The 2015 grants included these Southeast Arkansas projects:
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Thanksgiving Day tops the charts as one of the peak days for home cooking fires. Cooking is the leading cause of fires and fire related injuries across the country. Deep fryer fires result in more than $15 million in property damage each year in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Cooking fires are easily preventable.
HARRISON – The year 2014 has been a fantastic year for cattle farmers, according to Boone County Extension Agent Mike McClintock, heavy rains throughout the year may augur higher production costs through the winter.
State Farm insurance and Stitch & Clean cleaners are sponsoring an annual coat drive and all donated items will be given to Neighbor to Neighbor.
LITTLE ROCK — It will cost families more to prepare the Thanksgiving meal this year, due largely to an increase in the average cost of frozen turkey and a gallon of whole milk.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department reminds drivers to visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling this Thanksgiving holiday.
Six student leaders have been named to the Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for the 2014-15 academic year.
The following agencies will close according to the following schedule in observance of Thanksgiving:
Bethel Independent Baptist Church will give away bags of food at 3000 S. Hazel St. starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently launched a free mobile application developed by Kryptos mobile as part of the CampusEAI Consortium.