LITTLE ROCK — Two Army soldiers who were shot outside a Little Rock recruiting center six years ago were awarded Purple Hearts on Wednesday, one of them posthumously.
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LITTLE ROCK — Teachers at Poyen and Lake Hamilton high schools were named Wednesday as recipients of the annual Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
LITTLE ROCK — Three academically struggling Arkansas schools will receive federal School Improvement Grants totaling a little over $3 million, the state Department of Education announced Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Cleburne County Quorum Court has accepted the resignation of a county official who chose to quit rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committee for Tobacco, Cotton and Peanuts.
LITTLE ROCK — A section of U.S. 71 in Little River County that had been closed since Friday because of high water was reopened Wednesday after the water receded, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.
LITTLE ROCK — The Army Corps of Engineers reminds boaters that a small craft advisory for the Arkansas River is still in place. Even though flows have decreased, the advisory will be in effect for several more weeks.
LITTLE ROCK — For the first time since 2013, direct flights between Little Rock and St. Louis will become available next year, the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport and Southwest Airlines announced Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — People who became unemployed because of severe weather that occurred in nine Arkansas counties between May 7 and June 15 may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance, the state Department of Workforce Services said Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson and officials from the Dong Nai province of Vietnam on Monday signed a memo of understanding on developing economic, trade and educational opportunities between Arkansas and the province.