The Arkansas Parole Board has denied requests from two Southeast Arkansas residents to recommend that the governor commute their sentences.
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A federal complaint has been filed against Jefferson County Sheriff’s candidate James Murry, alleging he is violating the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from seeking partisan political office.
The Arkansas Board of Correction has selected a familiar name to replace outgoing Department of Correction Director Ray Hobbs, who is retiring Oct. 31.
Arkansas farmers and landowners have until Nov. 21 to sign up for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2015 year, said Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
LITTLE ROCK – The EAST Initiative will award more than $4,000 in advanced technical training to two EAST Core schools for educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) projects — including one in Star City.
FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture fruit breeding program will expand its participation in the second phase of a USDA-funded research project to apply genetic marker technology to specialty crop breeding programs around the country.
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas crop producers will have more than a dozen opportunities to get up to speed on the 2014 Farm Bill and its anticipated effects on their operation in more than one dozen free workshops through November in Arkansas.
Ranchers and farmers who want to experiment with a new project or idea to become more productive or profitable may apply for a grant by Nov. 17, according to David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Oak Park Elementary School, 3010 S. Orange St., will have a Red Ribbon event and honors program.
Southeast Middle School, 2001 S. Ohio St., will hold honor roll assemblies and Red Ribbon week celebrations. The assemblies will be held Friday, Oct. 31, at 7:40 a.m. for sixth graders and at 8:40 a.m. for seventh graders.