Winter feed bills are one of the largest expenses of a livestock operation, but winter feed costs can be reduced with some action now, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
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The Arkansas Cancer Coalition recently awarded Wells Bayou Youth Development Inc. of Gould with a $44,439.85 grant. The grant will be used to implement cancer control efforts that support the Arkansas Cancer Plan, a spokesman said.
Sherry Frank and her family would probably still be in Lake Charles, Louisiana, instead of Fort Smith, if it hadn’t been for Hurricane Rita 10 years ago.
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.
The finalists for the chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello will visit campus in September to meet with faculty, staff and the community.
The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled to consider a proposed settlement Tuesday stemming from the arrest of a man who later sued the city of Pine Bluff.
The Great American Beer Festival Competition in Denver will have seven Arkansas and five Oklahoma breweries in competition with about 1,550 others across the nation Sept. 23-26.
The 76th annual Southeast Arkansas District Fair Livestock Show and Rodeo will return to Hestand Stadium at Pine Bluff. Gates open to the general public at noon Monday, Sept. 28.
LITTLE ROCK — A former employee of Springdale-based Tyson Foods pleaded guilty Friday to one count of wire fraud in a scheme that defrauded the company of $551,344, said Kenneth Elser, acting U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.
Dollarway and Pine Bluff school district voters can prepare for the school board elections on Tuesday, Sept. 15, by arming themselves in advance with some practical information, an election official said.