Arkansas Lawmakers Announce $1.9 Million for State’s Recovery from Severe Weather

U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and Representatives Marion Berry (AR-01), Vic Snyder (AR-02), John Boozman (AR-03), and Mike Ross (AR-04) today announced that Arkansas will receive a $1,914,413 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to create 127 temporary jobs for cleanup and recovery … [Read more...]

Statement by Senator Mark Pryor On Hewlett-Packard Announcement On Coming to Conway

Congratulations to the City of Conway on today’s landmark announcement by the Hewlett-Packard Company.  I appreciate Hewlett-Packard’s interest in Arkansas and know this wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of Governor Beebe and his staff, Mayor Townsell, city officials and the community.  … [Read more...]

Batesville Downtown Staying Open on Second Friday Evenings

Downtown Batesville will be staying open on Friday evenings once a month beginning in August with the initial 2nd Friday Downtown “Wander and Wonder Walk.” The event is a joint project of Main Street Batesville and the Batesville Area Arts Council; organizers plan to create a festival atmosphere to … [Read more...]

Boater education class in Heber Springs June 21

Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. The law also affects operators of sailboats and … [Read more...]

The St. Louis Irish Arts performing group at Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View June 20-21

The St. Louis Irish Arts performing group will appear at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, AR Friday, June 20 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 21. 2008, in full costume and they will also appear at an afternoon matinee on Saturday at 2:15 pm (no costumes). Admission is $10.00 for Adults and $6.00 … [Read more...]

A Walk Thru History in Batesville Saturday June 21st at 10am

Central Batesville will be busy on Saturday, as history takes over for about five hours. Batesville is the second oldest town in the state and has a rich Civil War History. The BOOMING sound of a cannon will be heard again just like in the days of the Civil War. The events featuring blacksmithing … [Read more...]

Win a Gas Grill with KFFB at Mitchell’s Used Cars in Clinton Friday June 20

KFFB at Mitchells Used Cars in Clinton 10a-2p this Friday June 20. Mitchells Used Cars is located Hwy 65 Clinton, Arkansas 72031. Join KFFB 106.1 FM for fun, Petit Jean Hot Dogs, Pepsi, Branson Tickets and A Gas Grill to be given away at 2 pm no purchase necessary. But, you must register to win! … [Read more...]

KFFB 106.1 at Triplet Hearing Grand Reopen in Mountain View

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Dr. Matt Taylor, KFFB 106.1 Dale Gardner and Will Triplet Talk Live Will Triplet talks with the folks during the broadcasts … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Bootlegger Daze in Calico Rock June 20-21

2nd Annual Bootlegger Daze                                                  Friday, June 20, 2008   11:00 am  - 10:00 pm Craft Fair 11 am - 7 pm Friday and Saturday, Main Street. Moonshine Still Competition presented by the Izard County Historical & Genealogical Society, Entries must … [Read more...]

Tourism still growing in Ozark Gateway Region

Despite rising gas prices, current 2% tourism tax figures in Arkansas show that the eight county Ozark Gateway Region in north central Arkansas has seen a 31.2% growth from January to May of 2008 compared to the 2007 season. Total tax collected in 2007 was $42,994 from January to May but this year … [Read more...]