Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02): Latest Government Review Shows Obama’s Blocking of Keystone Pipeline ‘Simply Can’t Be Justified’

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. State Department’s latest and final environmental analysis of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline: “More than two years after President Obama first rejected the Keystone pipeline, and more than five years … [Read more...]

Pryor, Boozman, Crawford Announce Positive Step Forward for A-State ROTC Program

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) today announced that the Army has clarified its criteria on its ROTC program review and elimination process, and will now take into account investments schools have made in their programs. Last … [Read more...]

Senator Mark Pryor: It’s Time To Build the Keystone Pipeline

Once again, we've received a favorable environmental review on the Keystone Pipeline, and once again, I’m calling on the President to approve this project. We cannot afford to wait any longer. Let’s build the Keystone Pipeline so we can ensure our future energy security and create jobs here at home. … [Read more...]

Congratulations to our Celine Dion/Caesars Palace winner, Lonnie Smith from KFFB 106.1

2014 01-02 Celine Dion WINNER

Congratulations to our Celine Dion/Caesars Palace winner, Lonnie Smith! He will receive a chance to see Celine Dion in Las Vegas! The Grand Prize for two includes: Round-trip airfare, a stay at the luxurious Laurel Collection at Caesars Palace, dinner at Old Homestead and tickets to see Celine Dion … [Read more...]

5 Things To Do This Weekend


Show your community support trough the local events such as the Boy Scouts Pancake Supper in Fairfield Bay or the Emergency Responders Chili Supper in Clinton. Read more on our events calendar. Bag up on your favorite book titles at the Stone County Book Fair in Mountain View (this weekend)! Go … [Read more...]

Main Street Announces Upcoming Consultant Meeting

Main Street Batesville has hired a consultant to visit downtown and offer suggestions for revitalizing and advancing the area. As of December 5th, 2013, Main Street Batesville was declared to be within full compliance with Main Street Arkansas. Since then, the Main Street board has been diligently … [Read more...]

Superheroes of the Orchestra

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra presents the final concert of a special performance series for students, Superheroes of the Orchestra, at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock. The Superheroes of the Orchestra series is supported by Arkansas Symphony Orchestra education partners Little Rock … [Read more...]

Congressional Candidate Saves Woman, Receives Reward


Col. Conrad Reynolds, US Army (Ret), candidate for Arkansas’ Second Congressional District, was awarded a Capitol Citation as a "Life Saver" from the Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin for his actions following a recent car accident near Beebe, AR. On the morning of January 18th 2014, Col. … [Read more...]

Harding University to Host Annual Arkansas Teachers for National Board Certification Conference

The Arkansas Teachers for National Board Certification will present its 2014 annual conference Feb. 8 at Harding University. The event, titled “Teaching and Reaching-Strengthening Excellence in Education Throughout Arkansas,” will feature Ron Thorpe, CEO and president of National Board for … [Read more...]

First 3-D Narrative Film Shot in Arkansas Opens Miami Film Festival

The first stereographic (3D) narrative film to be shot in Arkansas opened the Miami Science Fiction Film Festival earlier this month. “Europa”, a 15-minute dramatic science-fiction film, a project of the University of Central Arkansas’s digital filmmaking program, was shot entirely in Conway, … [Read more...]