Improvements to U.S. Highway 67 Require Traffic Shift in Pulaski & Lonoke Counties

Construction work on U.S. Highway 67 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties requires a northbound traffic shift onto newly constructed pavement. To continue with the highway widening, northbound traffic will be moved onto newly constructed northbound lanes between Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville and … [Read more...]

Help Smokey Bear Celebrate His 75th Birthday with a “Shout-Out”

The Arkansas Agriculture Department’s Forestry Commission (AFC) is sponsoring a Smokey Bear “Shout-Out” contest Feb. 11 through April 19 to celebrate Smokey’s 75th birthday. Smokey is the fictional bear that was designated the symbol for forest fire prevention in 1944 by the U.S. Forest Service … [Read more...]

City of Batesville Announces Indoor Triathlon II

The City of Batesville Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce the Batesville Indoor Triathlon II will be hosted at the Batesville Community Center next month on Saturday, February 16th. This will be the second triathlon hosted at the Community Center, with the first having nearly … [Read more...]

Construction Requires Lane Closures on U.S. Highway 67 in Pulaski and Lonoke Counties

Crews hanging overhead signs on U.S. Highway 67 will require northbound lane closures in Pulaski and Lonoke counties. This project (Job CA0605) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 4.6 miles of U.S. Highway 67 from Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville to State … [Read more...]

Boozman Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Doctor Shortage

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) helped introduce a bipartisan bill that will address the shortage of more than 120,000 primary care and specialty physicians the nation is expected to face by 2030. Boozman joined as the lead Republican sponsor of the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act, … [Read more...]

Tickets on Sale for the Annual Wild Game Supper

Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Wild Game Supper to be held in the Tumbling Shoals Baptist Church Auditorium, Thursday, March 7th at 6:30 PM. Scheduled speaker is Mark Newell of Newell Wildlife Services. Mark is an associate at Tecomate and often appears on the popular Outdoor Channel … [Read more...]

Arkansas Drug Director to Attend State of the Union as Boozman’s Guest

Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane will attend the 2019 State of the Union address at the invitation of U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR). “I am honored to attend the State of the Union as Senator Boozman’s guest. I have learned so much from him during our interactions over the years about our … [Read more...]

Peter Fletcher in Concert

Peter Fletcher is an American classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 100 concerts a year, and his recordings on the Centaur Records and Towerhill Recordings labels have been critically acclaimed. The concert will take place on February 20th at 7pm. Peter offers … [Read more...]

ARDOT Crews Posting Signs to Remind Motorists of Proper Lane Usage

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is installing signs across the State to remind motorists of an existing law that prevents vehicles from continuous travel in the left lane of a multilane roadway whenever it impedes the flow of other traffic, according to Department officials. … [Read more...]

Boozman Recognizes Conway Vietnam Veteran

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognized John Edmond Ross Sr., a Vietnam War veteran, in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series commemorating the military service of Arkansans. Ross grew up in Kansas during the Great Depression. He was working for Beech Aircraft Corporation in Wichita when he went to … [Read more...]