Cleburne County Online Library Resources

During the temporary closure of Cleburne County Libraries you can still access their online resources. The Cleburne County Library is a member of the Arkansas Digital Library Consortium. The ADLC is a group of 35 libraries that have pooled resources in order to provide a more cost-effective means … [Read more...]

Independence County Library To Extend Curbside Service

The Independence County Library will extend its curbside service hours beginning on Tuesday, March 31, Monday-Thursday 9:00 to 6:00, Friday-Saturday 9:00 to 5:00. To check out materials, call the library at 870-793-881 extension 1. Library staff members will hold your materials for you to pick … [Read more...]

Bear Hunt: Communities Rally To Spread Cheer For Children

Communities around the country are joining together to bring sunshine to children during their time away from school and regular schedules. Many neighborhoods are providing an outlet by creating art and hiding bears in their windows for children to hunt! If you want to participate, here are a few … [Read more...]

Moore Elected Chairman of Arkansas Highway Commission

Robert S. Moore, Jr., of Arkansas City, was elected Chairman of the Arkansas Highway Commission at a special called meeting on March 9, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Moore replaces the late Thomas B. Schueck of Little Rock, who passed away March 3, 2020, … [Read more...]

Boozman Honors Literary Icon Charles Portis

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) spoke on the Senate floor to honor the life of Arkansan Charles Portis, author of “True Grit,” who passed away last week. “I want to take this opportunity to say how proud we are of Charles Portis and his legacy as an acclaimed writer and story-teller. My … [Read more...]

Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program Applications Now Available

The Arkansas State Highway Commission is pleased to announce the next application cycle for the Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program. Act 1176 of 2013 authorized the Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program (ACTSEP). The purpose of this act is to advance State … [Read more...]

Cleburne County Master Gardeners Plant Sale Canceled

The Cleburne County Master Gardeners Spring 2020 plant sale has been canceled due to safety precautions being take for the Cornoavirus. … [Read more...]

Boozman Continues to Advocate for Improvements to VA Suicide Prevention Programs

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee, continues to advocate for improved coordination of suicide prevention efforts to save the lives of veterans. “We are going to insist that the money we spend to target veterans mental health care is … [Read more...]

2020 Transportation Alternatives Program and Recreational Trails Program Seminar Postponed

As recommended by health officials, the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is engaging in social distancing mitigation measures to help combat the spread of COVID-19 in Arkansas communities by rescheduling or cancelling certain events. For this reason, ARDOT will be postponing the … [Read more...]

ARDOT to Reschedule Three Regional Public Meetings

The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are cancelling three upcoming regional public meetings due to the current health risk situation regarding COVID-19, according to Department officials. As recommended by health officials, ARDOT is implementing social … [Read more...]