Local Finalists to be Recognized at BACC Annual Meeting & Gala

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s (BACC) Annual Meeting and Gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Batesville Community Center. The “White River Lodge” themed event is expected to attract in excess of 400 guests and celebrate community accomplishments from 2019. “We are so grateful … [Read more...]

The Reform Alliance Announces National School Choice Week Rally in Arkansas

The Reform Alliance is announcing their participation in National School Choice Week. National School Choice Week is January 26- February 1. During this week, individuals, schools, legislators, students and families will participate in events throughout the entire country. The Reform Alliance … [Read more...]

Cleburne County Cares, Inc. Budget Committee Submission Are Being Taken

The Cleburne County Cares, Inc. Budget Committee has begun working on the 2020 Budget. They would like for any all volunteer non-profit organization in Cleburne County who is not government funded or sponsored that is needing financial assistance to please submit a proposal as to the specific help … [Read more...]

Independence Co. Library Will Be Accepting Donations

The Independence Co. Library will be accepting donations for the animals of the Humane Society the entire month of January. The Humane Society desperately needs pet supplies, especially puppy and kitten chow, litter, towels and rubber gloves. Bring all donations to our box in the entryway of the … [Read more...]

Boozman, Cotton Sponsor Resolution Praising Successful Mission to Eliminate Qasem Soleimani

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to introduce a resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the successful mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds … [Read more...]

Boozman Joins Colleagues to Introduce Legislation Aimed at Improving Broadband Access for Rural Students

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) to introduce the Connected Rural Schools Act in an effort to close the digital disconnect for rural students. The legislation adds broadband and other internet accessibility … [Read more...]

Cedar Ridge and Midland Schools of North Central Arkansas Saving Hundreds of Thousands of Taxpayer Dollars with Solar Energy

Cedar Ridge Schools (CRS) and Midland School District are among the first schools in the state to take advantage of the Solar Access Act to improve their facilities. With the assistance of Entegrity, the districts will see significant savings in their annual utility spending. These two school … [Read more...]

Senate Hunger Caucus Concludes Inaugural Food Drive

Members of the Senate community came together to help those in need this holiday season by donating canned and packaged food to the Senate Hunger Caucus’ first-ever food drive. motivation Caucus co-chairs Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and … [Read more...]

Boozman Leads Bipartisan Delegation to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) led a bipartisan Senate delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. On Monday, the senators joined members of the House of Representatives at an official ceremony at the Mardasson Memorial near Bastogne, … [Read more...]

Deadline for White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund Approaching

The deadline for applying for White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund, Inc. spring, 2020 scholarships is January 7, 2020. WCSPSF, Inc. awards scholarships to White County single parents of minor children who are pursuing post-secondary education in order to achieve skilled employment. … [Read more...]