Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Radio Address Easing Restrictions March 5, 2021

Governor Hutchinson's weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. In a news conference last week, I announced that I was renewing the state of emergency through March 31. I also announced that we would be keeping the mask mandate through March 31, as well. In the days … [Read more...]

Sandwiching in History Virtual tours to be Statewide

Photos available here.Virtual tours have become a go-to avenue for tourism entities across Arkansas to carry on with programming during COVID-19. The Sandwiching in History tours offered by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, AHPP, has not only continued via virtual means, but it has also … [Read more...]

Intent to Grant Executive Clemency Announced by Governor Asa Hutchinson

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson on Friday, March 5, 2021, announced his intent to grant 14 pardons, three restoration of firearm rights only, and four commutations. An additional 62 clemency requests were denied and three had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both … [Read more...]

Arkansas Aquarium and Pet stores may have Invasive Zebra Mussels

Some of the Aquarium and Pet stores in The Natural State have been offering for sale an aquarium product that may contain zebra mussels, a highly invasive species that can cause severe damage to the food chain and infrastructure in native lakes and rivers, The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has … [Read more...]

Senator Boozman, Arkansas VFW Members Advocate for Improvements to Veteran Benefits

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) held a virtual meeting with members of the Arkansas Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and expressed his support for the organization’s 2021 legislative priorities, including helping families of veterans who passed away as a result of the coronavirus and providing … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman on Timeless 106.1 KFFB’s Open Mic with Bob Connell March 5, 2021

Open Mic program is hosted by Timeless 106.1 KFFB’s General Manager Bob Connell, featured US Senator John Boozman, talking about COVID-19 relief bill at a cost of 1.9 Trillion Dollars, and more at 7:50 am and 5:50 pm. … [Read more...]

Senators Tom Cotton and Colleagues to President Biden: Protect American Covid Innovation

 Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Todd Young (R-Indiana) sent a letter to President Biden urging his administration to oppose a proposal at the World Trade Organization that would strip American companies of their intellectual property rights for any … [Read more...]

Lonoke Police Officers Carpenter & Ray, Dispatcher Whitaker & Arkansas State Trooper Blackerby to Be Honored

Members of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department will make an in-Person visit to Lonoke, Arkansas to pay their respects to Lonoke Police Officers Cody Carpenter, Brandon Ray, Dispatcher Gracie Whitaker and Arkansas State Trooper Mark Blackerby for their recent involvement in an AMBER Alert Case … [Read more...]

The Arkansas State Spelling Bee Held in Little Rock Saturday, March 13

 The Arkansas State Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 13 at the Arkansas 4-H Center in Little Rock. Due to adherence to current pandemic protocols, it will be closed to the public. Approximately 42,243 students from 294 schools in 57 counties across Arkansas have participated in local and county … [Read more...]

Heber Springs Freedom Fest July 2 and 3, 2021

The Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to the first annual Freedom Fest on the Lake event July 2nd-3rd! This 2-day event will be packed full of activities for all ages to enjoy.Friday, July 2nd will begin with a Trap Shoot from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and end with performances from "The … [Read more...]