Forest Service Announces Opening of Blanchard Springs Caverns for 2024

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests’ officials are pleased to announce the seasonal reopening of Blanchard Springs Caverns on March 1, 2024. Blanchard Springs Caverns is an Arkansas treasure and often considered the premier guided “living” cave system open for public tour in the National Forest … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2024 ASU-Beebe “Outstanding Alumni” Award

Arkansas State University-Beebe is now accepting nominations for the annual “Outstanding Alumni” award through Friday, April 26.   A tradition for many years at ASU-Beebe, the Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor that ASU-Beebe bestows upon an alumnus. The opportunity to nominate an … [Read more...]

Ozark Moonshine & Music Festival Presents $17,100 Check to Children’s Advocacy Alliance

February 21, 2024 - The Ozark Moonshine & Music Festival is proud to announce its recent donation of $17,100 to the Children's Advocacy Alliance. Will Teeter, the Strategic Partnerships Coordinator for the Children’s Advocacy Alliance accepted the donation on behalf of the nonprofit. This … [Read more...]

Attorney General Griffin Names New Chief Deputy Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Chief Investigator

Attorney General Tim Griffin issued the following statement announcing two promotions in his office: “Today I have promoted Ryan Owsley to be the new Chief Deputy Attorney General for my office and have named Greg McKay as the new Chief Investigator for the office’s Medicaid Fraud Control … [Read more...]

Attorney General Griffin Leads 13-State Letter Urging Congress to Pass the Stephen Hacala Poppy Seed Safety Act

Attorney General Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding a letter sent on behalf of himself and 12 other state attorneys general urging Congress to pass the bipartisan Stephen Hacala Poppy Seed Safety Act introduced by Senators Tom Cotton (AR), John Boozman (AR) and Richard … [Read more...]

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Little Rock Announces  Arkansas’ Severe Weather Awareness Week 

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Little Rock is  pleased to announce that the week of February 25th - March 2nd has been designated as Arkansas' Severe  Weather Awareness Week. This annual event is aimed at increasing public awareness about the dangers of se vere weather and … [Read more...]

Unlocking Urban Potential: Dr. Scott Roulier Shares Vision for Thriving Cities Lab

In the intricate tapestry of urban development, where the threads of civic engagement, historical legacies, and community resilience intertwine, Dr. Scott Roulier, David Trimble Professor of Political Philosophy at Lyon College, stands as a scholar weaving together the realms of political philosophy … [Read more...]

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Urges Caution Due to Wildfire Risk

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is reminding Arkansans that wildfire danger is elevated across the state, and currently, 14 counties are under a burn ban. The Forestry Division maintains a county-by-county map that identifies wildfire danger risk levels, burn bans, and … [Read more...]

Lyon College 2024 Career Expo

Lyon College will have its Spring 2024 Career Expo for current students, alumni and the community from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Becknell Gymnasium on the Lyon College campus, 2300 Highland Rd., Batesville. Recruiters from business and industry, as well as university graduate … [Read more...]

Arkansas ProStart: Culinary & Management Showdown

The highly anticipated Arkansas ProStart competition, scheduled for March 6, 2024, at UA-Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts Institute, will bring together culinary talents from across the state. Four schools will compete in the Culinary competition, showcasing their skills in menu creation and … [Read more...]