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...]

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas to sponsor State Spelling Bee

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas will sponsor the Arkansas State Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Cabot High School. The event begins at 9 a.m. Approximately 78,247 students from 500 schools in 60 counties across Arkansas will participate in local and county contests leading up to … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Calls Signing of Trade Deal with China a “Promising Step in the Right Direction”

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) said the signing of the phase one deal marks a “promising step in the right direction” toward better trade relations with China. Boozman, who was among a select group of lawmakers invited to the White House for the signing ceremony, praised the efforts of the Trump … [Read more...]

Heber Springs Votes to Keep Survival Flight Ambulance Service Franchise after Judge order a City Wide Vote

Heber Springs went to the polls on Tuesday to Keep Survival Flight Ambulance Service Franchise after a Judge ordered a City-Wide Vote, in a vote 211 for 615 against. The five-year contract for Northstar EMS was up and for the first time in 15 years, a serious competing bid came in from Survival … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaims NASA Day in Arkansas, NASA Chief makes first ever visit to the state

The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics will host NASA Day at Harding on Jan. 27,  featuring NASA Chief Technologist Dr. Douglas Terrier, the agency’s highest-ranking official, and first NASA chief ever to visit the state of Arkansas. In recognition of Dr. Terrier’s visit, … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Supports USMCA in Committee

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), voted to advance the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to the Senate floor. The trade deal had strong bipartisan support and now moves one step closer to a vote by the full Senate. “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...]