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Northeast Arkansas fall festival sees best turnout yet

MONETTE, Ark. (KAIT) – A Main Street in Northeast Arkansas was filled to the brim with festival-goers on Saturday. Monette’s Fall Festival always draws a crowd, but this year’s festival filled Main Street to the brim with hundreds of people enjoying festivities and anticipating bands taking the stage. The festival had many things to enjoy […]

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Corey Alderdice brings his history, passion to Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

Corey Alderdice was propelled from a childhood on a small tobacco farm in rural Kentucky to the helm of one of the top public high schools in the country by his widowed mother and her emphasis on education. “Education has definitely been a thread throughout my life,” says Alderdice, who was hired by the University […]

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Reducing crime is top priority for both candidates in Arkansas House District 73 race

Republican Jon Wickliffe is putting an emphasis on combating crime in Little Rock as he tries to unseat Democratic Rep. Andrew Collins for the state House District 73 race in the Nov. 8 general election. Wickliffe defeated Robert Steinbuch, a professor at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at […]

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South Arkansas Community College plans to change name

EL DORADO — South Arkansas Community College won’t be known by that name for much longer. On Tuesday afternoon, the college’s board of trustees voted unanimously to approve a plan to change the school’s name to South Arkansas College. “The idea has been around for a long time. Some of the folks who have been […]

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Two Arkansas groups partner to solve crime in Little Rock

Arkansas Stop the Violence and the NAACP teamed up to host a “youth explosion” to give Little Rock’s youth the chance to speak against the issues they’ve noticed. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Local organizations Arkansas Stop the Violence and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) have dedicated their focus to reducing […]

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For Arkansas’s Next Generation of Leaders, Look to the Delta

Along the left bank of the Mississippi River, something exciting is brewing. The river itself is a marvel, a super-charged vehicle for commerce, transportation and agriculture. And the land surrounding it? Some of the richest soil in the world. The Arkansas Delta is also fertile ground for another resource – young, emerging leaders who are […]

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Why Ohio State football will bury Arkansas State by halftime: Nathan Baird’s Outrageous Prediction

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State football did not take control of its season-opening victory over Notre Dame until well into the fourth quarter. Based on past precedent, it might have Saturday’s game against Arkansas State locked up by the fourth possession. Ohio State scored 44 or more first-half points four times last season. That included […]

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Seven Arkansas organizations honored with Governor’s Quality Awards

Seven Arkansas organizations were honored Thursday (Sept. 22) at the 27th Annual Governor’s Quality Awards ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. The seven organizations honored were: Mainstream Technologies, Inc. of Little Rock received the third of four award levels—Achievement Level—which requires applicants to write a 50-page application responding to more than 200 questions […]

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Hutchinson makes his third-way case for president in Texas forum

  Arkansas Gov. @AsaHutchinson joins us at #TribFest22 for a live conversation moderated by @DavidMDrucker on his eight years leading the state and what he’ll do next. https://t.co/EYTXFKynw1 — Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) September 23, 2022 Governor Hutchinson got 40 minutes of exposure this week for his national ambitions at the Texas Tribune’s annual policy festival. […]

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Hostess Brands opening factory in Clark County, Arkansas

LENEXA, KS. – Lenexa-based snack behemoth Hostess has announced plans to reopen a dormant factory in Clark County, Arkansas.  Hostess plans to invest between $120-140 million in the 330,000-square-foot factory, which has stood unused since it was a Danfoss location that closed in 2020. The renovated bakery is expected to create at least 150 new […]

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