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The two easternmost internment camps in the country were in swampy, tax-delinquent lands in the Arkansas Delta. ... And this city is sharing the story. ... McGehee in 1878 and branched from here in four directions as it headed to Little Rock, Memphis and the Louisiana towns of Tallulah and Alexandria.
Little Rock has been selected as one of 14 cities to participate in the CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger Leadership Academy in Kansas City, Mo. The city will partner with the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and the Central Arkansas Library System in the effort. CHAMPS stands for Cities Combating ...

Carilia Bonilla, associate admissions officer for diversity at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. • Dalton Person, attorney at Jones, Jackson & Moll PLC. • Mosie Boyd, founding attorney at True Grit Law Firm and Sebastian County Judge candidate. The town hall meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday at ...
The city of Walnut Ridge is working on a drainage project ahead of a major asphalt overlay project. Mayor Charles Snapp said drainage work is being done in a residential area, near County Road 434 and Highway 67. Snapp said the work is one of the final projects before the city begins working on a ...
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -- The governor of Arkansas has authorized a $100,000 grant for a town recovering from a tornado that recently swept through the area. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is using specialized funds to aid Mountainburg, a northwestern Arkansas town that didn't qualify for state of federal assistance. Hutchinson ...
The national theater scene was shaken this week by news that Arkansas' flagship playhouse, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, is suspending operations because of financial woes. It is laying off nearly all of its staff, including former Twin Cities director John Miller-Stephany, who had taken over leadership ...

The problem is literal; Washington brought in city code enforcers to a town-hall-style meeting last month to speak to residents about the practice. ... The Southeast Arkansas Community Corrections Center, a facility with about 350 nonviolent female prisoners, moved in 2016 from Pine Bluff to West Memphis.
From that point on, history becomes cloudy. Hundreds of residents from surrounding cities and Mississippi flocked to Elaine and Phillips County to squash what they called an "insurrection" of black citizens. Then-Arkansas Gov. Charles Hillman Brough asked for and directed U.S. troops to Phillips County.
They suspected that the Spanish conquistador searching for the fabled city of gold exaggerated accounts of a town that stretched on for miles. It will take years for the preservation and development of Etzanoa to be made ready for year-round visitors, but in the meantime, Arkansas City historians and ...
Allen Moore, sometimes known as the Southern Gentleman of Mushing is an elite sled dog runner, who's path from small-town Arkansas to mushing fame surprises even him. “It does not make sense, a redneck from Arkansas coming here and runnin' dogs.” Moore said. Moore grew up in Arkansas' ...

Caddo Valley City Council addresses RV parking; new alcohol statute .... The Caddo Valley City Council adopted two ordinances and their emergency clauses during their recent meeting. The Caddo Valley City Council adopted two ordinances and their emergency clauses during their recent meeting.
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Arkansas' capital city in this free weekly email newsletter. ... Russ Racop, who will run for the Ward 6 seat on the city board, said that opened the door for him to begin raising funds, as well. He formed the Racop for Little Rock Board Exploratory Committee on Friday.
Jason Owen, who leads Sandbox Management representing artists like Little Big Town, Faith Hill and Kacey Musgraves, said in the letter that his clients would no longer support the foundation. Owen and his husband have one child and are expecting more, but Owen said that Huckabee has made it clear ...
The full-time, directly elected mayor has some powers — appointment and veto — and a city manager whose significant administrative powers include hiring top department heads. I don't think I exaggerate in saying a lot of people see flaws in the system. In the end, the mayor's power begins and ends with ...
NEWFOUNDLAND, Pa. (AP) -- Crown-wearing worshipers clutching AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday, prompting a nearby school to cancel classes. With state police and a smattering of protesters ...
In its lawsuit, Mississippi County pointed to Arkansas Code Annotated 12-41-506, which states in part, "In the absence of an agreement on jail costs between a county and all municipalities having law enforcement agencies," a quorum court may "establish a daily fee to be charged municipalities for keeping ...
Arkansas town braces for heavy rain, possible flooding ... One area bracing for the worst is Northeastern Arkansas. ... The city says crews have been clearing storm drains, and the Mississippi County Office of Emergency Management says the Blytheville rescue squad can go into action if needed. The unit is ...
The proposal would've barred anyone under the age of 21 from using or purchasing tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and vaping devices. More than 160 cities, including New York City, Kansas City and Chicago, have adopted similar city ordinances. Arkansas law allows anyone 18 years old and ...
KEISER, Ark. — As the sun sets on Keiser, though devastation reared it's head, the small town sees hope on the horizon. "I wouldn't hesitate to say the population of Keiser is about double right now," resident Gary Gardner said. The community is uniting by blowing away debris and taking the time to pass ...


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