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Newton County led the state with 68 bears harvested.
Bear hunters eclipse harvest record
PARIS — Arkansas bear hunters harvested 765 bears during the 2023 hunting season, topping the record by a margin of 100 bears, according to a presentation given by Myron Means at the Arkansas …
Planning for the July 14-28 Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) mission officially named Ozark Wellness are from left, Captain Ryan R. Kiger, G-2/5 Plans, 807th Medical Command; Major Tanee Nimsakont, 325th Field Hospital Operations/Planner; Tina M. Cole, community development coordinator with the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District based in Harrison; Master Sergeant Rebecca Rhodes, 811th Hospital Center Operations/Planner and Lieutenant Colonel Kristin Porter, public affairs officer, 807th Medical Command.
Mission: 'Ozark Wellness' coming in July
HARRISON — A contingent of US Army Reserve officers and staff were in Harrison Tuesday, March 19, planning for an Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) mission officially named Ozark Wellness. …
The Learning Center of North Arkansas officially opened its new facility in Jasper Tuesday morning, March 5. The Newton County Chamber of Commerce, led by Director Toinette Madison, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. at the 220 South Stone Street location.  A large number of people attended the event and toured the facilities after comments were made by Executive Director Karla Gray and the ribbon was cut by staff and students.
'Learning Center' officially opens in Jasper
The Learning Center of North Arkansas officially opened its new facility in Jasper Tuesday morning, March 5. The Newton County Chamber of Commerce, led by Director Toinette Madison, held a …
Local News

Food scientists are finding ways to preserve food quality and ensure food safety

FAYETTEVILLE — Sometimes the processing that makes food safe can compromise flavor and nutrients, but food scientist Jennifer Acuff is looking for a way to make food safe and minimize loss of …

Mid-South Conference: Updates on ag tax and the Corporate Transparency Act

FAYETTEVILLE — When Benjamin Franklin wrote “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” he had no inkling of the unpredictable life of the Corporate Transparency …

USDA-grant supported FRST Project releases new fertilizer prediction tool

FAYETTEVILLE — A new fertilizer recommendation tool, developed nationally in collaboration with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, could save farmers millions of dollars annually …

U.S. Senate staff to talk Farm Bill at 2nd Annual Western Ag and Environmental Law Conference

FAYETTEVILLE — Two agricultural policy veterans will provide inside-the-Beltway insights into the Farm Bill and other issues affecting the western United States during the 2nd Annual Western …

Farm and ranch estate planning on agenda for NALC’s 11th Annual Mid-South Conference

FAYETTEVILLE — The average age of farmers continues increasing, according to the latest Census of Agriculture, yet many of those farmers haven’t completed an estate plan. The 2022 Census …

Local Sports

Commission considers additional changes to 2024-25 regulations, waterfowl season dates

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of additional hunting and fishing regulations proposals for the 2024-25 hunting and fishing seasons. During the 2024 …

AGFC plans Lake Wilhelmina renovation

MENA — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will begin a controlled drawdown of 66-year-old Lake Wilhelmina in Polk County, beginning Aug. 1 to make extensive repairs to failing infrastructure …

Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority contributes $500,000 to ‘Reimagine the River Valley’

FORT SMITH — The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission along with community leaders met at Chaffee Crossing April 10 to announce a $500,000 contribution from …

Southeast to Receive $9 million as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides grants for boating infrastructure, local communities and water recreation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced more than $21 million in Boating Infrastructure Grant funding to support construction, renovation and maintenance of marinas and other boating …

Wonder Boys host East Central for final weekend series at home of regular season

FIRST PITCH With their final two weekend series of the regular season being played on the road, the Arkansas Tech baseball team is set to play is final home conference series of the regular season …

Arkansas youth turkey hunters bag

LITTLE ROCK — Thousands of young hunters took to the woods last weekend for Arkansas’s annual youth turkey hunt, taking advantage of a bright, sunny opening morning followed by a …

Arkansas Wild to premiere on Arkansas PBS

CONWAY — "Arkansas Wild: The Story of Trout Tourism on the Little Red River" – a film exploring the tourism impact and conservation challenges facing the river, home to the former …

Calipari is leaving Kentucky to come to Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has done what many thought was basically impossible and hired John Calipari away from Kentucky. Calipari and Arkansas were still working on finalizing a five-year deal …

Razorback football has second scrimmage

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas held its second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday and both sides of the ball had some good moments particularly the defense. Unlike last week's first scrimmage, the …

Arkansas basketball coach leaves

FAYETTEVILLE — Eric Musselman is leaving Arkansas to take the head coaching job at USC. He will replace Andy Enfield who left for SMU. Musselman is leaving Arkansas after five years. During …
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