arkansas http://ualrpublicradio.org en Missing Dog Found In California, Reunited With Family In Arkansas http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/missing-dog-found-california-reunited-family-arkansas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A family in Rogers will be reunited with their lost dog Tuesday night, after spending two months apart. The eight year old Pomeranian, Koda, is arriving in Arkansas from San Diego, California.</p><p>The dog was brought to the Department of Animal Service’s attention and scanned for identification. His microchip identified him as an Arkansas native and a San Diego-based non profit offered to pay for his trip home.</p><p>Daniel DeSoussa, County of San Diego Animal Services Deputy Director says preparing for situations like these are important.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 20:29:07 +0000 Maggie Carroll 9883 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Missing Dog Found In California, Reunited With Family In Arkansas 16 Defendants Charged In A Drug Trafficking Operation http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/16-defendants-charged-drug-trafficking-operation-0 <p></p><p>The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday &nbsp;that 16 people have been charged with conspiring to distribute hundreds of kilograms of cocaine throughout Arkansas.&nbsp;</p><p>Idalia Ramos Rangel, better known as “Big Momma” or “La Tia”, is the highest ranking member indicted of leading the drug trafficking organization.</p><p>The Gulf Cartel is based out of Matamoros, Mexico but works in several U.S. areas, including inmates who were serving time in the federal prison in Forrest City. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 23:10:37 +0000 Maggie Carroll 4471 at http://ualrpublicradio.org 16 Defendants Charged In A Drug Trafficking Operation New CEO Announced For Arkansas Foodbank http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/new-ceo-announced-arkansas-foodbank <p></p><p>The former head of the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance has been named the new CEO of the Arkansas Foodbank.&nbsp;</p><p>Rhonda Sanders said she’s excited about the opportunity.&nbsp;</p><p>“I really fell in love with the food banking industry, the mixture of charitable organization, helping people get their life on track and get the food they need, while also operating in the business environment.”</p><p>Sanders said the Arkansas Foodbank aims to allocate 18 million lbs. of food this year.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:11:48 +0000 Kezia Nanda 3929 at http://ualrpublicradio.org New CEO Announced For Arkansas Foodbank