The benefits of Arkansas’s investments in higher education are sometimes reaped by other states when graduates leave Arkansas to pursue careers elsewhere. This challenge is often referred to as brain-drain.
Police in Little Rock say a human skull and other remains have been found just south of the Pulaski County jail.
A police report on the discovery says officers were called shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday by a man who said his dogs and found the remains. The report says the man gathered bones that he also found and that detectives later found more and those remains were turned over to the county coroner.
(Left to right) Faulkner County Judge Allen Dodson, Congressman Tim Griffin, Tammie Hynum with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and Graham Rich, CEO of Central Arkansas Water.
On the one year anniversary of the Mayflower Oil Spill, those involved in the response came together to discuss how the pipeline rupture was handled, lessons learned and whether it should ever be allowed to reopen. The discussion was held at the Clinton School of Public Service.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel eventually filed a lawsuit, along with the federal government, seeking punitive damages.
Fields around parts of Arkansas are inundated with water from some relatively rainy months and the result is some major crops aren’t getting in the ground as early as most would like. The Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Director of Market Information and Economics Matt King said conditions on the ground may prompt some farmers to make adjustments.