Early voting opens Tuesday for Arkansas' primary runoff, though state election officials aren't expecting many people to take part.
Just 21 percent of the state's 1.6 million registered voters showed up for April's primary. And with only one statewide race headed to a runoff, the Secretary of State's office says only around 4 percent of voters - or about 30 people per precinct - are expected.
The National Park Service is accepting public comment on possible changes or improvements to the Clinton Birthplace National Historic Site in Hope.
The public comment period opened last week and runs through June 30. The park service hopes to identify projects that can document the historic character of the neighborhood as experienced by former president Bill Clinton.
Clinton was born in Hope in 1946 and lived in the home with his mother and grandparents for four years.
The filing period for residents seeking disaster unemployment assistance after April's deadly storms is ending.
Claims by those affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began in Faulkner County April 27 must be filed by Monday.
Residents must have worked or have been scheduled to work in the disaster area, but because of the disaster they no longer have a job, a place to work or could not get to their place of work because of the damage.
An author whose extensive work helped build support that led to the release of the West Memphis Three has teamed up with one of the men to tell his story. It’s the second book on the case for Mara Leveritt whose previous book, Devil's Knot, was recently made into a movie.
The University of Arkansas' Division of Agriculture says there is an abundance ticks this spring in Arkansas.
The statement comes on the heels of the death in neighboring Oklahoma of a man who had a virus spread through tick bites.
Extension entomologist Kelly Loftin says lone star ticks and American dog ticks are particularly prevalent. A Delaware, Oklahoma, man died from the Heartland virus - which is linked to the lone star tick.
Other ticks in Arkansas include the blacklegged tick, the winter tick, the Gulf Coast tick and the brown dog tick.
Come join us at the Public Radio Family Reunion from 11:00 - 1:00 on Saturday, May 31, at the KUAR 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5 studios. We are located at 5820 Asher Avenue, Suite 400, in Little Rock.
This Saturday is our one-day on-air drive before our fiscal year ends, and we want you to be part of our celebration. We'll also be wishing our development director, Mary Waldo, well as she retires in June.
Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation say the focus should now shift to reforming the nation's health care network for veterans after Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned over systemic problems within the VA.
Shinseki's resignation was announced Friday, after calls had grown from lawmakers for his ouster following an inspector general's report revealing treatment delays. Hours before the announcement, Republican Sen. John Boozman called for his departure.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services has told Arkansas State University about a data breach in ASU's College of Education and Behavioral Science's Department of Childhood Services.
ASU said Friday that the breach could expose personally identifiable information. Chief Information Officer Henry Torres says there has been unauthorized access to the data - but no reports of illegal use of the information.