Arkansas ranked No. 2 in D1Baseball preseason poll

Fayetteville, Arkansas – Arkansas is ranked No. 2 in D1Baseball’s preseason Top 25. D1Baseball released its rankings on Tuesday morning. The publication is the third of college baseball’s six major polls, including Baseball America, Perfect Game, NCBWA, USA Today Coaches and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, to release its Top 25 ahead of the 2022 season. The…

Arkansas public access to benefit from modernized Marine Fuel Tax Program

Little Rock, Arkansas – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved at today’s regularly scheduled meeting a minute order authorizing AGFC Director Austin Booth to sign an agreement with the Arkansas Department of Transportation to update the existing Marine Fuel Tax program to enhance public boating access to The Natural State’s waters. “From the…

Blossoms fall in rival match up with SAU

Magnolia, Arkansas – The University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s basketball team came out with a loss tonight in their Great American Conference rival match-up with Southern Arkansas University, 109-73. In the first quarter, the Blossoms were throwing up shot after shot, coming out 5-13 for field goals and 0-1 on three pointers. Through their best efforts, the two teams would…

Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives 1-14-22

Pre-fiscal budget hearings began this week with the Governor outlining his balanced budget proposal calling for a 3.3% increase in spending.  We will be reviewing the proposal while we continue to hear requests from state agencies and commissions in the days ahead.  As we prepare for the 2022 Fiscal Session, we want to remind you…

Bradley County sees explosion of COVID cases as 218 are reported active as of Thursday

Warren, Arkansas – COVID cases have increased dramatically in Bradley County in the last 24 hours as 218 active cases were reported Thursday, January 13, 2022 according to the Arkansas Department of Health’s COVID website. Just three days ago Bradley County was reporting 109 cases, and while those numbers have climbed in recent days, Thursdays…