Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County is officially under a burn ban as of Wednesday morning, September 28, 2022. This comes a day after Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney issued a burn ban for Bradley County. Bradley, Cleveland, Calhoun, Lincoln, Drew, and Ashley Counties are all at a high risk of wildfires at the moment due to dry conditions…

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas dispatch 64 line crews to Florida

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas dispatch 64 line crews to Florida

Little Rock, Ark. — Sept. 27, 2022 — The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas have dispatched 64 line workers and utility vehicles, along with construction and right-of-way equipment, to assist Peace River Electric Cooperative of Wauchula, Fla. with anticipated power outages from Hurricane Ian. The 64 professional line workers are with Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI)…

Arkansas at Mississippi State game time announced

Arkansas at Mississippi State game time announced

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas football’s week six matchup at Mississippi State on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Starkville will kick at 11 a.m. CT and air on SEC Network. The Hogs (3-1) lead the all-time series against the Bulldogs, 18-13-1, and defeated Mississippi State in Fayetteville last year, 31-28. This weekend, No. 20 Arkansas takes on No.…

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 23, 2022

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 23, 2022

CLASS 7A 7A CENTRALBryant 41, FS Northside 10Conway 42, LR Southwest 0Cabot 37, Jonesboro 6North LR 53, LR Central 8 7A WEST Bentonville 45, Har-Ber 17Fayetteville 42, Bentonville West 28Rogers 35, FS Southside 7Springdale 40, Heritage 28 CLASS 6A 6A EASTBenton 56, El Dorado 28Marion 34, Greene Co. Tech 8LR Catholic 42, Searcy 21West Memphis 35,…

BCMC’s Huitt named a finalist for Arkansas Business Hospital CFO of the Year

BCMC’s Huitt named a finalist for Arkansas Business Hospital CFO of the Year

WARREN, Ark. – Arkansas Business recently announced its 2022 CFO of the Year award finalists with Bradley County Medical Center’s CEO Leslie Huitt among the final four for Hospital CFO of the Year.  Huitt was just recently named Chief Executive Officer of the hospital in June after serving as the Interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer. She…

Hogs overcome early turnovers in win over Petrino’s Missouri State

Hogs overcome early turnovers in win over Petrino’s Missouri State

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Razorbacks fended off a potential upset Saturday night, September 17, 2022, defeating the Missouri State Bears by the final of 38-27 at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. Getting off to a slow start, the Hogs fell behind 17-0 in shocking fashion after multiple turnovers and great offensive play…

Drew Sanders named Bednarik Award Player of the Week

Drew Sanders named Bednarik Award Player of the Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas junior linebacker Drew Sanders was tabbed National Player of the Week by the Chuck Bednarik Award on Tuesday.    The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1994 and is named in honor of Chuck “Concrete Charlie” Bednarik who was an All-American player at the University…

Hogs’ ground game fuels win over South Carolina

Hogs’ ground game fuels win over South Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Moving to 2-0 on the season, the Arkansas Razorbacks took down SEC Conference opponent South Carolina Saturday, September 10, 2022 by the final of 44-30. Arkansas struck first with 6:42 left in the first quarter as Raheim “Rocket” Sanders clamored into the end zone from a yard out. After the extra point,…

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 9, 2022

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 9, 2022

CLASS 7A Bentonville West 45, LR Central 0Bryant 20, LR Parkview 10Conway 51, Springdale 14Rogers 52, Farmington 39Fayetteville 42, FS Northside 21Wynne 72, FS Southside 44LR Southwest 30, Heritage 29 CLASS 6A Marion 27, El Dorado 23Benton 58, Sylvan Hills 24Sheridan 31, Searcy 14 3rd (weather delay)West Memphis 46, Jacksonville 8LR Catholic 38, Greene Co.…

Arkansas’s Cohoon and Lewis to be honored this week

Arkansas’s Cohoon and Lewis to be honored this week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –Ruth Cohoon and Bev Lewis were instrumental in laying the foundation for women’s athletics at the University of Arkansas. They will be honored this weekend as part of the university’s recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, the ground-breaking legislation that ensured equal opportunities for women. Razorback Athletics will celebrate Cohoon and…

SEC announces Arkansas 2022-23 men’s basketball league schedule

SEC announces Arkansas 2022-23 men’s basketball league schedule

FAYETTEVILLE – The Southeastern Conference has announced Arkansas’ 2022-23 conference men’s basketball schedule. The Razorbacks will have four home league games on Saturday, punctuated by the regular-season finale versus Kentucky (Mar. 4) in Bud Walton Arena. Head coach Eric Musselman will open the fourth year of his SEC tenure on Dec. 28 (Wed.) at LSU. Overall,…

Attorney General Rutledge and bipartisan coalition reach $438.5 million agreement with JUUL Labs

Attorney General Rutledge and bipartisan coalition reach $438.5 million agreement with JUUL Labs

LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today a $438.5 million agreement in principle between JUUL Labs and 34 states and territories resolving a two-year bipartisan investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s marketing and sales practices. In addition to the financial terms, the settlement would force JUUL to comply with a series of strict injunctive terms…

Domineck, Pool earn SEC weekly honors

Domineck, Pool earn SEC weekly honors

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas football earned two SEC Player of the Week honors, the conference office announced Monday. Jordan Domineck was tabbed the league’s defensive lineman of the week while linebacker Bumper Pool was selected as defensive player of the week.   Both weekly honors are the first of Domineck and Pool’s careers. The duo played instrumental…

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 2, 2022

Dr. Joe Wharton Arkansas High School Football Scoreboard for September 2, 2022

CLASS 7A Bixby, Okla. 59, Har-Ber 0Cabot 34, Bentonville West 10Conway 44, Bentonville 34Farmington 38, Springdale 20Fayetteville 28, North LR 10FS Southside 47, Van Buren 32Greenwood 56, FS Northside 53Heritage 20, Louisburg (Mo.) 16Lake Hamilton 26, Jonesboro 21Pine Bluff 38, LR Central 6Rogers 49, Tulsa (Okla.) Bishop Kelley 21Denton (TX) Ryan vs. Bryant in Shreveport,…