Arkansas County Newswire

Arkansas County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Arkansas County, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 49 in Arkansas County, AR

  1. Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar ArrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Stratton Seed Co. of Stuttgart announced Thursday that it plans to build a 1-megawatt solar array capable of supplying power to all 11 of its facilities in Arkansas and Lonoke counties.

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  2. Environment notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | NWAonline

    ... Gurley earns $32,500 annually. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has awarded $106,003 to an Arkansas county and a city to remove asbestos from two former hospitals, the agency announced in a news release. The city of Arkadelphia ...

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  3. Authorities: High-speed chase through Arkansas county leads to arrest of 37-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Arkansas Online

    A high-speed pursuit across an Arkansas county earlier this week ended in the arrest of a 37-year-old man, authorities say.

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  4. Invasive beetle confirmed in another Arkansas countyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Texarkana Gazette

    Drew County has been added to confirmed sites of the emerald ash borer - an invasive beetle that feeds on and kills ash trees. Drew County was already included within the current 33-county quarantine as a buffer county.

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  5. No 1. problem at Arkansas courthouse: People urinating in the elevatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    JONESBORO - Officials in one Arkansas county have a plea for courthouse visitors: Please stop urinating in our elevator.

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  6. Farmer running for east Arkansas congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Courier

    ... option," or a government-run insurance plan as part of the overhaul. Nelson, who lives in unincorporated Arkansas County, described himself as fiscally conservative and said he supports a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. ...

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  7. Farmer Running for East Arkansas Congressional SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... or a government-run insurance plan as part of the overhaul. Nelson, who lives in unincorporated Arkansas County, described himself as fiscally conservative and said he supports a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. ...

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  8. Democrat announces for 1st District CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Mike Nelson , an Arkansas County cattle rancher, farmer and hunting outfitter, says he intends to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford in the 1st Congressional District. Nelson, 48, called the House-passed Republican bill to replace Obamacare was a "piece of junk" in an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette interview, to give you some idea of his outlook.

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  9. Flooding hits northeast Arkansas rice hardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... rice-producing counties are now in the northeast where the flooding is worst Lawrence, Jackson, Poinsett. Arkansas County isn't that far behind. Lawrence and Randolph counties have taken the brunt of the flooding. The hits just keep on coming for ...

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  10. Construction Begins on State's Largest Solar ArrayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    To the muted sound of shovels in the Arkansas County soil and then the much louder strains of the Beatles' "Good Day Sunshine" from loudspeakers, the state ushered in a new era of utility-scale solar power Tuesday.

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  11. Arkansas county unsure if flood damage will change scheduled repair of roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | NWAonline

    Benton County officials say it's too soon to gauge how last weekend's flooding will affect the year's road work plan. County Judge Barry Moehring and Jay Frasier, public services administrator and head of the Road Department, briefed the Quorum Court on the 2017 road plan April 28. Moehring and Frasier also discussed a survey and assessment of the county's paved roads that was used to grade the road conditions and identify roads and sections of roads selected for the work plan.

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  12. Bankers in state say rules a burdenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Reform and Consumer Protection Act. "We have to set up a committee just to deal with the regulations," said Arkansas County Bank's Stuttgart branch president, Gary Oltmann. "[We're] just pushing paper instead of doing customer service." If a loan ...

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  13. The Latest: About 50 homes destroyed in Arkansas countyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The murky waters of the Black River swell out of their banks in this view looking east with U.S. 67, at left, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Pocahontas, Ark. Downpours that dumped up to a foot of rain in parts of the nation's midsection last weekend led to the sudden surge of water.

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  14. The Latest: About 50 homes destroyed in Arkansas countyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WWSB

    Randolph County Judge David Jansen says the Black River levee near Pocahontas had nine breaches Wednesday morning, three of them major. Parts of the town were evacuated earlier in the week after the river rose to record levels because of weekend storms that drenched the area.

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  15. Deadly tornados kill five and leave nearly 50 others in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Daily Star

    At 9pm local time yesterday, the National Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes hit the area: in Canton, Caney City and Eustace. In Arkansas, another person was killed after a tree fell onto a mobile home, Arkansas County Emergency Management spokesperson Whitney Green said.

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  16. As elections association comes to end, NW officials look to form replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    FAYETTEVILLE -- A group of Northwest Arkansas election commissioners plans to start a new organization to replace the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association, which is set to dissolve this year.

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  17. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | NWAonline

    The feed conservation and preparedness campaign in the northern district of Arkansas county, which closed last night, probably was the most enthusiastic and successful movement ever held in the county. In three nights the total attendance at meetings in rural schools was 2,122.

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  18. Biggest-ever state lottery winner finally claims $177 million winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... winning Arkansas Scholarship Lottery ticket was sold at All Stop Valero, 408 East 22nd St., in Stuttgart (Arkansas County). The retailer willreceive a $50,000 bonus commission on the sale. About the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Since its inception ...

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  19. $177M jackpot is record for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... manages, a Valero gas station just off Arkansas 165, sells the second-highest number of lottery tickets in Arkansas County, which has a population just under 19,000. Whoever the winner is would hold the record for the biggest jackpot won in ...

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  20. Ex-DeWitt teacher to face sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    A former DeWitt High School math teacher will be charged with six counts of first-degree sexual assault involving a student, said Arkansas County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Dittrich. The assaults occurred between Nov. 2 and Nov 26, a bench warrant filed in Arkansas County Circuit Court indicated.

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