The quorum court passed four resolutions yesterday in support of a grant application for some $234,000 in COVID-19 assistance for rural hospitals for Chicot Memorial Medical Center.

Precautions to limit the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 have forced Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to cancel the annual fishing derbies held at its five fish hatcheries in June, but anglers throughout the state will still be able to enjoy some quality time chasing catfish. 

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As of July 1, Arkansas began a new fiscal year. During this world pandemic, we can remain optimistic, and here is why. Even though we finished the business year $168 million behind the last fiscal season, we still finished $369 million ahead of economic projections for our state in the wake …

This year, the Fourth of July was quieter than any in our lifetime. That was most obvious, perhaps, in small towns such as Piggott, where July 4th is the biggest event of the year.