• Medicaid option announced for low income residents

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday that the federal government has agreed to a new Medicaid expansion deal that would allow about 250,000 low-income people in Arkansas to receive federal subsidies to purchase private insurance through an exchange. Beebe, a Democrat, has …

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  • Gas prices up 46 cents in Arkansas in past month

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The AAA says gas prices in Arkansas have increased nearly 50 cents in the past month. The AAA says the average price for a gallon of unleaded gas Monday was $3.63. That’s up 46 cents from $3.17 a gallon one month …

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  • Coming to ASU-MH: Neil Berg’s ‘100 Years of Broadway’ features five Broadway stars

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed “100 Years of Broadway,” a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows featuring a cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band, is coming to The Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State …

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  • LRR Audubon Society to meet

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin’ Restaurant in Clinton. A Dutch-treat meal will be at 5:30. Dr. Sally Entrekin, an aquatic ecology professor at the University of Central Arkansas, will present a program about understanding …

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  • 3 quakes recorded near Trumann

    TRUMANN (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three earthquakes in the Trumann area during the weekend. No injuries or damage are reported. The USGS says a 2.6 magnitude quake was recorded at 11:52 p.m. Saturday and a 2.0 magnitude quake was recorded at 9:38 …

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  • Storm leaving state, but ice danger lingers

    LITTLE ROCK — A massive winter storm that grazed Arkansas left roads in the state’s north clogged with slush and snow Thursday and knocked out electricity to about 10,000 customers. Arkansas got off easy compared with points north and west that were buried under snow …

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  • AGFC seeks assistance with swans

    LITTLE ROCK — Hunters and wildlife watchers are urged to help count and identify Arkansas’ wintering swan populations. Karen Rowe, nongame migratory bird program leader with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, said, “Numbers of both trumpeter and tundra swans wintering in Arkansas appear to …

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  • NWS warns of major icing

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says much of northern and central Arkansas could see major ice accumulations as a winter storm brings freezing rain to the state. An ice storm warning was in effect until 4 p.m. today for areas north and …

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  • Northern Arkansas braces for ice, electric outages

    LITTLE ROCK — Sleet, snow and freezing rain clogged major highways and made for slippery travel on back roads in northern Arkansas on Wednesday as the middle section of the nation braced for a night of storm-wrought misery. The National Weather Service issued winter storm …

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  • Severe storms arrive

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms are possible in southern Arkansas as part of a winter storm system now moving through the state. A severe thunderstorm warning was in place until 8:45 this morning for portions of Arkansas, Cleveland, Jefferson …

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  • Small quake hits near Manila

    MANILA (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake was recorded near the Mississippi County town of Manila. The county sheriff’s office says no injuries or damage are reported. The Geological Survey says the 2.5 magnitude quake was recorded at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday …

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  • Northern Arkansas could see significant ice storm

    LITTLE ROCK — Forecasters say northern Arkansas could see significant ice accumulation as a storm system makes its way through the state. The National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory for freezing rain will be in effect from midnight tonight until 4 p.m. Thursday …

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