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Thursday, September 10, 2020
Thursday, September 03, 2020

Now that in-person instruction has resumed in Arkansas schools, it is more important than ever to have an adequate level of COVID-19 testing.Without extensive testing, health experts cannot determine the level of community spread or give a reliable forecast. 

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Monday, August 17, 2020

With children headed back to school this month, now is the perfect time for many families to get caught up on immunizations. The summer of 2020 may be more critical than previous summers, as there is a concern that immunizations have declined in recent months due to the pandemic. 

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Friday, July 24, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020

This week, the Education Secretary Johnny Key made a presentation to the House and Senate Education Committee about the Arkansas Ready for Learning initiative. Ready for Learning is a planning and guidance document created to serve as a game plan for district and school administrators as the…

LITTLE ROCK — The number of Arkansas children in foster care continued to go down last year, after reaching an all-time high in 2016 and prompting dramatic measures from elected officials to improve the state’s child welfare system. 

Thursday, July 09, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – During the upcoming school year, local districts will have flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances created by the outbreak of the coronavirus, thanks to a set of waivers adopted by the state Board of Education during a special meeting.

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Saturday, May 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic could be a source of stress, fear, or anxiety for many Arkansans. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a good time to remind Arkansans of the resources available to help during this time.

LITTLE ROCK – Disruptions in the food supply chain affect more than the quantity of products on the grocery store shelves. They have forced Arkansas cattlemen and farmers to make financial decisions today that will affect the supply and demand of food over the coming months and years.

Friday, May 15, 2020
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020
Saturday, April 04, 2020
Friday, April 03, 2020

Ever since Congress passed the $2 trillion CARES Act, I know many of you have had questions about what this bill means for you, your families and your businesses. I hosted a telephone town hall to hear from you and answer your questions. UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson and Executive Direct…

Friday, March 27, 2020
Wednesday, March 04, 2020

By law, Fiscal Sessions can only last 30 days (45 days with a ¾ vote to extend), so members work weeks in advance drafting appropriation measures in order to ensure our sessions are brief.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease each year. In 2017 in Arkansas, a total of 8,270 people died of heart disease.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Monday, January 20, 2020
Thursday, January 09, 2020

We would like to thank all of our partners and patrons for a great year in 2019. Without you all we wouldn’t have a library in four towns in our county. We hope you continue your patronage into the new year and continuing years. We offer great services at all of our locations but most of all…

Friday, November 22, 2019

Cossatot River High School teachers Reggie Fryar and Sandy Alexander were nominated for the Arvest Bank, “We Love Our Teacher,” contest.  These two outstanding teachers won $500 to spend in their classroom! Congratulations!

There were no emergencies reported in the Cliff’s this week, nor death, for which we are grateful. However, for the last few weeks we have had several deaths that have caused us to pause and share our sympathy, prayers and love with each family. 

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Monday, November 04, 2019