Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank's Mobile Pantry will travel to Lafayette County on Thursday, September 27. Harvest Texarkana will hand out pantry boxes and USDA goods from 10 a.m. - noon from their parking spot at 827 Central Avenue in Stamps.
Historic Washington State Park will host a "Meet Me in the Garden" workshop each Saturday in the month of September from 10:30 - 11 a.m. You'll need to check in with the Visitor's Center for each day's garden spot.
Southern Arkansas University has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The national Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
An Arkansas man convicted of illegally taking in almost $8 million in a gas well selling scheme will spend close to five year in prison.
51-year-old Jeffrey Scott Rand of Hot Springs was sentenced to 57 months in prison for selling interests in a gas well that he did not own, defrauding 138 victims out of nearly $7.9 million. The sentence was handed down in Hot Springs Federal Court by the Honorable Robert Dawson, United States District Court Judge.