A 4th grade L. F. Henderson teacher was awarded the Arkansas Rural Education Teacher of the Year
An Ashdown Teacher was Named an Arkansas Rural Education Teacher of the Year
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A free community drive-thru evaluation clinic for COVID-19 will be conducted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9 at Trinity Baptist Church, 3115 Trinity Blvd., Texarkana, Arkansas.
Texas State Parks Temporarily Close to the Public
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Arkansas’ public schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday, as a third lawmaker tested positive for the virus.
Louisiana governor: State may be turning the corner on virus
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Traffic to be Limited to One-way at a Time at FM 1398 Near Hooks
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COVID-19 Update from TASD
On Monday, April 6, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that all Arkansas schools will remain closed for on-site instruction for the remainder of the school year.
Arkansas coronavirus cases up to 830, governor to wear mask
The number of coronavirus cases in Arkansas has risen to at least 830 and COVID-19 deaths increased to 16, state health secretary Dr. Nathaniel Smith said Sunday.