Thomas noted that Tuesday marked the first day of demolition work at the old Peake Elementary School campus. A groundbreaking ceremony is tentatively set to happen in January.
More than 5,200 children were in foster care in the spring of 2016, a nearly 30 percent increase from 2017, according to the report. DCFS implemented strategies to decrease the count to 5,010 by August 2017.
The Joint Health Services Subcommittee met Monday to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the state’s existing mental and behavioral health care resources.
This is the largest multistate Attorney General privacy settlement in U.S history; Arkansas serves on the executive committee.
Justice of the Peace Albert Neal got the silent treatment when he asked fellow justices to consider a raise for members of the governing body.
Ian Cosh, vice president emeritus for community and international engagement at Ouachita Baptist University, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Education degree from Liverpool (England) Hope University in July 2022 at the university’s graduation ceremony in the United Kingdom.
During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend of 2020, there were 333 passenger vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashes across the nation.