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Clark County Farmer’s Market offers fresh, local goods

The Clark County Farmer’s Market is a hidden gem of commerce with an array of locally raised produce and meat products, as well as homemade baked goods and an eclectic mix of crafts.

Health Department urges precautions during tick, mosquito season

mosquito biting on skin

Arkansas has some of the highest rates in the nation for tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), Ehrlichiosis, and Tularemia. Additionally, Anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, Heartland virus, Bourbon virus, and other diseases may also be carried by ticks. Mosquitoes in Arkansas can carry West Nile Virus and other less common diseases.