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Economist Expects Arkansas Manufacturer to Add Jobs at 'Healthy Pace'

Economist Expects Arkansas Manufacturer to Add Jobs at 'Healthy Pace'

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has risen slightly, suggesting economic growth over the next three to six months... Read More

Contract Awarded for $11.6 Million Facility at Arkansas Tech

Contract Awarded for $11.6 Million Facility at Arkansas Tech

The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees awarded a contract in the amount of $11.6 million to CDI Contractors of Little Rock for the construction of a new academic, student support and administrative facility on the Russellville campus during a meeting at the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center on Thursday, March 20.

The new academic, student support and administrative facility will be located on the parcel of land previously occupied by Bryan Hall, which was demolished in 2013.

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Dardanelle State Park events for April 2014

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

Let us help you with your yard sale!

Let us help you with your yard sale!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Having a yard/rummage/garage sale? We want to help!

Send the following to information to mytown@thv11.com, and we’ll post it for free!

AHTD: Detour for Russellville on Hwy 64

AHTD: Detour for Russellville on Hwy 64

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – Improvements to Highway 64 (Main Street) will require a detour in Russellville, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be repairing cross walks and improving drainage on Highway 64 (Main Street) between Highway 7 and Denver Avenue. Westbound traffic will be detoured using Highway 7, Parkway Avenue and El Paso Street. Eastbound traffic will be detoured using Denver Avenue, 2nd Street and Highway 7.

The detours will be Saturday, March 22nd at 7:00 a.m. through Sunday, March 30th at 4:00 p.m. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

Vet lab loses accreditation

Vet lab loses accreditation

But recognition voluntary; lab making changes. by Leslie Newell Peacock

The state veterinary lab of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, which offers a wide variety of services to the state, such as testing chickens for avian influenza, cattle for brucellosis, pigs for diarrhea, various pet diseases and more, has had in the past five years or so three directors, three deputy directors and three lab directors.

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