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Russellville city noise ordinance poll results are in

Russellville city noise ordinance poll results are in

Chaplain/Alderman Paul Northcut asked ClickRiverValley.com to survey our large local audience about the local "sound ordinance". He plans to present his information to the Russellville City Council about this issue. We delivered the email survey to over 9,000 email addresses and posted it on our Facebook page of more than 4,500 fans. 

To see all of the poll results and comments submitted by those who took the poll click here.

'Sound Off' Episode 4: Stonewall Democrats

'Sound Off' Episode 4: Stonewall Democrats

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RSM) -- Our third interview is with Eric McDaniel of the Stonewall Democrats, a gay activist political organization that made headlines recently when addressed by Gov. Beebe earlier this year. CLICK HERE to listen.

Stonewall was caught up in controversy when leaders in the organization refused to publicly criticize the governor for making what some viewed as unfavorable remarks regarding gay rights in Arkansas. McDaniel has taken heat for this decision, and addresses that here in this interview. What do you think? Should the Stonewall Democrats have rebuked Gov. Beebe's comments, or did they do the right thing?

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Senator Pryor to discuss economy, jobs on state tour

Senator Pryor to discuss economy, jobs on state tour

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mark Pryor today said that he is looking forward to spending August discussing economic development in the state. The senator will attend the following public events this week.

On Tuesday, August 9 at 9:30 a.m., Sen. Pryor will attend the Russellville Chamber of Commerce meeting to discuss local initiatives.  The meeting will take place at the Russellville Chamber Office, 708 West Main Street in Russellville, AR.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

At 11:30 a.m., Sen.

Have 'Coffee with the Mayor' June 22

Have 'Coffee with the Mayor' June 22

Mayor Bill Eaton led a "Walk with the Mayor" June 8, 2011. Members of the community joined up with the Clean & Green committee to talk about current issues while picking up trash in the neighborhoods around Russellville Middle School. The group also visited James School Park and enjoyed watching the children play.

Katherine Harst of Big Brother/Big Sister and her Little Sister, Aahna, joined the group today. Mayor Eaton is very supportive of this excellent organization and its positive impact on both adults and children in the community.

Because of the summer heat, Mayor Eaton will not lead "Walk with the Mayor" until the Fall, but he will host a "Coffee with the Mayor" on June 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Main Street Mission (110 E. 2nd St.).

Pryor, Rockefeller introduce legislation to protect consumers’ personal info

Pryor, Rockefeller introduce legislation to protect consumers’ personal info

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.) today reintroduced legislation to require businesses and nonprofit organizations that store consumers’ personal information to put in place strong security features to safeguard sensitive data, alert consumers when this data has been breached, and provide affected individuals with the tools they need to protect their credit and finances.  Currently, there is no single federal standard for guarding many types of consumer information.

“If companies are going to collect and store consumers’ personal information, safeguarding that information should be priority number one.  Unfortunately, we’re seeing some very popular companies outsmarted by hackers.  In fact, since we first introduced this legislation, we’ve seen major data breaches affect customers at Target, Best Buy, Walgreens and Sony,” said Senator Pryor, Chairman of the U.S.

Sound Off (Ep. 001): Patrick Kennedy

Sound Off (Ep. 001): Patrick Kennedy

Our first interview for "Sound Off"! Had a good time talking Arkansas politics with Patrick Kennedy. Who do you want to hear from on the next episode? Go to Rogue Star Media Group and let us know.

LISTEN HERE!

Ark. Tech professor, OBU alum gives statehood lecture

Ark. Tech professor, OBU alum gives statehood lecture

Wednesday, June 1

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: "The Rights and Rank to Which We Are Entitled": A Retrospective on Statehood
Noon - 1 p.m.

Dr. Thomas A. DeBlack will look back on the people and events associated with the statehood movement in Arkansas and try to place it in the context of the times.

Dr. DeBlack is an associate professor of history at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. He holds a B. A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (1973), an M.S.E. from Ouachita Baptist University (1979), and a Ph. D. from the University of Arkansas (1995).