• Mike Preston

    Florida man named new AEDC chairman

    Mike Preston of Florida has been named the new new director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Preston previously served as director of government relations for Enterprise Florida, where he helped create more than 147,000 jobs generating more than $10 billion in capital investment, according to a news release from Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office announcing the new AEDC chairman. Preston is a 2005 graduate of the University of Florida, a former chief of staff to … Continued

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  • Art Competition

    U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman accepting art competition submissions from high school students

    U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman’s office is accepting art submissions from high school students in the Fourth Congressional District for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition, which began in 1982, allows high school students to showcase their artistic ability in the Cannon Tunnel that connects the House office-building complex to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Each year, more than three million people view this gallery as they walk through the Cannon Tunnel. Entries to … Continued

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  • Body of missing Ashley County man discovered

    The body of a missing Ashley County was discovered Tuesday night in a wooded area in Gurdon about five miles from the Georgia Pacific mill where he worked. Wesley Livingston, 24, of Hamburg, was seen on March 10 at the Georgia Pacific mill. His body was located by the Clark County Search and Rescue Unit Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m., according to a news release from the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Livingston’s body has been taken … Continued

  • Monticello seeking movie suggestions for 2015 Movies in the Park

    The City of Monticello is seeking suggestions for this year’s selection of films for the 2015 Movies in the Park series.  Suggestions for summer movie series may be submitted via the City of Monticello’s Facebook facebook.com/CityMonticello or Twitter twitter.com/CityMonticello pages using the hashtag #2015moviesinthepark. The 2015 Movies in the Park series will include ten outdoor films shown May 9 until September 5 at the McCloy Park Amphitheater. The park program was started as a free park activity open to the … Continued