Area basketball team wins national championship

Area basketball team wins national championship

  The Fifty-Six Lakers won the HoopPlay USA Nationals (8th grade division) held in Russellville July 16-19. The Lakers went undefeated on their way to becoming the 2021 HoopPlay USA Champions. The team includes players from Warren, Wilmar, Monticello and Rison....

Democracy in Action

Last week, I announced I would be traveling the state for a series of Community COVID Conversations, and today I’d like to talk about why these exercises in democracy matter. The tours are a throwback to the time when community leaders and constituents had more...

State unemployment rate stable third consecutive month

Arkansas unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent for the third straight month, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, released Friday by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services. Arkansas’s unemployment rate is three and...