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Gov. Hutchinson discusses mask-wearing in Arkansas schools

DUMAS, Ark. – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson spoke with the Dumas community Tuesday to answers questions related to vaccination efforts and COVID-19 concerns. The key point of interest was mask-wearing as Arkansas schools prepare to open their doors for many students statewide returning to in-person learning. Hutchinson said he plans...
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Little Rock,

Arkansas Children's reports record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Children's Hospital recorded 24 patients who are positive with COVID-19, the highest the hospital has seen since the beginning of the pandemic. As of Tuesday, July 27, the hospital is experiencing 24 total patients with the virus which is a 50% increase over any daily hospitalization peak at Children's.

Coronavirus in Arkansas: 2,052 new cases, 10 additional deaths

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Arkansas Department of Health’s dashboard reported 2,052 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths due to the virus in Arkansas on Tuesday, July 27. There are 15,491 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health. A total of 1,025 people are hospitalized...
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Eric Musselman preparing pros at Arkansas

Anyone who suits up for Arkansas has dreams of one day playing in the NBA, so why not prepare them for the moment while they're in Fayetteville? That's the philosophy head coach Eric Musselman and his impressive coaching staff has, and it has already paid dividends for his players in just two years on the job.
Little Rock,

Sun Belt Conference Announces League Schedule for A-State Men's Basketball

JONESBORO, Ark. — The Sun Belt Conference announced its 2021-22 men's basketball schedule on Tuesday featuring an 18-game slate with games on Thursdays and Saturdays leading up to the Sun Belt Championship in Pensacola, Fla., March 3-7. The 2021-22 conference slate has nine consecutive weeks of Thursday and Saturday contests, and the Arkansas State men's basketball team begins with opening weekend on the home floor for the fourth time in the last six seasons. Reigning East Division champion Georgia State visits First National Bank Arena on Thursday, Dec. 30 with Georgia Southern closing out the opening weekend at home on Saturday, Jan. 1.
Pulaski County, ARKARK

Higgins announces run for second term as Pulaski Sheriff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Eric Higgins announced he will run for another term as Pulaski County Sheriff on Tuesday. A release from the Higgins’ campaign touted his work improving ties between the sheriff’s office and the community. “Together we’ve made great strides in protecting our families and making the sheriff’s...