Latest Arkansas News

Nationalizing her governor run? 'You bet I am,' Sanders says

Sep. 25, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

CABOT, Ark. (AP) — She's toured the state in an RV emblazoned with her name, launched a TV ad that's airing during Arkansas Razorbacks football games and spoken to packed rooms at restaurants. Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' introduction as a candidate for governor hasn't...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Archie 28, St. Joseph Le Blond 24 Ash Grove 39, Miller 6 Aurora 58, Springfield Catholic 6 Ava 45, Salem 6 BV West, Kan. 27, Raytown 19 Blair Oaks 53,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 55, Pea Ridge 38 Arkadelphia 42, Nashville 14 Ashdown 43, Harmony Grove 23 Atkins 24, Baptist Prep 23 Beebe 49, Junction City 12 Benton 49,...

Three tied for lead after 1st round of LPGA's Arkansas event

Sep. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — A Lim Kim, Katherine Kirk and Eun-HI Ji each shot 8-under 63 Friday for a one-shot lead over Sarah Burnham after the first round of the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship. Five others — Nasa Hataoka, Lindsey Weaver, Pajaree Anannarukarn, Aditi...

Arkansas' COVID-19 hospitalizations lowest in 2 months

Sep. 24, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in Arkansas' hospitals hit its lowest point in two months on Friday as the state reported more than 1,300 new coronavirus cases. The state Department of Health reported COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped by 62 to...

Foundations offer cities help convincing workers to relocate

Sep. 24, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would be living in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and liking it. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely financed by the Walton Family Foundation, that is offering $10,000 incentives to entice new residents to the Ozarks region. ...

Harper rallies Alcorn State past UAPB 39-38

Sep. 23, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Felix Harper threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and Alcorn State rallied to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-38 in the Southwest Athletic Conference opener on Thursday night. Niko Duffey, who had 137 yards on 22 carries, scored his...

Arkansas man pleads guilty to assaulting flight attendant

Sep. 23, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant on a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Little Rock last year. Leon Anderson, 40, of Maumelle, pleaded guilty Wednesday to interfering with a flight attendant, federal...

Old SWC rivals Texas A&M-Arkansas game highlights SEC slate

Sep. 23, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 3: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Texas A&M (3-0) plays No. 16 Arkansas (3-0) in Arlington, Texas. The matchup of former rivals in the Southwest Conference should go a long way into shaping...

No. 16 Arkansas out to reset rivalry vs. No. 7 Texas A&M

Sep. 23, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman knows what the resurgent Razorbacks have to do to make their series against seventh-ranked Texas A&M a real rivalry again. Things have been a bit one-sided since the Aggies joined Arkansas in the Southeastern...