LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is reporting its first coronavirus deaths. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that two people have died from COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Faulkner County’s deputy coroner says a 91-year-old man died at a hospital in Conway. State Health Secretary Dr. Nathaniel Smith says the other death was a central Arkansas patient in their 50s. The number of coronavirus cases in Arkansas rose Tuesday from 201 to at least 232. Hutchinson says he is planning to call a special session beginning Thursday to address a $353 million shortfall the state faces because of the effects of the virus pandemic.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) — A federal judge has ruled that panhandlers in Arkansas are allowed to ask for money without being arrested, upending the state’s 2017 anti-loitering law that opponents say unfairly targets […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Coronavirus cases continue to soar in Arkansas, approaching the 100,000 mark as Gov. Asa Hutchinson called this weekend “critical” to the state’s fight against COVID-19. State health officials reported 1,015 […]
TEXARKANA — A free COVID-19 testing operation will be available on Friday, May 15 at the old Excel ER next to the Hopkins Ice House at 4102 Gibson Lane in Texarkana. Anyone experiencing fever and/or […]