LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he’ll encourage people to wear face masks in public but indicated that he doesn’t plan to enact a statewide requirement. Hutchinson told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday that he’s “not going to pass a mandate that is unenforceable.” He added that residents will be educated about the importance of face coverings to protect others. The state health department on Saturday reported at least 570 more cases of the virus and 10 more deaths, bringing the number of reported cases to 19,310 and the death toll to 259.
The world’s sports schedule is cratering at warp speed due to coronavirus. College sports officials called off the NCAA basketball tournament, making it the biggest event to be canceled since the virus started spreading. Leaders […]
By NOAH TRISTER, the Associated Press As baseball scrambles to start an abbreviated season, the prevailing mood is one of nervous excitement. Major League Baseball set a 60-game schedule Tuesday night, and now the sport […]
TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center announced 21 new cases of COVID-19 in the county. There are now 268 positive cases reported in Bowie County with 119 recoveries and 16 related deaths. Nearby […]