The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the 2020 Shade Trees on Playgrounds (STOP) program through September 25 for schools needing additional shade on playgrounds.
Those whose hands yearn for the dirt can learn to farm with classroom training and practical experience in two Center for Arkansas Farms and Food programs.
Registration is open for the Cooperative Extension Service’s Income Tax School, which is designed to help tax preparers get ready for the 2021 tax season.
The Celebrate! Maya Project has announced its Build A Better World Through the Arts & Literature lecture series will take place as an online program.
Funding is now available to help licensed child care centers cover costs associated with the COVID-19 outbreak and to cover child care costs for some essential workers in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced.
The Adult Education Division of Southern Arkansas University Tech-Camden, has been approved to continue serving as the Local Educating Authority for Adult Education for 2020-2024.
Magnolia schools are working out ways to serve students due to the state’s sudden decision Sunday to close schools for two weeks.
CPR and AED training will be provided to the public from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, March 12 at the SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, 3696 E. Main Road, Room 121, in El Dorado.
The basics of using raised beds in horticulture will be taught from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at the SouthArk Library Auditorium, 300 Summit Ave. in El Dorado.
ARKADELPHIA -- Ouachita Baptist University’s Pruet School of Christian Studies will host the 10th annual Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling on Friday, February 28 in Walker Conference Center.
Nothing completes a great recipe better than fresh herbs straight from your garden. Have you ever pulled out a recipe that calls for a specific fresh herb, gone to the grocery and couldn’t find it? Or you find it but it’s not the quality you want? Homegrown herbs to the rescue.
CLARKSVILLE — Ponca, a new blackberry variety from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers the pinnacle of flavor from one of the world’s leading public blackberry breeding programs.
There’s so much more to cranberries than that can-shaped red jelly seen on many Thanksgiving tables, said Carla Due, Miller County extension staff chair for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
High tunnels may help reduce pests and improve yields for grape growers in Arkansas, said Elena Garcia, horticulture professor and researcher for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
Applications from potential recipients of the spring 2020 Columbia County Single Parent Scholarship are being accepted by the Central Arkansas Development Council.
Walmart is adding education benefit programs that provide a path to higher pay jobs in a growing area of the company and in the economy.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has announced the award of more than $2.8 million in youth literacy grants that work to help students and educators reach their literacy goals throughout the academic year.
Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the expansion of the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Computer Science Teacher Stipend Program, which will allow each high school computer science teacher to apply for up to $10,000 in stipends over a five-year period.
Volunteer training for people interesting in helping the Magnolia-Columbia County Literacy Council will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Adult Education Center, 104 Harvey Couch Boulevard.
A training course in the artificial insemination of livestock will be held March 21-22 at the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope.
The Youth Services Division of Southwest Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center received a grant for an after-school program for youth to operate in Columbia County.
“Business Financing Options” is the subject of a workshop noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 11 at the Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development, 625 S. Adams in Camden.
“Arkansas African American Legislators, 1868-1893,” a free traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas State Archives and Black History Commission of Arkansas, will be displayed at Southern Arkansas University’s Magale Library from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until November 14, 2018.
CAMDEN -- People have until Wednesday to register for a conference, “Single Mothers: What Employers Wish You Knew!” that will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 6 in Grand Hall II at the SAU Tech campus.
The deadline for schools to apply for the fifth annual Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year Contest sponsored by the Arkansas Agriculture Department (AAD) and Farm Credit has been extended to September 21.
Magnolia High School senior Mariah Guevara, placed second in the Impromptu Speaking competition at the Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) State Conference in Little Rock on April 9-10.
Jacquelyn Briggs, a certified teacher in the Magnolia School District, plans to launch a tutoring center in Magnolia this June after the school term ends.
The Office of Community Education and Outreach at Southern Arkansas University provides a variety of affordable non-credit summer courses that educate, entertain, and enrich the diverse interests and needs of the community.
The Magnolia-Columbia County Literacy Council will host its annual supper fundraiser 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the Adult Education Center, located at 104 Harvey Couch Blvd. in the Harvey Couch Business Park.
"Lunch and Learn: Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop” is the topic for a workshop that will be presented by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center and Farmers Bank & Trust.
Community education classes are scheduled for Spring 2018 at Southern Arkansas University.
The Magnolia-Columbia County Literacy Council will host a “Black Thursday” auction from 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Hall at Southern Arkansas University’s Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center.
Beth Freudenburg, wealth curator and financial strategist, will teach a series of wealth management classes at Southern Arkansas University this fall.
The University of Arkansas at Hope will hold a “Basic Spanish Communication class on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:30 p.m., October 3-24, at Hempstead Hall.