United Community Organization recently conducted a “Cooling the Community” window unit and electric fan giveaway.
While many young people watched movies and played on their phones this summer, a group of cousins who attend Magnolia School District got an education about agriculture instead.
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division will accept applications for the 2021 Urban & Community Forestry Grant through September 13.
The Box Tree Moth, an invasive insect already a serious pest in Europe may have been accidentally introduced into the United States through landscaping materials.
Eligible parents may see Advance Child Tax Credit payments in their accounts as early as this summer, said Laura Hendrix, associate professor and extension personal finance expert for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is making $5.29 million in grants for behavioral health programs in Arkansas.
The Rotary Club of Magnolia will partner with the Columbia County Ambulance Service to host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 23.
With the historic rains this spring and summer, we’ve doubled — and in some cases tripled — the average for several places in Louisiana. It is no wonder some of our plants, yards and gardens are suffering. We’ve already reached 78% of the annual amount of rain, with another half a year to go.
John Ed Anthony is looking for information about two sawmills in the Village and Ogemaw communities that were operated in the 1940s by Garland “Jiggs” Anthony Jr.
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is notifying the public that a new invasive grass species, Cogongrass, has been confirmed in Arkansas for the first time.
There are quite a few perennials that perform well in the summertime, but none more so than salvias. There are so many great salvias available today for sensational, consistent color all summer — and fall — long.
On the biggest barbecuing day of the year, the fireworks in the sky will be matched by those produced when food meets fire and smoke on the grill.
Many wild bee populations are decreasing. But Olivia Kline, an entomology Ph.D. student at the University of Arkansas, is investigating a way Arkansas farmers can give the bees a boost.
Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation is accepting grant applications for oral health projects designed to take a bite out of tooth and gum disease.
They may be small, but pollinators play a huge role in our daily lives. If it weren’t for the bees, butterflies, bats and birds that tend to wild and agricultural plants, the food supply for humans as well as wildlife would simply stop.
The third annual Pedals for Compassion’s ride benefitting the local domestic violence shelter raised more money than this past year, but organizers Saturday said it was too early to say just how much more.
The Emerson Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its Fourth Annual Purple Hull Pea Festival Fish Fry from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 25 at the Emerson Fire Department building.
Riders still have time to sign up for the 3rd annual Pedals for Compassion bike ride on Saturday, benefitting Compassion’s Foundation’s Domestic Violence Shelter.
Daylilies are impressive this time of year. Why aren’t they in every landscape? These herbaceous perennials are one of the most carefree flowering plants you can plant in your garden.
Ninety-two women from around the state will take the stage at The Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock June 13-19 vying to become the next Miss Arkansas and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen.
Tyson Foods, Inc., is providing $1.5 million in grants to support hunger relief in 38 Tyson plant communities, the company announced this week.
Following in the footsteps of such Hope notables as Mack McLarty, Mike Huckabee, and President Clinton, Hope High student Richard Ware has been elected “Governor” of this year’s Boys State.
KIBLER — There’s no trophy, but an informal competition between two Arkansas agricultural research stations does come with a little bit of bragging rights for the biggest berry.
Farmers Bank & Trust and the Farmers Bank Foundation have announced the kickoff for the Funding Great Futures campaign to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Magnolia.
To see, hear or read the national news, one could be forgiven for thinking cicadas were the new national pastime, or possibly an invading force.
More than 200 teams with nearly 800 members racked up 1.35 million minutes of exercise during the eight weeks of the spring edition of Walk Across Arkansas.
Weeks of wet weather in the region has led to damage from one of the most serious diseases of crops such as tomatoes, eggplant and bell peppers.
During the year, Jeff Neill rides 5,000 to 6,000 miles on his bicycle so riding another 65 miles for a good cause doesn’t stress him.