Arkansas PBS public affairs program “Arkansas Week” addressed Ready for Learning plans proposed by the Arkansas Department of Education and the impact on learning while adhering to health guidelines on Friday, June 26. Arkansas Week,”is hosted by journalist Steve Barnes.
POCAHONTAS – The Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority was updated on the overall state of business within the tri-county area during their June 25 regular monthly meeting held via Zoom.
Governor Hutchinson confirmed 20,777 known cases of Covid-19 in Arkansas on Tuesday, June 30 during his daily update. It was an increase of 520 cases over Monday. 5,976 cases are active of the 20,777 known cases. Community spread makes up 5,308 of the 5,976 cases. Nursing homes account for 120 cases, correctional facilities account for at least 548. There were five additional deaths bringing the total number of known deaths to 270 people.
A spectacular firework display from the town of Datto’s fireworks show on Saturday, June 27. Photo/ Jimmy Leach Photography
By Pam Lowe