“Arkansas hospitals have been struggling to keep up with COVID, flu, and other viruses on the rise right now. Now, we have new numbers showing just how serious this has become. In the state, 287 people are currently in the hospital with flu. Of those, 65 are in...
Aug 5, 2022
USDA adds more Arkansas counties to drought disaster declaration: + Benton + Boone + Carroll + Clay + Cleburne + Conway + Faulkner + Independence + Izard + Johnson + Lawrence + Madison + Marion + Newton + Polk + Pope + Searcy + Stone + Van Buren + Washington...
Jul 31, 2022
USDA declares a disaster due to drought in Baxter, Fulton, Sharp, and Randolph counties. “The disaster declaration would allow the USDA to consider Farm Service Agency emergency loans to the counties impacted.” Source
Jul 21, 2022
Arkansas Governor Hutchinson asks for a disaster declaration due to ongoing drought conditions throughout the state. Source
Jul 19, 2022
High heat and little rainfall in some parts of Arkansas are endangering livestock operations. “We’re holding steady right now,” said Michael Lee, who runs Flying C Ranch, a cow-calf operation in Faulkner County. “The grass is struggling. If it doesn’t rain pretty...
Jul 16, 2022
New Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Arkansas with around 1,400 new cases a day. Death count remains very low. Source