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2014-08-12 23:09:50

Little Rock area high school is one of several in Arkansas installing a new Shaw Sports Turf system. Sherwood, Arkansas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Sylvan Hills High School is installing a new Shaw Sports Turf playing surface on Bill Blackwood Field at Bears Stadium. The school, which previously played on natural grass, made the decision to change to an artificial playing surface for several reasons. “We are making other improvements around campus, but we wanted to start with the...

2014-08-08 16:24:36

Online public school continues to grow in popularity as Arkansas families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning. NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arkansas Virtual Academy (ARVA), a full-time, tuition-free, online public school for students in Arkansas, will begin their 2014-2015 school year on August 18(th) as the program marks its 7(th) year of operation in the state. ARVA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer...

2014-08-08 08:27:45

DENVER, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire an approximately 690-acre row crop farm in Arkansas for approximately $2.7 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close prior to September 9, 2014, and is subject to customary closing conditions. "This farm is located within 2 miles of the other Arkansas farm that we have under contract, and is expected to create...

2014-08-07 23:05:21

POM Incorporated (POM), based in Russellville, Arkansas, utilizes Juniper Systems’ Archer 2™ rugged handheld to provide innovative, energy-efficient parking meter solutions. Russellville, AR (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 POM Incorporated (POM), based in Russellville, Arkansas, utilizes Juniper Systems’ Archer 2™ rugged handheld to provide innovative, energy-efficient parking meter solutions. POM descends directly from the first parking meter company, Magee-Hale Park-O-Meter, established...

2014-08-07 08:30:11

EVP and CFO Clifton R. Beckham to Resign Effective September 30 VAN BUREN, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider, announced today that Clifton R. Beckham has notified the Company of his plan to proceed with his resignation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 30, 2014, to pursue new career opportunities. In preparation for this planned departure, the Company has been...

2014-08-06 23:06:17

Colorado whitewater rafting company says it will remain open through the weekend after Labor Day, because of above average flows on the Arkansas River. Buena Vista, Colo. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 River Runners, a whitewater outfitter with two locations on the Arkansas River in Colorado, will remain open for the current rafting season through Sunday, September 7, 2014. Above average flows on Colorado’s Arkansas River have prompted managers of the company to stay open a week later than...

2014-08-06 20:23:36

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZweigWhite is proud to announce the winners of the ZweigWhite 2014 Marketing Excellence Awards, an award recognizing outstanding and effective marketing in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry. Awards were given in the categories of online marketing, internal marketing, integrated marketing, external newsletter, and special event. Entries were judged by a panel of ZweigWhite marketing team members and placing was based on an...

american black bear conservation
2014-08-06 11:52:15

Jeff Sossamon and Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Comprehensive study indicates genetic ‘bottlenecks’ and decreased genetic diversity could show need for increased conservation efforts. Between 1880 and 1920, the Central Interior Highlands (CIH), consisting of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, saw the height of deforestation that also decreased the habitat for black bears and other forest species. To combat the decline of black bears and repopulate the mountainous region, more...

2014-08-06 08:25:11

AbTech Holdings Targets Stormwater and Mining Industries including Selenium VI Removal Capability to Undetectable at Part per Billion Concentration Level SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced...

2014-08-04 12:20:40

Local CITGO Marketer Sponsors Central Arkansas Ride for Life Poker Run LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Flash Market, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to support the first annual Lander's Harley-Davidson Ride for Life Poker Run which kicks off Sept. 6 in conjunction with the ninth annual Open Bike Rally in Hot Springs, Ark. The fundraising event will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Central Arkansas and the...


Latest Arkansas Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Hot Springs National Park
2013-04-18 01:07:25

Hot Springs National Park is located in the state of Arkansas in the United States, very near the city of Hot Springs. The park holds 5,550 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans including the Cherokee, Caddo, and Choctaw tribes, among many others. These tribes formed a peace treaty in order to enjoy the peaceful environment of the area. The first explorer of European ancestry to visit the area was Hernando de Soto, who entered the area in 1541 after hearing about the...

2012-06-14 07:30:18

Symbol: YUAR2 Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   YUANM Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. mollis Engelm. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, KS, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-14 07:56:51

Symbol: VEAR3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VECR2 Vernonia crinita Raf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, KS, MO, NY, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-14 08:56:07

Symbol: THAR Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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