Organizers of the Bikes, Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally and city of Springdale announce that some events will be moving to Arvest Ballpark this year. About 100 state prisoners will now be housed in a previously unused portion of the Pulaski County Jail. And, a new study suggests that childhood poverty is on the rise in Arkansas.
For the second month, Fort Smith tops the ATBI, a comprehensive measure of economic activity around the state. We speak with ATU economics professor Dr. Mark Fusaro about what the number means for Fort Smith and the 15 other cities who are ranked.
More than a dozen convenience stores in Arkansas now offer craft draft beer to go, in large glass screw top containers called “growlers.” Permits went into effect July 1st. Jacqueline Froelich stopped off after work at her neighborhood corner store in Fayetteville to purchase a jug of native ale.