On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Biden administration began notifying governors of how many Afghan refugees to expect from the first group of about 37,000 people are set to be resettled in their respective states.
COVID-19 has caused ArkLaTex schools to make adjustments to provide a quality education to students. One Texarkana, Ark. elementary school has become one of 11 schools in the state to try something different to keep student learning moving forward.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be top of mind for many people in the ArkLaTex region, the country, and the world. KSLA aims to be your go-to source for what you need to know as the vaccination effort continues.
Cargill and privately held Continental Grain formed a joint venture to acquire Sanderson and will pay $203 per share in cash for a company that last year processed more than 4.8 billion pounds of meat.
Lawmakers who attended the hearing asked several questions including the use of clean masks by young children, protecting children in a vulnerable situation, postponing the school year until at least Labor Day and leaving a decision in the hands of parents and local districts, instead of lawmakers.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that the state is in a public health emergency and has re-instituted a public health emergency in the state for 60 days. The governor also called for a special session next week.