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Top Tips to Prevent Getting Coronavirus Wash your hands.” That’s what two local physicians told us when asking on ways to prevent the virus that causes the coronoavirus.

No.14 Arkansas Set for Friday Night Showdown at No.5 LSU The No.14 Arkansas Razorbacks are calling Baton Rouge as they prepare to face No. 5 LSU in the Maravich Center on Friday evening. It will be the sixth time this season the Gymbacks have competed against a top-10 team.

Pot & Kettle Restaurant Looks to Open in Mid-March Finding a reliable lunch spot can be a challenge. Everyone needs their go-to restaurant, where they can pop in for a tasty spot of breakfast or lunch before heading back to work. One new restaurant is hoping to fill that niche.

Hogs Kick Off Conference Play this Weekend 46 Arkansas women's tennis team is set to open SEC play with a pair of matches this weekend. The Razorbacks first battle No. 24 Ole Miss on Friday at 5 p.m. inside Billingsley Tennis Center and conclude the weekend Sunday at Texas A&M.

WWE Star Jerry "The King" Lawler Set to Defend Title at CWA "SuperBreak" Event in Searcy on March 21st - WWE Hall of Fame member and current WWE RAW commentator, Jerry "The King" Lawler is scheduled to defend his newly won Arkansas Heavyweight Title at the Championship Wrestling of Arkansas event "SUPERBREAK", at the White County Fairgrounds in Searcy, AR on Saturday, March 21st.

Trump won't be re-elected Finally, we are well into the nominating season and two things about 21st century presidential politics remain unchanged: a manic media and the manna of money.

Q&A with 3rd District congressional candidate Celeste Williams Williams is running to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Womack.

Diary of a DJ: How Craig O'Neill went from being Little Rock's class clown to its Mister Rogers - Arkansas Times Craig O'Neill's 50-year career in broadcasting is no joke.

Early Hog’ Renewal Deadline Friday at Midnight The Early Hog deadline for 2020 football season ticket renewals is Friday.

BRTC to offer degree with Arkansas State University - Add another school to the growing list of those offering degrees through Black River Technical College. BRTC President Dr. Martin Eggensperger signed an agreement with Arkansas State University President Dr. Kelly Damphousse to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.

Weekend Plans: Have Some Fun at These 30 Awesome Events! Stay "in the know" about all the great events going on around Arkansas. AY's Publisher, Heather Baker, will tell you what the hot spots are this weekend. Thursday, Feb. 27. What: Conway Regional Health System Off the Clock: UACCM. Where: University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton.

Arkansas man dies after vehicle crashes into ditch along state highway A Bismarck man died after his vehicle went into a ditch Wednesday in rural Hot Spring County, state police say. James Mattingly, 63, was driving a Chevrolet east around 2:20 p.m. on Arkansas 84 when the vehicle left the road, according to a state police preliminary report.

Harvest House in Little Rock: the Chipotle of cannabis - Arkansas Times Harvest House of Cannabis arrives in Little Rock and takes weed upscale. But is that enough?

Heartland Forward Adds New Research Fellow to Growing Team Heartland Forward is bolstering its ranks, adding a new research fellow to its growing team. Minoli Ratnatunga is joining the "think and do" tank, where she will perform research on economic performance and development in American's heartland region.

Around Arkansas: BREW YAYA Coffee + Roaster is Cabot's Coffee Destination There's a certain atmosphere many people want when they go to a coffee shop, and it extends way beyond good drinks and tasty treats. A coffee shop vibe is cool yet comfortable, a place where you can easily hang out with friends, study alone or have a meeting.

Pine Bluff Zebras Alumni Give Back to the Community Pine Bluff High School has a rich sports tradition that has includes dominant state title teams and individual stars that have played in the NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball.

Lawsuit alleges court security officer fired so prettier officer could be hired KAIT has the most intriguing lead in news articles from around Arkansas this morning: A woman claims she was fired after a judge in Sharp County wanted a younger security officer who would want to perform lap dances.

Volunteer payback: Hogs return blowout with Jones' 37 RECORDS Arkansas 18-10, 6-9 SEC; Tennessee 15-13, 7-8. STARS Arkansas junior guard Mason Jones and sophomore guards Isaiah Joe and Desi Sills ; Tennessee senior guard Jordan Bowden. KEY STAT The Razorbacks hit 9 of 23 three-pointers. UP NEXT Arkansas plays Georgia at 5 p.m.

Ethics complaint against Barbara Webb grinds slowly, an illustration of toothless ethics regulation in Arkansas Little Rock lawyer Jessica Virden Mallett has complained to ethics regulators about the overt partisanship in Barbara Webb's campaign for Arkansas Supreme Court and isn't happy with the slowness by which such ethics complaints are handled.

Arkansas vs Tennessee FAYETTEVILLE - With Isaiah Jones injured and unable to complement him and the rest of the Razorbacks off their game, Mason Jones hit but 1 of 10 shots on Feb. 11 when Arkansas was 82-61 trashed by Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn.

Elite recruit on Scott Cochran: 'It's a huge plus for Georgia's program' It was Alabama's Scott Cochran. Cochran moving to Georgia will go a few notches higher on the Richter scale because of what he meant to Nick Saban's dynasty. He was on Saban's first staff in 2007. He ran Alabama's "Fourth Quarter" program which received glowing reviews for the way it shaped both the mental and physical toughness of his players.

Tennessee basketball's comeback torched by Mason Jones in Arkansas loss - The Tennessee Vols did something special in limiting Arkansas guard Mason Jones to nine points two weeks ago. Just how special it was became entirely evident Wednesday. Jones - the SEC's leading scorer at 21.1 points - torched the Vols for 40 minutes, but dialed up his play in the final 14.

LSU baseball travels to Houston for tournament - The LSU baseball team will hit the road to Houston for the 2020 Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic. The classic will be a matchup between SEC and Big 12 teams. LSU, Arkansas, and Missouri will be matched up against Texas, Baylor, and Oklahoma.

Ex-nonprofit chief who pleaded guilty to paying Arkansas senator for contracts gets 2½ years in prison The founder and longtime executive director of South Arkansas Youth Services received a 2½-year prison sentence Wednesday, coming more than a year after he pleaded guilty as part of a public corruption investigation spanning Arkansas and Missouri.

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