Aggregated Arkansas News Articles
- Georgia-Pacific to pay fine, spend on upgrades in settlement
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas paper mill would pay a $600,000 fine and spend about $4.7 million on environmental projects and plant upgrades to reduce air pollution under terms of a proposed settlement. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:17:57 -0500.
- Craps: Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate who twice missed voting for himself
An Arkansas city council candidate who twice showed up too late to vote for himself in a contest that ended in a tie wound up losing the race on Thursday in a dice roll to decide the winner.
Reuters. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:11:05 -0500.
- Tied election to be broken for Arkansas candidate twice too late to vote
A rookie city council candidate who twice showed up too late to vote in his own election in Hoxie, Arkansas - resulting in a tie set to be broken on Thursday by a game of chance - has some advice.
Reuters. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:25:40 -0500.
- Walmart tests robot fry cook 'Flippy' at its in-store delis
A burger-flipping robot could soon greet you from behind the deli counter at Walmart. That's if the robotic kitchen assistant, 'Flippy,' passes the test at Walmart's Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters.
Daily Mail. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:27:26 GMT.
- 3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple
Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Kansas fair whose bodies were found days later in shallow graves in a national forest in Arkansas.
Fox News. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:23:45 GMT.
- Texarkana's first Habitat for Humanity home nearly complete
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - After about four months of construction work, the first Habitat for Humanity home in Texarkana, Arkansas, could likely be finished soon. ...
Greg Bischof. Washington Times. Sun, 09 Dec 2018 01:01:00 -0500.
- Arkansas Racing Commission preparing to draft casino rules
The Arkansas Racing Commission is preparing to draft rules for operating the state's first fully developed casinos after voters approved a measure to expand gambling in the state last month.
News 9. Thu, 6 Dec 2018 15:21:00 EST.
- CRAWFORD | King shows signs of a breakthrough for Louisville
V.J. King scores 17 in Louisville's 86-41 pounding of Central Arkansas.
Eric Crawford. WDRB - Louisville, Kentucky. Thu, 6 Dec 2018 00:50:00 EST.
- VIDEO | Chris Mack talks about Louisville's 86-41 win over Central Arkansas
The Louisville basketball team returned home to the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday, and Central Arkansas didn't do much to stand in the way of a third-straight victory.
WDRB - Louisville, Kentucky. Wed, 5 Dec 2018 20:56:00 EST.
- Arkansas' capital city elects black mayor for first time
Frank Scott wins a runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas' capital city
CBS News. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:38:32 +0000.
Arkansas Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Arkansas as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||2,988,248||0.35|
|July 1, 2015||2,977,853||0.37|
|July 1, 2014||2,966,912||0.28|
|July 1, 2013||2,958,663||0.27|
|July 1, 2012||2,950,685||0.38|
|July 1, 2011||2,939,493||0.60|
|July 1, 2010||2,921,995|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Arkansas was 2,915,918.
In 2008, the estimated population of Arkansas was 2,855,390, whereas
in 2006, the population of Arkansas was about 2,804,199.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Arkansas' demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Arkansas
web page. For maps of Arkansas,
visit this Arkansas Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Arkansas newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Arkansas
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