Aggregated Arkansas News Articles
- Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond at state park
A 27-year-old woman struck gold when she found a 3.72-carat yellow diamond while exploring an Arkansas state park last week.
ABC News. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:11:53 -0400.
- Crown Point girl back home after being found safe in Arkansas; Suspect in custody
A missing teenager from Northwest Indiana returned home with her family Monday morning after she was found safe in Arkansas.
Michelle Gallardo. ABC News. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:41:07 +0000.
- Entegrity, UALR, ArcBest Reap Green Building Awards
Entegrity's Little Rock headquarters is being honored as Project of the Year in the Green Tie Awards program presented by the Arkansas chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Arkansas Business. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:18:00 -0500.
- White woman arrested after holding 4 black teens fundraising for football team at gunpoint, police say
Four black teenage boys who were going door to door in their Arkansas community to fundraise were held at gunpoint and forced to the ground by a white woman until police arrived at the scene, officials said.
Nicole Darrah. Fox News. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:54:37 GMT.
- Beto O'Rourke visits gun show in Arkansas, NRA responds
NRA mocked the Texas Democrat's standing the polls, and O'Rourke responded with poll numbers about "70% of Americans support an assault weapons ban"
CBS News. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:24:04 +0000.
- Jail worker resigns after refusing to take wife's mugshot after she pulled a gun on black teenagers
Joe Kelly, a prison administrator in Arkansas, resigned his position for not taking his wife's mugshot following her arrest. Jerri Kelly is accused of threatening four teenagers with a gun.
Daily Mail. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:35:49 GMT.
- Rock Region Metro Field Testing Microtransit In Little Rock
Rock Region Metro is field testing a new service in southwest Little Rock. Metro Connect is what those in the transit industry call microtransit: an on-demand, short-range, ride-sharing service. ...
NPR. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:55:24 +0000.
- Convicted ex-Arkansas state senator denied prison release
A federal judge has denied a former Arkansas state senator's request to be released from a federal prison in Oklahoma where he has served just more than one year of an 18-month prison term for fraud and money laundering.
News 9. Thu, 8 Aug 2019 08:23:00 EDT.
- 22-Month-Old Survives Terrifying Fall Down Arkansas Embankment: 'It's a Miracle,' Fire Captain Says
Firefighters say a 22-month-old baby girl is lucky to be alive after tumbling more than 30 feet down a steep embankment above Lake Atalanta in northwest Arkansas.
Southern Living. Southern Living. Sat, 03 Aug 2019 17:35:04 +0000.
- Convicted ex-Arkansas state senator seeks prison release
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A former Arkansas state senator who pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering is asking to be released immediately from prison. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 03 Aug 2019 10:16:57 -0400.
- Arkansas governor says lawmaker should resign or be ousted
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' governor said Friday that a state lawmaker who pleaded no contest to not paying state income taxes should be removed from office if he doesn't resign. Gov. ...
Andrew Demillo. Washington Times. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 14:12:54 -0400.
- Arkansas aerospace company opening $5M Valley facility
The 80,000-square-foot aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility will be situated north of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Hiring is underway.
Hayley Ringle. American City Business Journals. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:31:48 +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
can be found here.
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