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Clinton School accepting applications for high school service award

Clinton School accepting applications for high school service award

Daniel Cayce Award winner will receive $1,000 scholarship

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Daniel Cayce Award, given annually to an Arkansas high school student who best demonstrates selfless volunteerism on behalf of his or her community.

The school encourages Arkansas high school juniors and seniors who have been involved in outstanding community service projects to apply for the award. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

“While our program is designed for graduate students, we feel it is very important to promote the spirit of public service among all ages,” said Clinton School Dean Skip Rutherford. “The Cayce Award is a great way to encourage aspiring public servants and recognize the outstanding efforts of Arkansas high school students. We look forward to reviewing this year’s applications.”

Friday's Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM

Friday's Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM

Be sure to tune in for Friday's Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM from noon to 2. Where as always we will be playing the best music coming out of Arkansas. If you can't catch us on your radio dial, go to: http://amber.streamguys.com:4180/live.m3u and listen via live streaming.

Furry Friends: Dude

Furry Friends: Dude

From the Pulaski County Humane Society:

This is Dude, a ine-year-old hound mix who has been at the shelter since last June.  He's very friendly and loves people and other dogs.  He's very smart, and we know he will be very easy to house train.  He's walked several times a day at the shelter and knows what he's supposed to do!

For information on how to adopt Dude, visit warmhearts.org or call (501) 227-6166.

Explore Arkansas with Chuck Dovish

Explore Arkansas with Chuck Dovish

One winning family to be chosen for excursion; entries accepted at www.aetn.org/engage

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Fans of the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) “Exploring Arkansas,” with host Chuck Dovish, now have the opportunity to win a family outing with Dovish that will be filmed for possible future use in the series.

A winning family (up to six family members) will be chosen at random to spend a day with Dovish as he tapes a family-friendly episode of “Exploring Arkansas.” Dovish will aim to introduce the family to some of his favorite places and activities suitable for all ages, in turn allowing them to explore Arkansas with him.

Contest winners will be treated to a hike or similar activity at a location of Dovish’s choosing on a weekend. The outing will be filmed by an AETN production crew and segments may be used for an upcoming episode of “Exploring Arkansas.”

Avoiding fraud with 'Got Your Back, Arkansas'

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 20, 2012) - The Arkansas Attorney General's office has launched a new consumer education and awareness initiative, "Got Your Back, Arkansas," to equip Arkansans with the information they need to navigate the consumer marketplace and avoid scams and fraud.

"As the state's chief consumer advocate, I have a responsibility to provide Arkansans with the tips and tools they need to make better decisions as consumers," McDaniel said. "Our new website is a user-friendly resource that offers valuable information about common consumer issues. And, in those instances where a consumer needs someone to mediate on his or her behalf, then the Arkansas consumer should know that we've got your back."

5 wanted out of White County

5 wanted out of White County

WHITE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - After months of investigation, deputies say they've issued warrants for five people.

Deputies say they've recovered over $90,000 in stolen property, such as tractors, ATVs, and other farm equipment. The stolen property has been returned to the owners.

Charlie Richards, 21, Michael Ragsdale, 49, Stephen Cochran, 25, Meagan Cochran, 24, and Chris Myers, 27 are wanted out of White County on warrants.

If you have any information, please call White County Sheriff's Office at (501) 279-6279.

Source: White County Sheriff's Office 

UALR camp offers spring break art instruction

UALR camp offers spring break art instruction

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 9, 2010) -- UALR’s Community School of the Arts will offer a Spring Break Arts Camp for children in March, modeled on the popular Summer Arts Camps.

UALR art and music faculty members and professional artists will interact with students enrolled in the camp. Classes will include instruction in musical, visual, dance, theater, literary, dramatic arts, and more.

“It is this caliber of faculty that separates this program from others,” said Leslie Mangiamele, director of the Community School of the Arts. The artists offer to share their expertise with children in the community, providing encouragement and mentorship. This is always a rich and rewarding experience, and a truly unique alternative to other programs.”