Arkansas Gas Prices Continue Slow Descent

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas' gas prices continued to slide downward today, but the statewide average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline remained above the $3 mark.

AAA listed the average price of gas as $3.04, down a penny from yesterday but up 17 cents from a month ago.

The auto association listed national average sits at $3.14 a gallon, also down a penny from yesterday.

Arkansas gas prices continued a slow descent after reaching a record high of $3.18 on May 22.

The average price of gas in Jonesboro this afternoon is approximately $2.83 per gallon, well below the state and national averages.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)