Juneteenth celebrates freedom and the date June 19, 1865, the day that hundreds of thousands of enslaved people learned they had been freed. Some people in Pocahontas say the holiday is just as important as the Fourth of July.
A federal judge on Friday said he won’t allow an Arkansas man arrested after he was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot to travel for a classic-car swap meet.
20-year-old Gracie Jeppsen has been getting treatment at St. Jude since April. Her brain cancer diagnosis is a difficult one, but she’s fighting with all her strength with the love of her life by her side.
Lawmakers spent Thursday hearing from ArDOT officials about ongoing work being done to repair the I-40 bridge that connects Arkansas with Tennessee and questioned several issues including traffic and the use of consultants on the project.