KARK is celebrating 60 years. We looked back at some of the big stories during those six decades.
There are many options for Easter when it comes to clothing and baskets. The Toggery has lots of different things to get including some great things to get for the Easter Basket that aren't sweets.
Curtis is a conservative Republican businessman. Founding President and CEO of Safe Foods Corporation, with headquarters in North Little Rock, AR until fall of 2009 when he retired from the Company to give his time and attention to state and national policy. Safe Foods Corp. provides food safety technologies to food processors and providers on four continents. Chairman of The Institute for Constitution Policy in Little Rock, AR, an educational non-profit Arkansas corporation. The syndicated “Coleman Commentary” was heard daily on multiple radio stations in Arkansas and Curtis is a regular guest on radio shows in Arkansas and regionally. His policy blog, The New South Conservative, was followed in more than 50 countries. Winner of the Arkansas Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2005. During his tenure as CEO of Safe Foods Corporation, Curtis lectured regularly on team building and servant leadership for the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton School of Business Center for Management and Executive Development. Graduate of Conway High School and Central Baptist College in Conway, AR, Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, AR, and studied in the Master of Divinity program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Married to Kathryn Rosenbaum Coleman. Three children, Randi Mackey, Chris Coleman and J. J. Coleman, and eight grandchildren. Curtis and Kathryn are active members of Little Rock’s First Baptist Church. Engagements have taken him to 48 states in the U.S. and more than 30 countries.
Easter is this Sunday and there are lots of great sweet treats you can get. Dempsey Bakery is making cakes, cookies and so much more.
To provide training and inspiration to the Christian community in Arkansas in the creative arts of film production. Goal: To train a cadre of crew to be used for Arkansas-based productions. Method: Using weekend workshops and production shoots, participants will learn about the components of a quality film and apply their skills to the creation of a short film. Selection Process: Our team will review each request for registration and will select people to fill positions in each track. We will also prepare an alternate list of participants. Participants and alternates will be notified of their placement. The participants selected will also serve as crew or cast for the short film to be produced in connection with the conference. Auditions will be held for cast roles and crew placements will be made as part of the conference training. Sponsor by Covenant Family Church, 1410 Media Group, LLC., Argenta Pictures, LLC. Conference Tracks Photography Track - (camera, lighting, sound) Story Track - (screenplay writing) Art Department Track - (wardrobe, make up, props, set design) Post Production Track - (editing, music, sound) Performance Track - (acting, directing)
Sponsored by Arkansas Minority Health Commission. As an exhibitor, this conference offers your organization the unique opportunity to present services and products to representatives from a wide array of health care leaders, providers, key stakeholders and policymakers. 8:00 am-3:30 pm Philander Smith College Vendor fees: Corporate ($300), Governmental Agency ($200), Non Profit ($100); complete vendor form and send to Legoria Payton at email@example.com; due April 8th,2014
Brian Valley Memorial 5K+1 Jacksonville Little Rock AFB University Center Jacksonville, AR. 72076 April 26, 2014 8 am Packet pick up times: Thursday April 24, 3PM to 6PM Friday April 25, 12 PM to 3PM Saturday April 26, 6:45 AM to 7:45 AM Packet pickup for all times and dates will be at the Jacksonville Little Rock AFB University Center
KARK is celebrating 60 years today. We share some memorable photos from the past.
Home Depot has the latest in spring grilling technology.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Asa Hutchinson shares the differences between he and fellow Gubernatorial Candidate Curtis Coleman. Also he shares his push to reduce individual income tax in the state.
On April 14, 2014, the St. Vincent Tour de Paul Golf Tournament will take place at the beautiful Chenal Country Club, with afternoon flights on two courses and a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The day concludes with the 19th Hole Celebration, where First, Second, and Third-place prizes are awarded for each course. The tournament attracts almost 300 golfers and is known for its gracious hospitality.
Zac and his wife run a chain of different charity events called Jamming For Youth. They are both local country singer/songwriters. They are also very involved with local ball parks. They wanted to find a fun way to bring music and sports together so we came up with the name " Jammin For Youth" . Their purpose is to raise money for equipment for kids and and families that want to play sports but have financial hardships.
Fifty years ago, John, Paul, George and Ringo made their first appearance on Ed Sullivan. I watched it. Everyone alive at the time watched it. Oh, their warbled "oooooooohs!" Oh, their hair! They were, as it turned out, musical geniuses as well as heartthrobs, which is why every generation since knows every lyric to every song they ever wrote. Sadly, the Fab Four is down to two in real life, but the next best thing — about 200 archival photographs tracing their careers, along with special art, music and theatrical events — is coming to downtown North Little Rock tomorrow with about a million special events starting Saturday and continuing through April 19.
Political Plays of the week include the second district race, Gubernatorial Race and the recent comments from Former Governor Mike Huckabee on gay rights.
Crews at Magic Springs gearing up for character week.
Lynsey Peek shares her Easter Family Favorites from her blog lynseylous.com
Crews at Magic Springs prepare for opening day.
On display at the Hearne Fine Art Museum through April 13.
The Arkansas Derby is kicking off this weekend in Hot Springs. We want to know if you are going and who you are going place a bet on?
The Crew at Magic Springs is preparing for opening day.
Minor League Baseball and Big Brothers Big Sisters are joining forces to make a difference in our local communities through the “Winning with Doubles” campaign. For every double hit in April and May fans, clubs and corporate partners all win by helping to match a child with a caring adult mentor. You can get in the lineup and help raise funds for children facing adversity. http://www.milb.com/milb/info/charity/fanforward.jsp
The Clinton Presidential Center will host its FREE 9th Annual Easter Family Festival on Saturday, April 12, patterned after the popular "White House Easter Egg Roll." The festival will include Arkansas’s largest “green” egg hunt, as well as a variety of free activities, entertainment, and prizes. Easter Family Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Clinton Presidential Park 1200 President Clinton Avenue Rain Date Sunday, April 13 1-4 p.m. Along with the egg hunt for children ages 0-5 (using eco-friendly eggs), FREE activities for children of all ages will include crafts, games, music, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny! Also, FREE photos with the Easter Bunny will be posted on clintonpresidentialcenter.org and available for downloading.
Former patients of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and their families are invited to its third annual reunion April 12 to celebrate and reconnect with doctors and staff. The free event will be held from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Scimitar Shrine building, located at 1 Scimitar Circle (off the Interstate 30 frontage road) in Little Rock. Food, live music, games, a photo booth and other entertainment will be provided. The NICU at UAMS combines advanced technology with trained health care professionals to provide specialized treatment for the tiniest of patients in a patient- and family-centered environment. It averages more than 1,500 admissions each year and has survival rates among the best in the nation. “Infants can remain in the UAMS NICU anywhere from one day up to six months,” said Becky Sartini, clinical services manager of the NICU. “We form special bonds with our patients and their families and this event helps us reconnect and celebrate.” For more information email Diane Rushin, R.N., at firstname.lastname@example.org or Loretta Black, R.N., at email@example.com, or call (501) 526-1500. UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,865 students and 785 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.
Idra Mae is a long haired black and white, 4 year old female cat who has been with the Humane Society of Pulaski County since late last summer. She is a fluffy girl, but actually fairly small as she is mostly hair. Her eyes are a beautiful green color and she is a people oriented cat. She loves to follow you around and enjoys being stroked. Idra is in good health, has all her vaccinations, and has been sterilized. She gets along with other cats as well and just needs someone to give her a chance to find her forever home. The "Barking Lot" Sale - the biennial rummage sale to benefit the Humane Society of Pulaski County will be held April 24, 25, and 26 at Grace Presbyterian Church on Rodney Parham. Donated items are needed as well as buyers! Come find a bargain, maybe even a treasure! See our webpage at www.warmhearts.org for details. 2. Mark your valendar for Heart Vehicle, next Saturday, April 19 at Whole Foods, 11-3 pm
A new report questions the benefits of flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza, but flu experts lined up to defend the medications. What do you think?
After a very long winter, many Arkansans are ready to get outside and enjoy this nice spring weather. Biking is a great way to experience the great Arkansas outdoors. Whether you enjoy road biking or mountain biking, AT&T has several smartphone accessories and technologies that can make taking to the road or trail more enjoyable.
Cinderella's Closet provides girls with prom dresses who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford them. You can go by Wesley United Methodist Church at Philander Smith College April 13th from 1-4.
It's time to get ready for Turkey Season. That's why we went to Fort Thompson Sporting Goods for some turkey season safety tips.
The 23rd Annual NLRHS Post Prom is kicking off April 18th. The group of parents and NLRPD Officers still need your help. You can find out more by visiting their facebook page title "NLRHS 2014 Post Prom".
A new study shows video gamers' aggression is born from frustration not violence. What do you think?
Cockrill's Country Critters Mobile Petting Zoo & Pony Rides They Bring the Farm to You! Celebrate your child's next birthday with our furry & feathery friends. Janice Cockrill 501-351-4521www.cockrillscountrycritters.com
To encourage and educate city leaders and citizens from both large and small cities across Arkansas on actions they can take to make our communities more environmentally sustainable. These actions include: recycling, land use/planning, green building, energy efficiency, water quality, green economies, transportation, faith, food, etc. Hosted by the City of Little Rock & Little Rock Sustainability Commission.
Executive Chef of Cache restaurant Matthew Cooper and his wife opened a small herb and tea store in downtown Little Rock.
Cockrill's Country Critters is a mobile petting zoo. Their newest addition a baby lamb named Angelica joined Greg Dee for the forecast.
The Cross County Sheriffs Department needs your help this morning in their search for a missing 17 year old boy. Brent Kyle Freeman disappeared from his yard Saturday night. Mr. Freeman needs daily medication and is without it. He is also without identification or extra clothes. If you know where he might be you are being asked to call the Cross County Sheriff's Office at 870-238-5700
Women's Ministry Chick Event on Friday, April 25 from 7-9pm and Saturday, April 26 from 9-11am. Tickets are $25 and on sale now at the Inspire table or online. Jennie Allen is the founder of IF: Gathering and the author of Anything, Stuck, Chase and the newest book and study, Restless.
The University of Kentucky and the University of Connecticut went head to head on the court last night for the title of NCAA Basketball National Champions. In the end UConn went home with the national title. We wanted to know what you thought of the game.
Andres is a new coffee shop located in the heart of the historic North Little Rock district of Park Hill. Blending Honduran and American coffee cultures, Andres is a unique and fun new addition to the region. Andres opened in the spring of 2013, renovating a small historic home on JFK Blvd. Here you can find all your local coffee favorites, but also several different kinds Latin-American pastries and drinks. The calm atmosphere makes it great for studying or a casual meetup with friends. The shop also has a meeting room for local organizations and groups and coffeeshop-based entrepreneurs. Once a month, Andres hosts a show for a local artist who's work is displayed in the store. This, in addition to small acoustic, poetry, and comedic acts makes Andres an art and cultural hub for community.
Today starts Arkansas Children's Week at Pediatrics Plus in Conway.
Jennifer Vaughn shares her spring cleaning budget tips.
An official announcement is expected today on the news that Nolan Richardson is being inducted in to the basketball hall of fame.
Greg Dee talks the latest in technology news with his Monday morning Geek Fix report. Today's topics include Amazon Fire TV, Android TV interface add details leaked, Microsoft unveils Windows in the car and Wilson smart basketball announced.
Political Plays of the week include campaign funding and the recent push from Mike Ross for more funding for pre-kindergarten education.
he longest running event on the USTA Pro Circuit is proudly hosted right here in Little Rock. St. Vincent Auxiliary has sponsored this men's professional tennis tournament since 1984. The 2014 tournament will run the week of April 7th with the finals on April 13th and will be played at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Over the years, this tournament has launched the professional tennis careers of very well known icons in sport. The most notable being Andre Agassi. Others who have gone on to world class careers are the Jensen brothers, Brad Gilbert, Ken Flach, Robert Seguso, Jimmy Arias and Andy Roddick to name a few. In 1992, the United States Southern Tennis Association voted this event the "Adult Tournament of the Year" and, in 2010, it was awarded "Special Tennis Event of the Year". The tournament has grown from a small event with only a few spectators to a major tennis event featuring top future professional players from around the world attended by hundreds of people and sponsorships that raise funds for health related causes.
Mark Pryor shares his plan to push for tighter restrictions on the liquid nicotine that is made for e-cigarettes.
The 4th Annual Tea and Tiaras is a Mother-Daughter Tea benefiting the Waner Children's Vascular Anomaly Foundation. The event is taking place Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at the Chenal Country Club on 10 Chenal Club Blvd, Little Rock. The fairytale fun begins at 10:30am. Calling all princesses! You don't want to miss this tea party! Crafts, tiaras, photos with a special guest, and brunch fit for a Queen!
Current teachers and career changers interested in obtaining a license will have the opportunity to network and learn more about educational opportunities at an upcoming career fair sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Education. ADE will host the 2014 Educator Career Fair from 9 a.m. to noon April 5 at the Clear Channel Metroplex, at 10800 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock. The expo targets educators looking for new employment opportunities, teachers who want to return to the classroom, and individuals who are interested in becoming teachers. Those who do not have a teaching degree but have a bachelor’s degree will receive information about non-traditional routes to license. “Teaching is one of the most rewarding careers available,” Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell said. “Teachers not only shape the intellect of our next generation, by doing so, they help ensure a better tomorrow for all Arkansans.” The event will give existing teachers the opportunity to learn about National Board Certification, how to add areas of license to their current Arkansas license, and steps to renew an expired Arkansas license. Those who do not have a teaching license will be able to learn about available financial assistance programs. In addition, school district representatives will be on-hand to talk about teacher vacancies, and those who need background checks for license renewal can begin the process. To learn more, go to www.arkansased.org. To register for the free event, go to www.teacharkansas.eventbrite.com.
After the storm over night many people suffered storm damage. We want to know what damage you saw.
Dr. Dunlap tells what to do when you have a dental emergency.
Chick-fil-A is here to talk about pay it forward
Make it with Mal has a special guest Cori Fetters of Just Scrap It. Cori shows us how to create a variety of items with wrapping leftover from Christmas.
Make it with Mal features a variety of food and crafts.
There are are many things you can make in your home that will work for great decorations you can use for the holidays.
On April 6th we will celebrate the birth on an unsung hero in Arkansas history. Her name is Lena Jordan and countless AR residents owe their lives to this woman. Who is she and what did she do to make such a difference?
A county in Arkansas was named for this Irish immigrant.
Matt Mosler has the latest in Arkansas history with his Way Back Wednesday report.
Greg Dee talks the latest in his Geek Fix report. Today's topics include Amazon Fire TV, Wilson Smart Basketball, Microsoft entering the car technology world and Android TV interface add details leaked.
Greg Dee talks the latest in technology news with his Monday morning Geek Fix report. Today's segment includes the latest numbers showing Disney's Frozen has the highest grossing animated movie, the partnership between Facebook and Oculus and a new smart skin patch that would deliver medication for Parkinson's patients.
A look at Google's entrance into wearables, and Wendy's latest app that allows you to pay before you pick up your order.