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Governor Beebe: Responding To Disaster PDF Print E-mail
Written by Governor Mike Beebe   

The past two weeks have been difficult for Arkansas. Tornadoes, damaging winds and flash floods killed more than a dozen of our citizens and caused millions of dollars in damage. Now, historic floods in East Arkansas are endangering our communities, our people and our agriculture. (Listen to radio address at the bottom of the article.) 

Last Updated ( May 12, 2011 at 09:25 PM )
Op-Ed: Tourism Works for Newton County PDF Print E-mail
Written by Donnie Crain   

JASPER — Communities everywhere will be celebrating National Tourism Week May 7-15, 2011.  And perhaps no community has more reason to celebrate tourism during this week – for both its current impact and its potential – than Newton County. 

Last Updated ( May 12, 2011 at 09:15 PM )
Williams Library Now Reopened PDF Print E-mail
Written by Arkansas Free Press Staff   

After an extensive remodeling, the Williams Branch of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) this week. The library closed on Saturday, December 11, for the upgrades. Changes include new flooring and paint throughout, addition of a new, state-of-the-art security system, as well as replacement of the mechanical system and lighting, and re-landscaping of the garden area.

Wildlife Officers Rescue Flood Victims PDF Print E-mail
Written by Arkansas Game And Fish Management   

LITTLE ROCK – In the wake of severe storms and flooding, wildlife officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have spent much of the last two weeks providing security, search and rescue, and evacuation to many Arkansans.

Last Updated ( May 11, 2011 at 11:27 PM )
Help Us Help You: Inspectors Are Here PDF Print E-mail
Written by Arkansas Free Press Staff   

Even while ongoing flooding makes some parts of the state impassable, housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working to help many Arkansans whose homes were severely damaged.

Already calling on storm-affected residents in the 13 counties designated for federal assistance, FEMA housing inspectors play a key role in the recovery process. And they have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners: "Help us help you."

Last Updated ( May 10, 2011 at 09:40 PM )
Returning To Your Flooded Home: Dangers Lurking In The Water PDF Print E-mail
Written by Arkansas Free Press Staff   
When returning to your home after a hurricane or flood, be aware that flood water may contain sewage. Protect yourself and your family by following these steps:

Inside the home:
  • Keep children and pets out of the affected area until cleanup has been completed.
  • Wear rubber boots, rubber gloves, and goggles during cleanup of affected area.
  • Remove and discard items that cannot be washed and disinfected (such as, mattresses, carpeting, carpet padding, rugs, upholstered furniture, cosmetics, stuffed animals, baby toys, pillows, foam-rubber items, books, wall coverings, and most paper products).

Last Updated ( May 10, 2011 at 12:44 AM )
FP Exclusive: Levee Being Monitored As Community Attempts To Manage Issues PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tracy Crain   

With more than 18 major routes underwater or blocked off, driving to the community of Des Arc is no easy task. Brandon Breshears and Brandon Davis of Little Rock were two members of the National Guard on sight near Des Arc helping to redirect traffic coming off of I40 this past weekend. “Traffic is horrible,” Breshears said. “We’re out here trying to reroute it.”

Last Updated ( May 10, 2011 at 09:57 PM )
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