Northeast Arkansas

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by George Jared -

Winter wheat acres up in Arkansas

Arkansas farmers planted about 180,000 acres of winter wheat in the fall of 2020, according to a report released Tuesday (Jan. 19) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The acreage…

by George Jared -

UA, ASU to square off in baseball in 2021

The University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University will compete on a collegiate field, but it won’t be in football. Both schools’ baseball teams are slated to play each other…

by George Jared -

Reflections on the Harold Perrin era

As an adolescent, Harold Perrin decided he wanted to enter the medical field. Radiology fascinated him, but when he entered high school, he soon learned how rigorous the course work…

by George Jared -

Cotton crop yields up, acres down in 2020

Cotton, along with other Arkansas row crops, got off to a slow start when the planting season began in 2020. Torrential rains stymied farmers’ efforts along with the impacts from…