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Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Law enforcement say “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine”

Start of Ark. school year pushed back due to COVID-19 worries

Mask ordinance proposed for Jonesboro

Trumann police identify woman run over by vehicle

  Ark. sees increases in hospitalizations and unemployment identity theft fraud cases related to COVID-19

Arkansas State University commencement will happen at football stadium

Ark. increasing COVID-19 contact tracers

Gov. Hutchinson signs executive order giving cities the option to adopt mask-wearing ordinance

  Largest single-day increase in Arkansas with 878 new COVID-19 cases

$150,000 bond set for former Craighead County Clerk

  Arkansas reaches 20,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases

  Area churches respond to list from state officials on COVID-19 exposure

Young driver killed in rollover crash

  UAMS predicts over 133,000 total COVID-19 infections by Sept. 30

  Arkansas surpasses June goal of 120,000 COVID-19 tests

Jonesboro police officer killed in Lawrence County crash

  Gov. Hutchinson, state officials give update on COVID-19 cases in Arkansas; 322 new cases

  Ark. COVID cases fall for 4th straight day; state to go back to ‘search for work’ requirement for unemployment

  Gov. Hutchinson gives businesses virus lawsuit protections; 4,383 active cases

  Gov: 731 new cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas, largest 1-day increase

1 teen killed, another seriously injured in crash

  Planning currently underway for upcoming school year

Poll: Gov. Hutchinson’s job approval remains strong amid pandemic, protests

Speed limits to increase on state highways and interstates in Arkansas

  Arkansas moves to Phase 2 on June 15

  Arkansas crosses 10,000 total COVID-19 cases; more than 6,800 have recovered

  Arkansas governor signs executive order to begin statewide police task force

  Gov: More than 3,000 active COVID cases; over 1,100 in a 3-day period

Southland Casino Racing set to reopen types of table games June 8, officials say