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Exotic Asian tick species confirmed in Arkansas

posted: 06/12/2018 9:53 a.m. Comments 7

As if all the ticks we knew about weren’t loathsome enough, a different, invasive species has been found on an unfortunate dog from Benton County. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory on Tuesday confirmed that a tick taken from the Arkansas dog and submitted to a research program at Oklahoma State University was a Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis).

OLD NEWS: 100 years ago, conventioneers filled up city

posted: 06/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Three conventions met in Little Rock this week 100 years ago, and another hopped onto a train and started touring the state. That wasn't unusual. Societies and associations are always coming to town in the archives of the Arkansas Democrat and Arkansas Gazette.

OPPORTUNITIES: Sanctioned, 8th annual Go! Mile set to go Saturday

posted: 06/11/2018 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Few footraces manage to use the same website from year to year, let alone make it an interesting read. But that's the case with the eighth annual Go! Mile, whose heats begin at 7 a.m. Saturday in downtown Little Rock.

OLD NEWS: Crockett name draws blood

posted: 06/04/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

When nobody knows how famous you are, it's great to have a great ancestor.

OPPORTUNITIES: Arkansas Runner 2M hits 20th anniversary

posted: 06/04/2018 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Saturday's 20th annual Arkansas Runner 2M is what the name suggests: a 2-mile footrace that began 20 years ago, in Benton.

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posted: 06/02/2018 1:49 a.m. Discuss

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RESTAURANT REVIEW: Little Rock eatery's vegan food finger-lickin' good

posted: 05/31/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Finding the veggie-soul-food kitchen MeMe's Twisted Potato and More in Little Rock is not difficult, as long as you don't go looking for a sign.

OPPORTUNITIES: Tour de Rock bicycle tour route a flat-out ride

posted: 05/28/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Tour de Rock, Saturday's big bicycle tour at North Little Rock, includes a route the CARTI Foundation calls "the fastest century in the South."

OLD NEWS: Advice columnist published in Arkansas Democrat 100 years ago was Abby of her day

posted: 05/28/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

People are people are people and have always been people, but over the last 100 years, what people consider proper sure has changed.

OLD NEWS: 100 years ago, Arkansas Democrat let teens run paper for the day

posted: 05/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

One hundred and one years ago, Little Rock High School added journalism to the curriculum for its 1,200 students. Thanking the district, the Arkansas Democrat hired "the boys and girls" to manage and edit one day's regular edition of the paper.






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