A plan to better help Arkansas veterans obtain government benefits by opening regional veterans affairs offices will likely mean delays in the short run but better access in the long term, officials said Tuesday.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson directed the head of the Arkansas National Guard on Monday to temporarily empty the state's nine National Guard storefront recruiting centers because of concern about the possibility of an attack.
Arkansans sent out messages of condolence Friday for the family of Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, a Marine with ties to Russellville who was killed in a shooting rampage Thursday at military facilities in Tennessee.
The state's oldest American Legion post relocated Wednesday from downtown Little Rock -- its home for nearly 50 years -- to a smaller, more cost-efficient building in North Little Rock, a move that saved the post from permanently closing its doors.