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New Owners at Clark County Abstract and Title

New Owners at Clark County Abstract and Title

Clark County Title and Abstract company recently changed hands; it is now owned by Keith and Shelly Craft. 

New Business Opening: The Gypsy Bloom Boutique

New Business Opening: The Gypsy Bloom Boutique

New Business is Opening in Downtown Arkadelphia! The Gypsy Bloom offers clothing and accessories with an unconventional and carefree style. This free-to-be and affordable boutique is opening for the first time on June 16, 2014.

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The Gypsy Bloom Boutique is strictly for the unconventional! Walk in and release your inner gypsy, with a sophisticated but carefree style that will leave you feeling refreshed and free-to-be!

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The Gypsy Bloom Boutique strives to help every woman find the perfect outfit for any and every occasion! Give them the opportunity to show you what style is all about!

The business will be open Monday - Friday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Saturdays from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Phone is (870) 210-5293. Located at 634 Main Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

Trustees approve Henderson budget

Trustees approve Henderson budget

ARKADELPHIA – The Henderson State University Board of Trustees Thursday approved a 3.82 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

The increase will amount to $139 per semester for full-time students, but will still result in a per-credit-hour cost for classes that is less than most other public universities in Arkansas, said Henderson President Glen Jones.

“We are sensitive to rising costs for our students and their families,” Jones said. “When preparing this budget, we asked university leaders to be judicious in their spending and to be conservative in their requests so that we could make our funding go further. However, we are also working to align our budget to support a strategic plan that is increasingly focused on delivering greater student services and on enhancing our students’ success in the classroom and beyond.”

Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services says the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent in March, down from 7.1 percent in February. Agency spokeswoman Becky Heflin says it's the first time Arkansas' jobless rate has been below 7 percent since January 2009.

All major industry sectors posted gains in March. Jobs in leisure and hospitality rose by 3,200, while employment in trade, transportation and utilities increased by 3,000.

Construction added 1,900 jobs and government employment increased by 1,200.

The national unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in March.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Fire ratings affect homeowner insurance

Fire ratings affect homeowner insurance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - New requirements for fire departments may affect your insurance rates.

After being forced to meet two separate standards for insurance purposes, fire departments are now able to roll those standards into one.

Career Fair at Henderson State April 9

Career Fair at Henderson State April 9

Henderson State University’s Center for Career Development will play host to its spring Graduate School and Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9 in the Garrison Activity Center. Over 60 employers have registered for the event, which connects Henderson students with job opportunities.

No extended hours at post offices on tax night

No extended hours at post offices on tax night

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (USPS) – Millions of Americans wait until the last minute to file their tax returns. This year is no different. Filers have until 12 midnight on Tuesday, April 15 to drop off their completed returns. The Postal Service will not be adding any additional window hours or collection times.

Officer in Charge Paula McDore is urging customers to be aware of this change. "The latest window hours and collection time is 8:00 p.m. at the Little Rock Processing & Distribution Center located at 4700 E. McCain, North Little Rock."

"Customers can be assured all mail dropped in the blue collection boxes at the Processing & Distribution Center location until 8 p.m. will receive an April 15 postmark. Although the deadline is Tuesday April 15, customers are urged to drop off returns as early as possible," says McDore.

The Postal Service offers the following advice to tax filers: