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July 22nd, 2014

Immunization guideline changes proposed for 2014-15

July 22, 2014

With August coming soon, parents and students are getting ready for the beginning of a new school term and immunizations are a key part of the preparation.

The Arkansas Department of Health has proposed some changes to immunization requirements. If they are approved on July 24, they will go into effect on Sept. 1.

Health Department officials say they anticipate approval.

The changes have been in the process for several years, said Jennifer Dillaha, medical director for immunizations for the Health Department.

July 19th

Arkansas Baptist College hit with civil lawsuits

July 19, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Several lawsuits have been filed against Arkansas Baptist College for unpaid bills.

The historically black college in Little Rock has struggled to pay its bills, meet payroll obligations and deliver financial aid checks to its students since last year, the media reported this week.

One of those lawsuits filed this week in Pulaski County Court says the college twice bounced a $157,016 check to pay for furniture it bought from a Texas-based company, Southwest Contract.

Lengthy agenda planned for Bryant Council meeting

July 19, 2014

Bryant City Council has a lengthy agenda planned for its meeting Monday night.

During the meeting, the council will discuss an agreement between the city and the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant and proposed new fire stations.

The council has been discussing the agreement with the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant for several months.
Each year the council approves agreements with various organizations and groups, but this year the council decided to create a facilities agreement with the club that would last longer than one year.

 

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