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July 22nd, 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.
LITTLE ROCK â€” Several lawsuits have been filed against ArkansasÂ BaptistÂ 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.
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.