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Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Saturday, September 14, 6-10pm, enjoy a night of delicious Latin food, wonderful atmosphere, live salsa music, and even better company!

Featuring food vendors from Brazil, Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras, Bolivia, Columbia & Nicaragua. It all happens at the Argenta Farmers Market Plaza, 520 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown NLR.

Beebe appoints 26 to boards and commissions

Beebe appoints 26 to boards and commissions

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following education appointment:

Diane Zook, Melbourne, to the State Board of Education. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Replaces Jim Cooper.

Governor Beebe also announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Daniel Bryant, North Little Rock, reappointed to the State Board of Barber Examiners. Appointment expires June 30, 2019.

Rhonda Cole, Arkadelphia, reappointed to the State Board of Election Commissioners. Appointment expires May 28, 2017.

Mary Dillard, Farmington, to the Arkansas History Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Dorathy Boulden.

Sandra Edwards, North Little Rock, reappointed to the Board of the Division of State Services for the Blind. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

Sherwood, Jacksonville push for wet areas in town

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - The campaign is on for two more Pulaski County communities--Sherwood and Jacksonville--that are pushing to take certain pockets of their towns from dry areas to wet.

The ultimate goal is to hold an election later this year that lets voters in the dry pockets of their towns decide on a switch to "wet." Sherwood brought its pitch to the community on Monday night.

In a few parts of Sherwood, like up and down Brockington Road or in the Gravel Ridge area, it's been dry for decades.

"In 1956, it was for Sherwood," said Kelly Coughlin, Economic Development Director for the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce.

Since then in those areas, there have been no drinks with dinner or a case of beer to pick-up at the convenience store, but the push is now on to change that.

Sherwood, Hot Springs head to polls; Unofficial results are in

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - Two Arkansas cities took to the polls Tuesday night-Sherwood and Hot Springs.

Sherwood voters headed to the polls to decide whether to keep North Little Rock Electric. At last check, the Pulaski County Election Commission said 1,921 to 858 voted in favor of keeping the utility.

In Hot Springs, residents voted on changing the city government from a city manager and board of directors to a mayor and city council set up. Our partners at the Hot Springs Daily reported unofficial results at 2,270 against change and 242 for.

Voters to decide on penny tax, community center, form of gov't

UNDATED (KTHV) - A handful of cities and counties in Arkansas have elections on Tuesday, May 14.

In Sebastian County and Fort Smith, voters decide whether to continue implementing a penny sales tax. The tax has been in place for 20 years; in 2012, it contributed nearly $22 million to the county.

Hot Springs residents could switch the way their government is run. They're deciding whether to keep the current city manager plan or change to the traditional mayor and city council structure.

In Pine Bluff, the Watson Chapel School District wants to raise the millage rate to build a new elementary school; voters will decide whether to do that on Tuesday.

Sherwood to hold special election tomorrow

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Sherwood Special Election will be held Tuesday, May 14.

The Notice of Election contains the ballot issue, times, and polling places for the election. Please note that Precincts 32 and 33 are combined for this election.

Election Day Polls open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Poll locations by precinct:

Election standings

Election standings

As of 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013, 166 people cast early votes in the 5/14/2013 Sherwood Special Election. This brings the three day total to 576 early votes cast.