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Governor Beebe's schedule for June 4 – 12

Governor Beebe's schedule for June 4 – 12

Sunday, June 5

6:30 p.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the Little Rock Film Festival Gala

Great Hall, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock

 

Monday, June 6

10:30 a.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the Delta Regional Authority's Mission Razorback news conference

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 East Ninth Street, Little Rock

 

Wednesday, June 8

10:00 a.m.

Governor Beebe travels from Bald Knob to North Little Rock on the Union Pacific Steam Train (Little Rock Express)

Union Pacific, 603 East 1st Street, Bald Knob

Union Pacific, 1000 West 4th Street, North Little Rock

 

Friday, June 10

9:00 a.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the Ar

Governor's schedule for May 28 – June 2

Governor's schedule for May 28 – June 2

Saturday, May 28

6:15 p.m.

Governor Beebe addresses Unity Fest

Riverside Park, 1770 Cheney Drive, Batesville

 

Monday, May 30

10:00 a.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Ceremony

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland, North Little Rock

 

Wednesday, June 1

7:00 p.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the 2011 Girls State Swearing-in Ceremony

Benson Auditorium, Harding University, Searcy

 

Thursday, June 2

7:00 p.m.

Governor Beebe addresses the 2011 Boys State Swearing-in Ceremony

Old Main Auditorium, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey, Conway

2011 Arkansas Boys State begins Sunday

2011 Arkansas Boys State begins Sunday

CONWAY, Ark. -- The 71st annual session of Arkansas Boys State will begin on Sunday, May 29, 2010 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Over 600 delegates are pre-registered for this year's session.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. at HPER Center on the U.C.A. campus, and closing ceremonies will be Friday, June 3 at the Arkansas State Capitol. Opening activities (American Legion Night ) will be this Monday evening (Memorial Day) May 30, 2010 at 7 p.m. at the UCA Auditorium.

Established in 1940, Arkansas American Legion Boys State gives young Arkansans a better understanding of how elections and state government work in their state. This honor is bestowed to only a choice few of upcoming Arkansas high school seniors.

These youth learn by working together in a mythical state, divided up into groups of 20 cities in 10 counties.

Governor makes 70 appointments to state offices

Governor makes 70 appointments to state offices

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe Tuesday announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Lillian Arnold, Pine Bluff, reappointed to the Home Health Care Service Agency Advisory Council. Appointment expires June 30, 2013.

Bill Booker, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Cemetery Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2015.

Dorathy Boulden, El Dorado, to the Arkansas History Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2013. Replaces Shelia Lampkin.

Eric Burnett, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees. Appointment expires January 14, 2016. Replaces Dean Wilburn.

Una Carroll, North Little Rock, to the Universal Newborn Hearing, Screening, Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2013. Replaces Debra Goldman.

Joan Cash, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Agriculture Board. Appointment expires August 15, 2014.

Sen. Boozman to speak in Conway

Sen. Boozman to speak in Conway

U.S. Senator John Boozman will speak with members of the Conway Kiwanis Club on Wednesday, April 27 during the Conway Kiwanis Club Luncheon at Ryan’s, 1400 Hwy 64 West, at noon.

Attorney general sues Conway roofing company

Attorney general sues Conway roofing company

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ­– Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Conway roofing company, claiming the company is engaging in a Ponzi scheme that has defrauded Arkansas consumers of more than $250,000.

The lawsuit alleges that Conway Roofing LLC aggressively pursues new customers who pay significant insurance proceeds to the company in advance of promised roof repairs. However, that money goes to fund roofing work already promised to other consumers. Meanwhile, company owner Michael J. Wickherst has spent tens of thousands of dollars in business money for personal expenses.

“Schemes like these are doomed from the outset, and are clearly illegal,” McDaniel said. “Unfortunately, Arkansas consumers are paying the price for this disastrous business model.

Natural gas workers crowd House committee

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Workers in the natural gas industry again packed a committee meeting room at the Arkansas Capitol.

A batch of bills that would add environmental regulations and require wells to have bonds was on the agenda Wednesday for the scheduled meeting of the House Agriculture Committee.

HB 1394 was voted down, while the rest of the bills will be tabled for two years for interim study. Those bills will not come up again during this legislative session.