Arkansas (/ˈɑrkənsɔː/ AR-kən-saw) is a state located in the Southern region of the United States. Its name is of Siouan derivation, denoting the Quapaw Indians. The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make up the U.S. Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta. Known as "the Natural State", the diverse regions of Arkansas offer residents and tourists a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Posts about Arkansas
  • What Is a Federal Crime?

    … What Is a Federal Crime? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Federal September 7, 2016 Explaining Federal Crimes If you’re arrested in the state of Texas, you may have to face prosecution in a court of law. Most people face prosecution in a state court for a case that stemmed from violating a state law. In some cases, a person who is a Texas resident…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 23 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Everything Is Interesting: Making Traditionally Boring Topics Relevant

    … and dense technical blog post itself. The interesting thing about arbitration endorsements is that if you live in certain counties in South Texas, the discount for accepting arbitration endorsements is a complete sham. Some South Texas farm owners had their insurance premiums raised 25% and they were then offered a 25% discount for accepting…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 20 readers -
  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    …, which translates into roughly $293,500,000 annually. Also noted in the report is that Alabama’s labor force participation rate is the third lowest in the country at 57.1% and its May unemployment rate is tied for the 6th highest at 6.1%. Rounding out the top ten are: West Virginia – 8.9% Alabama – 8.5% Arkansas – 8.4% Kentucky – 8.2…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • North, south Louisiana sing different tunes

    … from the region. Shreveport’s historic “Louisiana Hayride” radio broadcast helped to launch the careers of Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and other icons. The Cajun and Creole accordion music, born south of Alexandria, hasn’t had the same impact. Musicians and fans said cultural histories and differences between north and south Louisiana…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 15 readers -
  • Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams

    … Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:09 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Andrew Gamber, through his Jackson, Mississippi-based Sobell Corp. offered a product to retail investors called “Pension Income Stream Program.” The program made agreements…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 23 readers -

    … The NELA Music Awards, on November 12th, is the first ever people’s choice music event in this area. The music awards will honor and showcase the latest talents of the contemporary music scene in NELA as well as surrounding areas including Texas, Mississippi and Arkansas. The show will many feature many performances from the areas hottest…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 27 readers -
  • Boggy Creek Festival 2015

    … It’s time for the 3rd annual Boggy Creek Festival, October 23-25th, 2015. Oct 23, 2015 at 5:00 PM daily until October 25, 2015 Fouke, Arkansas Redcut Rd Fouke, AR Description Explore the lure of Bigfoot and discover what new information some prominent Bigfoot field researchers have to share at this three-day gathering nestled in the swamps…

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 30 readers -
  • Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    … numerous lawsuits from disgruntled farmers who received uncashable checks last summer. According to an Arkansas Business article by Mark Friedman, “Turner was forced into receivership in September, and then it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 23, listing $24.8 million in debts and $13.8 million in assets.” Bankruptcy trustee Daniel…

     AmeriTrust Law Group- 12 readers -
  • Scenic Springtime Rides are not without Risk

    … the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. Law enforcement officers reported that they lost control on a sharp curve and collided with a tree. • A 71 year-old California man was killed[7] while riding his motorcycle through the Santa Cruz mountains in January. He died after colliding with an oncoming vehicle on the narrow road. • Well-known and respected…

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