Arkansas is poised to change its sculptures in the National Statuary Hall Collection. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday (Nov. 12) the two statues in the Hall, those of U.M. Rose and James P. Clarke, will be replaced with civil rights icon Daisy Gatson Bates and hall-of-fame musician Johnny Cash.
A coronavirus outbreak in the Arkansas Legislature has grown by two, pushing the number of lawmakers who have caught the disease in the past week and a half to nine.