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[31 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | 7,593 views]
Tax free weekend coming Saturday and Sunday

It’s time once again for the state of Arkansas to help ease those back to school shopping blues a bit with a tax free weekend.
According to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), the tax free weekend starts at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 3) and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday. During the weekend, sales tax will not apply to certain School Supplies, School Art Supplies, School Instructional Materials and clothing. To be clear, “tax free” means that no state or local sales or use taxes will be …

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[13 Aug 2011 | One Comment | 2,153 views]
Weekend OTR: Halls of Ivy — Dr. Hall’s Reappointment

Here in central Arkansas, this is the last weekend before all the kids will excitedly head back to school.
In honor of the back to school mania that’s sweeping the state, we at First Arkansas News are celebrating the coming school year by posting an appropriate episode in our famed Weekend OTR series. Yes, we’re talking about a ‘The Halls of Ivy” episode — a comedy/drama starring Ronald Colman as the president of a college. Hey, the series was sponsored by Schlitz, so you just know it had to be good, …