Check out the latest news from around Arkansas! Every day, we’ll bring you some of the best news bits from around the Internet.
- The renovation of the Arkansas Arts Center in downtown Little Rock is boosting Central Arkansas’ economy through construction initiatives and beyond. The construction of the reimagined Arkansas Arts Center in MacArthur Park is on schedule and creating local opportunities amidst the country’s economic downturn.
- After purchasing a scratch-off lottery ticket in El Dorado, FredTavious Davis was named the lucky winner of $1 million at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Center. Davis plans to buy his mother a car, help out his brother, and invest the rest of his winnings.
- The international rights for Arkansas native Clark Duke’s debut film have been sold for multiple countries and regions. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate has bought multiple international territory rights Duke’s film Arkansas. The studio has bought the territory rights for Africa, Latin America, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, India, Turkey, Hungary, Bulgaria, Israel, Romania, Slovakia and multiple European countries, including Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
- Due to the continued spike of COVID-19 cases in Northwest Arkansas, officials in Bentonville and Bella Vista are advocating for more people to wear face coverings. While there has been no executive order, Bella Vista did pass a resolution yesterday that encourages residents to wear a mask.