Entries by Cozetta Jones

County Hires New Veterans Service Officer

Pulaski County proudly welcomes our new Veterans Service Officer, Al Harkins to serve our retired military service men and women. As the Pulaski County VSO, Harkins will counsel and assist veterans and their dependents with completing VA paperwork and filing claims. He will ensure eligible veterans and their dependents receive their earned benefits through federal, […]

County free mulch giveaway April 12 and 13

This is the “We Load, You Go” event of the year … and just in time for Spring!! FREE MULCH will be available at the old Smoky Hollow building. Dates: Friday & Saturday, April 12th & 13th Times: 8am-4pm Friday, Saturday 8am-4pm, unless we run out before 4pm! Where: Smoky Hollow Building (3200 Woodrow Street […]

County Judge highlights new projects on the horizon in county address

Strong, emboldened and concise could be used to describe Judge Barry Hyde’s annual State of the County address. In his 20-minute speech, Judge Hyde laid out several areas of improvement including plans to restructure the county’s juvenile justice probation and intake process. He intends to hire a Director of Juvenile Justice Services who will draft […]

State of the County set for March 12

Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde will present the 2019 State of the County Address, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. The address will be given in the 4th floor Quorum Court meeting room in the Pulaski County Administration Building at 201 S. Broadway in Downtown Little Rock.  Judge Hyde will highlight our 2018 accomplishments and […]

Making Pulaski County Families Stronger

Housing and Urban Development Renews Funding for Family Self-Sufficiency Program Pulaski County, AR – Pulaski County Government announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded approximately $43,000 to renew support to the Pulaski County Housing Agency’s Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. U.S. Senator John Boozman, who serves on the U.S. Transportation, […]

ACT Prep Instructors Needed

Since 2006, the Pulaski County Youth Services ACT Prep Program has served over 4,000 students, offering classes that focus on English, math, reading, science reasoning, and test-taking strategies. This class has been offered in several models, including a six Saturday course, a once-per-month course, one-day boot camps and intensive summer camp programs. The purpose of […]

PCYS launches new reading program with Pulaski County Special School District

Pulaski County Youth Services launched a new program titled “Leadership Through Literacy.” This program was created to provide community leaders an opportunity to read to elementary school students throughout the county. The program aims to inspire youth by exposing them to different types of leaders in various job roles. The leader will read to the […]

Pulaski County Inauguration is set for January 3

The Pulaski County Inauguration Ceremony is Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Pulaski County Administration Building in the Quorum Court meeting room. Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Vann Smith will conduct the swearing in ceremony. Hors d’oeuvres will be served following the ceremony. This event is free and open to the public. […]