Entries by Emilee Hagewood

Pulaski County boasts 33 out of 127 Arkansas students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (September 26, 2023) – Out of 127 Arkansas students, Pulaski County has 33 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists that will compete for 28 million dollars worth of scholarships.  Pulaski County Government was able to highlight one semifinalist, Leah LeVar from Sylvan Hills High School, a part of the Pulaski County Special School District, […]

Pulaski County Burn Ban Lifted

  Pulaski County, Ark. (September 25, 2023) – Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde lifted the burn ban that was in effect since September 5. The burning ban was in place due to rapid drying conditions in the county. Recent rains have provided the county with relief, according to the order. View the order here.

Pulaski County Youth Services cheers for ASU at Emerging Champions Youth Academy College Tour

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (September 15, 2023) – Pulaski County Youth Services (PCYS) took the Emerging Champions Career Readiness Summer Workforce and Emerging Champions Youth Academy groups to Arkansas State University for a campus tour and to watch an ASU Red Wolves football game last Saturday.   There were 40 students from schools across Pulaski County, […]

Pulaski County residents encouraged to GIVE 5 for Spay and Neuter Fund

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (September 14, 2023) – When paying their taxes this fall, Pulaski County residents can help their neighbors spay and neuter their pets by contributing $5 or more to the Pulaski County Animal Control Spay/Neuter Fund, also known as the GIVE 5 fund. This tax season, County residents can give a voluntary donation […]

August QC recap: Pulaski County Quorum Court unanimously votes ‘yes’ to Crisis Stabilization Unit

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (August 24, 2023)– The Pulaski County Quorum court met Tuesday night to approve the continued funding of the Pulaski County Regional Crisis Stabilization Unit to ensure that residents are able to access the mental and behavioral health care they desperately need. Faced with further budget cuts to the state funded Regional Crisis […]

Pulaski County earns high road rating due to $16 million project

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (August 15, 2023) – Pulaski County has a Pavement Condition Index rating of 83.7, one of the highest county ratings in the state. This rating is due to the continued improvements and preventive maintenance to Pulaski County roads made possible through a $16 million road improvement project.  Since the County implemented the […]