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Coronavirus updates: 1,013 new cases in Arkansas, 6 more deaths

Coronavirus updates: 1,013 new cases in Arkansas, 6 more deaths

Read full story here   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Last week, Gov. Hutchinson announced a state-wide mandate for the state of Arkansas. The mask mandate will take effect on Monday, July 20. The governor said this decision came after conversations with those on the front-lines and legislators. He said that the fight against COVID-19 will likely get…

Charles Evers, brother of Medgar Evers, dies at 97

Charles Evers, brother of Medgar Evers, dies at 97

(CNN)James Charles Evers, the older brother of civil rights icon Medgar Evers, died in Mississippi Wednesday morning of natural causes, Rankin County Coroner David Ruth told CNN. He was 97. Known to many as Charles, Evers was the older brother of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the Mississippi NAACP leader who was killed by a…

Comedian DL Hughley believes he might have unknowingly spread coronavirus to his radio team and son

Comedian DL Hughley believes he might have unknowingly spread coronavirus to his radio team and son

Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley says he’s doing well after testing positive for coronavirus in late June. Hughley got tested after he collapsed on stage while performing in Nashville, Tenn., despite not showing any symptoms of the virus. “I feel good. Matter of fact, I’m in my last days of quarantine,” he told TMZ in a recent interview. Hughley said he believes he fainted because…

Kierra Sheard announces engagement to ‘dream’ fiancé on social media

Kierra Sheard announces engagement to ‘dream’ fiancé on social media

It was an amazing 33rd birthday for GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning gospel singer Kierra Sheard who celebrated another year of life and got engaged to her “dream” man on Saturday June 20, 2020. “I can’t believe it!!!! You’re everything I’ve always wanted,” said Sheard on social media, captioning a photo of herself beside her fiancé, Jordan…

Restaurants opening for limited dine-in services starting May 11

Restaurants opening for limited dine-in services starting May 11

Read original story here VIA KARK.COM News – LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Starting May 11, restaurants in the state were able to open to customers for limited dine-in services. Here’s a list of restaurants opening for limited dine-in service: The following is according to the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau: Benihana The Bistro at Courtyard…

Grammy-winning soul singer Betty Wright dead at 66

Grammy-winning soul singer Betty Wright dead at 66

Read Original Article Here Betty Wright, a Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter known for influential hits such as “Clean Up Woman” and “Where is the Love,” died at age 66 at her home in Miami on Sunday. Steve Greenberg of S-Curve Records told the New York Times Wright had been diagnosed with cancer in the fall. Wright had her breakthrough with…

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