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Arkansas 47th in National Child Well-Being Rankings

Arkansas 47th in National Child Well-Being Rankings

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (AP/KTHV) - High child poverty in Arkansas keeps the state pinned to the bottom of national rankings in measurements of child well-being, according to the 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book. The state moved up one position to 47th for overall child well-being, despite substantial gains seen in the lives of Arkansas teens.

With an overall child poverty rate of 27 percent, the state is still struggling to move up in the yearly rankings.

Criteria for Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Criteria for Single Parent Scholarship Fund

UNDATED (KTHV) -- Life's not always a cake walk -- especially if you're a single parent. Getting ahead with your education can present even more of a challenge.

But there is help out there. Joining Dawn Scott with details is Ralph Nesson, executive director of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund.

Nesson talks about the applicant criteria, how to apply and more.

Craving companionship

Craving companionship

What does an older adult who lives alone want most for dinner? The answer may surprise you.

According to new research, an overwhelming majority of seniors say that having someone to share their meals with makes those times more satisfying for them.

Craving companionship

Craving companionship

What does an older adult who lives alone want most for dinner? The answer may surprise you.

According to new research, an overwhelming majority of seniors say that having someone to share their meals with makes those times more satisfying for them.

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The U.S.

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The U.S.

Full moon kayak tour

Full moon kayak tour

Park interpreters from Lake Catherine are giving a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the lake in a whole new way.  On Saturday, August 13, full moon kayak tours are being given out on the lake in Hot Springs.  Fees include use of the kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets and a $15 admission fee.  You must pre-register and pay at the visitor center.  For more information, you can call the Lake Catherine State Park Superintendent at 501-844-4176.