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2008 Press Releases

Release DateTitle
12/30/2008 LITTLE ROCK CITY DIRECTORS, JUDGES TO TAKE OATHS OF OFFICE ON JANUARY 1
12/29/2008 LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT COURTS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR TRAFFIC TICKETS
12/23/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK APPOINTS NEW MEMBERS TO COMMISSIONS
12/22/2008 Hip-Hop Dance Workshop at the River Market
12/15/2008 LR PUBLIC WORKS READY FOR POSSIBLE INCLEMENT WEATHER
12/10/2008 Zoo Launches New Interactive Website at LittleRockZoo.com
12/4/2008 RIVER MARKET’S OTTENHEIMER HALL CLOSED TODAY DUE TO FIRE
12/1/2008 FOUR RESPONSES RECEIVED TO RFP FOR RAY WINDER FIELD FUTURE
12/1/2008 River Market Cooking Club Presents Chef James Coulter from Forty Two
11/24/2008 Little Rock Wastewater Recognized for Reporting Excellence
11/18/2008 12TH STREET REVITALIZATION TOPIC OF UPCOMING MEETING
11/18/2008 River Market Cooking Club Presents Chef Mike Selig from Vermillion
11/13/2008 LITTLE ROCK FIRE CHIEF TO LEAVE CITY; HAS BEEN NAMED TO LEAD AUSTIN TEXAS FIRE DEPARTMENT
11/13/2008 New Vendors Opening in the River Market
11/11/2008 LR CITY DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES WARD 6 PUBLIC FORUM
11/10/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK ANNOUNCES 2009 BUDGET PUBLIC MEETINGS
11/9/2008 Project Runway’s Korto Momolu Named 2008 Holiday Parade Grand Marshal
11/5/2008 LITTLE ROCK ANIMAL VILLAGE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL ANIMAL SHELTER APPRECIATION ACTIVITIES
11/3/2008 Male Silverback Gorilla Dies at Little Rock Zoo Sunday
10/27/2008 LITTLE ROCK WELCOMES LORD MAYOR, CITY COUNCILLORS, YOUTH FROM NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, UNITED KINGDOM
10/27/2008 Little Rock Wastewater’s 11th Annual Pollution Prevention Ceremony
10/21/2008 MacArthur Park Fundraiser Set for Thursday, October 30
10/21/2008 The Battle Is Heating Up Mud Run Officials Make Preparations
10/21/2008 LANE CLOSURES ON KANIS ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER 27-29
10/20/2008 LITTLE ROCK WILL NOT ISSUE PARKING TICKETS NEAR DOWNTOWN EARLY VOTING SITE
10/17/2008 13th Annual Big Boo!-seum Bash is a Frightfully Ghoul Time!
10/14/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ANNOUNCE MBE CONSTRUCTION MENTORING PROGRAM
10/14/2008 6th Annual Mud Run
10/7/2008 LR CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION HONORS 2008’S TOP LANDSCAPES
10/7/2008 Zoo Breaks Ground on Laura P. Nichols Penguin Pointe Exhibit
10/6/2008 Capital City Holiday Celebrations Light Way To Great Getaways
10/6/2008 ATA Gifts Gate and Garden to City; Provides Martial Arts Education to At-Risk Youth
10/2/2008 Zoo Keeper Randal Berry to Appear on Discovery Chanel Extreme Forensics Monday Night
10/1/2008 Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Treatment Facility
9/30/2008 LITTLE ROCK OFFERS A ‘CHANGE FOR THE BETTER’ DOWNTOWN
9/29/2008 ECONOMIC STIMULUS PAYMENT FREE FILING DAY ANNOUNCED
9/24/2008 2008 Destination Downtown Living Tour
9/19/2008 A “Noble” Selection for Little Rock: The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Picks the Capital City for 2012 Annual Conference
9/19/2008 Zoo's Oldest Chimpanzee, Jodie, Dies Tuesday Afternoon
9/19/2008 Stadium Re-Dedicated, Sculpture Introduced At War Memorial 60th Anniversary Celebration
9/18/2008 SCULPTURE SHOW & SALE RETURNS TO RIVER MARKET
9/17/2008 RIVER MARKET COOKING CLUB PRESENTS CHEF DALE FILSON FROM AYDELOTTE’S
9/17/2008 LITTLE ROCK PREPARES TO CELEBRATE DIVERSITY, ENVIRONMENT AT WORLDFEST 2008
9/15/2008 LOCAL ADVOCATES TO REPRESENT LITTLE ROCK AT NATIONAL FORUM ON YOUTH IN WASHINGTON DC
9/12/2008 LR FIRE DEPARTMENT, HOME DEPOT, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL PARTNER ON FIRE SAFETY
9/12/2008 Events Planned in Little Rock Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the Women’s Emergency Committee To Open Our Schools
9/12/2008 REGIONAL EPA BROWNFIELDS DIRECTOR TO BE SPEAK IN LITTLE ROCK
9/5/2008 City of Little Rock Announces "City Hall for a Day" for Mid-City Area on Sept. 19
9/4/2008 War Memorial Golf Course Parking Set for Saturday's Game
9/3/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK RESPONSE TO HURRICANE GUSTAV
9/3/2008 Little Rock Sewer System to Reach Capacity Due to Excessive Rain
8/28/2008 TROLLEY TUESDAYS ANNOUNCED
8/27/2008 REAL DEAL COMES TO THE ROCK
8/26/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK SEEK APPLICANTS FOR CITIZENS ACADEMY
8/25/2008 Little Rock Wastewater Receives NACWA Peak Performance Awards
8/19/2008 Zoo Announces Blood Sucking Babies and One on the Way
8/19/2008 War Memorial Stadium to be Re-Dedicated and Sculpture Introduced As Part of 60th Anniversary Celebration
8/15/2008 Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility Review Panel Presentation Scheduled for August 18
8/12/2008 MAN INDUSTRIES PURCHASES 155-ACRE SITE IN LITTLE ROCK
8/12/2008 LR'S BLACK FIREFIGHTERS REACHING OUT TO HELP STUDENTS
8/11/2008 LR Marathon Announces Running/Walking Program
8/11/2008 Zoo Welcomes New Curator of Hoof Stock
8/11/2008 RIVER MARKET COOKING CLUB PRESENTS SCOTT & BRAD FROM THE WROUGHT IRON GRILL & PUB
8/5/2008 AREA LEADERS INITIATE FIRST-EVER, COUNTY-WIDE STRATEGIC PLAN
8/1/2008 LR ANIMAL SERVICES HAVING PET FOOD DRIVE
8/1/2008 25TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT – AUGUST 5
7/29/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK THANKS PARTNERS FOR “100 BEST COMMUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE” HONOR
7/24/2008 LR FIRE DEPARTMENT AGAIN COLLECTING ELECTRIC FANS TO HELP PEOPLE ‘BEAT THE HEAT’
7/24/2008 12TH STREET CORRIDOR COMMUNITY MEETING SET BY CITY OF LITTLE ROCK
7/22/2008 Zoo Announces Kids Get in Free Now Until Labor Day!
7/18/2008 LR Fire Department Honored by US Dept. of Defense for Support of National Guard and Reserves
7/16/2008 Little Rock Marathon Coaches Given Top Honors
7/14/2008 VOLLEYBALL CLINIC OFFERED AT LR’S SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER
7/11/2008 LR Wastewater Hosts 5th Rate Advisory Public Hearing
7/11/2008 LR ARTS COMMISSION PUTS ACCENT ON NEXT GENERATION AGAIN IN 2008
7/11/2008 LOUISIANA STREET BETWEEN 2ND & 4TH STREETS TO BE CONVERTED TO TWO-WAY TRAFFIC
7/10/2008 LR CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR LANDSCAPE AWARDS
7/9/2008 Zoo Welcomes New Female Black Rhino
7/8/2008 LITTLE ROCK TO CONSIDER NEW RULES FOR EXTENDED STAY MOTELS
7/7/2008 LITTLE ROCK COOLING CENTER TO OPEN DURING SUMMER HEAT
7/1/2008 LITTLE ROCK OFFICIALS REMIND CITIZENS TO LEAVE FIREWORKS TO PROFESSIONALS
7/1/2008 3-1-1 Offers Extended Hours for July 4th Holiday
7/1/2008 LITTLE ROCK PASSES RESOLUTION REGARDING USE OF BIO-DIESEL
7/1/2008 Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens July 1
6/27/2008 A Real (Artillery) Piece of Arkansas History Returns
6/26/2008 THE ADVENTURE BEGINS AS PEABODY PARK IS DEDICATED
6/24/2008 286 YOUTH CONVERGE IN LITTLE ROCK TO FIX HOUSES FOR AREA RESIDENTS
6/23/2008 JUDGE CLOSES PLANTATION INN
6/19/2008 Little Rock Fire Department Will Focus on Firefighter and EMT Health and Safety During the 2008 Fire/EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week
6/9/2008 ATA World Championships Kicks Up the Little Rock Economy
6/2/2008 Naked Mole Rat Colony Back on Display at the Little Rock Zoo
5/30/2008 LR ANIMAL SERVICES TAKING EDUCATION EFFORTS INTO NEIGHBORHOODS WITH NEW PROGRAM
5/29/2008 LITTLE ROCK FIRE DEPT. OFFERS GRILLING SAFETY TIPS
5/29/2008 LR CITY, CHAMBER, NEW FUTURES PARTNER TO EMPLOYEE OVER 400 YOUTH AT OVER 100 WORKSITES
5/27/2008 New Downtown Walking Tour Celebrates Little Rock's Political, Historical Legacy
5/21/2008 RIVER MARKET TO OFFER KIDS COOKING CLASSES
5/8/2008 Former Mayor Sandy Keith Dies at 84. Mayor Stodola and City Manager Moore Issue Statement of Condolences
5/6/2008 Movies in the Park announces 2008 schedule
5/5/2008 Stars & Stripes Sculpture Being Constructed At War Memorial Stadium for 60th Anniversary
5/1/2008 STEVE KENDRICKS RECEIVES MAHLON A. MARTIN AWARD
5/1/2008 2008 STATE OF CITY: LR MAYOR’S FOCUS: PUBLIC SAFETY, PEOPLE, PROPERTY, PARKS
4/28/2008 34th Annual Farmers’ Market Grand Opening on April 29
4/25/2008 MAYOR STODOLA ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE
4/18/2008 City of Little Rock Wins Arkansas Award For Workers’ Compensation Cases
4/18/2008 LITTLE ROCK HOSTS NATIONAL FORUM FOR BLACK PUBLIC ADMINISTRATORS
4/17/2008 JOHN BARROW NEIGHBORHOOD ANNOUNCES HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS
4/15/2008 LITTLE ROCK CITY HALL CELEBRATES CENTURY OF SERVICE
4/14/2008 LITTLE ROCK SISTER CITIES PRESENTS "OPEN HOUSE TO THE WORLD" AT CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE
4/11/2008 WASTE MANAGEMENT AND SONY ELECTRONICS TO HOST FREE RECYCLING EVENT AT LITTLE ROCK ZOO
4/11/2008 LR Wastewater Announces 2nd Public Hearing for Impact Fee Study
4/11/2008 St. Louis Fed’s Little Rock Branch Sponsors Community Development Innovation Week, Hosts Two Local Events
4/10/2008 FEMA ANNOUNCES FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR STORM DISASTER RECOVERY
4/5/2008 UPDATE ON CITY OF LITTLE ROCK RESPONSE TO STORMS AND STORM CLEAN-UP
4/4/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK RESPONSE TO STORMS AND STORM CLEAN UP
4/1/2008 Museum of Discovery Announces Opening of Register Now for 9th Annual Dino Dash & Discovery Fest
4/1/2008 MAYOR STODOLA ANNOUNCES TOURISM COMMITTEE
3/31/2008 Traffic Advisory -- Portion of Shackleford to Close for 90 Days
3/31/2008 LR Wastewater Recognized for 30th Anniversary of Membership
3/27/2008 DAILEY FITNESS CENTER CLOSED SATURDAY FOR UPGRADES
3/25/2008 ‘SAVINGS FOR SENIORS’ EVENT ANNOUNCED
3/25/2008 Bugfest Invades the Museum of Discovery
3/24/2008 LITTLE ROCK UNVEILS NEW HOUSING ENFORCEMENT SIGNS
3/21/2008 Partnership Announced between LR Central High and Little Rock Wastewater
3/20/2008 ARKANSAS-AFRICA TRADE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED
3/14/2008 LR Wastewater To Host Public Meeting on Impact Fee Study
3/14/2008 Traffic Advisory -- Napa Valley Construction to Begin on March 24
3/14/2008 Man Industries to Locate New Manufacturing Facility/Headquarters in Little Rock, Invest $100 Million, Create 250 Jobs
3/14/2008 Zoo Handles Johne’s Infection in Farm Animal Area
2/22/2008 Zoo Sad to Report Loss of Sloth Bear
2/20/2008 Peabody Park to Open Within Newly Renovated Riverfront Park in May 2008
2/20/2008 SISTER CITIES COMMISSION LAUNCHES YOUTH LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE
2/19/2008 Can You Dig It? Returns to Museum of Discovery
2/13/2008 Arkansas Arts Center to present the epic exhibition World of the Pharaohs: September 10, 2009 – June 27, 2010
2/13/2008 LITTLE ROCK ANNOUNCES SUNDAY HOURS AT RIVER MARKET
2/12/2008 River Market Cooking Club Starts 2008 Series
2/11/2008 Museum of Discovery: Beat. Breathe. Think. Does a Body Good
2/8/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK HELPING CITIZENS IN STORM CLEAN UP
2/7/2008 LITTLE ROCK REACHES OUT TO CITY OF CLINTON AFTER TORNADO
1/29/2008 LITTLE ROCK WARMING CENTER TO OPEN DURING WINTER CHILL
1/28/2008 Museum of Discovery Invites Public to Take Apart Big Things, Take Apart Small Things at Constructive Destruction
1/25/2008 Heifer International Announces $42.8 Million Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for East Africa Dairy Development
1/24/2008 It’s a Three-Peat! -- For 3rd Year in a Row, Little Rock Named One of the Nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People by America’s Promise Alliance
1/22/2008 Rotary Club of Little Rock Hosts 16th Annual Little Rock Police & Fire Department Awards
1/17/2008 Little Rock Wastewater Recognized for Reporting Excellence
1/16/2008 Community Leaders Announce Earned Income Tax Credit Effort
1/8/2008 Traffic Advisory -- STREET RECONSTRUCTION ON MABLEVALE CUTOFF
1/8/2008 Retired NY Giants Great George Martin Arrives in Little Rock on “a Journey for 9/11” Charitable Walk Across The U.S.
1/7/2008 Little Rock Marathon Race Registrations Up 85%
1/3/2008 CITY OF LITTLE ROCK REDEDICATES FLETCHER PARK

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