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Kohls donates $147,116 to Children's for vaccination awareness

Kohls donates $147,116 to Children's for vaccination awareness

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - In support of a state-wide vaccination awareness campaign in Arkansas, Kohl's Department Store donated $147,116 to Arkansas Children's Hospital. 

Kohl's has partnered with Children's since 2002 to create the Kohl's Care Immunization Campaign in hopes to better educate parents on getting their children vaccinated. The Arkansas Children's Hospital uses the funds to create billboards, print ads and radio ads targeting the 13 Arkansas counties with the lowest immunization rates.

These counties include Benton, Conway, Cross, Garland, Hot Spring, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lonoke, Pulaski, Randolph, Union and Washington. 

For more information on this vaccination campaign, please visit the Arkansas Children's website

UCA television station available through U-verse

UCA television station available through U-verse

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - A station previously only available in Conway will no spread to various parts of Arkansas. 

The University of Central Arkansas' Channel 6 television station is now available on U-verse, Channel 99.

“I'm extremely excited to be able to reach a new audience through Channel 6's original programming,” said Chris Churchill, director of Channel 6 Television. “Now, thanks to AT&T U-verse, UCA students, family and fans can experience our programming from anywhere in central Arkansas.”

Channel 6 will cover from Little-Rock to Pine Bluff, including Benton, Bryant, Cammack Village, Conway, Haskell, Jacksonville, Little Rock, Maumelle, Pulaski County, Shannon Hills, Sherwood and Searcy.

​To access Channel 6's programming through U-verse, browse to U-verse Channel 99, which will display a list of available Public Education Government (PEG) channels. Click on Conway and then UCA Television.

March for Life event marks 42nd anniversary for Roe v. Wade

March for Life event marks 42nd anniversary for Roe v. Wade

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Arkansas Right to Life will host the 37th annual March for Life on Sunday, Jan. 18 to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

The march will be located on West Capitol between Battery and Wolfe Streets, behind the State Capitol.

Wayne Mays, president of Arkansas Right to Life, will lead the march.

The keynote speaker will be Gov. Asa Hutchinson. U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, District U.S. Congressman French Hill, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and many other pro-life officials will attend the march. 

“The 2014 General Elections were very good for unborn children in our state and nation” said Executive Director Rose Mimms.  “In Arkansas we have a 100% Pro-Life Congressional representation in the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, the State Capitol and have a pro-life majority in the AR General Assembly.”

The Battle on the Boards AR AACTFEST

The Battle on the Boards AR AACTFEST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV)- The ARCTA and Arts and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas will host Battle on the Boards Saturday, Feb. 7. 

Arkansas AACTFEST invites local theater communities to come together and attend their day of workshops and performances. 

Their festival schedule begins at 8 a.m. and will last until 8 p.m. 

Registration fees include $10 for a festival pass which allows access to all performances and an invitation to the cast party, $15 dollars for meals and $5 for workshops.  

Sponsoring the event is Murphy USA and it will be located off 701 South Main in Pine Bluff. 

New hotel to open in West Little Rock

New hotel to open in West Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new La Quinta opening in West Little Rock. 

The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Jan. 13 at 9 Crossings Court.

There will be food and refreshments provided. Officials will also be raffling off a 42-inch flat screen TV.

Address to feature courthouse restoration program

Address to feature courthouse restoration program
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An administrator at the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will be the guest speaker at a luncheon series that features businesses and organizations that have excelled in sustainable practices. Cary Tyson, deputy director of the agency, will speak on Jan. 22 at the Putting Green to Work lunch series in Little Rock. The historic preservation agency was a finalist for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's 2014 Environmental Stewardship Award for its County Courthouse Restoration Grant Program. Tyson will discuss how the grant program contributes to environmental sustainability by promoting the continued use of existing buildings, which saves the energy required to tear down structures and keeps debris out of landfills.

Marvel coming to Arkansas

Marvel coming to Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Calling all Marvel fans, 'Marvel Universe LIVE!' will be at Verizon Arena starting Jan. 8.

Marvel super heroes including Spiderman, Iron Man, Hulk and some of the villains you've seen in comic books and on the big screen will be showing off their stunts in Arkansas. 

There will be special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more. 

This is a show for all ages to attend. There are three ways you can get tickets to 'Marvel Universe LIVE!'.

  • Online
  • Call: 1-800-745-3000
  • Visit the Verizon Arena box office at 1 Verizon Arena Way