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The Arkansas Press Association was founded in 1873 to serve the newspapers of Arkansas. The primary function of APA is to serve its member newspapers by providing to them information and training opportunities to allow them to grow, develop and compete in the marketplace.

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2015 ArkLaMiss Conference


Circulation • Marketing • Audience Development

The 2015 ArkLaMiss Conference will be held Nov. 5-6 at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Miss. The annual event is devoted to providing continuing education in the areas of newspaper circulation, marketing and audience development. It will again coincide with the Newspaper Management Round Table. More information and registration materials will be mailed to Arkansas Press Association members shortly. More information is already available online:

Information on the Arkansas Newspaper Foundation’s continuing education grants
Application for a continuing education grant sponsored by the Arkansas Newspaper Foundation

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Advertising Contest winners announced

The winners of the 2015 Arkansas Press Associaiton Better Newspaper Advertising Contest were announced Friday during the annual Advertising Conference at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute. This year's competition was judged by members of the Colorado Press Association. For the complete list click below:

Winnners of the 2015 Advertising Contest

Freedom of Information Handbooks available

The 16th Edition of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook is now available. Copies may be obtained from the Arkansas Attorney General, 200 Catlett Prien Tower Building, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.682.2007; Fax: 501.682.8084; website: www.arkansasag.gov. Copies may also be obtained from the Arkansas Press Association, 411 South Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.374.1500; Fax: 501.374.7509, and can be downloaded from the "Publications" section of this website: arkansaspress.org/publications.

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* Upcoming Events

Water Quality Reporting Forum

"Beyond the Boil Order" is day-long forum focused on water quality reportering and "learning the lingo" involved. It is sponsored jointly by the University
of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, the University of Arkansas System Public Policy Center and the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. For more information email Kristin Higgins.
Online registration is available at: http://forms.uaex.edu/PPC/pollution/pollution.asp.