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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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Freedom of Information Handbook

Copies of the 16th Edition of Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook (2014) are still available from the Arkansas Press Association and Arkansas Attorney General. The 54-page publication is the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. It provides detailed information on how the act ensures citizens' access to public records, gives them rights to be involved in official activities and establishes transparency in state and local government. Copies can also be downloaded right here int the "Publications" section of this website.

* APA News

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

Registration period for Golf Tourney begins

The registration period for the 34th Annual Golf Tournament is now open. It will take place Wednesday, July 8, at The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood as part of the annual APA SuperConvention. Registration forms may be downloaded by clicking the links below:

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Annual SuperConvention set for July 8-11

The Arkansas Press Association has announced the dates for it's 2015 SuperConvention. It will be held July 8-11 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock.