News HeadlinesLittle Rock Central High News

Little Rock Central High School News Submitted by Alumni

Little Rock Central High School News From Around The Web

Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances  KUAR

A proposal to replace Arkansas's two statues in the U.S. Capitol with singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates has advanced to the state.



'Perspective of Little Rock Central High School' Saving a Generation| Out for Life  THV11.com KTHV

We showed Saving a Generation: Out for Life to a group of students at Little Rock Central High School -- to get their perspective on this problem that affects us all ...



Arkansas House panel OKs Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates statues  OzarksFirst.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ar. (AP) - An Arkansas House panel has advanced a proposal to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer ...



Weekend Calendar  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits. Central Arkansas. ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.



Little Rock Central High School Presents: Sister Act!  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre rocked our studio with a special preview of their upcoming production of Sister Act, ...



Central High School Walked Out In The Footsteps Of The Little Rock 9  NPR

Best known for its role in the 1957 school desegregation crisis, Little Rock Central High School saw hundreds of students walk out of class on Wednesday to ...



Parents Notified After Central High Employee's Gun Reported Lost  www.fox16.com

Parents of students who attend Central High School were notified after a staff member told school officials on Wednesday that he had possibly lost his gun on ...



Central High principal has been top Tiger for nearly 20 years  THV11.com KTHV

Nancy Rousseau has been the principal at Central High School for 17 years. And she shows no signs of slowing down soon.



Little Rock educator named Arkansas Teacher of the Year  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A Little Rock Central High School teacher was named the 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Monday, according to a news release.



Stuttgart native takes New York choir on tour  Stuttgart Daily Leader

While most college students will spend spring break on beaches and resorts, Dr. Dexter Criss and his college gospel choir will spend their spring break touring ...



Replica Of Bus Stop Bench To Help Tell Story Of Little Rock 9  KUAR

A bench now on display across from Little Rock's Central High School commemorates one key moment from the school's desegregation. It is a replica of one.



Member of Little Rock Nine visits Washington, D.C.  www.fox16.com

In the clip above, Washington D.C. correspondent Brie Jackson reports Eckford came to Washington, D.C. this week to share her story, at the invitation of the ...



AAUW hosts chief diversity officer  Hot Springs Village Voice

The Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village branch of American Association of University Women met last week to hear from Darla Thurber, vice president of external ...



BPCC welcomes member of Little Rock Nine to campus  KSLA

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier Parish Community College Rotaract and the Rotary Club of Shreveport will welcome a member of the Little Rock Nine to ...



Little Rock Nine's 60th anniversary: The signs of segregation are still there  Quartz

On Sept. 25, 1957, nine African-American students in Little Rock, Arkansas were escorted by federal troops into Central High School after they were initially ...



Stacey McAdoo Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  amppob.com

Every morning, Stacey McAdoo goes to work at Little Rock Central High School to teach communications, but she got a serious surprise in October when she ...



Blake Pizan named new football coach at Little Rock Central High School  KATV

Blake Pizan has been named head football coach at Central High School, according to the Little Rock School District. He replaces Ellis Scooter Register, and ...



Club News - News  Log Cabin Democrat

Faulkner County Retired Teachers AssociationThe Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association met on February 19 in the Conway First Baptist Church ...



Federal Shutdown Closes Major Tourist Draws In Little Rock  KUAR

Two major tourist attractions in Little Rock are at least partly closed becuase of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The Clinton Presidential Center ...



OneRock Legends Hall of Fame  www.fox16.com

The Little Rock School District Athletic Foundation hosted the First Annual ONEROCK LEGENDS HALL OF FAME luncheon event at the Embassy Suites.



Student shot in residential area after Central High prom  THV11.com KTHV

A student was shot in Little Rock while hanging out with a group of friends after Central High prom. He was treated at a hospital and released.



Little Rock, Arkansas, elects black mayor for first time in history  New York Daily News

Frank Scott won't be Little Rock's first black mayor, but he is the first black man elected mayor in town history.



Picketing Underway in Support of Little Rock Teachers  www.fox16.com

Informational picketing is underway today at Little Rock School District campuses to show support for teachers targeted by State Education Commissioner ...



Little Rock schools' top seniors celebrated  Arkansas Online

One by one the top-achieving, graduating seniors from the Little Rock School District's five high schools on Monday announced their college plans and career ...



Arkansas' capital city could elect its first black mayor  The Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the ...



Little Rock School District Teacher Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  Harrison Daily

LITTLE ROCK — When Stacey McAdoo arrived at school this morning, she had no idea she would receive the surprise of a lifetime. During a special ...



On This Day in Arkansas History: September 4  KARK

On this day in 1957, The Little Rock nine attempted to attend Little Rock Central High School.



Educators Flock To Little Rock For Central High Desegregation's 60th Anniversary  KUAR

Little Rock Central High School is honoring the Little Rock Nine's 60th anniversary this week, and teachers from around the country are coming to Little.



Government shutdown impacts sites in Arkansas  KATV

Several places around the state are closed because of the government shutdown. There is a sign on the doors of Central High School explaining to visitors that ...



Little Rock teen shot, robbed after meeting 3 to sell marijuana  KATV

A teenage boy was shot and robbed after meeting three people to sell marijuana Wednesday afternoon in central Little Rock, police reported.Officers were ...



Arkansas lawmakers do away with high school journalism requirements  THV11.com KTHV

The decision was met with pushback from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, journalism students and advocates.



Little Rock Central High School Department of Theatre Presents BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL  Broadway World

Public performances will be held at LRCH in the Roosevelt Levander Thompson Auditorium on Friday, March 9 at 7pm and Saturday, March 10 at 2pm. Tickets ...



'I Had a Right to Be at Central': Remembering Little Rock's Integration Battle  TIME

Sixty years ago, a group of nine students walked into a school and changed America. "I had a right to be at Central," one of them tells TIME.



Little Rock Voters Could Elect A Black Mayor For The 1st Time  KUAR

Voters are casting ballots in an election that could result in Little Rock's first popularly elected black mayor, six decades after Arkansas' capital city was the center ...



A mural to move Little Rock forward | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

Restored Joe Jones painting centerpiece of new UA Little Rock Downtown.



Photo Flash: President and Hillary Clinton Attend LITTLE ROCK  Broadway World

The Little Rock Nine made history when on the first day of school, September 4, 1957, they were barred from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little ...



'CIVIL TWILIGHT' TO COMMEMORATE DESEGREGATION OF LR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL  UCA News

CORE Performance Company will perform “Civil Twilight: Reflections on Fear, Courage and Resilience,” a site-specific dance/spoken word event, as part of the ...



Exhibit Touts Hoxie's End Of School Segregation Two Years Before Central High  KUAR

Before the Little Rock Nine desegregated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, the northeast Arkansas town of Hoxie had already integrated its schools two ...



Arkansas legislator wants to place Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues at U.S. Capitol  THV11.com KTHV

The legislator wants to replace Arkansas's statues at the National Statuary Hall to honor Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash.



Ark. football coach resigns job one week after appointment, cites inability to commit  USA TODAY High School Sports

Just a week after being named as the head coach at Little Rock Central High School, Blake Pizan withdrew from consideration for the position, which, again, ...



Federal Shutdown Impacts Arkansas As It Stretches into 2019  amppob.com

As the partial federal government shutdown continues into the new year, its impact, so far, has been limited in Arkansas.



New Book Tells The Story Of Students Who Desegregated Little Rock's Junior High Schools  KUAR

The story of the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School by nine black students is well known. But overshadowed is phase two of the school.



Little Rock school activists announce events for 60th anniversary of Central High crisis  Arkansas Times

The group is not affiliated with the official "Reflections of Progress" commemoration of the 60th anniversary. However, at least two of the Little Rock Nine may be ...



Honoring Ms. Daisy | Neighbors  Harrison Daily

I learned something this week. We got a press release about George Washington and Daisy Bates sharing a national holiday on Monday, Feb. 18. Of course ...



Excitement building for Central High School Commemoration  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Excitement is building for the events surrounding the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School.



Legislation Introduced To Expand Central High School National Historic Site  KUAR

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, joined Tueday (May 23) with civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and U.



New App Lets People Follow In Footsteps Of Little Rock Nine  KUAR

Visitors to Little Rock's Central High School will now have a way to explore the school's historic past. An app developed by the Central High Civil Rights.



Students rally at LR Central High in support of DACA recipients  Arkansas Times

Little Rock Central High School students held a pre-class protest this morning at the corner of Park Street and Daisy Bates in support of classmates who ...



In Arkansas, Unions, Professional Associations Vie For Teacher Membership  KUAR

Rebecca Simpson has taught social studies at Little Rock's Dunbar Magnet Middle School for the past 25 years. And through all that time, she hasn't joined.



Authorities: Teen shot while hanging out with group after leaving Little Rock prom  Arkansas Online

A teenager who attended Little Rock Central High School's prom Saturday night was later shot while hanging out in a residential area, police said.



The Youngest of the Little Rock Nine Speaks About Holding on to History  Smithsonian.com

Carlotta Walls LeNier, whose school dress is in the Smithsonian, says much was accomplished and now we need to hold onto it.



Remains in pipe at west Little Rock park are missing teen's  Arkansas Online

Authorities identified human remains found at a west Little Rock park as those of teenager Ebby Steppach, who disappeared in October 2015, police said ...



Final Tigers' tales: Little Rock Central football teams of the '50s set last reunion  Arkansas Online

The 1957 Little Rock Central High School football team is recognized as not only one of the all-time best teams in the state, but also in the nation.



Arkansas Senate Passes Plan To Replace U.S. Capitol Statues  KFSM 5Newsonline

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny ...



How Segregation Has Persisted in Little Rock  The Atlantic

Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city's schools are still divided by race.



Events In Little Rock To Honor Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  KUAR

Two events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr will be held in Little Rock Wednesday.



8 students, 7 teachers from Little Rock-area schools honored as Stephens Award winners  Arkansas Online

Eight high school seniors and seven teachers from Little Rock-area public and private high schools have been named recipients of the 2018 Stephens Award.



Arkansas highlights sites, events for Black History Month  Pine Bluff Commercial

February is Black History Month, and Arkansas has a prominent place on the stage of black heritage and culture, according to a news release from the Arkansas ...



Democrat on top in clerk race  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters elected Democrat Terri Hollingsworth circuit/county clerk, giving her about 30000 more votes than her opponent, Republican Steve ...



Quapaw Quarter Association's 54th Spring Tour of Homes concentrates on Central High district  Arkansas Online

Claretha Nelson, retired chief probation officer for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, always loved historic houses. She grew up ...



Little Rock police identify homicide victim near Central High  KATV

Little Rock police have identified the man killed Wednesday morning at a convenience store near Little Rock Central High School.Police identified the victim as ...



3 students arrested after bomb threats at LR Central High School  KATV

Three students were arrested Wednesday after police say they made bomb threats at Little Rock Central High School.According to the police report, charges are ...



A Member of the Little Rock Nine Discusses Her Struggle to Attend Central High  Smithsonian

Fifteen year-old Minnijean Brown thought her new high school would allow her to become the best person she could be. She envisioned making friends, going ...



State semi-finalists named for 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year  THV11.com KTHV

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized four teachers on August 16 as 2019 Arkansas Teacher ...



2 candidates in Pulaski County vie for clerk post  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pulaski County voters will choose their circuit/county clerk this election cycle, deciding who will be chief record keeper for Arkansas' largest county.



Ad pioneer Ron Robinson, namesake of Little Rock library theater, dies at 75  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Ron Robinson's influence on the state's advertising and public relations professions reached as far and wide as his varied interests and vast collections of movie ...



Still no sign of missing Little Rock Central HS student  KATV

LITTLE ROCK KATV- Still no sign of the missing Little Rock Central High School student Ebby Steppach, 18, who was last seen on October 24 police tells ...



Six Little Rock Landmarks Included In National Civil Rights Trail  KUAR

Little Rock Central High School is now joining five other sites across the city as part of a national project highlighting historically significant.



Little Rock Central High restores historic front doors  Arkansas Times

Little Rock Central High School's iconic front doors were removed this week so that they could be shipped to Kansas City, Mo., where they will be completely ...



Safe passage: Russellville's Latimore Tourist Home one of the few remaining Arkansas places listed in Green Book for black travelers  Arkansas Online

A derelict building in Russellville stands as crumbling testimony to a dismal fact of life regularly faced during the Jim Crow era by black travelers in Arkansas and ...



HIGH PROFILE: Eric Higgins, Pulaski County's next sheriff  Arkansas Online

Eric Higgins was clearly the underdog. His opponent was endorsed by the retiring Pulaski County sheriff. He was outspent almost 2-1 — leaving him without the ...



2019 Session: AR Senate endorses Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash statues  www.fox16.com

Arkansas senators are endorsing putting statues at the U.S. Capitol of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash to replace ones depicting two 19th ...



Central student a winner in international science and engineering competition  Arkansas Times

Big deal. Meghana Bollimpalli of Little Rock Central High School was named a grand prize winner in the Intel International Science and Engineering fair.



Central's Barnum inks with the Razorbacks  THV11.com KTHV

University of Arkansas head coach Mike Neighbors and his staff welcomed the addition of Erynn Barnum to the 2018-19 roster on Wednesday.



Little Rock elects first black mayor  Pine Bluff Commercial

LITTLE ROCK — A banking executive and former highway commissioner won Tuesday's runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American ...



23rd Annual Big Booseum Bash!  KARK

The Big Booseum Bash offers a safe and enriching trick or treat experience for the whole family!



Former President Bill Clinton To Speak At Central High Commemoration  KUAR

Former President Bill Clinton is to deliver the keynote address at a ceremony next month that will cap four days of events commemorating the 60th.



In City's School Discrimination Lawsuit, Burden Of Proof Is 'Did They Mean To?'  KUAR

It's been 60 years since Central High School was forced to desegregate, but a federal lawsuit now claims the Little Rock School District is racially biased when it ...



Little Rock Police Academy Class 90 Takes Multicultural Tour  KARK

On Friday, the 14 recruits spent the day on a multicultural tour of the Little Rock Central High School Museum and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.



Hospitality Management Corporation Managing Four Points by Sheraton® Little Rock, Arkansas  Hotel News Resource

Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), is pleased to announce the addition of this 263-room Four Points by Sheraton® ...



Little Rock Mayor-Elect Frank Scott Jr. Announces Transition Team  KUAR

Two weeks before Little Rock Mayor-elect Frank Scott Jr. takes office, on Monday he announced the members of a transition team who will help him plan the.



Recalling When JFK Came To Little Rock And Focused On A 'New South'  WBUR

WBUR's Delores Handy was in high school when the president came to her hometown.



Documentary Chronicles Plight Of Little Rock Nine, Ongoing Issues With Public Schools  KUAR

Elizabeth Eckford only had one concern before her first day of school. She wanted to make sure her white dress was finished so she could wear it. The next.



HIGH PROFILE: Movie producer, director Kathryn Tucker wanted to be closer to her Little Rock family without giving up her career  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Kathryn Tucker was living in the bicoastal world of film, her career in the movie industry revving along. She felt the pull of home, though, and decided to move ...



Little Rock Nine Memorial Foundation Falling Apart, State Official Says  KUAR

The concrete base of a popular memorial at the Arkansas State Capitol in honor of the nine black students famous for integrating Little Rock Central High.



'Journey to Exodus' Saving a Generation: Out for Life  THV11.com KTHV

In Arkansas, the recidivism rate is hovering around 56 percent. The Exodus Project is dedicated to helping those who are incarcerated start a new life.



Little Rock Nine's bravery and strength continues to inspire people 60 years later  THV 11

On September 4, 1957, nine black students were blocked from entering Little Rock Central High School. That moment would go on to change the lives for future ...



Little Rock Nine member releases book against bullying  THV 11

"The Worst First Day" is Eckford's first book. It is one of the few times she has opened up about the Little Rock Nine.



LR Central student scores perfect on ACT  Arkansas Times

The Little Rock School District announced yesterday that Karina Bao, a senior at Little Rock Central High School, had scored a perfect 36 composite score on ...



Police: Little Rock teen found unconscious in school bathroom; fellow student provides spray to counteract overdose  Arkansas Online

The Little Rock Fire Department administered an anti-opioid medication Monday after a 16-year-old was found unconscious in a Little Rock Central High School ...



A trip to Arkansas results in an emotional conversation about racism in America  KCBX

When I stopped in to visit with Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site , our conversation quickly led to.



Full transcript of Little Rock's 2018 State of the City Address  THV11.com KTHV

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Here is the full transcript of the 2018 State of the City Address from Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola. Public Safety. 2017 proved to be a ...



CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: To submit items to our calendar of events, email pbcnews@pbcommercial.com, fax 870-534-0113 or bring announcements to 300 S. Beech St., ...



Profile of Little Rock Central High School teacher George West  Harvard Magazine

George West '72 and his students foster oral history at Little Rock Central High.



Gallery: Little Rock Nine | Digital Exclusives: Photo Galleries  nwitimes.com

The Little Rock Nine were the first group of African American students to enroll in Little Rock Central High School, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the ...



Arkansas Hangs on to Top In-state Backstroker with Verbal from Allie Rogers  SwimSwam

Allie Rogers of Conway, Arkansas has announced her intention to swim for the University of Arkansas in the class of 2023. She is the first in-state verbal ...



University of Arkansas Honors College Selects 2018 Class of Fellows | University of Arkansas  University of Arkansas Newswire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas Honors College has selected 88 exceptional high school students, 79 of them Arkansans, to receive ...



Preserve Arkansas lists 2018 Most Endangered Places | Rock Candy  Arkansas Times

Preserve Arkansas has announced the 2018 Most Endangered Places in Arkansas.



New eStem high school opens on UA Little Rock campus  THV 11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's that time of year that parents love, and many kids do too. School will be back in session Monday morning for thousands around ...



New state troopers headed for highway patrol in 27 counties  Newton County Times

Thirty-eight Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight and will begin their careers patrolling state highways within the department's Highway ...



News headlines by Google News for Little Rock Central High School Little Rock AR

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Little Rock Central HS . This site has been created to offer a place for LRCHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Little Rock Central High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.