Day: November 15, 2005

LULAC Little Rock grants scholarships to 10 Hispanic students

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The League of United Latin American Citizens, LULAC, Little Rock chapter 750, officially presented scholarships to 10 Hispanic college students. The reception took place at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service on Thursday, November 10. Christina Muñoz, late news anchor for channel 7 KATV was the MC and the former Arkansas Senator and School Dean, David Pryor presented the awards to the students.

Among families and guest, at the event were also present, LULAC Arkansas State Director, members of the LULAC Arkansas State Board, LULAC…

Founder of Ballet Hispanico awarded National Medal of Arts

NEW YORK, NY — Tina Ramirez, founder and artistic director of Ballet Hispanico, has been awarded the National Medal of Arts for her enduring contributions to the field of dance. President George W. and Mrs. Bush presented the award in an Oval Office ceremony at the White House on Thursday, November 10, 2005.

The Ballet Hispanico made it’s debut in Arkansas during the Ballet’s 2004 National Tour in Feb. 10, 2004. The rhythms of Hispanic cultures around the world came alive on stage in a dazzling dance spectacle at Hendrix College.

Arkansans can enjoy the Ballet…

Clinton School names Ana Hart of Tyson Foods to National Advisory Board

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has named its National Advisory Board, which includes representatives of government, business and nonprofit organizations.

“The National Advisory Board for the Clinton School represents a good cross-section of American public service involvement,” said Clinton School Dean David Pryor. “We are honored this outstanding group of Americans would be willing to commit their valuable time and expertise in helping to chart the future course for our school.” Board members are:

– Ana Hart of…

Huckabee among Time Magazine’s top 5 governors

NEW YORK, NY — Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has been named one of the country’s five best governors by Time magazine.

Governor Huckabee says, “it’s a big honor to be named by Time magazine as one of the top five governors in the nation.” In its issue this week, the news magazine says Huckabee has matured since he took office in 1996 and is a consensus-building conservative, a Republican who occasionally earns praise from liberal Democrats.

Huckabee said at a news conference yesterday that “any time you get that kind of recognition from a national and, hopefully,…

Turkey with Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing

Cooking Method: Bake

Prep Time: 30+

Cooking Time: Over one hour

Makes: 14 servings (6 ounces turkey and 1/2 cup stuffing each)


1 pound fresh chorizo sausage

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter

1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

1 cup chopped celery

1/2 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped

1 teaspoon dried sage leaves

1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

1 package (16 ounces) cornbread stuffing crumbs

1 can (14.5 ounce) chicken broth

1/2 teaspoon…