Guiton Likely Joining the Razorback Family

January 6, 2021

Community

Round Two of the Paycheck Protection Program

Matthew Henry

A second round issued for the Payment Protection Program to accompany your second vaccination.

  • Attention Small Businesses - As long as you have no more than 300 employees AND have suffered 25% or more reduction in gross revenues between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020 then you are eligible for your second dose.
  • More information about about the types of forgiveness and whether you qualify can be found HERE.

Sports

Kenny Guiton - Welcome to the Razorback Family (almost)

Sources indicate Kenny Guiton will likely join Sam Pittman's coaching staff as Justin Stepp leaves for South Carolina.

  • Hailing from Colorado State, the former Ohio State quarterback began his career as wide receivers coach in his hometown of Houston. He helped lead the Cougars to a 13-1 record in 2015 and a 9-4 record in 2016. Following Houston he took his talents to Louisiana Tech (2019).
  • In Guiton's glory days, he was Ohio State's team captain from 2012-2013. And yes, he beat us in the Sugar Bowl 2011 that we'd all like to forget...

ICYMI - Arkansas linebacker Grant Morgan was a top three finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy. Kudos to you sir, we look forward to next year!

Community

More NWA Students Prefer In-Person Learning Over Virtual Classrooms

Mche Lee

Bentonville and Springdale school districts are seeing shift to in-person learning as students head back to school this semester.

  • Around 250 students (or likely their parents) made the decision to switch from virtual learning to in-person instruction for the 2021 Spring Semester, says Rick Shaeffer with Springdale SD. Overall, Shaeffer says parents are feeling safer and more confident in the schools as Covid numbers have stayed relatively constant
  • Springdale schools kicked off the year Monday, while students in the Bentonville SD are starting in-person classes on Wednesday. More information about different approaches schools are taking can be found HERE

Business

NWA Businesses Fail ABC COVID-19 Regulations

Several NWA bars and restaurants have failed to enforce the state's COVID-19 regulations.

  • The Arkansas Beverage Control conducted Covid compliance checks across the state between Monday, Dec. 28, and Jan. 3. The ABC found many of the local bars and restaurants were not enforcing social distancing or were serving drinks past the 11 p.m. cutoff. The full list of violators can be found HERE.

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