By Christopher Zoukis The Hawkins Center for Women, part of the Arkansas State prison system, was pleased to recently graduate 12 women from a six-week pilot course earlier this year. The graduates learned to shop for and prepare nutritious meals on a budget. Mark Warner, deputy warden, taught the first class and is excited about…

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By Chris Zoukis Arkansas’ Benton County Jail has, for years, served its prisoners three cold meals a day.  It has been doing so despite several lawsuits, and renewed requests that it serve hot meals, from the community.  The jail had no plans to serve its prisoners hot food, especially since the jail has been told…

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