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The vision statement of the Keaton Township Project is to educate descendants of African American residents of Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas of the rich legacy forged by our ancestors, to commemorate, celebrate and honor those who continue to impact our community in their lifetimes and ...
VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) — A county in northwest Arkansas has approved pay raises for elected officials and county employees. The Southwest Times Record reports that the Crawford County raises include $4,000 per elected official, $2,000 per full-time employee and $1,000 per part-time employee.

1926: The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving Day. Nearly 30 strong tornadoes were reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastated Heber Springs, Arkansas. The storms killed 51 in Arkansas alone and left 76 ...
BAXTER COUNTY, Ar. -- Emergency crews responded to a residence on Orchid Drive just west of Mountain Home, Arkansas Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Baxter County Sheriff's Deputies and Investigators found Gary Galloway, 72, deceased lying in bed. Galloway lived at the home with his car taker.
The first annual Arkansas County Women In Agriculture event was held on Wednesday, March 28. The event was held at 420 & Turnrow Coffee Shop in DeWitt. Lorri Sloate, County Executive Director of the Arkansas County Farm Service Agency presented Lori Dabbs with the Arkansas County Woman of ...
This year we are seeing a bumper crop of black flies, more commonly called buffalo gnats, in this area. Grant Beckwith, CEA-Ag and Staff Chair, indicated that the black fly outbreak in Arkansas County is about the worst he has seen and attributes their abundance to the floods from last month.

An education center that had closed because of a scourge of buffalo gnats has reopened, but livestock and deer continue to succumb to the swarming insects, state officials said Tuesday. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Pulaski County has agreed to join a lawsuit seeking relief from dozens of opioid manufacturers, and the addition of the lone holdout means every Arkansas county is now involved in the legal fight. The lawsuit was originally filed March 15 in Crittenden County Circuit Court.
ASHLEY COUNTY, Ark. -- A community in Ashley County, Arkansas is almost completely underwater. The people of Longview say they have seen many floods, but this one by far is the worst. Hardy Sawyer drives his boat through what he describes as a disaster. "There's people's houses that's underwater ...
The high water reports included U.S. 70 west of Carlisle (Lonoke County), Arkansas 247 two miles west of Hattieville (Conway County) and Arkansas 300 in Perryville ... At least 12 counties in Arkansas have declared emergencies as a result of flooding, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported.
CLAY COUNTY, AR (KFVS) -. A man was found dead inside a home in Clay County Arkansas by police on Thursday, Feb 22. According to Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller shortly after 8 p.m., 911 received a call about a possible shooting that happened on LaSalle Street in Rector, Ark. Officers found a ...
Authorities on Sunday were investigating a threat against schools in Arkansas County, one of several that have been reported in the state in the days after a mass shooting at a Florida high school. DeWitt police said in statement on Facebook that authorities had been "made aware of a threat made against ...
Home delivery of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Mississippi County will end March 31, but subscribers there will be provided with an Apple iPad that will display a digital replica of the newspaper for the price of a daily and Sunday subscription, executives with the newspaper said Thursday. The pilot ...
ARKANSAS - Nearly every county in Arkansas is joining forces by filing a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The lawsuit, started by the Association of Arkansas Counties, is bringing together mayors, fire chiefs, sheriffs and county judges from all over to address the Natural State's ...
HOWARD COUNTY, AR - A rainy Saturday only allows only a temporary pause from cleaning up storm damage in Howard County. Driving along the highway, debris could be seen along much of the roadways. As for cleanup, there's been some progress, but taking a look around, it is going to take some ...
Arkansas County completed the Work Ready Communities (WRC) Academy and launched successfully an Arkansas County ACT Work Ready Community initiative to become a certified work ready community (CWRC). On Monday, April 9, a launch event was held at the Arkansas State Capitol-Rotunda to ...
TOMAHAWK TOWNSHIP, Ark. - Fire departments in Searcy County had their hands full fighting two big wildfires last week. One of those fires destroyed close to half a dozen homes. And one of those houses destroyed was David Griffin's cabin in Tomahawk Township. Griffin said, "Got my dog. And all I could ...

CHERRY VALLEY, Ark. — A Cross County family was cleaning up Monday after a possible tornado roared through Saturday. Old yearbooks were thrown to the ground like leaves, steps away from precious keepsakes like family photos that littered their backyard. "Keith and Sandy lived here for years with ...
Davis murdered Jane Martha Daniels at her home in Benton County, Arkansas, on October 12, 1990. He was robbing her home when he took her life with a caliber Magnum revolver he had stolen earlier that day. For the murder of the 62-year-old he was sentenced to death on March 6, 1992, and has been ...
Armer-Cobbe is a graduate of the 2011 Leadership of Crawford County, a volunteer with various fundraisers for Arkansas Children's Hospital and Arkansas Special Olympics and was one of three Arkansas County Clerks appointed to the National Conference of State Legislatures Board in 2014. She began ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. - Deputies in Mississippi County, Arkansas are searching for a missing 18-year-old with autism. Ashton Taylor was last seen wearing a navy blue or gray hoodie with a black or gray Lynryd Skynyrd t-shirt. She was also wearing pink and blue striped shorts with white tennis shoes ...
WYNNE, ARK. (localmemphis.com) - Investigators are asking for the public's help in tracking down the person or persons who dumped a suitcase with the bodies of two infants along a stretch of road in Wynne, Arkansas. The bodies of two newborn infants, believed to be twins, were discovered around 1:45 ...
Home delivery of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Mississippi County will end March 31, but subscribers there will be provided with an Apple iPad that will display a digital replica of the newspaper for the price of a daily and Sunday subscription, executives with the newspaper said Thursday. The pilot ...
Little River County, Arkansas is taking the next step in determining the future of its jail system by forming a special committee. The jail has been a hot-button issue for several years. County officials say they want to educate the public about the problems with the jail, and garner potential solutions for its future ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) – Another Northwest Arkansas county has joined a class action lawsuit aimed at holding pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis. More than 70 Arkansas counties are involved, including Washington, Madison and Sebastian. Now, Benton County is joining.
Mr. Scroggin murdered Raul Turrieta, her 24-year-old boyfriend in Marion County, Arkansas, by shooting him three times with a handgun. One of those gunshots was delivered to the back of his head from close range. After killing Mr. Turrieta, Ms. Scroggin put his body into the trunk of her mother's car and ...
Pitney Bowes is accused of tax delinquency in 18 counties in Arkansas, with some tax bills going back to 2011. In addition to the state sales tax, Arkansas allows local governments to collect a local option sales tax. According to a report in Arkansas Online, the Stamford-based company owes a total of ...
“History of Boone County, Arkansas” reports that “Captain Fick worked to bring new residents and talented people to populate his town. Many merchants and professional people came to make their homes there.” It went on to say that many of the new citizens of Harrison were ex-Union soldiers, and most ...
Rodney Rayburn v. State, from Arkansas County Circuit Court, Northern District. Affirmed. Vaught and Hixson, JJ., agree. Cv-17-805. Jonathan Nichols and Whitney Dubar (now Nichols) v. Arkansas Department of Human Services and Minor Children, from Sebastian County Circuit Court, Fort Smith District.
In Arkansas, county tax collectors open the tax books March 1, and taxes are delinquent if unpaid after Oct. 15. ... "We have reached out directly to Ms. [Therese] O'Donnell in Lonoke County -- and to all counties in Arkansas -- to quickly and accurately reconcile our status," Carol Wallace, the spokesman, ...
She is a member of the Arkansas County Treasurers Association, Arkansas Treasurers Automation Committee, the Arkansas County Treasurers Continuing Education Board and the White County Republican Committee. "I consider it a privilege to serve as White County treasurer," Hibbitts said. "The treasury plays a very ...
ACT-Regional Manager/Workforce Initiatives-Work Ready Communities Cheri Tune (far left) joins Governor Asa Hutchinson in presenting Mississippi County Judge Dr. Terri Brassfield (center) a plaque of recognition for the county's accomplishment of earning the first ACT Certified Work Ready Community ...
Genevieve County on Jefferson County (Arkansas) warrants for contempt of court failure to comply animal cruelty, failure to comply with a condition of suspension or probation aggravated cruelty to dog, cat or horse. Seth M. McDonald, 28, male, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. on ...
Jewell (Judy) Patterson, age 99, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on January 16, 2018. Judy was born in Guion, Izard County, Arkansas; the youngest of 10 children born to Stephen Jenkins and Rachel Jenkins. Judy was raised on Davis Mountain where she developed a love for animals both wild and ...
HOPE, Ar - Hempstead County, Arkansas is known for its watermelons. But did you know that it's also home to four governors? That's only a small part of history that will be highlighted this year as the area kicks off festivities for its two hundred year celebration. "It was established December 15,1818," said ...
The Division of Agriculture experts speaking at the event include Runsick, and fellow North Central Arkansas county extension agents Nathan Reinhart of Independence County, Joe Moore of Sharp County and Michael Paskewitz of Izard County. The four will discuss aspects of spring weed management in ...
It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses. The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, ...
I had so much fun last year, looking to do the same this year. The theme for my tables, which I will probably have two will be Happy Valentine's Day. Well I have made another commitment to raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. There will be a celebrity waiter event again this year on ...
Rating: EF-1 Estimated Peak Wind: 85 to 95 mph Path Length /Statute/: 5.2 miles Path Width /Maximum/: 350 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: January 21 2018 Start Time: 656 pm CST Start Location: Huntington / Sebastian County / AR Start Lat/Lon: 35.0823 / -94.2695 End Date: January 21 2018 ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A county in central Arkansas has been awarded $50,000 to find and secure housing for people as part of a plan to implement two federal homelessness programs. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Pulaski County's Community Services Department received the ...
FAULKNER COUNTY, AR - Parts of Arkansas are cleaning up after a tornado touched down early Monday morning. Tornado damage has been confirmed from a Monday morning storm in the Springhill area south of Greenbrier. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Little Rock says the EF-1 rated ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- The Benton County Jail went into medical lockdown on Thursday afternoon, deputies say. The Benton County Sheriff's Office said the lockdown went into effect at 12 p.m. due to an unspecified illness. Inmates are being kept in their cells so it doesn't get passed around.
ARKANSAS - Nearly every county in Arkansas is joining forces by filing a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The lawsuit, started by the Association of Arkansas Counties, is bringing together mayors, fire chiefs, sheriffs and county judges from all over to address the Natural State's ...
I had so much fun last year, looking to do the same this year. The theme for my tables, which I will probably have two will be Happy Valentine's Day. Well I have made another commitment to raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. There will be a celebrity waiter event again this year on ...
HARRISON, Ark. (Hometown Daily News) -- A fugitive from Missouri who was captured in Boone County, Arkansas recently is now facing charges stemming from his most recent arrest. Formal charges of felony failure to register as a sex offender and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon were filed ...
A small broadcasting company based in Las Vegas appears to be behind a reported leasing of the 400-acre former Dogpatch USA theme park in Newton County, Arkansas. That might sound vague. That's because the man behind the reported lease, David Hare, an executive with the Las Vegas ...
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for part of one western Arkansas county. The warning was issued for central Logan County after a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located about 7:10 p.m. near Booneville. The storm was moving east toward Driggs and ...
A "possibly armed and dangerous" man wanted by Brunswick County authorities in connection to numerous break-ins has been arrested. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. According to jail records, Jacob Huff, 22, was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Center Friday afternoon. He is charged with nine ...
When Jenna Samuels (not her real name) logged on to an Internet chat room for the first time at the age of 12, she had no idea what she was ...
A medical helicopter crash in Arkansas County killed the pilot, nurse and paramedic on board Sunday night, according to Arkansas County ...


 

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