• Missing teen rescued from forest

    LONE ROCK (AP) — An 18-year-old who disappeared in the Ozark National Forest in northern Arkansas has been found and rescued. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said Saturday that Jay Greer of Lone Rock was found about 7 p.m. Friday — but that it took …

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  • National Weather Service says May snow breaks records

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says the May snowfall and cold temperatures broke records more than a century old in Arkansas, including one dating to the 1800s. The weather service said Sunday that the May 3 and 4 snow is the first …

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  • Application filing period closes; ABC seminar set for Monday

    LITTLE ROCK — The date for a drawing to determine which four applicants for establishment of package stores (retail liquor stores) in Sharp County will be successful has not yet been set, but a double blind drawing will be held sometime in June, Arkansas Beverage …

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  • Snow falls in May in NW Arkansas, latest ever

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A May snowfall dropped as much as 2 inches in parts of northwest Arkansas in the latest snowfall on record for the state. The National Weather Service reports 2 inches of snow fell this morning in Siloam Springs and nearly an …

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  • HUD appropriates $170K to HRA for homeless program

    LITTE ROCK — U.S. Housing and Urban Development has awarded $652,977 to five organizations, one of which is in Batesville, to help with to support local homeless housing and service programs, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Thursday. Based in Batesville, Health Resources of Arkansas/Delta Hills …

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  • Local, area shooting squads do well

    LONOKE — Hundreds of shooters competed in last week’s Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament. The Clay Commanders from Batesville won the Senior Division and the Highland Junior High 2 team won the Junior Division. The regional tournament was held at the Remington range …

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  • Public land elk permit applications open

    LITTLE ROCK — If you have a hankering to hunt elk in Arkansas, this is the time to apply, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The application period is the month of May, and both the applications and the 25 available elk permits …

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  • Home invasion victim dies

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — A man shot during a Hot Springs home invasion has died and police are looking for two suspects. Police said Thursday that 34-year-old Michael Spinks of Hot Springs died from gunshot wounds sustained in the robbery the night before. Police released …

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  • Ark. tampon maker sues recycler, says product sold

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Kimberly-Clark Corp. claims in a lawsuit that a recycler sold defective feminine hygiene products made at its Conway factory instead of destroying them as agreed. A spokesman for Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark said Thursday that it found improperly made tampons for sale on …

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  • Storms to bring May chill back to state

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service in Little Rock says a strong cold front has arrived and is expected to bring precipitation and cold temperatures to the state. The front moved across the region today, but meteorologists say no severe storms are in …

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  • Blind man shot in face, left in road

    DALTON (AP) — Authorities in Randolph County say a blind man was shot in the face while walking on a gravel road near Dalton. Officials say 38-year-old Timothy King, who was blinded by a gunshot 10 years ago, is in a Memphis hospital, where his …

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  • Baxter Co. sheriff warns of scam

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam they believe is intended to obtain credit card information from residents. Sheriff John Montgomery says officials with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative contacted the sheriff’s office Wednesday about the scam. Montgomery …

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