• Women’s Outdoor Weekend registration begins

    BULL SHOALS — Bull Shoals-White River State Park will host a Women’s Outdoor Weekend Oct. 3 through 5. Participants will attend workshop sessions about basic camping/backpacking skills, beginning bird watching, introduction to fly fishing, beginning kayaking, Dutch oven cooking and others. All gear and meals …

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  • Invasive beetle confirmed 

    HOPE (AP) — State agriculture officials say an insect native to Asia that kills ash trees has been confirmed in three Arkansas counties. The Arkansas State Plant Board and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture say the emerald ash borer has been found in Hot Spring, …

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  • Pregnant woman killed

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Arkansas police say they have arrested a man who confessed to stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department says 21-year-old Douglas True called 911 just before noon on Sunday. Grubbs says True told …

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  • 160-mile-long yard sale slated along U.S. 64

    FORT SMITH (AP) — A yard sale stretching 160 miles along U.S. 64 in Arkansas is planned for next month. Bargains Galore on 64 will Aug. 7-9 and stretch from Fort Smith to Beebe. It’ll be open to both shoppers and vendors. Event coordinator Linda …

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  • 39-year old cyclist dies following race in Eureka Springs

    EUREKA SPRINGS (AP) — Medical examiners are working to determine the cause of death of a Little Rock woman who died after competing in a bike race in Eureka Springs over the weekend. Authorities say 39-year-old Laura Wooldridge died Saturday after competing at the Fat …

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  • Man falls from cliff in Ozark National Forest

    OZARK (AP) — Crews rescued a 52-year-old man who fell off a cliff at Ozark National Forest. The man was with his wife searching for berries when he got too close to a cliff and fell. The Franklin County Emergency Medical Services says crews worked …

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  • Chief not guilty on 2 counts

    HARRISON (AP) — The police chief of Bull Shoals was found not guilty Friday night on two counts related to a 2013 arrest. A mistrial was declared on the third count of use of excessive force in the case of Daniel Sutterfield. The jury acquitted …

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  • Vehicle associated with missing man found

    MABELVALE (AP) — Arkansas police say they have found the vehicle a missing 24-year-old Lonoke County man was driving before he disappeared. Saline County sheriff’s deputies responded Wednesday night to a call about an abandoned vehicle in a wooded area in Mabelvale. A department spokesman …

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  • Officials: Up to $100M needed for new prison

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas corrections officials told lawmakers Thursday they’ll need up to $100 million to build a new prison and $25 million to operate it annually in order to ease prison overcrowding. The request from the agencies overseeing Arkansas’ prisons and parole programs …

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  • Trial expected to end for Bull Shoals police chief

    HARRISON (AP) — The trial against the Bull Shoals police chief who’s accused of using excessive force against a suspect is expected to end this week. Daniel Sutterfield is accused of kicking Nicholas Dore and using a stun gun during Dore’s July 2013 arrest. He’s …

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  • TeleTech announces new facility for Jonesboro

    JONESBORO (AP) — A Denver-based company has announced plans to open a customer support center in Jonesboro, creating 150 jobs. TeleTech Holdings Inc. says the new center has the ability to expand to up to 600 jobs. The Jonesboro center is TeleTech’s second in Arkansas, …

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  • WM hospital reopens

    WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — A West Memphis hospital says it has opened its doors this week after it closed down a month ago from a fire. Crittenden County Regional Hospital reopened this morning. The hospital says it expects to reopen its labor and delivery and …

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