• Military Kids Camps offered through August

    Military Kids Camps are being offered through Operation: Military Kids, Arkansas National Guard and Golden Corral Restaurants. The camps seek to foster resilience, promote community, teach critical-thinking skills, embrace the natural environment and create future leaders. The camps include: • Metro Camp, Northwest, April 12-14 …

    Read More

  • ‘Cooking on the Wild Side’ to premiere on AETN

    Phyllis Speer, John Philpot of ‘Arkansas Outdoors’ return with best of outdoor fare CONWAY — “Cooking on the Wild Side” will premiere as a monthly series on the Arkansas Educational Television Network at 6:30 p.m. April 2. The show features classic segments of Phyllis Speer …

    Read More

  • Crews cleaning up after pipeline spill near Mayflower

    MAYFLOWER (AP) — Residents affected by an oil pipeline spill in central Arkansas could be displaced for weeks, officials say. ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. said Sunday that more than 12,000 barrels of oil and water have been recovered since the company’s Pegasus pipeline ruptured Friday. The …

    Read More

  • Batesville native to be in hall of fame

    MOUNTAIN HOME — A Batesville native is among three Twin Lakes Area men who will be inducted into the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Trout Nature Center Hall of Fame on April 20 at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center on the college’s campus, said Christy …

    Read More

  • Choir to present spring concert

    JONESBORO — The Arkansas State University Trombone Choir will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Riceland Hall, located in the Fowler Center at 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. The ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Neale Bartee. The program includes “The …

    Read More

  • Local pastors encourage leaders to apply Biblical principles

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Bryan McMorris, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant, and pastor emeritus Elvis Sneathern attended the Capitol Connection Rally in Washington, D.C. March 18 and 19 to encourage the nation’s leaders to apply Biblical principles. “Approximately 250 pastors from all over …

    Read More

  • Johnny Cash Music Festival announced

    JONESBORO — Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers and Joanne Cash Yates will join show host Tommy Cash for the third annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, according to an announcement made recently by concert producer and festival …

    Read More

  • Salem man killed in crash

    SALEM — A one-vehicle crash on Old Sturkie Road in Fulton County, west of Salem, claimed the life of 28-year-old Justin L. Hutson around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday. Arkansas State Police Trooper Brandon Cook said Hutson was driving his 1995 Chevrolet north on Old Sturkie Road …

    Read More

  • No arrests after man fires at bus

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Little Rock School District says a student suffered a minor injury after someone fired an air gun at a school bus. The district says a school bus was carrying students from Parkview High School on Wednesday afternoon when someone fired …

    Read More

  • Beebe: Problem with tax cuts’ effective dates

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Mike Beebe says tax cuts being considered by Arkansas lawmakers would need to take effect later than proposed in order for them to be funded by savings from a proposed expansion of health insurance coverage. Beebe told reporters Wednesday that …

    Read More

  • Panel looking at 37 proposed amendments

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A joint committee of the Arkansas Legislature will be looking at all 37 proposals to amend Arkansas’ constitution after the House and Senate decided to not whittle down their lists before advancing the measures. The Senate on Wednesday agreed with its …

    Read More

  • Lawmakers reject UA-ASU game

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas State Red Wolves won’t be meeting up on the football field any time soon now that a panel of state lawmakers shot down a proposal that would have required the matchup. A proposal to require the …

    Read More