• Tot OK after fall

    CONWAY (AP) — Authorities say a toddler suffered only minor injuries after falling from a second-story window at a home in Conway. Conway police were called to a home Tuesday morning after a caller reported that the 1-year-old girl fell through a screen when leaning …

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  • Suspect on run arrested

    Mandy Engles HARRISON — A former Izard County man, suspected in a Saturday night robbery and shooting near Bellefonte, was taken into custody Monday afternoon without incident, according to Boone County Sheriff Danny Hickman. Phillip Engles, 27, was arrested in Newton County near an area …

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  • Center joins emergency stroke care program

    LITTLE ROCK — Stone County Medical Center has partnered with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to provide life-saving emergency care for stroke patients in the region, according to a news release. SCMC is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving Mountain View and surrounding …

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  • Pryor to host Twitter town hall

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas is hosting his first-ever Twitter town hall this week to talk about the fiscal cliff. Pryor’s office said the Democratic lawmaker will host the town hall on Thursday and invited Arkansans to tweet him questions using …

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  • Davis appointed to board

    LITTLE ROCK — Bobby Davis of Batesville has been reappointed to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Gov. Mike Beebe announced Davis’ and several other appointments Monday afternoon.Davis’ appointment expires Oct. 14, 2015.  

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  • Eureka Springs on HGTV

    Arkansas’ Castle Rogue’s Manor episode scheduled for Dec. 27   BEAVER — Castle Rogue’s Manor, located in Beaver near Eureka Springs, was featured in the Nov. 23 broadcast of Home and Garden Television’s “Home Strange Home” program. The episode will be rebroadcast at noon Dec. …

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  • BRTC holds law enforcement training graduation for 43

    POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College’s Law Enforcement Training Academy held a graduation ceremony Nov. 16 for 43 officers completing the Basic Police Training Course. Chief Danny Bradley with the North Little Rock Police Department served as guest speaker during the ceremony, which was held …

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  • Pedestrian killed while crossing hwy.

    SMACKOVER (AP) — Arkansas State Police say a Smackover woman is dead after she was hit while walking across a highway in Union County. State police say the deadly collision happened Monday night on Arkansas 7. A preliminary report says 51-year-old Melinda K. Taylor was …

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  • Search under way for former Izard Co. man

    HARRISON — A shooting in northern Arkansas left one man injured while a manhunt got under way for another over the weekend. Boone County Sheriff Danny Hickman said that around 5:30 p.m. Saturday 27-year-old Phillip Ray Engles robbed the 65 Treasures store south of Bellefonte …

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  • Settlement reached over $1M lotto ticket

    SEARCY (AP) — A lawsuit over who owns a $1 million scratch-off Arkansas lottery ticket that a woman pulled from a convenience store trash can was settled out of court, a defense attorney said Friday. Jury selection was set to begin Friday in White County …

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  • Worker pinned by cow, dies

    HOPE (AP) — Authorities in southwest Arkansas say a Hope man was killed in an accident at the Hope Livestock Auction. Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton told reporters that 40-year-old Tracey Tyrone Harris died Thursday following the accident at the Hope Livestock Auction sales barn. …

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  • Vultures vex Corps

    BULL SHOALS (AP) — Bull Shoals Dam has some unwelcome visitors this fall. Officials say more than 1,000 vultures have made themselves at home atop the dam on Bull Shoals Lake in north Arkansas. Officials plan to fire a propane-powered cannon to scare off the …

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